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My Goals for this Challenge!
Thursday, June 25, 2015      4 comments

Stay at my goal range between 124 and 127 for the whole challenge Eat Fish once a week Eat white carbs no more than twice a week Eat 5 or more Freggies every day! Do at least 60 minutes of fitness every day Perform the Four Fitness Tes... Read more
What a great Dad's Day!
Monday, June 22, 2015      1 comments

We have a great family tradition to have the whole family join us at our place in the Sierras for Father's Day. We have a lovely home at about 4500 ft and it's just about a 2 1/2 hour drive from our real home in the flat lands of the South SF B... Read more
Wow another great challenge is starting!
Friday, June 19, 2015      2 comments

Are you looking for a way to get fit, lose weight, and have fun along the way? Check out the Summer 5% Challenge! It is great fun and really helps you focus on doing healthy things and keeping up your fitness activities. I have been on maintenan... Read more
I am so lucky
Thursday, June 04, 2015      5 comments

I walk about 3-4 miles every day. I'm so lucky since my work has two different access points to the trail along San Francisco Bay. I also like to walk around our industrial park since a lot of the businesses has added little parks and beautiful ... Read more
I joined the SparkPeople 21 day challenge on Facebook
Friday, May 29, 2015      0 comments

I haven't been on Facebook for years and it was really kind of fun. If we all did that we'd have a new way to connect and become better friends. What do you think? www.sparkpeople.com/blog
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The key is to get right back up!
Wednesday, May 06, 2015      6 comments

As you guys probably know I love to speed walk. I usually take about 5-14 to 15 minute mile walks a week and almost always walk over 12,000 steps a day. What you may not know is that I fall a lot (like every 6-9 months or so). Fortunately, thank... Read more
Stairs are the answer to gaining weight on a cruise
Thursday, April 30, 2015      8 comments

We just returned from a great 10 day cruise on the Star Princess. It was a round trip from San Francisco cruise so we didn't have worry about # of bags, walking in a dirty terminal with no shoes, separating liquids or getting to an airport 2 hou... Read more
Wow I did it!
Monday, April 13, 2015      11 comments

I have been writing about my walking goals for some time. I am addicted to my pedometer and I just won't leave home without it. Back in 2011, the first year I really started thinking about weight loss, my daily step average was 4,310 steps. The... Read more
Great Motivator
Thursday, March 26, 2015      6 comments

This is one of the views from the hike we took this weekend near our vacation house in the Sierras. The hike was very challenging, a black diamond trail, but who can miss ... Read more
Don't exercise because you think a little doesn't help?
Monday, March 09, 2015      6 comments

I just saw this article today and it makes me want to exercise more! Realistic Targets May Boost Exercise Rates, Experts Say WEDNESDAY, Jan. 21, 2015 -- People who are sedentary should focus on small increases in their activity level a... Read more
Sleepy, sleepy sleep app
Thursday, February 12, 2015      9 comments

I recently got an app for my phone called Sleep as Android. It’s supposed to track the quality of my sleep, record all sounds while I’m sleeping and wake me at the best time within my sleep cycle but near to the time I’ve set for my alarm. In th... Read more
I'm so sorry Teddy bear spotlight folks
Saturday, February 07, 2015      2 comments

What a idiot I am! It is week 5 in our 5% challenge and I hadn't noticed that I haven't gotten a single Sparkmail from our Teddy Bear team. I have been driving poor Jentress crazy since I haven't been getting any spotlight emails. So guess what.... Read more
My motivation is a little black disk
Monday, November 10, 2014      9 comments

Back in 2011, my company got into to the good health business by letting everybody have a little black pedometer and started tracking our steps on our computers. The first year my daily step average was 4,310 steps. There were days when the only... Read more
Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its Trouble it empties today of its Strength!
Tuesday, October 07, 2014      8 comments

I should have that saying tattooed on my forehead. Yesterday I had a punctoplasty. It is a 10 minute out-patient thing where the surgeon dilates the opening in your eye that leads to your tear duct and snips a little bit to allow the opening to ... Read more
Here is today's score
Thursday, October 02, 2014      3 comments

This Vocabulary score thing is really interesting. They chose the words you get so you may not get the highest score even if you get them all right. Since you get points for speed you can get hit the wrong answer just because you are rushing whi... Read more

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