The other thing on my mind is that I am training for the Chicago Marathon, so don't be surprised if I write a few things about that. For example, I ran 6 miles today, and I am up to 12 for the week (with a minimum of 30 miles per week the goal). At 6'9, running is probably not my optimum sport, but I like it, and it is the closest I can get to an exercise that makes me sweat like playing basketball. The best part of playing basketball was how sweaty I was after a workout or practice, and I haven't found anything that quite gets me close, unless I run for like 10 miles, and I only do that on the weekend. Maybe I should get up earlier and do that.
My inspiration while running? The Tony Kornheiser Show of course. Check out his podcast -- funny stuff. The other inspiration -- not being so fat. By my measure, I need to get down to about 235 (or less), and I am fluctuate between 245-250. The issue -- eating. Love to eat. I need to remember Gisele Bundchen's famous quote -- "Nothing I eat will taste as good as being skinny feels." Words to live by.
As I get older, I also notice I care less about how I look while exercising. Of course, I have some nice Nike gear on while running, but I am not afraid to put on a Camelback for some hydration while running. Here is the look:
Pretty nerdy, I'm sure, but it makes me feel better while running to get a drink, so I am sticking with it. Plus, I saw all these cool guys in London running around with their backpacks, so I am looking to start a trend in the states.
So, a pretty poor effort as I try to get back into the blog swing of things. As for the Mad Ants, we are in the selling mode right now and not a whole lot of fun basketball stuff to share. When something hits, I will be sure to tell you. Thanks for your patience, and I will be back up with more blogs when inspiration hits.