Tag: Christmas

chris abraham at 300 pounds on a 4 mile run

Shop healthy, cook healthy, eat healthy, be healthy

I lost my way back in October and gained a lot of weight instead of losing it. I may well be above 300 pounds, which I plan to check this evening (I just ate lunch).   So, instead of losing weight, a series of injuries and a little “eating fills a hole in me” sadness […]

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ramen noodle bowl with escarole and spicy tofu crumbles

Spicy Tofu Ramen Noodle Bowl

Guess what my girlfriend and I are having really soon? Ramen Noodle Bowl with Escarole and Spicy Tofu Crumbles!

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Chris Abraham 2015 Concept2 Holiday Challenge

Finished the Holiday Challenge with 157,762 meters

The good news is that I rowed more than 100,000 meters during the 2015 Concept2 Holiday Challenge —  157,762 meters — but the bad news is that I came short of the 200km that I wanted to accrue before midnight last night. This earned me a 100,000 meter award certificate from Concep2 but I came […]

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WAMU 88.5FM 2015 holiday programming schedule

As I mentioned over on Big Broadcast WAMU Schedule for Christmas 2015, DC’s NPR affiliate WAMU 88.5FM is hosting an amazing holiday schedule between Christmas Eve and January 3. You should check it out. And, if you need to just choose two, you should make sure to have your radio on and set to 88.5FM from […]

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3 days until the Holiday Challenge ends

You know how I thought it was a good idea to try out CrossFit in the middle of the Concept2 Holiday Challenge? Well, it wasn’t. I kind of tweaked my left knee a little bit — not so much from injury just from not remotely stretching well enough. That said, I feel like I was […]

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Getting my Concept2 groove on towards 200km

  Date Distance Time Pace 12/12/2015 10,000m 03:45.6 03:11.2 I’m just procrastinating until I have to jump back on the erg to cover another stationary 10km on my Model C Concept2 Indoor Rower en route to making it to 200km by midnight Christmas Eve. Last night I covered 10km so I am up to 91,643 […]

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Slowly but don’t call me Shirley

Date Distance Time Pace 12/9/2015 2,387m 13:22.6 02:48.1 12/8/2015 8,888m 51:38.1 02:54.2 12/5/2015 3,958m 21:27.6 02:42.6 12/5/2015 6,368m 36:49.0 02:53.4 12/2/2015 8,987m 49:37.9 02:45.6 12/1/2015 7,593m 43:22.0 02:51.3 11/29/2015 10,042m 58:53.3 02:55.9 Missed a couple more days and only got in 11,275 meters just now, around midnight (so it’s noted as happening on December 9th, Wednesday). […]

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No 2nd chance to make a 1st impression

[Adapted from Biznology] Conor Lynch of CrossFit South Arlington had me at hello.  If you want to reel in a new member of your CrossFit gym, it really does come down to harnessing your inner Conor Lynch. I have been doing everything to get back into shape: started a health and fitness blog, became obsessed with kettlebells, applied […]

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Mama Stamberg’s Cranberry Relish

Mama Stamberg’s Cranberry Relish Recipe

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