Race Recap: Los Angeles CF Climb 2014

November 19, 2014

Another weekend, another race! On Saturday, I competed in my third stair race of the past two weeks. Whereas the first two were in Chicago (in Willis Tower and 300 North LaSalle), this race was close to home, in the Figueroa at Wilshire building in downtown Los Angeles. It’s 54 stories from sidewalk to roof.

looking-up-figueroa-at-wilshire

I didn’t feel great going into this race. I typically Read the rest of this entry »


A Final Chicago Post (aka More Salads!)

November 12, 2014

I’m back home after my trip to Chicago, and I have a few final pictures to share. First up… salads! I ended up enjoying a nice streak of delicious entree salads while in Illinois (see photos in this post and this post), and my streak continued Read the rest of this entry »


Race Recap: Chicago CF Climb 2014

November 10, 2014

It was only seven days ago that I raced up 103 floors in the Willis Tower. Yesterday, it was time to race again! The Chicago CF Climb (benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation) was held in the 58-story 300 North LaSalle building.

Looking-Up-300-North-LaSalle

This was the first stair race where I didn’t Read the rest of this entry »


Twenty Hours in Springfield, Illinois

November 6, 2014

If you’re looking for the World’s Largest Covered Wagon, it’s located in the parking lot of the Best Western in Lincoln, Illinois, and (spoiler alert!) it’s not that large.

David-Worlds-Largest-Covered-Wagon

I saw the underwhelming covered wagon for myself the other day, when I headed south from Chicago for an overnight road trip to Read the rest of this entry »


Crap. An Injury Nine Days Before My Next Race.

October 27, 2014

How was your weekend? I spent most of mine in bed or on my couch. I had to, because I woke up on Friday with unbearable pain in my foot.

two-feet-in-air

My left foot looks completely normal, right? There’s no swelling, redness, or bruising. And yet as soon as I Read the rest of this entry »


How Many Updates Can I Fit In One Post?

October 23, 2014

Lots of little updates today. I’m gonna talk about exercising, my goals, stair climbing, and more. I even have a malicious molasses update, so why dilly-dally? Let’s get started! 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 »


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