I learned a fun new word this week: Fart. I know what you're thinking: Dude, that word is the core of your humor. What are you talking about? True. Farts are the source of my sophisticated (for a 7th grader) wisecracks. But I'm not talking about those. I'm referring to the Swedish definition: Fart: speed. That's correct ladies and gentlemen, Fart == speed in the Swedish … [Read more...] about Half Marathon Training Update #5: Fart? Wasn’t Me. Really!
The Beer Ratio The Physician on FIRE is getting in on the running game: My wife has been tracking her miles run since 2008. She stays in great shape. I’ve been tracking my miles run for 12 days. I’m not yet in great shape, but I’m working on it, slowly but surely. And one of PoF's goals is this: Run at least one mile per alcoholic drink consumed (defined as 12 oz. of 5% … [Read more...] about Half Marathon Training Update #3: The Beer Ratio
I have some big physical goals for this year. The first one is a half-marathon in Portland on 3/31. To hold myself accountable, I’ll report my progress here every Friday. For accounting purposes, my week starts on Friday morning. If you have goals too, report your progress in the comments! Also, if you know how to make running suck any less (it sucks tremendously right now), … [Read more...] about Half Marathon Training Update #2: Forrest Gumption
I have some big physical goals for this year. The first one is a half-marathon in Portland on 3/31. To hold myself accountable, I'll report my progress here every week. For accounting purposes, my week starts on Saturday morning. If you have goals too, report your progress in the comments! Update #1 (1/6 - 1/12) I was laid out this week with a nasty bug. My nose … [Read more...] about Goal Update #1: Infinite Toilet Time!
Hi there, Mrs. 1500 today after a long holiday hiatus. Our Christmas was good. We spent time at home with my side of the family, then packed up and headed west to visit with the Mister's side. One very long (10+ hours!) car trip got us to his parents house, where we ate too many cookies and received too many presents. Both girls wanted to open their 200-piece Hello Kitty … [Read more...] about Ask the Readers: What do you have planned for 2015?