I’d say it’s been a little while since I’ve written on this little blog. I can’t say that I’ve worried about it, but I would say I’ve missed it. A lot. What I’ve missed most about it is how simple blogging can be. Think about something you want to say and just write about it. […]
I’ve come to know this phrase as a daily part of my life. I used to hear it all the time in my twenties and one day I decided to actually pay attention to what it really means. So wait a second, I went to college, got a degree and you are trying to tell […]
Last week I raced in the Boulder Tri Series Sprint Triathlon. It was a short distance race and I’ve raced in my fair share of them. I was using this race as a gauge to see where I sit physically. The first 5 months of this year where a little tough getting my training in […]
Most of you who keep up with me on twitter know at least two things are certain about me. I love traveling and I love flying American Airlines. Something you won’t pick up from me very often at all is my dislike for other airlines or even bad customer experience from products I use. I […]
When I moved to Colorado, one of the first things I did was join Life Time Fitness. It has everything I need to continue training for Triathlons along with one of the strongest cycling clubs in their system and a growing community of triathletes. One of the big perks is they have an outdoor pool […]
This title “The First Step To A Healthy Life Is Realizing You Are Unhealthy” sounds like a “no duh” statement. But the truth is, most people how want to be healthier look at life from a “I know I need to eat better and exercise more” view point. The road to a healthy lifestyle is much, much more than that.
I’ve always felt like my life has been on this interesting journey of sorts, especially the past 8 years, but it didn’t get seriously whacked until I went through a divorce in 2005. The start of these past 8 years was “things get worse before life gets better” and when life got better there was also redemption at the end of the rainbow.
There came a time during it all that I realized how unhealthy I really was and how much my own unhealthiness had played such a huge part in leading up to the divorce.
By the time I was in high school, I had come up with three dreams in life of “when I grow up, I want to be a…” That’s right. Three.
One of these dreams actually became a reality in my life, while another became a sport hobby and the third became… “I almost switched my major in college to do that”.