The grind

Lynn is off to Saskatchewan for a week, and I am going to be looking after the home-front grind. Looking after the dogs, the house, the store, and myself is going to keep me busy. That's good though. The structure is good to have. With any luck the fence, which has been under construction for … Continue reading The grind

Newton’s law, staying in motion, and staying accountable.

Yesterday was a record breaking day for me. It was the first day that I logged over 20,000 steps. By the end of the day I definitely felt every step. I was tired. As tired as I was those, I felt accomplished too. I didn't set out to try to break the record yesterday, it … Continue reading Newton’s law, staying in motion, and staying accountable.

Being uncommon among the common

"Be uncommon among the common people." -David Goggins. The quote above came up while I was watching a video during my workout this morning. It's a powerful statement. All through life we are taught to go along to get along. We are taught not to stand out. Com bine that with society's propensity to find … Continue reading Being uncommon among the common

Time Management

It's hard to stay motivated, life so easily gets in the way. Work. School. The latest, greatest movie. Friends in trouble. There always seems to be something coming up that makes it way too easy to say "I'm too busy to workout today," or "I'll workout tomorrow." The thing is life happens, and it comes … Continue reading Time Management

I am not where I wanted to be, but I’m finding my passion again.

A pretty light day today. I had an appointment at the weight loss clinic in our medical practise today, and found out that I have lost 6 pounds of fat and gained a pound and a half of muscle in the last eight weeks. Considering I feel like I plateaued, that is still some significant … Continue reading I am not where I wanted to be, but I’m finding my passion again.

July 1, a retrospective on the first six months of 2019.

At the half way point of the year, I find myself reflecting on the trials our family has faced. Losing Brenda in February, my subsequent hospital admission in March, some changes at the work, and the loss of friends causing me to attend more funerals this than I have been at in the last 10 … Continue reading July 1, a retrospective on the first six months of 2019.

Finding self-discipline

Self discipline has never been my strong point. Pushing myself to do anything has always been a challenge, especially where it comes to fitness. The fact that I'm six months into my fitness regime and still going strong is nigh on amazing. The thing is it's paying off. Today was a strength training day, and … Continue reading Finding self-discipline