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Month 5, Day 126

Daily Priority #1 - Physical Health

Exercise: I continued with my fitness epic after a short sleep in which I was up working on PDF formating.  My lower body, especially my calves, were a bit more tight than anywhere on my upper body from all the exercise yesterday.  I like being a morning person because I was able to get up and do a meditation before putting on my running shoes (my stimulus), arm warmers, and running shorts.  I did a warm up routine of 35 jumping jacks and some stretching inside.  Then, as if my my morning run was on autopilot from there.  I was running as the gorgeous morning sunrise  was burning through the thick morning fog in west Seattle.  I ran to the track where I went around the track twice, my on complete autopilot.  When I was done at the track, I exited and ran up the slight hill to connect back to the street, when, sure enough,  my hands became rosey warm and I was sweating.  At the end of my route, I was able to again pass the one mile challenge (1.6 miles, Odometer = 226.7 miles). It amazes me how far I have come from where I started, physically. 

Fitness: Back at the apartment I am staying in, 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 14 squats (42 total), then stretch. 3 sets of 18 lunges (9 each leg, 54 total), then stretch.  3 sets of 24 “breaths” of planking, stretch.  I can do all of this without needing a gym.  The interesting note was that when I was doing lunges, focusing on a set point about 15 feet in front of me helped with my balance and form.

Daily Priority #2 - Spiritual Health

Spiritual Reading: Faith ND

Meditation: I set my alarm for 4 minutes of walking mediation and 4 minutes of sitting meditation as I continued my meditation practice using my stress eraser.  During the 4 minutes of walking meditation (two, 6 foot sections) I the sensor tracked well and I scored 16 points.  During the 4 minutes of sitting meditation, the stress eraser continued to track well while I focused on "our fighting negates the one thing we know."  I finished with a point count of 36, 20 more for sitting (Point Count = 2,039).  It amazes me how far I have come from where I started, spiritually.

Daily Priority #3 - Intellectual Health

Writing: I continued writing about "beat down by the winds of change" (words written 229, Word Count = 23,585).  It amazes me how far I have come from where I started, as a writer because there is always time to write.

Daily Priority #4 - Emotional Health

Inspiration: The Simple Dollar shares 10 Pieces Of Inspiration (Inspiration Shared = 55). It amazes me how far I have come from where I started, inspirationally.

Contemplation: I reflected on past Reminiscinable Shared Experiences (RSEs) when I wrote 55 BC. It amazes me how far I have come from where I started, in my reflections.

Daily Priority #5 - Professional Health

Side Gig: I continued adding onto my side gig writing about Kate (words written 144, Word Count = 8,777).  It amazes me how far I have come from where I started on my project because never too late to start a business, although I will admit that I ran out of time today and had to do this tomorrow.

Daily Priority #6 - Financial Health

Money Management: I continued reading through Mr Money Mustache's posts in November 2011 (Reading Days = 8).  It amazes me how far I have come from where I started, as a reader.


Reward time = breakfast of yogurt and chia seeds and a day of working on my laptop using my fitdesk (10 miles, Odometer = 806).  It amazes me how far I have come from where I started, as a rider.

Journey far,

― Joe

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