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A Good Start

Posted by on Aug 8, 2014 in Terry's Blog | 0 comments

If you really want to start your day right, you gotta get on it before you go to bed.

Today I started the day making coffee and breakfast shakes in a kitchen full of dirty dishes.

Yesterday I started the day in a clean kitchen with a pre-programmed pot of coffee brewing, and my breakfast shake waiting for me in the fridge. When it was time to get dressed, my clothes were ready for me. I had lots of time to blog, and drink coffee.

Today I have some slack because I still don’t snooze, and I am taking the car to work, but I lost a lot of time prepping coffee and shakes, and now I have to go digging for a wardrobe. No time for a leisurely Joe. It’s post the blog and go.

3 wins for the day.

  1. I didn’t snooze: when my alarm goes off, I get up and get at it; mind you I woke up before my alarm, and reset it for 15 minutes later, but I didn’t hit the snooze button. This is one good habit I have managed to retain all summer, despite my diet and exercise plan falling by the wayside.
  2. I am blogging in the morning for the 3rd time in a row – much better than having to write something before I can go to bed.
  3. I did my 5 minute cold shower. I considered skipping it, but I feel so good when I actually do it. It also makes me more comfortable throughout the day, as my metabolism is much better at regulating my internal temperature.

Gotta go – have a swell day, kids.

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Yuck

Posted by on Aug 7, 2014 in Terry's Blog | 0 comments

Today I used green beans in my shake instead of the usual mixture of pinto / kidney / black beans that I usually use. It was really nasty. Big win for the day? .. 2nd consecutive morning blog. Not much else in the above and beyond category. 6 more sleeps until my Holiday.

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Back at’er

Posted by on Aug 6, 2014 in Terry's Blog | 0 comments

I just had a wonderful 5-day weekend. We celebrated 10 years of blissful marriage. I got to read an entire novel in one day, mostly in a deck chair in our yard. I got to sleep in until I was too bored to stay in bed. It was awesome. I caught my breath, and brought my blood pressure down several notches.

Now it is back to work. Today is the first day of my new position at a higher pay grade. I only have to put in 6 days before I fly away to Saskatchewan for 2 weeks, so I think I can get through it without getting too stressed.

I weighed in at 263.4 lbs this morning. I was down to 240 less than 6 weeks ago. How long will it take to get those 20+ pounds back?

Oh! One more thing. I want to focus on becoming a checklist guy. I have talked about it from day one of this podcast, along with several goals that I have already failed to meet. Fuck-up; Get-up;Keep moving.

 

The saga continues – let’s see if I can get back to the daily blog thing too. This is a morning blog – I shall endeavour to keep my posts as a morning thing too.

Have a swell day, folks.

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Episode Thirty-Two – Bloody Betty

Posted by on Jul 25, 2014 in 32 - Episode Thirty-two - Bloody Betty, Podcasts | 0 comments

Ep32BBtnMeet Bloody Betty.  For over a dozen years, she has been spilling so much blood, she needs slaves to mop it all up.  The guys risk dismemberment to talk to her about the ins and outs of being the Queen of Gorelesque.  She has a big birthday party planned, and everyone is invited.  Come on down to Lana Lou’s if you dare.  The last Saturday of every month.

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Stupid Web Site

Posted by on Jul 21, 2014 in Terry's Blog | 0 comments

The web site is broken. The latest version of WordPress doesn’t play nice with my GoDaddy Virtual Server. I simply don’t have the time or energy to fight with it, but clearly I will have to take care of it somehow. Step One: get some rest – G’Night!

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