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the rockstar

Old Bethpage, New York
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Some 2015 Events to consider by the rockstar Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon April 19 - Mini Mighty Man. Pool swim 400yards, Bike 6 miles, Run 2 miles. http://www.eventpowerli.com/races/MiniMightyMan/mini-mighty-man-home May 9 - SBRA Montauk Ce ... Read on »
What is your sound track? by the rockstar Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Last Sunday morning I went to my now normal 7:15AM spin class. This week the class was a little different: the music for the spin class soundtrack was going to be only ... Read on »
Defining weight loss weekly success. by the rockstar Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon This week I lost an additional 1.6 pounds for a total 2 week weight loss of 6.8 pounds. 9.8 pounds to my first goal. My week wasn't a good week in terms of following my d ... Read on »
A sad story - the data of my getting fat. by the rockstar Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon After I wrote this I realized that some may think this a bit of a pity party. Let me be clear - it is not. I wrote it to come back to this post from time to time as a remind ... Read on »
Wasn't pretty. by the rockstar Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Last Friday I signed up for Weight Watchers. I figured I had to start somewhere. The number on the scale, while not a surprise, wasn't pretty. Later that day I went to So ... Read on »
Feeling old. by the rockstar Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon The other night at spin class, it seemed like the denizens of the studio were noticeably younger than usual. I normally suck at guesstimating peoples ages but it seemed a bu ... Read on »
I resolve to be a Resolutionista by the rockstar Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I saw a sign in the spin studio the other day, "December is the new January." I think it was a little bit of snark towards those who will show up in January after stating th ... Read on »
Complex in its simplicity. by the rockstar Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon First of all, thank you to all those who encouraged me. It helped. Second, I came up with a plan I want to try. It has two parts 1) Do something physical for 30 minutes ... Read on »
My best blog post ever! by the rockstar Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Last weekend I wrote what in retrospect must have been my best blog post ever. I hadn't posted anything for a while but was happy that I decided to actually sign up for a ra ... Read on »
Signing up. by the rockstar Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I signed up for a race today. A 4 mile running race in Central Park on Superbowl Sunday morning, the Gridiron Classic. I've done this race many times before and I have had f ... Read on »
Stephen Siller Tunnel to Tower 5k Run/Walk by the rockstar Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon On Sunday, Mrs. Rockstar and I did the Stephen Siller's Foundation Tunnel to Tower 5k Run/Walk. My friend Tony belongs to a "Secret society" club whose mandate is to do good ... Read on »
CitiBike by the rockstar Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I just signed up for an annual pass for CitiBike. For those from less cultured parts of the world/country, CitiBike is a bike sharing program that was put in place some ... Read on »
Motivation from unexpected sources by the rockstar Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Last week I embarked on my newly crafted training plan only for my enthusiasm to peter out by Thursday. On Saturday I was home alone with my daughter who, as many teenagers ... Read on »
Who I am not who I was. by the rockstar Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Last week was Ironman Lake Placid. While I knew some folks who were racing, there weren't part of my core group of training partners. Since this race conflicts with my famil ... Read on »
Low quality blogging by the rockstar Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon So I've done some stuff that warranted blogging recently but failed on crafting an opus worthy of your consideration. So, here goes a lower quality rendering of recent event ... Read on »
Almost an event - the Color Run by the rockstar Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Last weekend my daughter, out of the blue, said she wanted to do a color run and there just happened to be one in Brooklyn on Sunday. She wanted my wife and I to join her as ... Read on »
Is a graduation a beginning or an end? by the rockstar Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon My older daughter Amanda graduated from high school last Sunday. There were many festivities leading up to the graduation including a graduation party we had the week before ... Read on »
Writing an obituary. by the rockstar Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon "Rich Arcuri passed away last weekend from a work related accident on the day before his 50th birthday. He was a good man." I always sucked at writing so I tried to av ... Read on »
"We don't aspire to be the low cost alternative." by the rockstar Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon My daughter Amanda is graduating high school this week with a very impressive high school resume. While her school does not report class rank, we are guessing that she was ... Read on »
Why blog? by the rockstar Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I was in London last week at an off site planning event for work. One of the sessions in this event had to do with the use of an internal social media platform. The theme of ... Read on »