I’m training for a half marathon on 3/31. Running is not my strength. I’m a bad, bad runner. But pushing comfort zones is how we get better in life, so I persist.Every Friday, I publish an update on my training. This is Update #10. The Nuclear Option For most of the past 2 decades, my weight topped 170. I'm 5', 11", but have a skinny carcass, so this was … [Read more...] about Half Marathon Training Update #10: The Nuclear Option.
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 last year and my 1500 Days are over, but in the interest of openness, I’ll continue to share my numbers. When I quit my formal job in April, my net worth was about $1,750,000. Not even six months later, it's now over … [Read more...] about Performance Update (Day 1703): Rich Ducks and Bloated Guts
Last week, I went on a liquid diet of DIY soylent. Soylent intrigued me since I first heard about it sometime last year. I had wanted to try it for a long time and after I started to pack on some unsightly pounds, I figured now was as good a time as any. However, my body experiment was never really about soylent. I'll get to that in a moment, but first I'll tell you what … [Read more...] about The soylent experiment was never about the soylent
This week, the blog takes a slight diversion while I experiment with soylent, a liquid food substitute. At the end of each day, I’ll write a brief post telling you how it went. Below is my update for Thursday. The Thursday Rant returns next week.I won't be be providing an update tomorrow (Friday). Instead, I'll be posting 10 Questions early from one of my favorite new … [Read more...] about Soylent Update #4: Bacon to the rescue? (and Mrs. 1500 tries it!)
This week, the blog takes a slight diversion while I experiment with soylent, a liquid food substitute. At the end of each day, I’ll write a brief post telling you how it went. Below is my update for Wednesday. The Thursday Rant returns next week. Before we get to today's update, here are my stats: WeightSunday night: 168.2 Monday night: 168.0 Tuesday night: … [Read more...] about Soylent Update #3: Hot sauce is not the answer