So I skipped two weeks on my “Journey Back to Normality” posts. And, in those two weeks, I posted about beer and fast food… and more beer. Ughh, I’m sorry. The good news is, I’m still on track and keeping the promise I made to myself.
Around this time last year I was drinking a lot of beer. Actually, when I think about it, that’s not that different from right now. Whatever, don’t judge me. Anyway, I felt like people continued to ask me what beer I was drinking and where it was from. I like to drink craft beers and I enjoy them in season. So, for example, I like big hearty stouts in the winter, lighter funky beers in the spring, and “fizzy water” in the summer. I also like to support the local brewers around me. And, as you know… I like to run a lot. When I put all those things together, BAM… I created, “A Few Beers with a Runner.”
Today we are going to take a little intermission in between all the healthy stuff and dive into something a bit different. I wanted to post this article up for all to read about what I do with my spare time. And believe me, there is a lot of it.
Oh what a week! It didn’t start off as well as I had hoped. But then again, when does it ever? My original plan was to get in the gym Tuesday morning but the puppy had other ideas. For those that don’t know, his name is Prefontaine. I named him after my favorite runner from the 1970’s, Steve Prefontaine. You see, Prefontaine is what I like to call, “a pain in the ass.” Well, living up to that, he decided to have “stomach problems” from Monday night into Tuesday morning. I waved “bye bye” to Mr. Sleep.
Sooo for those of you that know me or have been following my shenanigans, you may already know that I fell off the healthy boat a long time ago. I don’t know how to swim so I kind of started to drown. Luckily, somebody threw me a life preserver because I’m making my way back to shore.
Every once in a while I like to let out a good rant. Who am I kidding, I do this constantly but you only hear it occasionally on the site. Contrary to popular belief, I do a lot of reading. Since I don’t have the attention span for long books, it mostly consists of internet magazines, blogs, and health sites. I come across articles that try to “help” people live better lives. They usually tell us how to change a certain aspect of our lifestyle or how to improve a body part. There’s even a TON of articles about beer nowadays. Go figure, we used to drink beer just to get drunk… now we dissect it like a frog in a science class. Either way, here are a few topics that I’m tired of reading about. Writers are making money to put these things together and … well… you’re damn right it bothers me a little bit!
This week for Valentine’s Day I decided to stay true to form and offer some great tips on how to spend your time. I was featured on The Healthy Moms Magazine this week, and as always, I’m super thankful for the opportunity! CLICK HERE to read my “10 Active Ways to Spend Valentine’s Day.” Enjoy!
Being healthy is difficult. Anyone who tells you something different is a fat liar. Well, if they are so good at being healthy, maybe they are a skinny liar… When I started this website, I was in amazing shape. Not just physically, but mentally as well. I was eating clean and exercising on a daily basis. The only exercise I’ve been doing lately is getting up from the couch to grab a beer in the kitchen. And, I’m afraid I might pull something. I know what you are thinking… I need to put a beer cooler next to the couch. Efficiency!
Hello there Mr. 2015. You know, I’ve never been one for New Year’s resolutions. I feel like it shouldn’t take a year’s worth of screw ups to decide that a change is necessary. But, the New Year always gives us that sense of a fresh start, doesn’t it? January 1st rolls around and besides having a nasty hangover, you feel like a new day is upon you.
This time last year I was wandering the streets of Manhattan and taking in the all of the holiday vibes. It’s actually my favorite time of year to be in New York City. Sure, it’s cold outside, but the decorations and holiday events make up for it. Well, things sure have changed in a year!