Monthly Archives: October 2015

Finding Joy Right on the Path

I am looking forward to a very rainy weekend as we have plans today to drive to the Oregon Coast. It’s just a day to get away and experience the storms coming in on the shores of the West Coast. … Continue reading

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Progress with Inactivity

After close to 5 days of no workouts at all I am looking at my blood sugar this morning at 85. I didn’t do anything different yesterday other than sleeping in an extra hour his morning. Sometime I just don’t … Continue reading

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Learning to Tame the Beast

With the new job I am finding that I stay busy all day and am just not hungry during the day. Just a small lunch is enough to keep my mind off of eating in between meals. The problem is … Continue reading

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Self Evaluation – Weight Lifting Off

I am ecstatic to see my blood sugar coming down once again and know I should be back under 100 by the end of this week. With this said I am really starting to question whether or not I want … Continue reading

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First Day of the Job and a Controlled Appetite

The first day on the job in a new career went well yesterday and I find myself here this morning pretty excited about getting off to work this morning. It is actually distracting me from being able to open up … Continue reading

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Beast Mode Off

My blood sugar is high once again and as promised I will take a step back from the Beast Mode workout. It’s OK to see numbers at slightly over 100 when you are working out, but when I see that … Continue reading

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Death by Tuna Casserole

I certainly pushed yesterday’s workout to the very limits and of course I am paying for it this morning with sore muscles and joints. But today is Sunday and a day of rest which will give me plenty of time … Continue reading

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Who Let the Beast Out?

I am working in total “Beast Mode” this morning on my arm strengthening routine. I am lifting heavy and taking everything to the very last rep and then going beyond. I feel as though my muscles are trying to push … Continue reading

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Knowing Your Limitations

Knowing our limitations in all things we do in life is always smart. No one would apply for a job as a medical doctor when they have no experience in medicine at all. That would be ridiculous. However many people … Continue reading

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Legs, Legs and more Legs

I am working a leg routine this morning and I have to admit that it is my most grueling workouts. Heavy squats really get my heart pumping and completely drain me of energy so I have started taking longer breaks … Continue reading

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