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Begin Again
Wednesday, August 26, 2020      2 comments

It has been a very long time since I posted anything new in this space. Much has happened in the intervening days, most notably, I've retired from 25 years at Indiana University working in Procurement Services as a contract manager. I enjoyed... Read more
Feb. 3, 2019 Back to work...
Sunday, February 03, 2019      1 comments

I find myself here, in this BLC 39, after a summer and fall with health issues that upset the eating/exercise activity in major ways. Perhaps, in hind sight I could have handled it all better, but that's with the benefit of hindsight, which is ... Read more
Two Cents about Two Tenths
Wednesday, August 05, 2015      3 comments

So, this is it. Ten weeks of relentless effort and focus comes down to the reading on the scale after all. It's the scale that determines progress, it's the scale that provides criteria for ranking. We talk reassuringly about the non- scale be... Read more
A White Cheddar Kind of Week
Friday, July 24, 2015      2 comments

I note it's been over two years since I added a blog to my page. It's not that I haven't had successes to share, and disappointments along the way. I guess I just was not thinking about the value of using this venue to talk through things. We... Read more
Sunburst 2013
Sunday, June 02, 2013      3 comments

It was chilly with the breeze as swdotb2 and I made our way to the starting line so we each had long sleeved light jackets along. They were quickly retired as we started the marathon. The temperature was comfortable for walking and the overcas... Read more
Mother's Day 2013
Sunday, May 12, 2013      3 comments

I am using this day to document the 'kick-off' of my renewed focus and choice to lose the remaining weight from my original attempt. It's been an interesting struggle at times, and at others, no struggle at all as I succumbed to 'not caring' or... Read more
June 3, 2012 Day after Sunburst half marathon #2
Sunday, June 03, 2012      6 comments

We did it! Completed our second half marathon just off last year's mark. The day began at Notre Dame where I parked my car in anticipation of the return trip downtown where we would begin the race in front of the Hall of Fame. Lee picked me u... Read more
Aug 26, '11
Saturday, August 27, 2011      3 comments

I have the house open this morning since the temperature is so nice outside. That brings in the sound of the hum of the 31 bypass along with lots of birds from my feeders. It's pleasant and still this morning and the bluejays are making sure e... Read more
Aug 20 '11
Saturday, August 20, 2011      2 comments

Got the birds fed, steel cut oats are cooking and I'm down 1.5 pounds this week. I'm so thankful this morning for a productive week. Lee and I completed week 4 of the shoulders/back/arms and I'm pleased to note progress there as well. I need... Read more
TGIF
Friday, August 05, 2011      1 comments

Well, the week is done. I'm ready for a change of scenery, a time to reflect on the week past and plan for next. I'm looking forward to walking in the Logan Run tomorrow and seeing to several errands. Time to focus on home and family. I wis... Read more
Thursday Musings
Thursday, August 04, 2011      3 comments

It's been an interesting day. Things just not quite in sync, just missing a beat and not in a good way. A tree was felled just as we walked by I could hear it fall and I could feel it fall. I wonder how many critters are looking for a new home... Read more
August 2....
Tuesday, August 02, 2011      2 comments

So, last blog was July 1 and here I am a month later, same weight, but I have stayed active so I'm not going down the negativity path today. I'm working very hard to take a 'global' view of this life style. While it matters what I do today to ... Read more
July 1, 2011
Friday, July 01, 2011      2 comments

I can't believe we are into July already. Time really does go faster as you age. I am looking forward to this month. Summer! I'm disappointed with my weight loss in June, however, I think the last 15 lbs will not be an easy task. As long a... Read more
Post Walking Half Marathon
Sunday, June 05, 2011      5 comments

Lots of preparation, lots of questioning to determine what to "pack" to get some nutrition along the route, packing/re-packing my fanny pack with various necessities and now it's history. My Spark friend (SWDOTB2) and I walked our first Sunbur... Read more
Saturday morning musings
Saturday, April 16, 2011      2 comments

I've been aware for some time that I need to work and focus on my balance (core strength.) When I was doing my own workout program, using Spark, this was incorporated in each day's plan. I've moved away from my own program, using a higher inte... Read more

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