Responsibility 199, what is it?

Responsibility 199 is a belief; I believe that to be healthy and to increase my longevity I need to weigh 199 pounds or less...
Responsibility 199 is a need; I need to reduce my weight, reduce my percentage of body fat, and the elevated threat of disease my present condition presents...
Responsibility 199 is a mission; I recognize that achieving 199 will be a challenge, perhaps the hardest I have ever undertaken...
Responsibility 199 is a commitment; I acknowledge that I must commit to action, commit to change, commit to myself and those I love to achieve this mission, to increase my longevity...
Responsibility 199 is ME.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Day 332 - Soccer, Spring & Surprise

Yesterday I got in 2 miles on the elliptical and kept the calories to around 1700; fairly even split as far as nutrients go. So a decent effort getting this mission re-saddled and on the path again. Could be better, and that is what today's goal is.

How was your Monday eating & exercise?

After my wife & I exercised yesterday (she did treadmill while I did elliptical) we caught our breath and headed out to attend my daughters first soccer game of the spring season. Bbrrrr, spring my @$$... at 34F there was no spring to be found. She is a senior, so this is the last year we have to endure soccer starting before spring officially gets here and before Momma Nature gives us a break. Everyone was dressed for ice fishing, as pictured above (my wife in red coat center-right), even the players. Sadly, we lost 1-3, which made the game colder.
Speaking of my wife she has a birthday coming up in May. Plenty of time yet to get the birthday party planned and gift figured out, but I've known for a while what she was going to get got her fortieth. She's been drooling over these ever since they came out a few of years ago and were pumped up in the Transformers movies. This weekend I figured it'd be a neater surprise to give it to her a couple of months early...

Responsibility 199 - Gotta Do It!!


  1. Best birthday gift ever. Can you call my husband and tell him to get me one for my birthday? LOL I hope she loves it. :)

  2. Wow! What a fun birthday gift!! You're such a good husband!!

  3. Best. Preasent. Ever!!!!!!!!!!

  4. I too, will marry you....


    Koolest car of the last decade! Always look like they are going to take a bite of out of something! Very nice. Oh, and good job on your fitness Monday!

  5. Nice car! Great gift!!!


  6. Dang. Hubby of the year award. ;)

  7. Oh I could handle that car too.
    Exercise was good, eating was off, today's a new day.
    Keep up the great work Patrick. Take care and God Bless!!

  8. What an amazing gift! Geez...she's lucky. Haha!

    So glad you're back and working out and stuff. Makes me happy and proud of you!

  9. That is an awesome gift! Can you call my hubby? I'm turning 30 this year and I think it would be perfect for me.

    Sounds like you had a good Monday. So did I. I think we're on the right track now.

  10. What to say except I might be back for more than a day or two - only time will tell - glad you are still here - doing it responsibly..


  11. Great gift! WTG on your workout and eating.

  12. So here we are reversed - I elliptical and hubby treadmills. My birthday is in May too, hint hint.

  13. I keep telling my husband that I want a car for 100 lbs lost. So far, he's not cooperating.

  14. Wow Patrick you are getting her a real car not a match box one? lol Now that's a gift!!!!!!!

  15. Awesome birthday gift! Glad to see you back, you were missed.

  16. She may keep you around!!!! Nice ride!!!

  17. It's my birthday soon....feel free to buy me an unbelievable present too!!! LOL