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Backyard Photos from a Few Seasons Ago.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012      3 comments

I just rediscovered these photos and wanted to share something you don't see every day. We watched this guy for about from the deck for about 40 minutes. He couldn't have cared ... Read more
A Set Back...
Wednesday, April 11, 2012      2 comments

This is going to be one of those TMI posts so if you don't want to read about digestive stuff, now is your chance to move on to someone else's page. This isn't a "Woe is me." post. Its more of a "This is where I'm at right now." report. So "Che... Read more
Turning Point...
Wednesday, April 04, 2012      4 comments

When I first registered with SparkPeople, I didn't pay any attention to SparkPoints but at about level three, I started clicking on the "Get Your SparkPoints" buttons. Shortly after that I started trying to get 100 points a day just for fun. I h... Read more
More Running Stuff...
Monday, April 02, 2012      0 comments

I ran 10K Saturday, so I wasn't going to do much today. But I'm trying to put a local race route together, and the person I'm working with sent me a new suggestion this morning. I couldn't really respond without running it first so I did: D... Read more
Swing and a Miss...
Friday, March 30, 2012      2 comments

Today was not so great. I started out to do a half marathon, but got a stitch in my right side before the second mile. This was the first unpleasantness since I started running again. I thought could take it easy and run through it but when it g... Read more
An Accurate Assessment...
Sunday, March 25, 2012      3 comments

I did the LiveFit cardio challenge for this weekend by running in my first officially timed race in 32 years. It was also my first chip timed race. It was a memorial 5K for a former Binghamton University Rowing Crew Team member who was killed i... Read more
Losing the Past...
Thursday, March 22, 2012      3 comments

I was asked to speak at an informational seminar by the coordinator of my weight loss program. She asked me to bring some "before" photos for the audience to look at as a point of reference. So I gathered all my fat pictures spanning a 35 year p... Read more
And Continued Some More...
Tuesday, March 20, 2012      3 comments

I planned on running my half marathon course in reverse this morning, but it was really foggy and I wound up running it in the afternoon. Temp was 70-75 degrees but the route is partially shaded. I planned on a continuous run but because the des... Read more
Home Baked Half Marathon... Continued
Saturday, March 17, 2012      4 comments

Well, my unofficial half marathon is under my belt. It was twice the longest distance I have ever run continuously before in my life. I anticipated that it would take about three hours. I finished in three hours and ten minutes which was close. ... Read more
Home Baked Half Marathon
Friday, March 16, 2012      1 comments

I woke up today ready to do the HM and it was raining. The weather will be better tomorrow, and I'm going to do this thing no matter what. When it stopped I ran a couple miles, just to see how muddy the dirt roads were and I think it will be OK ... Read more
Thursday, March 15, 2012      0 comments

I haven't written here for a few days, so I'm just going to copy and paste from a couple of emails and forum posts to try and get something coherent. March 13th: I had to take our car in for a brake job today. As luck would have it, t... Read more
New Running Shoes...
Monday, March 12, 2012      3 comments

First, this is not an ad for Mizuno or New Balance. Please bear with me. Last Thursday, I ordered a new pair of running shoes and I posted the following in the LiveFitRevolution.org forum: "Present to myself: Quite a while after ... Read more
Tuesday, March 06, 2012      1 comments

When I run, it is for myself. I'm not fast or competitive, and I'm not trying to impress anyone. I'm glad I live in a rural area with lots of dirt roads and little traffic. I have noticed that since I started running well enough to even bo... Read more
Kitchen Window Views...
Friday, March 02, 2012      4 comments

Kriszta11 commented after my last blog entry that I was lucky to to see a blue heron. These typical views from my kitchen window remind me how right she was. ... Read more
Haiku Banter...
Wednesday, February 29, 2012      3 comments

Every week I send a weigh-in to my other favorite site. Usually the response is a line of encouragement or congratulation. Today's acknowledgment made me laugh: Vinny… 2 pounds lost this week Slender form brings welcome health Make... Read more

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