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My week without caffeine

How I felt on Tuesday! ( / Martin Cathrae)

This might be hard to believe, but I did not start drinking coffee regularly until I was in my 40s. Before that, I tried it occasionally, and didn’t like it. I got my caffeine from soda, but even then I didn’t drink large quantities, except […]

Your Health and Your Time

Time’s running out! (photo: IMDB/20th Century Fox)

Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life? (Matthew 6:28)

I just watched the movie In Time (2011) (IMDB/Netflix). This is a sci-fi thriller. “In a near future where aging stops at 25, time is the new currency and the wealthy […]

This Is Killing Me! Lack of Sleep photo by

I am a pretty healthy guy, generally speaking. After gaining some weight in my 30s and early 40s, I got serious about exercise and calorie counting. I have maintained my goal weight for a couple of years now. I like to challenge myself with home exercise programs including P90X, […]

P90X2 Day 86: P.A.P. Upper, Ben Greenfield Talks PAP

I was not optimistic about today’s workout, to be honest. I went to bed late, woke up an hour early and didn’t really get back to sleep before the alarm clock beeped. I got busy with some things before getting started, as the clock ticked away. So I rushed into P.A.P. Upper with barely enough […]

P90X2 Day 60: Recovery Week, Day 4

Today I went completely off the schedule. This is crazy! OK, not too crazy. I woke up tired after a poor night’s sleep, with a sinus headache. I wasn’t so excited about doing yoga just two days after the last time. To top it off, I was late getting started. I needed to substitute a […]