DJ’s Crew Well Represented at MS Walk

DJ's Crew

Devin told me he thought raising even $5,000 was being hopeful for the MS Walk. He raised over $10,000. And DJ’s Crew all got together to walk with him this weekend at the MS Walk.  More...

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Najwa and Nduku
By David Gaines On Tuesday, May 21st, 2013
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Nduku Says Bye Bye to Sulfates, Parabens and Her Hair!

She’s been talking about it for weeks, perhaps months, and finally did it. When I first met Nduku, she was a creamy crack addict. Been an addict since a teenager. Slowly but surely, though, she started More...

RunKeeper Route - 07 April 2013
By David Gaines On Sunday, April 7th, 2013

Quarter of Monthly Goal Complete

Spent the weekend in Fayetteville, NC; the ladies and I were visiting my mom. When we got back, I took a little 4.77 mile stroll to stay on pace for my monthly goal.  More...

Water Your Body App
By David Gaines On Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013
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Finding An App To Help Water My Body

Slowly, but surely, I’m making changes to my bad habits, pertaining to my health that is. I mentioned in the past that I took a tiny baby step to curb my voluntary addiction to Mountain Dew. Somehow, though, More...

RunKeeper - 03 April 2013
By David Gaines On Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

Adding 4.75 Miles to a Goal of 50 Miles Walked in April

One of the features of RunKeeper, like most of these apps, is the ability to set goals. I mostly ignored the feature, not thinking I was really going to get into this exercising thing, but there’s something More...

RunKeeper Route for 01 April 2013
By David Gaines On Monday, April 1st, 2013

First RunKeeper Activity of the New Month

It was a month ago that I learned of and starting using RunKeeper. The first week I had it I used it pretty much every week. Then, I don’t know what happened. Maybe it was the blisters on my feet. Maybe More...

The 13 Vitamins
By David Gaines On Saturday, March 30th, 2013
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The 13 Vitamins From A to K

I confess. As I was getting a better understanding of my blood test results, I was eating fried chicken and steamed white rice from my favorite Chinese take-out joint. Guilty.  More...

By David Gaines On Saturday, March 30th, 2013
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Understanding What Exactly Is In My Blood and What It’s Telling Me

Deep down inside I still feel as indestructible as I did a decade or two ago. But as I approach 40, I’m slowly starting to accept that something could go wrong; hence, I’ve been going to the doctor More...

Runkeeper Route: March 29, 2013
By David Gaines On Friday, March 29th, 2013

The Three Mile Walk Home

After visiting the doctor the other day and hearing his subtle hints that I’ve been fortunate to have good health but things change as you pass 40, which is coming up next year, it’s becoming a focus More...

RunKeeper - 26March2013
By David Gaines On Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Mapping a Just Under Two Mile Walk Home

Ever since I was a little kid, I was amazed by maps. I would read atlases as if they were novels. It was like each country, city, street, city block told a story. I’d see how the lines representing roads More...