I was taking a walk around the block this morning and passed by a younger neighbor who I had never met who was also out walking. She asked if I lived in the neighborhood and I said the next street over. She said she used to see me running in the park all the time … Continue reading An Inspiration?
I've always been curious about my VO2 max so I gave myself a VO2 max test for fathers day. I took The Balke Protocol Treadmill Test. After a brief warmup the speed was set at 6 mph, I'm not sure where the grade started but it was increased 1% every minute. I lasted for a … Continue reading VO2 max and Peripheral Artery Disease
This was supposed to be 100yds to 100k but the hills of Tyler State Park proved to be to much for me and I DNF the 108K after 3 loops. In July 2007 I was diagnosed with Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD). The Doctor said I had the arteries of an 80 year old. I could … Continue reading 100yds to not quite 100k
I'm woven in a fantasy, I can't believe the things I see The path that I have chosen now has led me to a wall And with each passing day I feel a little more like something dear was lost It rises now before me, a dark and silent barrier between All I am and … Continue reading Kansas – The Wall