Why I’m Not In A Hurry To Repay My Student Loans

Right now, I have somewhere in the neighborhood of $33,000 in student loan debt. I graduated from college in 2006, and began repaying my loans in 2007, so I've been a slave to them for about 8.5 years. Back in 2007 I was pretty ignorant about my … [Continue reading]

Stay Inspired, 9/21/15

As I discussed in this post last week, I believe in the power of staying inspired. In fact, I believe in it so much that I want to include a "Stay Inspired" series as a regular part of this blog. Today's dose of inspiration is short and sweet. … [Continue reading]

P90X Update – Week 2

Week two of P90X is complete! 2 down, 11 more to go. Here is the recap: Day 1 - Chest & Back + Ab Ripper Day 2 - Legs & Back + Ab Ripper Day 3 - Yoga + 3.1 mile run (in place of Kenpo) + Ab Ripper Day 4 - Shoulders & … [Continue reading]

The Best Reasons To Shop At Walmart

Yep, you read that title right. I'm shocked too. You see, I haven't voluntarily set foot inside a Walmart in about nine years. I think I'm slightly traumatized by painful childhood memories of the many Saturday afternoons spent there. This is what … [Continue reading]

How I’m Setting Myself Up For Success In September

September is the busiest month of the year for me at work. Generally speaking, everything takes a backseat to work during this time (sad but true). While I'm happy to report that I've stayed on track with my goals during the first half of the month, … [Continue reading]

Stay Inspired

I truly believe in the power of staying inspired. Inspiration is ubiquitous, and can easily be found with a few clicks of the mouse. Note that staying inspired is different from getting inspired. We all get inspired to do something awesome once in … [Continue reading]

P90X Update – Week 1

Week one of P90X is complete! 1 down, 12 more to go. Here is the recap: Day 1 - Chest & Back + Ab Ripper Day 2 - Shoulders & Arms + Ab Ripper Day 3 - Legs & Back + Ab Ripper Day 4 - Rest Day 5 - Rest Day 6 - Yoga + 4.1 … [Continue reading]

When Small Steps Aren’t Enough

I recently challenged myself to draft a blog post every day during the month of August.* I'm doing this because I want to get in the habit of writing every day without the pressure of having to publish anything. That requires exactly 31 small steps, … [Continue reading]

Goal – Complete P90X

Well, I've decided I'm finally going to try conquer P90X. It has been on my list of fitness goals for quite awhile, but I've been too much of a pansy to give it a fair shot. With no races to train for and a body that's screaming at me to take a break … [Continue reading]

Identity Crisis

I read an article today about how most people don't like to read long, flowery introductions. So here goes nothing. I'm not exactly sure what I want this blog to be yet. Let me just go ahead and put this out there - I am not an expert on anything. … [Continue reading]