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Matters of the Heart

I got my ultrasound results and just the same as the last 3 tests it has resulted in booking yet another appointment, this time with a cardiologist. I was told by my doctor that I have thickening of the left ventricle, something that I have since found out could be hereditary since my father and […]

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On Being An Adult

I posted this on Facebook this morning but I can’t resist putting it here too. The last 2 in the list are my own personal addition. You never really feel like an adult inside. I am still fumbling through life and making the best of it like I was at 15. No matter how well […]

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The Right Idea!

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From Joe Manganiello’s book “Evolution – The Cutting Edge  Guide to Breaking Down Mental Walls and Building the Body You’ve Always Wanted”   We live in a society that is headed in a frightening direction. It is rapidly becoming a culture that shields our fragile egos from failure. The result is a society of people […]

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This Post Is Unrelated – Ford USB glitch

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Yesterday my USB stick in the car stopped playing. Of course believing in the power of the internet I Googled it and found the solution as follows (which worked perfectly!): So, I had a nice, shiny new ’08 Edge with the Sync system. I bought a USB thumb drive on which to store all of my music so I […]

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Forced Rest. Ten Days From Hell

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I hate rest. I hate having to take time out to recover and recharge. I know the value, I just don’t enjoy it. So you can imagine my state of mind now after 10 days of forced rest due to my back being uncooperative. I am still not sure what it was that caused the […]

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10.10-11 – Rest Plus Bootcamp Weights

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  The rest day was a welcome break. I realize just how out of shape I am compared to when I was up at 70% participation, it’s amazing how a little bit of slacking off can make you feel like a lazy ass. Bootcamp day 2 was weights and heavy on the arms and shoulders […]

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R9D68 – Vegas 2012

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For the past few years my wife and I have travelled to Vegas with friends and in the beginning it was always a hedonistic trip through buffets and restaurants and for the other three, an alcohol soaked trip through toleranceville. As the years have passed we have learned how to use the Las Vegas Strip […]

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R9 Forced Rest Week Plus Ranking The P90X Crew!

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Last week for the first time in my life I experienced knee pain. It was not something I want to repeat and scared me a little thinking that maybe my trusty knees that have always been a source of pride for me may finally be showing some wear and tear. It was fortuitous then that […]

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Respect. Rolling With Punches.

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What does it take to stick to your plan? I hear it all the time, what is your motivation? How do you keep going? I think we all gain inspiration and motivation from many places, just look at Tumblr or Twitter for legions of people posting and forwarding inspiration to each other. It’s not difficult […]

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R7D68 – Resting. Reviewing. Reviving.

  I find it amusing, I suppose, that I suffered greatly on starting out with P90X. I have gone over my trials, tribulations and my entire journey in a previous post but going back over the last 2 years of home fitness I am amazed at how I blindly ignored my weight, choosing to focus […]

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