Part One of the Broken Ironman: Swim Done!

I swam like an eagle (i.e.; technique wasn’t pretty), but the elements and experience were epically gorgeous. Seattle did its meteorological thing on Wednesday morning and brought a sudden cool, cloudy and very windy couple of hours that coincided perfectly with our swim event–the Puget Sound Blood Center’s Swim For Life. My crossing (somewhere between … More Part One of the Broken Ironman: Swim Done!

May: You Be Fit!

Hey Kids, I’m hosting a low-threshold and fun virtual fitness challenge for the month of May. I’ve been involved in a similar one myself for the past month and finding it motivating and a good online community. So, you are invited to get in on this. I’m calling it May: You Be Fit! One cool … More May: You Be Fit!

What Kept Me Going

Some races I enjoy. Some I gut out. The Mercer Island Half Marathon on Sunday was the latter. It’s a beautiful event. While it’s been going on for over 40 years, and has a big registration, it still feels home-grown, with so much community support and not a lot of commercialism. The route is gorgeous … More What Kept Me Going

It’s Not Too Early to Talk About Overeating at Parties

Indeed. In a week, you will likely have a large bowl of candy in your house. From then, it’s one giant slippery dietary slope until MLK Day 2012. So let’s get ready. Here are some things you can do before, during and after parties and other social situations where it’s easy to find yourself on … More It’s Not Too Early to Talk About Overeating at Parties