Category: Health

Apr 10 2018

Surgery for Carpal Tunnel

  Over the past year I have noticed a steadily increasing numbness in my right hand, primarily affecting my thumb and middle finger. A trip to an orthopedist confirmed a carpal tunnel constriction diagnosis. In addition to the numbness the doctor pointed out a significant muscle atrophy of my Opponens muscle at the base of …

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Aug 10 2015

Reached some goals…

I‘ve been trying to lose some weight since I moved to Florida in April and I finally hit my first goal. I started at a whopping 277 and set a target on 230, which I reached today!  47 pounds shed! The trick for me was to exercise regularly. I began tracking activity with Runkeeper, first …

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Aug 01 2015

The Great American Bacon Race!

Fun event, but a little bit pricey. I guess they need to cover the cost of giving away bacon at two water/bacon stations during the run, and at the bacon party afterwards. Oh, and also pay for the big honkin’ heavy bacon finisher medallions.

Jun 14 2015

Early Morning Run!

Got up early and drove 30 minutes north to Blanchard Park for the Orlando Runners Club 5K. This was a spur of the moment idea when I ran across a blurb for the run online.  I haven’t done a full 5K for several years but felt I was in shape enough to do it in …

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May 09 2015

Losing weight and lowering BP

Regular exercise like walking 2.5-5K a day and eating right is paying off!  Goal for now is to drop 47 pounds, hope to be there by mid August. ▼  UPDATEs▼

Oct 27 2010

Fall at the Park

Bette leads the way as we walk through the fallen leaves of autumn.

Sep 05 2010

Walking Confluence Park

I’ve been walking almost daily for the past couple months and my latest location is a 5 mile loop around the lake and next to the river.You can check my progress at RunKeeper.com

Sep 05 2010

Walking Confluence Park

I’ve been walking almost daily for the past couple months and my latest location is a 5 mile loop around the lake and next to the river.You can check my progress at RunKeeper.com

May 04 2010

Sharpening our Skills

We’re starting to visit the Montrose Rod & Gun Club indoor (and outdoor) range more regularly.  Sandi is a natural with her Glock and Combat Commander.

Sep 04 2008

Captive in my own home

Although my recovery is coming along fine, my mobility is limited by abdominal tenderness. I’ve been on the couch or in bed for days on end and it is annoying to say the least. The other night brought a beautilul sunset with bright long shadows that enticed me from the couch to grab this shot …

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