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Another year, another donut.

Are you still here? Am I? I guess so. Well, let’s see, it’s a Sunday afternoon, I just weighed myself at 240.7 lbs. and I am recovering from a 48-hr cold. Waist is 47”. I have another job now, this … Continue reading

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Day 6.

Good Friday. And a good workout. This time I added a small warm-up jog, and started my first intervals slow. I ran even and steady the whole workout, never getting extremely out of breath. I even felt like continuing a … Continue reading

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Lungs and Legs

Friday. Got the day off for Good Friday, so that is nice. I am going to add two things to my workout: lung exercises, and specific stretches for my legs. LUNGS I found a great set of videos on the … Continue reading

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Day 5.

Wednesday. Just a short two-block jog before my martial arts workout. The jog was still hard, took one walking break, then picked up again. Had a hard time breathing. The martial arts class focused on legs, but it was more … Continue reading

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Day 4.

Monday. Tired, had rice for lunch which bloated my stomach. Googled that, and found it said that re-heated starches are difficult to digest, so for some people it bloats your intestines out. Nothing worse than sitting at one’s desk with … Continue reading

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Let’s find the cure for cancer

Purchase this ribbon. The proceeds go to manufacturing, distribution, advertising, and 501(c)(3) salaries. How many years, and how many billions of dollars, have we given to cancer research? Since I was a child, the cure was always just around the … Continue reading

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Day 3.

Saturday. I did not workout last night because I was too tired. It just did not feel right. And I knew today was going to be sunny and warm, so I wanted to run in the sun. I did the … Continue reading

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Day 2.

Wednesday. No workout yesterday – way too tired. I did manage to get a solid 8-hour sleep in my tent last night, however. That was nice. Today’s workout was the same thing as Monday’s. I covered more distance, and my … Continue reading

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2012

Another beginning. Now that daylight is longer, and the air is warmer, I can run after work. Running has always been my ticket to getting in shape. I tried to use the local Recreation Center near where I work to … Continue reading

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Week #1, Part II

Mornings: Jog a 1/4 mile 10 push-ups 10 leg-lifts Max pull-ups Leg Stretch: Using railing on porch deck Hamstrings, 1 set of 3 x 20 sec. hold Side stretch, 1 set of 3 x 20 sec. hold. Evenings: 5 Yoga … Continue reading

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