#105. Monday Reality Check (Get Real, Fat Guy)

I wanted to try and just say something honest on here. Maybe a few somethings....let's go with 5. 5 things this fat guy needs to get real about. 1. If I'm honest, I quit blogging when my posting surpassed my progress. I believe that I didn't have anything valid to say on a plateau. 2. …


#104: Cold Shower Therapy

Yup, I've lost my mind. I'm taking cold showers. But you know what? I got out of bed this morning and STAYED out of bed. For someone with no motivation, that's a big step in the right direction. Check out blogger Joel Runyon (@joelrunyon) talk about cold shower therapy.

#103: One Mile Marathon. Again.

(For those of you who didn't see the insanity some months back, the originial "one mile marathon" post is here). So I've talked before about upping the intensity, not the distance/duration of workouts. Of course, not long after that I punked out and gave up in mid-plateau, and mid life-change. So, I feel a little …

5 Questions That Will Help You Not Waste Your Life (My 101st POST)

Yup, I finally got around to posting again (confession time will come soon....oooooh boy). NUMBER 101! Woohoo! So, I'm a Christian. Whether you are or not, there's truth in this message I heard yesterday. It talked through 5 questions you can ask yourself to help you determine what you should be doing with your life. It was …

“Train up a child…..”

Tri Fatherhood

Dear Izzy, Max, and Kate,

We don’t need a life coach at our house. We have you, Izzy. I’m constantly finding your notes around the house ranging from “how to save the planet” to this blue print for each of us to have a “Healthy Life.”


My goal, according to you, is Full Ironman (ahem, FULL REV) by September 7th, 2013. All I need to do to achieve that goal and ultimately have a healthy life is “don’t eat sweets.”

You know me too well, daughter.

A couple of nights ago I brought home the smallest things of Ben and Jerry’s ice cream. Single serve containers. One for each of us. As I tore off the plastic wrapper from my Cherry Garcia (2nd favorite flavor behind Phish Food) ice cream you looked at me and smiled:

“Daddy, no sweets. Remember? FULL REV?”

I begged your forgiveness and asked for…

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