After going nuts over the summer, I’m hitting the diet and exercise hardcore. I’m two weeks in and this is update #2. To Step Or Not To Step... Last year, I walked 6,685,801 steps or about 18,318 per day. As pf 8/14, I've walked 4,331,839 or about 19,252 steps per day. Despite my increased number, I've been trying to walk less. Stepping out in 2018 Last year when I … [Read more...] about August Fitness Challenge Update #2: More Steps Or More Lettuce?
After going nuts over the summer, I'm hitting the diet and exercise hardcore. I'm one week in and this is update #1. I let myself go a little bit over the summer. Even on a 400-mile bicycle ride, it's hard to stay strong when pie and cake are stalking you at every corner: Now that I'm back at home, the temptations are gone. In our refrigerator, we have lettuce, tofu, … [Read more...] about August Fitness Challenge Update #1: Down 6 Pounds
My main goal* was to build an investment and cash portfolio of $1,120,000* in 1500 days**, starting from 1/1/2013 and ending in February of 2017. I made my goal in 2016, my 1500 Days are over, and I’ve left my job. In the interest of openness, I’ll continue to share my numbers. Perhaps the greatest quality that allows me to have a successful FIRE … [Read more...] about July Performance Update (Day 2404): The Superior Advantage Of Inferior Taste
Hi there, Mrs. 1500 today. If you've been keeping up with my antics, you'll remember that this year has seen me run a 5K in January, a half marathon in May, and just last week Mr. 1500 and I rode RAGBRAI with Mr. Waffles on Wednesday (and Mrs. WoW providing support), Big Ox, Little Bird, and several people we met at Chautauqua last fall. Riding bikes across Iowa But … [Read more...] about It’s Never Too Early for New Year’s Resolutions: Want to Step Out With MY Gang?
Hi there, Mrs. 1500 today. I have been pretty silent about my run training and weight loss journey as of late, mostly because there haven't been many updates to make. I've lost the same 5 pounds about 10 times, only to have them creep back on again. It's not very inspiring to read about, and it sure isn't fun to write about. My running has taken a nosedive as well, as … [Read more...] about Mrs. 1500’s Second to-Last Half-Marathon Post