Morning with a headache

A fine start to the day. My shoulder devil and angel teamed up to stab my temples, over and over. Until the caffeine and aspirin made them lose their daggers.

30 minutes of exercise (before the little buggers got walloped)

291 second morning meditation

1049 calorie restriction (wow, go me!)

255 words on WIP

30 minutes inking (Not on the official list but it is relaxing)

398 seconds for the evening meditation.

 

Later,

1PM

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Willpower to the rescue!

Mostly normal start time this morning. There was the weekly CCOD (conference call of DOOM) first thing then off I went.

30 minutes of exercise w/language program

244 second morning meditation

350 calorie restriction.

213 words on WIP

489 second evening meditation

30 min inking with a brush

Refusing homemade bread still steaming from the oven with the butter melted right in was my big win for the day (not enough calories left).

Later,

1PM

And a trip, not the good kind

So I decided to head into work an hour and a half early. Don’t hate me for my jobs flexibility, the 24/7 on call can bite me bad. Like the time I got paged in just after paying for movie tickets for the whole family.

Well back to today:

235 seconds meditation at Noon (in my truck in a parking lot)

794 calorie restriction. A mini Pringles can  is 375 calories (2.5 servings)

209 words written on the WIP

and 423 seconds meditation just now,

The exercise is missing. That’s the trip I did. The early start derailed the normal before work walk but when I got home. . . you get the idea insert various excuses here. So I need to walk in the morning to start the day not end my day with it.

Later,

1PM

2 hour school delay, and stuff

First things first,

30 minutes on the treadmill with more of the language program.

Morning Meditation of 274 sec (with music since the kids were being, well, kids)

8-ish hours for torturous servitude…er work.

274 words on the WIP.

766 calorie restriction today. (Wow those rectangular blueberry danishes are 500+ calories!)

282 seconds for evening meditation (with music, music from now on I think)

and more time inking with a brush on smooth bristol with my diy lightbox.

Second things, 2 hour late start for the kids this morning. A near miss for the mechanic with the minivan getting soaked in a massive puddle when a plow went by going the other way. Luckily it started after drying for a bit.  Then 8 hours out and about in the rain, I mean ice, no rain, no ice. Hey its 50 out. Woops now it’s 30 going over the mountain on the way home.

Later

1PM

A New Start, with a 2×4

Well there hasn’t been anything here for months. There are a thousand and one excuses I could make. The bottom line is that I did not make it a priority. I did other things, (video games, reading, TV) instead of writing or blogging at all. It’s a new year so there have to be new priorities.

200 minutes of exercise a week (or more)

200 words a day of fiction writing

200 calories less a day of food

200 seconds of meditation twice a day

I think I’ll call this my 2×4 plan for improvement after the lumber I usually need to be hit with 😉

I’ll blog more frequently too.

Later,

1PM

Are you a pink monkey? Or a brown one…