50 Days Without Alcohol

50 Days Without Alcohol
I’m in unchartered territory, here. 50 days without alcohol is something I never thought I’d do. Not because of the difficulty, or length of time – just because I’ve never felt the need to give up alcohol. In social settings, I like drinking. It’s never been a habit I’ve wanted to give up. However, roughly ...

Run One Mile Every Day

Run One Mile Every Day
This past week, I ran. I ran one mile, every day, for seven days in a row. I know what you’re thinking: that’s nothing. A lot of people run seven miles every day. I’m not one of them. For me, running is no fun. It’s boring, it’s uncomfortable, it’s tiring – so I had to ...

Write One Blog Post Every Day

Write One Blog Post Every Day
This past week, I decided to write one blog post every day as a challenge to myself. I’ve actually managed to keep up the habit for a few extra days. Here’s a look at the blogs: January 3: Year of Action: Health Goals for 2017 January 3: Personal Goals for 2017 January 4: Key West ...

6AM Workout Everyday

6AM Workout Everyday
The Experiment: Do a 6am Workout Everyday for One Week I workout 2-3 times a week, but really wanted to see that number increase. My typical routine is a 40 minute workout in the evening, followed up by a 30 minute cardio session around my neighborhood. It’s not bad, but I know I could do ...

Juice Everyday For One Week

Juice Everyday For One Week
The Experiment: Replace one meal with juice every day for one week I’ve often heard people boast about their love for juicing and how much better it makes them feel, so this week I decided to bite the bullet and buy a juice extractor, along with enough fruits and vegetables to feed a small family ...

Use a Waterpik Everyday

Use a Waterpik Everyday
Experiment: Use a waterpik everyday for one week Confession: I floss twice a year, and yes it’s at the dentist’s office. I brush my teeth regularly of course, ¬†but getting out the floss every night has always seemed like such a hassle. My brother recently mentioned that flossing can actually extend your life by a ...