I have decided to end my writing for ruminations. The title of this blog is too restricting at the moment as I look to move beyond literal rumination and the old soul mentality. I have created a new blog where all of my new works will go. I will republish some of my favorite works from this site as well. Perhaps I will come back to this site at some point in the future. In the meantime, adieu.
The past few months have flown by with much busywork and hardly any creative success. Constantly on the go, my life has been feeling as if I’m waiting in an airport. Stop and go. Rinse and repeat. At times it has been hard to carve out an hour to simply sit down and “be”. Continue reading
My struggle with anxiety is ongoing. It affects my every day no matter how strong or weak it is at that time. It lurks in the shadows like a silhouette. It jumps at every opportunity to tear me downwards. It is not welcome in my life but it is indifferent to that. Continue reading
I have now completed four weeks of my exercise regimen. To look back on my essays from when I restarted seems like looking back on ancient history. I am shocked at the advances I have made physically and mentally by just sticking to a plan. Sticking to a plan is hardly my strongest trait. Continue reading
I have now been following my fitness/dietary plan for six days. Progress with the weightlifting has been slow as expected. I have had to take two extra resting days beyond what week one of the regimen suggests in order to not overwork and injure myself. While I am not yet up to the level of full participation, with focus and diligence I soon will be. Continue reading
Now that I have gotten finances organized and under control, my next focus is my fitness. I have lost 45 lbs over the two years. I feel trim and light, but short on muscle. Back in college eight years ago, I was into power lifting. I was quite muscular and athletic. Nearly a decade filled with excuses, alcohol and poor diet it is time to get my act together by getting into the best shape of my life! Continue reading