5 Things I Did That Finally Worked With Weight Loss

I’ve punished my body. I know I have. 40+ years of shoving god knows what in my mouth hole was certainly going to catch up with me at some point right? Weight loss was never an issue for me. Growing up I was pretty much a skinny kid with a mutant metabolism. I literally would burn more calories then I would consume just from the motion of eating. But just like anything with old age, that changes quickly when you

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When Getting Older Gets Stressful

Things that happen when you get into your 40s: You literally can forget how old you are Getting drunk requires a day after strategy The # of people you like or can tolerate decreases over time Doing nothing is everything You start losing your childhood movie and rock stars AND IT SUCKS For those that have lost a parent too soon, you start wondering if you’ll make it past their age That last one is a doozy. I lost my

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Analysis Paralysis. How I Finally Started An Idea 20 Years In The Making.

Analysis paralysis or paralysis by analysis is the state of over-analyzing (or over-thinking) a situation so that a decision or action is never taken, in effect paralyzing the outcome. A few years after I got out of college and realized that any dream of being in the movie business was all but over, I started to jot down short synopsis of movie ideas I would think of. At the time I didn’t really think about how or what purpose they

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What’s Your What If?

Last night I drove a lot of miles away from the hustle and bustle I normally fight through on a daily basis to coach my son at his baseball game, a little town called Granite Falls. It’s about 50 miles north and east of Seattle and off the beaten path. I arrived with my son, and as they warmed up on one baseball field, I watched as the high school team wrapped up their practice on an adjacent field. It

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Decision Fatigue. Yep, it’s a thing.

Wifey: “What do you want for dinner?” Me: “I don’t know, whatever you want.” or Me: “What do you want to watch?” Wifey: “Whatever. You decide.” The above are fairly common occurrences in our household, and I would imagine in many others. There’s been plenty of instances where we’d frustrate each other because neither of us could make a decision for such seemingly simple decisions. So why is it that I can’t just make a decision around what I want

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Living Life Against The Grain

I’m not sure if the term really applies to this blog post, but I’m going to go with it anyway. One of the things I’ve really strived for later in life is figuring out ways to better use my time. Time is really our biggest luxury. Money’s great and all, but time is what it’s all about. Time with people you love, time to do the things you enjoy, just having extra time in general. One of the biggest satisfactions

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