Categories
Buzz Worthy?

All physical systems go for year 12

Hayward Field under construction
Hayward Field under construction, February 2020. A few days ago (March 29-ish) Japan announced 2020 Games postponed until July 23, 2021.

April 1, 2009.

Had forgotten that 11 years ago i was training for the 2009 Masters Track & Field World Championships in Finland (see red hyperlink above).

The 50-54 age group is a highly competitive group.

All physical systems go for writing-year 12.

•  •  •  •  •

This website is about our BODY. To read today’s post about our SPIRIT, click here.

If you want to stay on this site and read more posts from this Blog, click here.

Categories
Feet

Time to return to running?

Exquisite cake from the world-famous Grand Floridian bakery. It’s been two years (?) since i’ve eaten cake. In a perfect world, i’ll never eat cake again. Eat about five apples a day though, so it balances out.

Time to return to running?

Well, if ever there was a good time to restart:

  • After a three year “foot-rest”
  • Cheryl makes her own work schedule now
  • An Olympic year
  • Why not?

•  •  •  •  •

This website is about our BODY. To read today’s post about our SPIRIT, click here.

If you want to stay on this site and read more posts from this Blog, click here.

Categories
Buzz Worthy?

5 Lessons from a 3,652 consecutive writing days

Disney Keynote Speaker jeff noel
Ten years x 365 = 3,650. Then add two leap year days (Feb 29) and you have 3,652 consecutive days. There are hundreds of other posts in addition to the (3,652 x 5 =) 18,260.

5 Lessons from a 3,652 consecutive writing days:

  • Slow & steady is true
  • Balance is not a myth
  • Personal daily victory is key to thriving
  • All you have to do to be a writer is to write
  • Never expect a following (this sets you free)

Of course, there are more lessons. These are the first five that surfaced in less than a minute.

•  •  •  •  •

This website is about our BODY. To read today’s post about our SPIRIT, click here.

If you want to stay on this site and read more posts from this Blog, click here.

Categories
What's Our Obligation?

A second huge milestone in 3 weeks

High School basketball WPS
Been running since the year (2000) the seniors were born. Photo: Last night’s home tournament.

 

A second huge milestone in 3 weeks.

It was April 2000 and a Disney Institute colleague and i were discussing how out of shape we were.

i said to Bob, “Hey, can you do one pushup?”

“Yes.”

“Okay, let’s do one pushup a day for a week and the second week do two pushups a day. And keep adding one more pushup for each week we do this.”

He was out after three weeks.

i thought i’d be lucky to last that long too.

Made it 104 weeks.

Also added turtle-pace jogging, to the neighbor’s mailbox.

Mailboxes are 100 meters apart.

Jog one “mailbox” a day for a week. Second week, two mailboxes. And so on.

So yeah, it’ll be 17 consecutive years of physical wellness.

 

•  •  •  •  •

This website is about our physical health. To easily leave this site to read today’s post on jeff’s spiritual health website, click here.

 

Categories
Dear Son

The surreality of the gym

Cross Country trophy
Cross Country is a real sport.

 

The surreality of the gym last night blindsided me. It was you’re first team practice in the weight room. Dude, last night was a big deal. Congratulations.

 

__________

 

This website is about our physical health. To easily leave this site to read today’s post on jeff’s spiritual health website, click here.

 

On April Fool’s Day 2009, jeff noel began writing five daily, differently-themed blogs (on five different sites). It was to be a 100-day self-imposed “writer’s bootcamp”, in preparation for writing his first book. He hasn’t missed a single day since.