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90/10 Rule When eating for health, 90% or more of the food I eat must come from a whole food source. What is a whole food? A food that is in its original natural form, untouched by humans. No added preservatives, sodium, sugar, fat, etc… Wh…

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March 3, 2021

Party of 5

You Are Your 5 Motivational speaker Jim Rohn has been quoted as saying, “you are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with.”. I have heard this quote many times but never really put a lot of thought into it until recent…

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The Path To Financial Independence Starts With Saving Money Make Work Optional My wife and I have a goal to make work optional by the time we are 50 years old. After years of mistakes and lack of direction, we are on the same page and path re…

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My Relationship with Food Food is fuel; I eat for the function that it provides. This is what my wife tells me, at least. She says I’m like a robot or a machine when it comes to food. Only putting in what is required to sustain life. I, of …

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Breaking News…Hockey Is Expensive Youth hockey is expensive in both time and money. It takes a whole family commitment to have kids play youth hockey from 3-4 years old up to and through high school. If you don’t have kids that play…

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A Debt Free Life My desire for a debt-free life led me to my current mortgage payoff strategy that I call X marks the spot. The American dream blows. Who’s idea was it to create a dream where everyone in it owes a shit ton of money to som…

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Why I Tried Hormone Replacement Therapy? To understand my interest in hormone replacement therapy, I must tell you a little about my background. I am 40 years old and have been involved in weightlifting and nutrition for the better part of 25 ye…

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The Journey The journey of self-optimization is a hard one that comes with a lot of failures. The key to continuing the journey and not accepting defeat is to be honest, and kind to yourself along the way. Over the past few years, I have been o…

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“I Work Full Time!” I recently had an incident at work that got me thinking about friends and money and why you should not give your friends money advice unless they ask for it. My friend/co-worker came up to me and asked me if I wan…

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Comfort is the Enemy Are you the type of person that avoids learning new things? Do you only stick to what you know and are good at? If so, this blog is for you. Don’t be a bitch; lean into discomfort my friend!! On the surface, it is na…

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