I Forgot…Forgive me

So yesterday after dinner I remembered that I forgot to do my workout for the day.  Oops!  I had gotten home later than usual and got wrapped up in all the things that need to happen at that hour.  Prepping dinner, cleaning up after a toddler, getting dinner ready for and feeding the little girl, […]

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The Plan

A quick video to say, “Hi!” and outline the plan for the next year.  Maybe in a years time I will get better at Vlogging. God Bless and see you soon!

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Brain Maintenance

What do I mean when I talk about mental health?  We all have an idea about what mental health means.  I come at it from more of a cognitive and brain health perspective.  Simply put, how well am I thinking.  For me there is a lot that goes into that, beyond say being able to […]

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Everything is a Choice

God gave us free will.  We have a choice in all that we do.  We can choose to do something or we can choose to do nothing.  Sometimes we choose to take the harder road and sometimes we don’t. I’ll be honest.  Over the last six months I’ve chosen to forego physical activity more often […]

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Goal Crusher!

Well it’s a start Just wanted to briefly check in and report that last week I did in fact run on three separate occasions.  Once on the treadmill at work and twice on the road.  I can tell you it felt good to get the blood flowing again albeit at a slow pace. This week […]

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Run, Dad Run!

So after setting the trap I have gotten some miles under my shoes.  First run was within 24 hours after posting about the trap.  Throwing the post out there for all to see really made me commit to meeting my SMART goal of running this week.  Normally, I like to jet out of work and […]

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It’s a Trap!

A Behavioral Trap that is I have been woefully spotty at getting any kind of physical fitness regimen up and running.  I usually just manage to complete a yoga flow for flexibility each day.  A behavioral trap is something we intentionally set for ourselves to guarantee a desired action or behavior.  So in order to […]

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Where I leave my heart

It’s a sweltering summer Sunday and my daughter has gone down for her afternoon nap.  She just recently started crawling and is super inquisitive and also super exhausting (but in a delightfully good way).  The weekends are a joy because I get to spend time with my wife and daughter. But Sundays are always bittersweet […]

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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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