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.
It is a conundrum; the more I weight train, run, swim and bike the better my fitness — the more I dance? Well the lack of “better”…… Read more “Enjoy Summer”
Training always brings forth a smile. The great thing about low carb nutrition combined with well designed and executed exercise, when applied consistently, results are achieved.Still a…… Read more “Keep Moving Forward”
My alter ego has not penned a story in such a very long time. No longer are the experiences of unbridled, unchained, uninhibited embracing of the wild…… Read more “Missing A Muse”
ADULT CONTENT ADULT CONTENT ADULT CONTENT ADULT CONTENT Satin ran her tongue from the belly down to knee. She felt little stubbles from the unshaven leg under her…… Read more “Her First Taste Of Her”
Scono is internationally read…. “Top reviews from other countries Jupiter Grant 5.0 out of 5 stars A clever inversion of a well-known story Reviewed in the United…… Read more “Captivating Readers From Around The World 🌎”
A sultry story, dripping with sub-textual metaphors on domination, control and resentment. ©2020 All rights reserved. **Please be advised before buying, this work is a bit of…… Read more “A Most Forbidden Tango”
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On this past Monday, today is Friday, I had a freak incident in which I ended up with a patellar bone bruise. Which is a bruise of…… Read more “Injuries Require Recovery”
Perhaps one of the most brilliant insights from Ernest Hemingway concerns the process of making an emotion. Using this technique allows us as writers to evolve from…… Read more “Don’t Tell Emotions, Don’t Even Show – Make The Reader Experience Emotions”
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Aloha on another Tropical Shirt Thursday. Yesterday, I worked out through the pain of patellar bone bruise. While working out, knee felt better — however, paid the…… Read more “Aloha”
Unless someone has gone toe to toe with the bastard obesity; they have no idea what we go through and can never understand the lifelong war!
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Somedays, I have to look at these pics to realize not only how far I’ve come, but how far I had fallen. This is a lifelong war.…… Read more “Surreal”
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