September 29, 2016
The US Bank Tower race is on Friday. I’ve been looking forward to it for months. Unfortunately, my foot still isn’t 100% better (and that’s still frustrating as hell). Call me crazy, but I’m not bailing. I may not be able to race up like a speed demon, like I’ve done in previous years, but I will still make it to the top!
And I proved that I could on Tuesday night, when I attended the final official training session before the race. Here’s what happened:
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September 26, 2016
Check it out, it’s my new buddy Rufus! I brought Rufus home from the animal rescue yesterday, and he’s already bringing me so much joy.
He’s ready to go check out his new home!
Rufus is a mutt, but he’s a big part Mastiff, with maybe some Read the rest of this entry »
September 22, 2016
On Saturday, I aggravated my foot injury while hiking. The very same injury that sidelined me at the beginning of the month, the one that sabotaged my motivation. And just when I had finally pulled myself out of that hole, that hike pushed me right back in. UGH! Sidebar: Injury aside, it was a great hike. I scattered my dog’s ashes, spent quality time with friends, and Tavi took this picture, which I absolutely love:
So, this week has been spent nursing my bum foot. Again. To catch everyone up, I have a Read the rest of this entry »
September 20, 2016
If it looks like a grain-based salad, and it tastes like a grain-based salad, it’s gotta be a grain-based salad, right?
WRONG! There’s not a single grain on that plate. I made this salad with… Read the rest of this entry »
September 18, 2016
In August, when I got back to Los Angeles after six weeks out of town, the first thing I did was pick up my dog Maude’s remains.
I ended up leaving town two days after her passing, but I made arrangements with the crematory before leaving, and they kindly held her ashes until I got back. I didn’t know what to expect as I Read the rest of this entry »
September 14, 2016
Check out my new medals rack! And then, when you’re done checking out the rack, check out all my medals!
I’ve been earning medals for a few years now, by competing in races. For years, I didn’t have a good way to display them, so I piled them up in Read the rest of this entry »
September 11, 2016
On paper, it looks like I’ve had some awesome workouts in the past few days. On Thursday night, I climbed a 51-story building four times…
…and then, less than 48 hours later, I climbed a Read the rest of this entry »
September 9, 2016
I have some great tips on fun ways to eat hard-boiled eggs, but first, a quick shout-out to my pal Dawn Jackson Blatner, because she inspired this post. I met Dawn at the Fitbloggin’ conference a few months ago, and she had sets of three simple tips and tricks for everything. It was very impressive, and rather brilliant: It’s easy to remember three ideas, and easy to share them, too.
So I devised 3WAYS2, which I’m planning on making a recurring post on this blog. These posts will be devoted to sharing 3 ways that you can make positive changes in regards to your health and weight loss efforts. They may be about Read the rest of this entry »
September 8, 2016
I resisted for years, but over the weekend, as I was laid up with an injured foot, I finally bit the bullet and joined Snapchat.
There’s only one problem: I don’t know what the hell I’m doing! HELP! Read the rest of this entry »