Book Suggestion – “Death By Food Pyramid”

I just finished Death by Food Pyramid: How Shoddy Science, Sketchy Politics and Shady Special Interests Have Ruined Our Health by Denise Minger. The title gives a pretty good summary of the book, but  it covers how our food pyramid (here in the U.S. of A.) got its start and grew into the recommended daily […]

Status check – July, 2016

Weight loss wasn’t very impressive this month. I started the month at 217 lbs. and ended up at 219 lbs. An increase, but nothing big. I’m still at a 30+ lbs loss since July of 2015, so I’m fine with that. I don’t think that I’ve hit my balance point, I think that hovering a […]

Week of 7/18/2016 Training

The plan is that these weekly training summaries will just be a footnote on another post.  But, actually making a plan and following it has turned out to be very interesting for me.  I’m really enjoying comparing my effort to my plan.  Or it may be that I’m just enjoying having something to do with […]

Shadow Mountain Run

I recently took a run up Shadow Mountain just outside of Grand Lake, Colorado.  It’s a great out-and-back trail, about 9.5 miles round-trip with about 1,800 feet of elevation gain.  If you’re not into trail running, it would be a great hike as well.  I’ll break this into two sections, as this was also a […]