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Todd S. Healthy Living Professional

Middleville, Michigan
I am a 47 year old Plastic Process Engineer. I love outdoor activities such as gardening and hunting. I am a ham radio operator of 30+ years. I am married to the same lovely lady for 29 years, have 4 children and 5 grandchildren. I lived in the Netherlands for 3 years so that is my... Full Bio
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Mid-Summer Running Health And Running Update by Todd S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I just realized that I’ve been extremely lazy about my blog posts and figured I’d better get an update while I was thinking about it.  It’s been a very busy summer so far ... Read on »
Time To Taper And The Shin Splints Are Back by Todd S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I finished my 15.5 mile training run yesterday in about 2.5 hours so I’m on pace for a sub 2:30 run come race day in about 5 weeks.  Now that is not fast but my goal is si ... Read on »
April Has Arrived – 25K Is Now 6 Weeks Away by Todd S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss April has finally arrived but I can’t say spring has arrived with it at this point. Ran 13.4 miles yesterday as my weekend training run. I ran into my usual mental wall so ... Read on »
Where’d Spring Go? 25K Training Update by Todd S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Well another week has passed and boy what a change in weather since the Irish Jig 2 weeks ago! I ran the 12 miles to where I work yesterday as my weekly 25K training run a ... Read on »
Spring is here and onward with the 25K training! by Todd S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss We’ve had a couple of beautiful days in the past two weeks with temps reaching into the low 50′s once or twice. Most of the snow has now disappeared except for a few stubb ... Read on »
Getting Ready for the 2011 25K in May. Fifth Third River Bank Run Grand Rapids by Todd S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Boy have I been lazy about making my blog updates lately. I realized that I have not posted for over a month and I have so much to share! Updates on my doctor trips, runni ... Read on »
Onward To New Year With A Positive Attitude! by Todd S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Just got back from a very cold 5.1 mile run. Spent most of my run fighting with my own mind about my current health status and abilities. I seem to have found an old enemy ... Read on »
Running In Cold Weather – Christmas 2010 Is Here! by Todd S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Well here we are and another Christmas has arrived! It’s that time of year when tasty foods are around every corner, and the temptations are ever present. It’s definitely ... Read on »
How To Fend Off Weight Gain On Thanksgiving – Run! by Todd S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Most of the United States will be celebrating Thanksgiving today which means lots of food and lots of overeating.  The way to avoid this is moderation and portion control. ... Read on »
November Diet & Exercise Update – Getting Ready For Thanksgiving by Todd S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Well another year has gone by and here we are again at the holiday that most dieters fear, Thanksgiving. It’s one of those holidays where good food abounds and it’s so eas ... Read on »
Shin Splint Healing Progress – Released To Run Again And My Addiction To Running by Todd S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss It’s been a very long couple of months trying to heal my shin splint problem but I finally reached a point of being able to run with no or minimal pain in my shin. I don’t ... Read on »
Variation In Exercise Program – The Road To Healing by Todd S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Another month is quickly rolling by and I find myself still in physical therapy 3 days a week. I had done zero running in over 4 weeks but last week I decided to try a lit ... Read on »
Shin Damage And Physical Therapy by Todd S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I have now been in physical therapy going on 3 months for my shin problem. I had been trying to maintain some level of running ability as I healed but since that was not w ... Read on »
Dog Days Of Summer – Running Into The Heat & Proper Hydration by Todd S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I’m not sure what type of weather you have where you live, but here in Michigan, August means high humidity and hot temperatures many years and this year has been no excep ... Read on »
Weight Loss and Running by Todd S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Boy have I been lazy about updating my blog lately. Summer is into full swing (hot, humid, and generally oppressive) and coupled with a two week vacation out to Yellowston ... Read on »
Update On The Shin Splint And Race Status by Todd S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Well I certainly have been remiss about my blog posting as of late so I guess I better get my butt in gear. I’m not due for my quarterly checkup until July so not sure wha ... Read on »
25K Training Ended & Race Update – So What’s Next? by Todd S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Well I survived my first 25K race. Assuming you’ve followed along, you know what a journey this has been with training and injuries along the way. I spent the last two wee ... Read on »
25K Training – Week 14 – Shin Splints Continued! by Todd S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Sorry for missing a week but simply got too busy with the embroidery business last weekend by the time I realized that I’d missed the update, I was being too lazy to do an ... Read on »
25K Training – Week 12 – Shin Splints and Cold Weather by Todd S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I’ve lived in Michigan all of my life and it still never ceases to amaze me just how quickly the weather can change around here. Last week Saturday, at 8 AM in the morning ... Read on »
25K Training – Week 11 – Steady As She Goes! by Todd S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss What a wild week this past one was! This is Michigan and normal highs and lows here for late March and early April are 50’s for highs and 30’s for lows. We had one day of ... Read on »