Daily Priority #1 - Physical Health
Exercise: I continued with my fitness epic waking up after an ok night's sleep. I woke up sore especially in my calves from my workout yesterday. I like being a morning person because I quickly got to work putting on my running shoes (my stimulus), arm warmers, running shorts, and thin knit gloves. I did a warm up routine of 35 jumping jacks and some stretching inside. Then, I stepped outside into into a morning that was filled with the feeling of spring in Spokane, WA. I immediately knew that it was going to be too warm for the gloves and probably the arm warmers, but I began to run anyways. The run was along a busy street at times, and as I ran, I forgot whether yesterday had been a upper body or lower body workout. I actually had to stop running for a moment to think back and remember doing lunges in my friend's apartment on Sunday. I was able to escape the busy street to a side street where I found a tree branch and was able to do 7 pull ups, and 5 & 1/2 chin ups before running back to my starting point. At the end of the route, I was able to again pass the one mile challenge (1.5 miles, Odometer = --.- 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 3 sets of 30 dumbbell rows (15 each arm, 90 total) using a full backpack as weight, stretch. I also did 3 sets of 15 push-ups (45 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 was unable to set my alarm for walking mediation or sitting meditation as I continued my meditation practice using my stress eraser because my phone was in another room with my sleeping friend. During the walking meditation (one, 6 foot section) the sensor tracked well and I scored 15 points which concentrating on the feel of the carpet under my feet. During the sitting meditation, I focused on breathing and when I opened my eyes noted the high point count and consistent quality breathing tracked by the stress eraser. I finished with a point count of 47, 32 more for sitting (Point Count = -,---). It amazes me how far I have come from where I started, spiritually although I do note the paradox of public spirituality.
Reward time = breakfast of cereal with oats and a banana.