This Weeks Runs
Friday, May 28, 2010      3 comments

Monday 3 miles, temp was 93. Wed. 6 miles, temp was 90. Thursday 5 miles, temp was 85. It was a rough week but I completed all the distances. Wed. was a struggle at a 6 mile distance in the heat and when I finished my legs where a little sore. T... Read more
You can do it
Thursday, May 20, 2010      4 comments

Sometimes that's all we need to hear to push us on. An encouraging word or two seems to give us hope. So no big post today just a word of encouragement for you. You really can do it. Everyday may not go as planned but I know you can start over a... Read more
Somebody is Watching
Wednesday, May 19, 2010      7 comments

I have had my share of struggles during the last couple of weeks with not eating right and having to force myself to do my workouts. Also during the last few weeks I have had 3 request by people that I come into contact with to meet with them an... Read more
Playing in the Rain
Tuesday, May 18, 2010      5 comments

Yesterday was a 3 mile run day. When I went home from work it was raining with no sign of stopping. After a little discussion with myself, yes I talk to myself, I decided I would go ahead and run in the rain. My training sheet said that I should... Read more
Garage sales can be a workout.
Sunday, May 16, 2010      5 comments

Yesterday they had the annual Garage Mahaul, a city wide garage sale, in my home town of Whiting In. It was also my day to run 50 minutes. This event has been something my wife and I have done for several years and we did not want to miss it. M... Read more
Sometimes you just have to push yourself
Friday, May 14, 2010      7 comments

Yesterday was a scheduled 4 mile run day. The day before I had ran 5 miles. Well I ended up being up until 2 am and went to work at 4 am the night before so when I got home I was tired. At first I told myself that I should just go to bed and res... Read more
Sometimes easy and sometimes not
Thursday, May 13, 2010      2 comments

Yesterday was a 5 mile run day in my marathon training. Usually I don't mind my run days and most of the time I actually enjoy them. However yesterday it was raining, gloomy and cold. I really wasn't looking forward to running 5 miles on my trea... Read more
How do you see yourself?
Wednesday, May 12, 2010      6 comments

God's word says we are redeemed by the blood of the Lamb, without spot or blemish. After asking Christ to be our Saviour He begins to live in us through the means of the Holy Spirit. Then we become to Him clean, without spot or blemish. That's h... Read more
I hate repeating myself
Tuesday, May 11, 2010      11 comments

I get so upset when I have to repeat myself. It tells me that the person I was talking with was not paying attention to me or was not interested in what i was saying. That's the thought that came to my mind when I weighed myself and seen the dam... Read more
Thankful for my wife
Monday, May 10, 2010      5 comments

This past week I have just let go and not followed a healthy eating pattern. I ma not sure of the cause and I did continue to run on my schuduled days. Yesterday my loving wife looked at me and with all honesty and loving concern said " you are ... Read more
It's never to late.
Sunday, May 09, 2010      3 comments

At the age of 55 I have learned that it is never to late. I have lost weight and am now training to run in a full marathon. I have my bad days, but the good days far outnumber the bad. I'm not sure what I will do after I accomplish my goal of co... Read more
Does it ever change?
Wednesday, May 05, 2010      5 comments

I have been on almost every diet known to man and I am sure that over the years I have lost more than 600 pounds. The problem is that I have always managed to find those pounds and put them back on. Now having been on sparkpeople for one year I... Read more
Running again
Monday, May 03, 2010      6 comments

Went to the doctor today and he released me with a word of caution to start out slowly. When I got home from work this afternoon I went for my normal Monday run of 3 miles. I wasn't sure if I would be able to complete all 3 but I did. However no... Read more
Temporary Setback
Friday, April 30, 2010      5 comments

Well I went to the doctor to have my knee checked yesterday and although I can't run right now it is going to be ok. Some swelling and aggravation to the arthritis that is developing in my joints is all that appears to be wrong. So I asked how l... Read more
Always Something
Thursday, April 29, 2010      7 comments

There is always something that can go wrong. I have been training to run in the marathon and yesterday was to be a 4 mile run. Well while at work I fell and twisted my knee and then landed on it when I hit the floor. At first I didn't think it w... Read more

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