Hope the new year finds you well.
It still feels a little surreal that it's 2019.
Mostly because Kyle will turn double digits this year and that really feels weird.
We can talk more about that in the coming months.
So how are you?
Doing anything fun to kick off the year?
I decided to torture myself and go dry in January.
Torture probably isn't the right word.
More like I wanted to challenge myself.
It's been a while since I abstained from drinking for an extended period of time.
I also wanted to get in better shape so I thought I would give it a go.
I'm actually a little embarrassed about how much weight I have added in the past two years.
I usually run around 155 pounds and this has always been a good weight for me since I'm only 5'7" but 165 is no bueno and that's where the scale has been tipping lately.
I have been blessed with a pretty sweet metabolism and this has allowed me to eat, drink and be merry with no big repercussions.
Working out 3-4 times a week helps as well.
However, as I have advanced in age, the metabolism has slowed and the belly has grown.
I am not ready for a Buddha belly.
And I don't want to look like a Garbage Pail Kid.
I will let you know in a few weeks with the final results when I'm done "challenging" myself.
Take care, thanks for stopping by and talk to you soon.
P.S. We had a great Christmas. Santa was good to the kiddos and ol' Saint Nick was pleasantly surprised that Kyle and Hayden used the "Phallic Guide to Cookie Design" to make their cookies for him. The kids were trying to make towers and, well, the towers melted in the oven and turned into "interesting" shapes.
I will persevere. I will keep moving forward. I will be the stream.