Stay Thirsty…
Jun27

Stay Thirsty…

Lifted from the Dos Equis Facebook feed.

He challenged himself to walk hot coals, brave the heights of the city and trained wild animals. What are you doing this summer?

 

This post isn’t sponsored, but I thought it was pretty cool idea.

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A Auditory and Visual Punch in the Face!

I recently stumbled upon this video. It served as a reality check for me.

WARNING: It’s high intensity imagery and features course language.

Are you in a deadend job or sitting in a cube-farm somewhere?

Break free!

What are you doing with your life?

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Is Efficiency Killing Your Joy?
Jun25

Is Efficiency Killing Your Joy?

Every morning I do the same routine.

  • Wake up
  • Write
  • Shower
  • Gather my belongings for the day
  • Drive to work taking the same exact route.

Last Friday I was greeted by a beautiful morning and I received a flash of inspiration. Hey, why not ride the bike in today!

No, I’m not talking about pedaling a bicycle, I’m talking about saddling up on a 400lbs, 650cc beast known simply as a Suzuki SV.

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The Natural Food Challenge- 7 Days of Clean Eating
Jun19

The Natural Food Challenge- 7 Days of Clean Eating

A week of only indulging in natural foods.natural-food-challenge

Before starting the natural food challenge, I thought in order to eat natural food you had to wear Birkenstocks, live in Oregon, drive a Prius (or ride a bamboo bicycle), and listen to indie pop music.

Spoiler alert: All my assertions were proven correct during the process of this challenge.

I decided to do this challenge to “clean-up my diet”. I had participated in a 30 Day Slow Carb Challenge and had great results, so I figured I would try another eating challenge.

I didn’t want to treat this like a traditional diet. The idea wasn’t to cut weight or body fat nor was my ultimate goal to have Kitchen Made Abs. I left my tape measure in the drawer and didn’t bother to step on the scale. The objective: to eat better.

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The Natural Food Challenge Meal Plan
Jun19

The Natural Food Challenge Meal Plan

natural-food-meal-planBefore we started the 7 Day Natural Food Challenge, my girlfriend and I sat down on Sunday before the start of the challenge to map out what we would eat each night.  This was the key to our success in completing this challenge. We borrowed several recipes from the 7 Day Real Food Challenge ebook, researched some online, and improvised with recipes we already used on our Slow-Carb diet.

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