Don’t give up, don’t ever give up..Have an enthusiasm for life…Have a dream and a goal..Work for it…Do three things, everyday!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1- Laugh2- Think3- Have your emotions moved…… Read more “The Greatest Speech Ever!”
The subtext, of “The Embrace The Wild Stories” is more about repression and control and domination through the marriage contract and/or monogamy, and when one, if they…… Read more “The New Savior’s World Is One Of Damaged And Broken People”
Don’t give up on yourself.Don’t allow you mind to be your enemy.Don’t allow effort deter you from your desires. Do make yourself a priority.Do remove yourself from…… Read more “D”
Good morning and Aloha on this Tropical Shirt Thursday.And yes, the blanket on the bed is also oceanic themed. The beauty of not sharing a bed with…… Read more “Aloha on a Tropical Shirt Thursday”
Next to laundry, the one constant in life, in the literary world at least, is many folks acting as soul crushing, communistic, ignorantly blind editors. If I…… Read more “The Written Word Is Our Art”
Walking down the path to my last triathlon had me in the company of fellow author Jill McClelland. That chance meeting brought to my attention this gem…… Read more “Four Hundred Sycamore”
I was probably a lot like you, living a mundane existence and experiencing a limited sexual life
I went for a walk along the river today near, where back in 2006, we shot the below commercial. I look at that guy and remember him…… Read more “A Failed Life Was My Life”
Caught a little bit of Kim Kardashian on SNL. Not gonna lie, I did chuckle a bit. More importantly, it got me thinking. I’m writing away in…… Read more “Kim Kardashian Inspires Me (?)”
I was always under the impression that women, at least physically, were attracted to arms… I guess mine aren’t good enough.. may as well be 375 pounds…… Read more “I Miss Sex”
New novella in the “Embrace The Wild” series ©2015 First chapter, first draft It is a Friday, he has invited me to his office across the river.…… Read more “Adultery Takes and Gives”
I wonder if women are like men. To find out, I’m going to offer, for sale, my post-workout undergarments in a sealed bag. Extra for anything under…… Read more “for sale”
Aloha on this Tropical Shirt Thursday. Trying to grow out my hair and see how much natural wavyness is there.
A FATHER by Joe Leonardi ©2018 It is so close to the date, yet, your desire will not be denied. We make love, unbridled is our passion.…… Read more “A Heartbreaking Story…”
GUEST POST TODAY BY SCONO SCIUTO — —ADULT CONTENT I just don’t get the whole point of monogamy. I mean really, just one person, for the rest…… Read more “Fidelity Is As Foolish As Monogamy”
Religion. Feminism. Political Intrigue. It is all here. Young Kelly only knew happiness, when, on a fateful day, her stepfather shattered her sheltered world. Through his heinous…… Read more “Please Purchase Your Copy Today”
In January of 2020 emotionally, I was at my lowest, and conversely, my weight was at its highest. I had been beaten down. I was Springsteen’s…… Read more “I Was Ready To Give Up – Forever”
…it is said a man will gain one inch of length for every 30 pounds lost. Well after dropping 200lbs, I now have all this extra usable…… Read more “Weird weight loss observation…”
I just read a most disturbing meme on social media..
“A girlfriend should be a potential wife.
Relationships are investments, not hobbies.
Date with a purpose.”
Unless one has faced morbid ill-health and has go toe to toe with the bastard obesity — they have no genuine clue or insight. I revel in…… Read more “Who Understands?”
Took a complete week off from working out and was a bit loose with eating considering b-day was mid-week. Got back out for an easy bike workout…… Read more “Back At It”
As I commemorated my fifty-seventh birthday, I have contemplated changes over the last eighteen months. January 2020 was not all that long ago. I was fifty-five…… Read more “A Fit Fifty Seventh Birthday”
I made a few new friends at today’s triathlon and one of them was kind enough to take some photos and send them my way….
Last triathlon, at least I think so, for 2021 tomorrow.. Bag is packed, gear is ready. Alarm(s) are set. For tomorrow’s post race celebration two bottles of…… Read more “One More To Go”
Then, September 2019, and now September 2021 At my lowest point I thought I was doomed to an unfit, unhealthy, unwell lifestyle….
When I see an a pic from a mere 18 months ago, sometimes, I find it hard to believe where I was and where I now am.…… Read more “I Don’t Always Believe It”
I am a self-published storyteller, not under contract by a major publishing house and have sold a limited number of books. In the literary world, I am…… Read more “Believe In You”
At night, my eyes closeMy essence, my spirit, my very soul Leaves my physical bodyInto the ether what is only half travelsSearching across land, across sea, across…… Read more “Half”
We can begin at a lowest possible point – that doesn’t mean we need to stay there.
The race started as a jump off the pier and go. With this being only my second triathlon, and the first was a run in, I was…… Read more “Race Day Was Almost Over When It Began”
Thanks to my generous sister, I was able to go down and get checked in for tomorrow’s triathlon this afternoon instead of waiting until morning. So glad…… Read more “Here We Go”
https://www.pahomepage.com/pa-live/dr-joe-leonardi-on-pa-live/ A big shout out to Chris Bohinski and Brianna Strunk for having me on PA Live today. Was honored to be part of the show and…… Read more “Appearance On PA Live -Click The Blurry Picture To Watch 😊”
Just about a year and a half ago, due to slothful gluttony, I tipped the scales at a ponderous, pachydermiam THREE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY-FIVE POUNDS. You read…… Read more “Triathlon Number Two Is Cresting The Horizon”
As I look back over the last year or so, I more clearly see today and think of how, just a year and a half ago, I…… Read more “Live In The Moment, But Don’t Forget The Past”
In the past many headlines and talking heads in the media have been screaming the latest news: We are in the midst of an obesity epidemic By…… Read more “One Eating Plan For All Dietary Paradigms”
I know this may be hard for some to believe, but there was a time in my life when I was successful. At the top of…… Read more “My Hometown Pittston”
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The picture on the left was me at 375lbs, taken in Feb 2020. In Jan of 2020, I was in such a bad physical as well as…… Read more “I WAS ready to quit!”
Another need a shave Sunday comes to an end. Light training day today, only an easy 20 miles on the bike. Tomorrow back to higher intensity.
Update – Training To Continue Improvement We are now well into the next phase — training to continue to improve overall fitness, health, and well-being. The weight…… Read more “Update”
I used to think the big purple shirt de-emphasized my abdominal region. Not bad for an old man who is going to be 70 years old.