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After losing 40 pounds, controlling my diabetes and running/cycling in a sprint duathlon, all in a few months time period, I ran and finished my first half marathon this past Sunday. Continue reading
I’m training for the Santa to the Sea half marathon in Oxnard in early December so thought I’d check out the scene in Santa Barbara. I also had a couple of friends running in the Santa Barbara International Veterans Marathon and Half so that was all the reason I needed to head up there and take some photos. Continue reading
We’ve heard of and have participated in fundraisers for groups like Charity Water that push for clean water in countries across the world. Access to clean water is a major health and economic issue. But you don’t have to go far to see those same types of issue come up when it comes to access to clean food. Continue reading
This past Sunday, October 6, I competed in my first multi-sport event ever, the Camarillo Duathlon. In my previous post I mentioned that I was training for a triathlon after working hard to release weight and to control my diabetes. I expected that it would take me at least 2-3 months to prepare for a triathlon because of my still-developing swimming skills. Continue reading
Since my last health/fitness related post I have continued to eat right and go to the gym and am down about 33 pounds since this journey started. By the time I had my 3-month follow-up session with my doctor, he said that my diabetes and cholesterol were controlled. My glucose average went from a 166 to 91 which is in the very normal range. Normal is good. Continue reading
On September 9, 2013 the U.S. Federal Court of Appeals will start hearing oral arguments in Verizon V. FCC, a “net neutrality” case where wireless provider Verizon is challenging the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) order regulating how Internet service providers manage their networks. Verizon seeks to undo some of the regulatory power of the FCC. Continue reading
Since my diabetes diagnosis three months ago I have lost 28 pounds. I feel great.
A few months ago I drove up to Sacramento and felt crappy during the long drive there and back. When I got back home I set up an appointment with my doctor and took a blood test. My glucose levels were high and I was called in to take an expanded set of tests after fasting.
Once again, my glucose level was high. I have diabetes. Continue reading