The other day I was working from home, sitting in my living room, my laptop on my lap. I was updating a spreadsheet when the quiet was punctured by a sudden, horrific crash. There was a violent clanging of medal, and a heavy thud, and then it was quiet again. It only took a second to realize that my rack of race medals had fallen off the wall.
Yes, but there’s so much more! Underneath the cucumber are layers upon layers of other tasty, healthy things, and I planned this meal so that they’d get revealed in a very dramatic fashion. Read the rest of this entry »
I can’t believe it’s been almost two months since I started my much-needed exercise break. Although I didn’t know what to expect when I started it, I had some vague thoughts that by now I’d be back at full capacity. And I’m not. Ultimately, I’m fine with that. I’m staying active, and my thinking has evolved.
I needed a change of scenery on Saturday. I wanted to go someplace new, see something different, have an experience. So I jumped in my car and headed south to Orange County, and ended up on an epic hike that took me from mountaintop to beach, and up and down plenty of stairs!
I researched hiking options before I left, and settled on Aliso Peak, a small mountain in Laguna Beach. I liked the idea of Read the rest of this entry »
Here’s a fresh batch of new-to-me supermarket items that I bought, tried and wanted to share. Keep reading for a meaty snack and a healthy, fresh entree. First, though, is a beverage that will drive your spellcheck crazy. Read the rest of this entry »
What an exciting day! You have a chance to win an awesome giveaway sponsored by Modern Movement! TWO great pieces of exercise equipment. ONE winner. Maybe it will be you! Want details? Keep reading! Read the rest of this entry »
A big hello to everyone that’s discovering Keep It Up, David for the first time! I’m glad you’re here.
My name is David. I live in Michigan, and I’m 42 years old. In January 2010, I began eating better and exercising more, so I could lose weight. So far, so good – I’ve lost 160 pounds and am keeping it off! But it’s a tough road, and I need to keeping finding new ways to keep motivated and on-track. I’ll blog about my progress and share my struggles and successes. Join me on my journey!