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Picking Workout Music
Tuesday, May 08, 2012      1 comments

My brother-in-law and I were both trying to recommend music for my mom's runs. He was suggesting metal with no singing, whereas I was recommending fast music with words since I know my mom sings along in her head. In the end, she told us what ... Read more
Work Socials
Friday, April 27, 2012      1 comments

"Well, I was doing so well on my diet until I had to go to that work party, and I sorta blew it." Sound familiar? Yeah, it's not like I've ever said that either. (And this is where I blush and awkwardly try to change the subject.) We'v... Read more
You Can Do This
Wednesday, April 25, 2012      1 comments

I looked at the number on the scale and cringed a little bit. I had gained weight before, but never quite this much. Of course the scale was off, skewing my weight to... Read more
Coming "Out"
Monday, April 23, 2012      4 comments

The day my wife signed up for SparkPeople, everyone knew it. She told her mom, her coworkers, her friends and even random people. My wife makes sure everyone knows that she counts calories. Why am I talking about this? Well, one of the... Read more
Finding New Exercises
Friday, April 20, 2012      1 comments

I'm sort of the guy who recently discovered running. I ran cross country in high school and absolutely hated it. I believe my direct quote was usually, "Why would anyone want to run for FUN?!" Maybe that was because I was a terrible runner, o... Read more
A Year Strong
Thursday, April 19, 2012      2 comments

My wife and I began our "getting healthy journey" about a year ago. We started off thinking we just had a couple pounds each to lose. Looking back, we had no idea of our potential, but we both felt we were healthy and fine. We weren't. A... Read more