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Amsterdam is turning crisp. Hoping my Redwood will survive the winter…
678 days sober (from alcohol) as I write this. At the 2 year mark I’m just going to stop updating this as I just consider myself a person who doesn’t drink.
Just got back from a few weeks of traveling. Took the Orient Express through the alps to Venice, then spent a week in Madrid for a team offsite. It was amazing.
Wheel of Time Series by Robert Jordan (75% through book 10)
These books are so dense that they’re soooo slow. My goal is to finish the series by February 1, 2020… This is looming.
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck by Mark Manson
My preconceived notion about this book was that it would just be a book about being a narcissist, but it’s surprisingly uplifting. The basic message is this:
Don’t give a fuck about things except those that are worth giving a fuck about.
The Guide to the Good Life by William B. Irvine
Stoic meditations on everyday life. I find it eye opening and I can listen to a few pages on my walk in to work in the morning.
Current Exercise Routine:
When Not Traveling:
Gym 3 days per week, supplemental yoga and running
“Eat Food. Not too much. Mostly Vegetables” - Michael Pollan
I am using MyFitnessPal to monitor calorie intake and macros for the time being.
40% Protein, 40% Fat, 20% Carbohydrates
Intermittent Fasting as I can fit it in.
Effective caloric restriction, with the added benefits of lower blood pressure, heart rate, and it helps to repair my relationship with food.
I’ve been traveling a lot, which makes it easy to eat either nothing or way too much.
Considering a handstand challenge with my friend Lauren.
I began NaNoWriMo, but with my insane schedule recently, this has been really difficult to maintain. Instead,
Recent Travel (since last update):
Denver - Dec 21-28
Updated Monday, November 11 2019