Showing posts from February 24, 2013


These past couple of weeks have been a little crazy for me. First, in early February, things were going great. I was feeling awesome, rocking the Paleo, generally on top of the world. Then things slowly started to cave in. I lost motivation/effort/whatever, I bought a car and that got slapped with an unforeseen financial burden (not related to the car), then I injured myself during the Great Aloha Run, finally I contracted the plague last week (okay, maybe it was just the flu, but it felt like the plague).

All my big plans to start running last week and working ChiRunning into my routine all fell by the wayside in the presence of the flu. I have to admit something here. I never get a flu shot and I kind of poo-poo people who do. I always say that I prefer to let nature take it's course and that if I get the flu I can fight it off, blah, blah, blah. The truth of the matter is that I have not had the flu in years and years and years. Seriously. It's easy to poo-poo somethin…

I have a plan

For the first time in a really, really long time I have a plan and goals for the month of March. I used to love new beginnings of any kind. New weeks, new months, new years, new days.... But I reached a point where I was not achieving any goal I planned out and it just got to be depressing. So I stopped planning. I stopped setting goals. And I stopped enjoying new beginnings. Well, things are changing around here. I have things I want to accomplish and I know in order to do that, I need a plan. So a plan I have come up with.

Having taken the last week off of any and all activity, I am more than ready to get back into Crossfit again. In fact, I dreamed about it last night and was running around frantically trying to find a class. So that starts on Monday, tomorrow. Also, I want to start running. I have been reading Chi Running and I want to do this. I practiced some of it during the Great Aloha Run and I know I felt as good as I did because of that. I mean really, zero to 8 mil…