Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Best and Worst of Times

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times”.  Charles Dickens, “A Tale of Two Cities” (Yes, technically the book title should be underlined, but my blog editor doesn’t give me an underline option…). Friday was a … Continue reading

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Who am I?

I’ve been struggling with something for a while.  I think it’s rather common with … well, with humans, I guess. I’m sitting here trying to lose a bunch of weight, build muscle, endurance, all this “get fit” stuff.  It’s hard. … Continue reading

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Lots of Steps

My “horizon” goal … the target activity I want to do “out there” that is guiding my efforts, is to climb Mt. Hood (or a similar mountain) a few years from now, maybe after the kids graduate.  So I’ve been … Continue reading

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Tired and Hungry

I’m now on week 2 of the Couch to 5K running program, and about my third week of managing diet and exercising in general. Here is where it’s starting to get a bit tough. I’m far enough in that I’m … Continue reading

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Goals

You can’t really get anywhere without some concrete goals, both short term and long term. A long term goal that I have is an alpine “trek” of some kind.  Specifically what I have in mind is summiting Mt. Hood or … Continue reading

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Sore

I’ve been doing some light exercising for a few weeks now. Working on chin-ups, push-ups and crunches mostly. I also have added in a bit of squats for the legs. And walking as much as i can, while taking the … Continue reading

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