Herculean Labors

People watch the Olympics for two sports: swimming (how many medals can we conceivably give Michael Phelps before is neck breaks), and gymnastics - because there's nothing more exciting to a sedentary society than undersized teenagers doing flips and twirls on equipment the rest of us would fall off of immediately. Recently, someone tweeted a … Continue reading Herculean Labors

Running

I walked a mile from my car and stood there for about 50 minutes, and by that time, my feet were hurting. Truthfully, if I'm disliking the pain in my feet after a 1 mile walk and a few minutes standing around, what makes me think I can run a marathon?

A Recipe for Disaster

I had the most delicious homemade hummus the other day. It was the right texture, not too creamy, but not grainy. Garlicky and salty. I'm licking my lips just thinking about it. I wish I could say that it was homemade by me, but it wasn't. A half-Lebanese girl made it. The sad part is … Continue reading A Recipe for Disaster

Sweating It Out

Biking.I love it. Exhausting, exhilarating, exhumable. Wait, I don't even think that's a word. Anyway, it's my favorite low impact activity.Last year, I spent a lot of time biking and one of the places to bike was a path near work. This wasn't one of those rails-to-trails paths. (You can read how I feel about … Continue reading Sweating It Out