Apr 30- Monthly Check-in #4

Meditation: Calm, How to Meditate: Meditation Muscle Groups Length: 13 minutes Where: Bathtub, Michigan How It Felt: Hot! Ok, let’s get a few details out of the way, here. First of all, this is not my 4th check-in. It isn’t! You may recall I skipped check-in #3 at the end of March because of all…

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Apr 3- Finally (Almost)

Meditation: Headspace, Breathe Length: 3 minutes Where: Hospital Room, Venice, FLHow It Felt: Calming Who Joined Me: Steve Steve’s procedure kept getting pushed back more and more today, and we were both getting extremely frustrated. This is day 4 in the hospital and he’s felt basically fine since day 2, so he’s ready to run…

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Apr 2- Ready to Go

Meditation: Headspace, Breathe Length: 3 minutesWhere: In Laws’ Home, Venice, FLHow It Felt: Fast Currently writing this post from the hospital again. Still here with Steve. We have some answers and a plan. Waiting on the endoscopy now to remove any remaining gallstones. The procedure has been pushed back due to emergency patients but hoping…

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Apr 1- Care

Meditation: Headspace, Breathe Length: 3 minutes Where: In laws’ home, Venice, FLHow It Felt: Can barely remember Writing this post from the hospital. More tests. No answers yet. Steve still hooked up to antibiotics and fluids. More blood taken. No one getting any sleep. Our dad and sister took the kids out on the boat…

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Mar 31- From the Hospital

Meditation: Headspace, UnwindLength: 3 minutes Where: In Laws’ Home, Venice, FLHow It Felt: A tiny bit comforting I know the end of the month is when I usually do a monthly check-in to see if I’m making progress on the goals I set out at the beginning of this experiment, but that’s going to have…

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Mar 30- Space

Meditation: Calm, Anxiety Release Length: 20 minutes Where: On a plane, somewhere over Texas How It Felt: Sleep-inducing So, obviously the trip worked out. Two negative Covid tests and a completed quarantine period later, we are all on our way to meet in Florida for the rest of the week! Something I didn’t count on-…

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Mar 28- Negatives & Positives

Meditation: Headspace, Under the Weather Length: 5 minutes Where: Living Room, Los Angeles How It Felt: Uncomfortable Man, this has been a hell of a weekend. Yesterday, a close family friend died. Friday, we found out our oldest had been exposed to Covid at school and the past several days have been a whirl of…

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Mar 26- Rerouting

Meditation: Headspace, Adapting to Sudden Change Length: 10 minutes Where: Living Room, Los Angeles How It Felt: Calming Today has been a bit stressful, with lots of moving parts. We got some bad news today- our oldest daughter was in confirmed contact with someone who has COVID (at school in Michigan- WHY are they back…

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Mar 22- Building Up

Meditation: Clear, How to Meditate: The Waxy Build-up Length: 13 minutes Where: Home Office/Guest Room, Los Angeles How It Felt: Like Ahhhhh… What a great day it’s been! I got my hair cut today, guys! Holy crap. I cut that old pandemic right out of my hair, and I couldn’t feel more free! I keep…

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