Coffee anyone?

So after having finished the Whole30 you might recall that I have been staying away from dairy in my coffee.  Only sugar, which so far has been good.  My sugar intake is way, way down.  But no creamer was kind of a bummer.  My wife was searching the internet for a creamer substitute.  In the […]

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Baby Monitor

Disclaimer This isn’t a review.  I just want to share our story and how we found, selected, use, and work with our baby monitor.  Hopefully, this can get you thinking about how you will set up and use a baby monitor. Researching After scouring the internet and reading reviews I selected the Samsung SEW-3037W baby monitor.  It […]

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It’s about your health

My goal with this blog from the beginning has been about being healthy for my daughter and my wife.  I want to be able to do all the things my parents did with my brother and me.  I want to be able to chase my little girl around the yard, coach whatever sport she is […]

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Becoming a Functional Dad

A Exploration into spiritual, physical and mental fitness for the over 40 father-to-be and beyond So this wasn’t our plan. My wife and I had made a decision not to have children. We got married later, both had careers and I had a mountain of student loan debt. Well God had other plans for us. […]

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Post Whole30 update

Just wanted to check in and give a report of my post Whole30 experiences.  I am now 5 days post Whole30 and still feeling great.  Like I had said earlier the only thing I added back was sugar in my coffee and had some gluten-free bread last Sunday.  My wife has posted some of her […]

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May the Fourth Be with You!

Happy Star Wars Day! So anyone who knows me knows I am a Star Wars Geek.  At one point as a youngster I wanted to change my name to Luke Skywalker.  But alas that is but the naiveté of youth.  But I still want to be a Jedi.  Lucas, of course, based a lot pertaining to […]

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Meditation May

When somebody says meditation what comes to your mind?  Sitting around in a lotus position chanting ‘Om.’ to reach a higher plane.  That’s what I thought about it a while back (we’re talking like years and years ago).  Here is what defines Meditation as: Meditation:  noun 1. the act of meditating. 2. continued or extended thought; […]

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And Done!

On Finishing the Whole30! My wife and I are done with our first Whole30 program and it definitely made a difference.  It truly does Start with Food!  It was difficult at times but overall it was very manageable for me.  Between this blog and my wife’s we will highlight some of the things that we […]

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One Day to go…

 and its going to get real After today our Whole30 experience will be over…or will it.  This is the discussion my wife and I have had over the past week and what we each have been thinking about.  Needless to say what we have learned and the benefits we have gained we want to keep going. […]

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