Days Without Sugar: Year One

No one is more surprised or impressed than me at going 365 days without sugar.  Of course, you can live without sugar, i.e., shipwrecked on a desert island, but living without giving in to the temptations around you every day is tough.  I know; my name is Jason and I am a sugar addict.  I …

Hot Yoga, Week 32: Commit

I always liked how in STAR TREK: Wrath Of Khan, the weapons console lights up ‘Commit’I really committed to hot yoga this week, when my usual three-month membership ended. Rishi asked me why I didn’t purchase a one-year package. In the tiny instant that I hesitated, he read my mind: “You can make two payments”, …

Days Without Sugar: Halfway to the Mark of the Beast

I used to struggle with sugar; making it this far surprises me more than it could anyone else.  As difficult or even impossible as it once seemed, it’s (actually) surprisingly easy, once you have a window scoreboard helping you out. I really considered a speech balloon proclaiming, “Three 3’s!  I love to count!”, however I …

Hot Yoga, Week 23: Aztec

It was a so-so week; not great, but good. I’ve found I actually can’t repeat my last journal entry’s signature event, touching my forehead to my knees.  I know it can be done, tho. Yesterday (technically, then, Week 24, as I am late reporting in) I showed up for class. What happened to my water …