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.
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 »
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 »
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!
Wanna know what’s inside? Keep reading. Read the rest of this entry »
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.
This is the Read the rest of this entry »
October 6, 2014
This is one of those posts that I just need to write, publish, and get out of my system, so I can move on. I’m actively working on reminding myself of the positives and focusing on the good things, but that’s been hard. Here’s why:
Up six pounds in September. As much as I tell myself Read the rest of this entry »
October 1, 2014
After about a week-and-a-half away from the stairs, it was time to resume training. I have two races in Chicago coming up in about a month, and I want to be ready! Plan A was to head downtown to train in a skyscraper, but I ended up working late, so that didn’t happen. Plan B was training on a new-to-me public stairway in the Hollywood Hills… one that just happens to be down the street from a major celebrity’s home! Here are the stairs:
And that’s just the first third of them. Here’s the rest: Read the rest of this entry »
September 24, 2014
I have a new roommate. In the past, I’ve been known to make this pronouncement whenever I find Brussels sprouts on the stalk, but this time around, my roommate is a living, breathing thing. Meet Luna:
I’m watching Luna for a couple weeks while Read the rest of this entry »