Fit(bit)ness Friday…on Saturday

I have an exercise goal of 4 times a week.  The fitbit has a run, weights, treadmill, workout, Elliptical, bike, and interval modes.  I have only used the run mode. It also automatically will log activity greater than a period of time as exercise.  For instance it I have it set to log activity greater […]

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TBT: Bugs Pt 2 – Bees

The fear of bugs was still hanging around so my wife had a brilliant idea.  A little exposure therapy.  So she found some stuffed animal bees with a hive online and ordered it.  My daughter absolutely loves the bees. Another thing I found was an old book of mine.  She loves the story.  And I […]

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Mayday 9: The Right Breath

This morning I focused a little more on the mechanics of my breath.  Sometimes I have to go back to the basics of diaphragmatically breathing.  I put my attention on ensuring that my stomach extends (like filling a balloon) on the inhale and sucking in my stomach on the exhale.  As a result my session […]

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Mayday 8: A heart at peace

Brian had a great talk on Envy today on Daily Audio Bible.  You should give a listen. “A heart at peace gives life to the body,     but envy rots the bones.“ Proverbs 14:30 Steps I am crushing! Water intake was better today, but I have fallen off as of late with the quality of my […]

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Mayday 7: So how did I do?

It’s been 7 days, the first week of Moderation May is over and its time to see how I did.  First, lets review my goals. Average 10,000 steps for the whole month Drink 8 cups of water a day No sweets at work and have dessert only 3 times a week Balanced Breathing 2 times […]

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Mayday 5: Siesta

“Rejoice always! Pray constantly. Give thanks in everything, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. Don’t stifle the Spirit. Don’t despise prophecies, but test all things. Hold on to what is good.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-21 Paul concludes his letter to Thessalonians including the scripture above.  This is his parting shot of instruction. […]

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TBT: Bugs on Mayday 3

Today it was again hot, so no running, but we lathered up the sunscreen and sunhat to go outside to water a newly planted tree.  My daughter stood at the threshold of the door and refused to emerge from the house.  Anyone who knows her knows that she would rather be outside.  So this was […]

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Mayday 2: The heat is on

It was hot today.  Not full on summer heat type hot but hot enough to feel it on my run.  Luckily my daughter has a breeze (generated by me) and an awning on her stroller.  That being said here is how I did on Mayday 2. Sleep, yeah, was still not good.  Two sessions of […]

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Mayday 1

  So how did I do?  Sleep (not a goal but will post it anyway) = Not so good.  Balanced Breathing =  did 1 recorded session and practiced the second on my drive home.  No sweets and I crushed the steps.  More to follow.

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