Monthly Archives: January 2006

Found a new free online service

There is a website called FitDay which allows you to track your calorie consumption and fitness goals. I was surprised to find out that at my height (5′ 8″) a healthy weight range could be as low as 125 lbs. … Continue reading

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Weigh in Jan 31, 06

Todays morning weigh in 172 lbs – distance to goal 26 lbs. Actually I am a little surprised today. I worked hard yesterday and watched my calorie intake. 1 hour on the bike going very hard but I guess not … Continue reading

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A diet question

I received this in the comments section: “I’m on the lookout for ways to eat a healthier diet to improve my running/lose weight and so far it seems that depending on when you run, you need to fuel up (carbs … Continue reading

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Weigh in Jan 30, 06

Todays morning weigh in 172 lbs – distance to goal 26 lbs. Not surprised. Two days, no running, lots of eating. Went through one of my eat everything in sight days yesterday. I used to try and fight them and … Continue reading

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Weigh in Jan 29, 06

Todays morning weigh in 171 lbs – distance to goal 25 lbs. No surprise here. I did not run yesterday and will not run until Sunday next week in an effort to take control of the shin splints now. After … Continue reading

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A joke, after a fashion

A Rabbi and a Mullah were arguing over Israel/Palestine and who rightfully belonged there. Every time one of them brought up an old wrong the other would bring up a still older wrong. Finally the Rabbi said: You know when … Continue reading

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Going backwards

The U.S. is threatening to cut of $342.5 million in aid to Palestine as a result of the election of Hamas. Now there is an idea: Make the Palestinians more deprived and more angry than they already are by working … Continue reading

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I found the setting problem

OK – I turned off comments globally which is the first problem, but it is also the only solution to the 300 + SPAM I was getting every day. That means I have to turn on comments locally for each … Continue reading

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Shin splints

I had a brilliant run yesterday – 1:02 for 12K. Woohoo. Now, how to deal with shin splints? Continue reading

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Weigh in Jan 28, 06

Todays morning weigh in 171 lbs – distance to goal 25 lbs. There we go. I can legitimately claim 171. Another pound or two and I should be out of this plateau area. I was happy to remain in the … Continue reading

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