Category Archives: Health

SG Marathon Expo day

Woke up after getting about 9 hours of sleep.  This is a huge accomplishment.  It’s hard for me to sleep the night of the marathon, so any anything I can get, a few days before, really helps. The plan for … Continue reading

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Down

Yup.  I was right.  I’ve gone through a couple of days of no energy (ran 5, anyway, yesterday).  Had my clothes all ready to go, this morning, but stepped outside to feel the air.  Too cold for how I feel. … Continue reading

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Going down?

Not feeling great.  Back of throat tingle, plus slight loss of energy.  This started at about 1:30 pm, today.  Had salmon and salad for lunch.  What gives? Oh, had a very fast run, this morning.  I can’t remember for sure, … Continue reading

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The 10 pm sin (and why I’ve decided to stop eating)

I hate it when people create totally alarming headlines or blog post articles, that barely have any truth to them.  And yet this post. For as long as I can remember (which may not be that long, depending on who … Continue reading

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Weigh-in

This morning, I hopped on the scale to see how things were going, gravity-wise. 193.5. Looking good. Yesterday, after work, I ran 3 miles at an 8:35 pace. Not too shabby.

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Post breakfast headaches

Man, I was hoping I was done with this, but my headache just came back.  Didn’t have one yesterday, so I was optimistic.  Took some Ibuprofen and trying again…

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Turning the ship around

This weekend, I had the opportunity to spend time with my family in Saint George, Utah. It’s a great place to visit and possibly better place to live.  It has warm temperatures (ok, it can get brutally hot) and winters … Continue reading

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A St George nightmare

I keep having the same reoccuring nightmare: Sleep doesn’t come easy.  On the morrow, I will be thrown into a situation where I will be expected to have no mercy on perfect strangers, friends and family- and they will have … Continue reading

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The Spudman Triathlon, or, “Why do people always punch me in my sleep?”

Patrick and I have always talked about the Spudman. Lynn has always talked about maybe/possibly/never doing a triathlon. So it seemed appropriate that the three of us traveled up to Burley, Idaho, together, to experience the Spudman. We arrived in … Continue reading

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Swimming the Great Salt Lake is nothing to sneeze at, but…

It finally happened.  After a year of flirting with the idea, I finally got into the Great Salt Lake to swim. This started over a year ago, when I started blogging about my swims in Utah Lake.  I came across … Continue reading

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