I’m not dead

But I’m at a lack of things to write about. Me, being stumped. I seemed better than a stock photo. Tony and I (with my friends Will and Dan) went on a trip to Philadelphia last weekend to go to Bar Camp News Innovation Philadelphia. But this isn’t a blog about journalism, it’s a blog […]


I’m feeling beat. This is what my last two weeks have looked like in terms of time spent working out: And that Friday rest day doesn’t even totally count as a rest day — I went to my friend Mike’s house and we went for a (short) ride. But you know what? I am looking […]

Easter dinner

Holidays, they are great. I get to see my family. And I get to eat the tastiest homemade food I eat all year. My family tradition involves a lot of creamy, high-fat, completely sinful any other time of year foods. And I didn’t hold back much this weekend. I started the day with a 6-mile […]


Since my next *definite* race is the LADU (bike & swim duathalon) at the end of June, I started cycling. My friend Mike also organizes a 100-mile bike trip from Yarmouth to Rangely in the summer that I want to go on, too. So I think, I just ran a half-marathon. I can be active […]

At the finish line

I did it. I stepped on that scale this morning, and after 7 months, 2 weeks and 5 days from when I “officially” started this journey, I was there. People asked me, “OK, what’s next?” Don’t get me wrong, there are always things that I’d like to change, but … I’d like to just take […]

Embrace the hills — I got on my bike today for the second time this week/year. I did an abbreviated version of the LA-DU route, and despite being 25 lbs. lighter and considerably fitter, I still averaged .3 mph slower than I did at the race. The hills were tough — so tough — but […]