Book: Younger Next Year

I just finished Younger Next Year by Chris Crowley and Henry Lodge. It’s been on my reading list for quite some time, but I finally got around to it.  The gist of the book is that aging will happen to all of us, but that there are things we can do to make it less […]

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 […]

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 […]

Status check – June, 2016

I thought I’d post status reports for the next few months.  My focus over the past few months has been on weight loss, thinking that I’ll be much better able to focus on running, cycling and strength improvements when I’m hauling around less weight.  I don’t really have a target weight, I’m just going to […]