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Month 5, Day 127

Daily Priority #1 - Physical Health

Exercise: I continued with my fitness epic after a much needed sleep where I really struggled to get out of bed in the morning despite being a morning person.  I lay in the warmth of my sleeping bag, the covers were warm, the pad underneath soft, and my legs sore from my workout yesterday.  When I was finally able to drag myself out of bed, I put on my running shoes (my stimulus), arm warmers, and running shorts.  I did a warm up routine of 35 jumping jacks and some stretching outside in the another unexpectedly gorgeous morning in west Seattle with a cloud spotted blue sky and a hint of sunshine, rare for the winter.  I ran up a big hill and as part of an out and back but when I turned around I felt almost disappointed at how quickly the run was passing by.   I ran back to the house at the end of my route, I was able to again pass the one mile challenge (1.4 miles, Odometer = 228.1 miles). It amazes me how far I have come from where I started, physically.

Fitness: Back at the apartment I was staying at, I stretched for a few minutes while I cooled down before I continued my routine.  I did 6 & 1/5 pull ups, and 5 & 1/4 chin ups, stretch.  I did 3 sets of 26 dumbbell rows (13 each arm, 78 total) using a kitchenaid mixer (without the bowl) as weight, stretch.  I also did 3 sets of 14 push-ups (42 total).  I continue to enjoy my commitment to not using gym machines because I don't need a gym.

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 12 points.  During the 4 minutes of sitting meditation, the stress eraser tracked poorly.  Initially I focused on "a voice calling out in the wilderness" but I was drawn back to today's Faith ND.  I finished with a point count of 16, just 4 more for sitting (Point Count = 2055) because the stress eraser was hardly tracking at all.  It amazes me how far I have come from where I started, spiritually although as today's Faith ND points caught my attention and I can't help but notice the irony of public spirituality.

Daily Priority #3 - Intellectual Health

Writing: I continued to write "beat down by the winds of change" (words written 535, Word Count = 24,120).  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 = 56). 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 56 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 Ken (words written 98, Word Count = 8,875).  It amazes me how far I have come from where I started on my project because never too late to start a business.

Daily Priority #6 - Financial Health

Money Management: I continued reading through Mr Money Mustache's posts in December 2011 (Reading Days = 9).  It amazes me how far I have come from where I started, as a reader.


Reward time = breakfast of oatmeal and a banana.

Journey far,

― Joe

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I have been fortunate enough to pay off all my debt, travel to all 7 continents, and complete a Bachelors of Psychology & MBA in Finance. I am eternally grateful to the brilliant and self-less people who have gone before me to pave the road.