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Tokyo achieved!

I’m pretty behind on achieving this destination as I slacked in February thanks to the Floor Stooges, recuperated a tad in March, then repeated the slacking in April for reasons I cannot remember as being valid. For May I’m really … Continue reading

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Moscow Achieved…just great

Had I known Putin was going to invade Ukraine with so much certainty, I would have skipped Moscow as the next destination but it happened. It’s not the Russian people’s fault and they don’t deserve to be punished over something … Continue reading

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One Thousand Days!

Not bad, it just took me about 6.75 years to do this and sadly I managed to get here without going to the gym every time. All those recent, stressful days involving the floor installation or when walking all over … Continue reading

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Six Million Steps!!!

Pedometer announced I cross the six million mark! Getting to this quickly after hitting five in August I credit to the house remodel, moving around the hotel and several trips to Costco. Nothing like the latter will put on a … Continue reading

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First Perfect Month in a couple years

It has been a painful few days but I finally achieved a goal I’ve been dying (nearly) to do since the Pandemic kicked in. Thanks to a really long, brisk walk around downtown Austin on New Year’s Day, I got … Continue reading

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Fifty perfect weeks of exercise!

This year is really going strong! I earned a perfect Exercise Week for the 50th time. Yeah, it’s not really that impressive. In many ways, all those little badges you can earn for achievements are the original NFTs!

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Finally under 260 pounds!

It took well over a year but c’mon, I really didn’t get serious until I finally gave up and joined Planet Fitness (or Fatness as I call it for my condition). Getting down to this lower weight was my diehard … Continue reading

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Current Exercise Streak ends at 23

I know that doesn’t sound like a very impressive number but given how lazy, fat and apathetic I got during the Pandemic. What about the bike you bought last year? It tends to work out on weekends more often. I … Continue reading

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Joined Planet Fitness, neither a trick nor treat

While the world, especially Amerika, continues to sit on its collective thumbs on what to do, what to open, etc. I finally gave up and joined the Planet Fitness a few blocks from my house since I seriously doubt the … Continue reading

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Five Million Steps!!!

I started tracking my steps in 2019 when I found this pretty cool, free app for my iPhone/Watch. I would’ve achieved this much sooner if it weren’t for the pandemic since my daily walking around my work campus would’ve doubled … Continue reading

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A cat getting in shape for swimsuit season

If you have a cat or have known them for as long as I have, I wish they were doing sit-ups but I’m figuring it’s just an awkward attempt at grooming. We humans can dream.

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First full-day of work with painful elbow

It went pretty well. Still hurt like the dickens whenever I stretched or did any activity involving my left arm straightening out. The key thing I needed which I put into the success category was typing! Ergo, my fingers and … Continue reading

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June/Summer off to a great start

I’ve been out of commission for several days thanks to tennis. Now I’m confident a bunch of you will go with the cliché, oh you got tennis elbow. How I wish! I did injure my elbow but it was from … Continue reading

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Hoser’s house (by bike) achieved!

Today, I got across the second threshold of distance on my hybrid bike, Nancy & José’s house which is 213 miles from Austin. I’m doing way better too. The soreness in my legs is minimal and the mediation I’m having … Continue reading

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Two hundred miles by bike achieved!

This weekend I continued to push the proverbial envelope in my quest to ride my bike from home to work and back; when I can return to using the gym, I will be reversing journey. Today, I made it from … Continue reading

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