Inertial Awakening

The only thing keeping me awake and conscious today was inertia.  I didn’t get a good night’s sleep again and all the extra sleeping I got this weekend is all but in the rear view mirror.  Even after one or two nights of poor sleep I don’t feel this bad.  And then I remembered.  Last […]

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Lent Begins

Today is the first day of the season of Lent.  It also happens to be Valentine’s Day.  Kind of cruel trick for those that are giving up chocolate and sweets for Lent.  If you are unfamiliar with the season of Lent I would highly encourage you to listen to the Daily Audio Bible today.  Brian […]

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Whole30 Round 2: Day 6-7

Day 6-7: I just want a nap… And boy do I ever want a nap!  It seems like this time around in our Whole30 journey the fatigue has really been impactful.  One reason for that in my case is that I am training for a 5K in addition to doing the Reset. So a lot […]

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Whole30 Round 2: Days 4-5

Days 4-5: Kill ALL the Things! I am thankful that we started last Thursday on this and had the weekend to adjust into it.  The extra sleep and access to food has helped me to avoid “killing all the things.”  I have had a dull headache off and on for the past couple of days […]

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Whole30 Round 2: Days 2-3

Days 2-3 The Hangover Days 2 and 3 of the Whole30 can be somewhat of a painful experience due to your body starting to adjust to not having some of those unhealthy food choices.  My wife and I both had a headache on day 3 but it wasn’t too bad a couple of days.  She […]

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Whole30 Round 2: Day 1

My wife and I are doing another Whole30 for the month of September. The Whole30 is a reset that gets your body used to eating healthy foods.  It lasts 30 days. Picking months that have 30 days makes it easier but not a necessity (in fact the Whole30 crew are officially starting theirs on September […]

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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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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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