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Month 3, Day 66

Daily Priority #1 - Physical Health

I woke up in the middle of the night after a short sleep in order to catch an early morning flight from Kalipell, MT to Seattle, WA.  Unfortunately, I did not get up early enough to fit in a morning routine before the flight.  Again, I was going to have to be creative with how I was going to find time for my daily personal development routine.  In the late morning, I found time to put on my running shoes (my stimulus), arm warmers, and running shorts and go for a run in near Seattle, WA.  Even though being a morning person had nothing to do with the afternoon run, I did a warm up routine of 35 jumping jacks and a bit of stretching.  I ran up a very steep hill that I have run up many times in the last couple months.  I turned around at a local school noting that I would be able to use it for a pull up bar tomorrow.  My lower body days seem to have become days to scout out pull up bars.  At the end of my route, I arrived back at the house I was staying at, again passing the one mile challenge (1.3 miles, Odometer = 130.5 miles). It amazes me how far I have come from where I started, physically.

Back at the house, I stretched for 2 minutes before continuing my routine.  Yesterday was an upper body day so today was a lower body day.  I did 3 “sets” of each movement.  3 sets of 10 squats (30 total), then stretch. 3 sets of 16 lunges (8 each leg, 48 total), then stretch.  3 sets of 20 “breaths” of planking, stretch.

Daily Priority #2 - Spiritual Health

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I set my alarm for 4 minutes of walking mediation and 4 minutes of sitting meditation as I continued my meditation practice.  I used my stress eraser. During the 4 minutes of walking meditation (two, 8 foot sections) the sensor tracked well and I scored 10 points.  I did 4 minutes of sitting meditation and my leg spasmed while meditating but I remained focused and finished with a point count of just  13 because the sensor had stopped tracking, 3 more for sitting (Point Count = 568).  It amazes me how far I have come from where I started, spiritually.

Daily Priority #3 - Intellectual Health

I wrote more on "the Russian visa debacle" (words written 341, Word Count = 5513). It amazes me how far I have come from where I started, as a write because there is always time to write.

Reward

Reward time = no breakfast today as a reward like usual, but I did feel really good about sneaking in the routine in the afternoon.

Journey far,

― Joe

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