Day of the Leblebi

Day of the Leblebi

I lived in Turkey at one point in my life and the food was wonderful. Really, seriously wonderful, fragrant and flavorful, with smiling faces behind the counter or delivering plates to the table.  I’m a fan of eggplant, and I was a poor college student at the...
My Thighs Hate Me

My Thighs Hate Me

Exercise: 30 minutes walking up and down hills that seem much smaller when driving My house is located in the perfect place for this little adventure to Everest.  I live on a former logging trail, where the foothills feel more like buttkickinghills.  It...

Yesterday the Ironman, Today Running

I was feeling pretty proud of myself yesterday, I got up ten minutes late and still made it to the gym in time for my 0500 workout.  It was a good one too, the type that leaves you sore enough that you feel like you really did something.  I left the gym feeling pretty...
Is Your Sky Purple?

Is Your Sky Purple?

Achievement: Gym three days in a row. Exercise: One hour of spinning Weight: 308 What Happens When You Say The Sky Is Purple? I’m pretty good at keeping my word.  If I say I’m going to be somewhere at a certain time, unless something pretty out of the ordinary...