Saturday’s balmy weather presented a conundrum: walk or run? And which would make my marriage stronger?
Before we start a new month, let’s celebrate a small but awesome milestone: climbing the stairs.
As a 5K newbie, I felt really lucky to have my coworkers join me in walking the Commitment Day event on New Year’s Day. It was extremely cold at the Minneapolis location (nearly 30 5K races happened across the country), but we bundle up and smiled as we walked the route. I think I even… Read more »
Hello dear readers! I’m blogging over at Unedited today about Commitment Day, a 5K in which I’ll be walk/running on New Year’s Day with my coworkers and friends. You’ll still find my weight-loss journey and healthy-living changes here, but I’ll be posting there once or twice a month as well. If you like what you’ve… Read more »
We’re getting our annual January thaw in February this year. The weekend brought balmy temps in the 30s, and I took advantage of the nice weather to take the dog for a walk on Saturday and Sunday. The dog in question is our 13-year-old German shepherd-golden retriever-chow-collie mix, Brigit. She is usually escorted in public by My Lovely Wife —… Read more »
Back to the gym last night after a couple of weeks away, and I have to admit I was a little apprehensive when I climbed on the scale before my workout. It’s not just that I’ve been avoiding the gym; I’ve been avoiding the gym while quaffing pints of ale, brutalizing Belgian waffles, devouring Yorkshire pudding with no regard for… Read more »
Valeriy’s my new hero. It occurred to me on the walk into the office this morning (glorious blue skies, soft NW breeze, 32 degrees) that I’ve maybe been beating myself up a bit too much about this running thing. I think I’ve been trapped in some weird paradigm that’s dictating some false assumptions — namely that running is sort… Read more »
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