Tag: journey

CAN YOU DO 30 FOR 30?

You think you have it in you?  Why not end 2017 on such a high note, both mentally and physically stronger, that 2018 will finally become that year that you knock it out of the park!  I am going to be testing my will…

“Exercising With Erik”

I am sure there are many people who can probably relate to my current state of mind and struggle: having 2 goals or outcomes that are both extremely important to me, but I also understand that my focus can only be on one, and…

The Table Top Theory

Many people may have heard this before, but it is such a true statement in regards to how your beliefs and commitments will be only as strong as the individual thoughts, experiences, and pre-existing beliefs support it.  I am still asked from time-to-time, “how’s…

It’s Been 60 Days…..

Some ways it feels like it’s been so much longer, and some ways not.  60 days ago, I formulated the plan for incorporating what I have self termed: “Vegaleo” which was a few years of trial and error of being Vegan, being Paleo, and…

Day 55 of Vegaleo: Weight Training for Back and Biceps

I was telling my son this morning on the way to take him to school how I was so into my workout last night, and my first exercise, the T-Bar rows, were making me feel like I was 20 again, and sure enough, on…

I Swallow My Pride For My Son

Over the weekend, a lot came at me at once, discussions of having to send our oldest to college next year and in addition, having to go to court to gain legal custody of our middle son, who will be 18, and will require…

Re-introduction: Weight Training

Looking back, hard to believe that it really has been about 2 years since engaging in an on-going weight training program.  For the first time in my life, even though I was involved in my college teaching and we had a weight training class,…