Facing My Fear of Molasses

October 21, 2014

I faced one of my fears, guys, and I lived to tell about it. It’s probably one of the sillier fears you’ll hear about, but I’m not ashamed. I was afraid of molasses.

Plantation-Blackstrap-Molasses

It’s simple: Molasses can kill you. And I’m not talking about calories or diabetes or unhealthy living. I’m talking about drowning. Yes, drowning. Read the rest of this entry »


Shrimp and Mole Sauce

October 17, 2014

I was looking for a protein-rich dinner idea the other night, and my eyeballs fell upon a big bag of shrimp in my freezer. Shrimp are a great source of lean protein, and I love them, and they cook super quickly. Then a new question arose: what would I eat with my shrimp? I started rooting through my cupboard looking for ideas when I came across something I forgot I had: Read the rest of this entry »


Goals Update AND The Awesome Machine That’s Changing How I Exercise

October 15, 2014

I love when packages get delivered – it’s always so exciting to open the box and see what’s inside. I recently received an enormous delivery – some of the biggest boxes I’ve ever seen!

bowflex-MAX-trainer-boxes

Wanna know what’s inside? Keep reading. Read the rest of this entry »


A Dick In Burbank

October 13, 2014

I went for a great run over the weekend. And I had an awesome running partner:

David-Luna-Park

I actually had two running partners: Read the rest of this entry »


What’s in the Crockpot? Part 12

October 10, 2014

It’s been a few months since our game of “What’s In The Crockpot” (check out Part 11 here). Are you ready to play?

WHAT’S IN THE CROCKPOT?

crockpot-with-liner Read the rest of this entry »


A New Training Stairwell (Not Really)

October 9, 2014

Problem: I have stair races coming up in a few weeks, starting with a climb to the 103rd floor of the Willis (formerly Sears) Tower in Chicago. I haven’t been in a stairwell since my last race, at the US Bank Tower, a few weeks ago. I need to train!

Solution: Time to find a skyscraper to train in! The other night, I did just that.

david-looking-up-figueroa-at-wilshire

This is the Read the rest of this entry »


Butternut and Bison (!) Casserole

October 6, 2014

I’ve eaten bison before, at restaurants. I love a bison burger. But I’ve never cooked with it. That’s why, when I saw bison during a trip to Costco with my friend Jen, I snatched some up.

great-range-ground-bison

What should I make with it? That question became easier to answer once Read the rest of this entry »


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