In which I’m reminded that this is not my time-table …but His

I wrote this on June 28, 2014, so chronologically it’s a little out of order, but it’s relevant…

Impatience is not a virtue.

I’m reminded of this regularly by my wife, and by God. When I want something, I want it as soon as possible. I will often try to move Heaven and Earth to get what I want. As I’m sure you can imagine, this does not always work out well for me. I try to shoe-horn a situation to fit my will. Sometimes it gets messy (see: my ex wife, and plenty of other examples).

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What to do when you slip up…

Let’s face it, we all make mistakes in our fitness routines. For me, it’s IPA and cookies. They’re like kryptonite to me!

Lifehacker has a great tip! If you slip up and eat an unhealthy meal, make sure to follow it up with a healthy one. Vow to never have two unhealthy meals in a row. That’s it! In a quote by NerdFitness:

If you eat a bad meal, make the next one a healthy one…no exceptions! Opt for the side salad instead of extra french fries. Get grilled chicken instead of breaded chicken. Eat a healthy snack instead of more cookies and crackers. The goal here isn’t to stay 100% on track, but rather to keep your momentum so it’s easier to get back on track at the end.

That’s all there is too it. Get back on track! (and still enjoy your vacation or trip…. or IPA).