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: Weight Sunday night: 168.2 Monday night: 168.0 Tuesday night: … [Read more...] about Soylent Update #3: Hot sauce is not the answer