Monthly Archives: January 2017

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Finding the Funny!

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Like the great comedian Tammy Pescatelli says, “You gotta find the funny”

Last night Ellie and I made use of our Catalyst Fitness membership and got in some much-needed cardio. I’ve been struggling to get back onto the treadmill / running in general for a while now. I start out alright, but after about ten minutes my […]

A Literal Gut Check

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My gut has returned in all its glory.

Usually, well… historically, I reserved Wednesday’s for posting the weigh-in stats. For years, every week I posted all of the stats collected by our tracking system, shared them to the public (or at least my mom and dad), and let people check in on my progress. Recently, […]

New Skates! Bauer Nexus N8000

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For christmas this year, I was the happy recipient of a gift card toward a new pair of hockey skates. Although my old pair was only a couple of years old, I felt, and some of my teammates felt, that I wasn’t getting the explosive power out of my strides because the current boot wasn’t […]

I Miss Jet Lag.

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In September, we had the opportunity to travel to Europe with my dad, and we enjoyed two weeks driving across Germany, into Austria, through Liechtenstein, and lastly to Switzerland. It took us about two days to acclimate to the time difference, but we were soon in the German swing of things. For exercise, we walked a bunch […]

The Dress That Used to Be Too Big.

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Everybody’s been through it—even if the last time was when you were a kid and grew out of something: everyone has tried on an article of clothing to find out that, well, look at that, it doesn’t fit anymore. Maybe you grew taller, dropped down a size, or got mad swole in your lats. Or maybe, […]

Bucket List 2017!

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Guys, we made it. We got through the hellish trek through time that was 2016—the pain, the heartache, the loss . . . the weight gain. As Jon and I sit here on the morning of January 1, 2017, watching an episode of Bill Nye the Science Guy that’s talking about clogged arteries and bacon […]