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Month 5, Day 137

Daily Priority #1 - Physical Health

Exercise: I continued with my fitness epic after a sleep where I woke up very early and was able to go back to sleep for another hour because it was Saturday.  I was a bit sore from in my gluteus maximus from my workout yesterday.  I like being a morning person because after some reading, I set to work putting on my running shoes (my stimulus), arm warmers, running shorts, and a pair of thin knit gloves.  I did a warm up routine of 35 jumping jacks and some stretching inside while I waited for Lisa.  Then, we stepped outside into a cool but beatiful, sunshine filled day.  We ran to the southern edge of the south hill and back passing by many parks in search of a pull up bar.  Finally at Manito Park, we found some play equipment where I did 6 & 1/2 pull ups, and 5 & 2/3 chin ups on the sliding monkey bars which were a little close together so chin ups were actually easier than pull ups.  Then we ran back to the start of the route.  I was able to again pass the one mile challenge (7.4 miles, Odometer = 252.6 miles). It amazes me how far I have come from where I started, physically.

Fitness: Back at the apartment I was working at, I stretched for a few minutes while I cooled down before I continued my routine.  I did 3 sets of 28 dumbbell rows (14 each arm, 84 total) using a full backpack 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) the sensor would not track at all initially and I wasted most of my walking time being distracted by it.  It finally started tracking and I scored 3 points.  During the 4 minutes of sitting meditation, I breathed deeply and at the end of the 4 minutes, I finished  with a point count of 18, 15 more for sitting (Point Count = 2,226).  It amazes me how far I have come from where I started, spiritually although I do note the paradox of public spirituality.

Daily Priority #3 - Intellectual Health

Writing: I continued writing about the "Trans-Siberian Railroad" (words written 277, Word Count = 25,866).  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 = 66). 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 66 BC. It amazes me how far I have come from where I started, in my reflections.

Daily Priority #5 - Professional Health

Side Gig: I was not able to continue adding onto my side gig writing about Ken (words written 346, Word Count = 10,094).  Nonetheless, 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 March 2012 (Reading Days = 11.9).  It amazes me how far I have come from where I started, as a reader.

Reward

Reward time = breakfast of cereal and a banana and a day of working on my laptop using my fitdesk (13 miles, Odometer = 913.5).  It amazes me how far I have come from where I started, as a rider.

Journey far,

― Joe

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