Fighting:  Training and diet are pumping along.  I would love to give some cool secret, but it comes down to consistency of smart decisions. Family:  Day off of school yesterday for the kids, so I went downtown and ate lunch with them on the 95th floor at the Hancock building in Chicago.  Lots of memories there. Faith:  Trusting in God might…

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Fighting:  Little deposits of short bursts of daily training lead to compound results.  Everyday I try to do at least 3-5 minutes of some combat centered reps.  Might be with a weapon one day, or a ground move another.  Add this onto your regular scheduled workouts and you’ll be surprised at your growth! Family:  Working tons, need to schedule some…

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Fighting:  From the eight pounds I lost almost three weeks ago, I’ve gained back three.  Given that I’m coming off another weekend of not eating the best, I can’t complain too much. Family:  It amazes me how much my sons look up to me.  Huge, huge responsibility. Faith:  Today I thought about all of the resources and reminders God has…

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Fighting:  Three days of juice fasting and I lost around eight pounds.  Felt all good and fine the first and second day, but the third and forth day I felt low energy and very tired.  Here is what I will be doing different when I do it again:  1.  Drink more water, especially the second and third day.  2.  Ease back into…

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Fighting:  Starting my three day juice fast today.  That is approximately 5 – 12 oz juices we juiced from vegetables and fruits everyday for three days.  More to come. Family:  It still floors me on how much my kids love me even after I punish them.  It is truly a responsibility beyond description. Faith:  Still working on repairing my faith after…

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Fighting:  Steph’s juice fast did not go that well, as far as it didn’t give her the results she wanted, ranging from weight loss to detoxing.  I’m up next week, so we’ll see how it goes. Family:  I’m working like a crazy man, and not seeing my family as much as I want this week… missing them. Faith:  Going…

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Fighting:  Steph is doing a three day juice fast first… I’ll follow next week. More to come. Family:  Great family time this weekend.  Very, very blessed. Faith:  Wow, God is using this time to strengthen me… but do you ever notice that many times when He does this it feel like He is weakening you?

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Fighting:  I’m taking the next 12 weeks out to reboot all of my systems, goals and points of focus.  For my martial arts category, I’m recommitting to a new workout plan, taking off Saturday and Sundays.  Each of these days I’ll be lifting, running and training in martial arts.  Diet wise, I will be back to the basics of…

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Fighting:  I have some major goals being kicked off by a 12 week massive training and diet period. Details to come next week when I start. Family:  Just got back from a great family get a way.  I’ve had three big ones this summer.  I am sooooo blessed! Faith:  What a summer.  Tons of ups and downs. Through everything, God is still there.

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Fighting, Faith and Family:  This is my last 3 for 1 entry, as I’ll be going back to writing three parts to each weekly entry next week.  For today, there was a bonus question at the end of these questions I’ve been covering for the last month or so:  “What question am I not asking myself?”. Our brain…

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