I have really been yearning for some time off the grid, and finally got an opportunity to take some vacation. Instead of just chilling at home, we headed up to Kamikochi in Nagano to finally conquer a long desired hike, and it was a complete blast.
This holiday is not just the standard Independence Day celebration, but also a date honoring my dad's birthday. In particular, 2021 is a milestone for my father, hitting his *eighty* year mark!
It has now been raining non-stop for three consecutive days in Tokyo. When my alarm fired this morning, awaking me from a deep and comfortable slumber, all I heard was Mother Nature's wet warriors angrily pounding against my home. Cycling is, apparently, not in the cards for today.
In a recent post I discussed how living a healthy lifestyle begins with commitment to change. I dove into the inception of my journey, focusing on needed fitness changes. In this segment I discuss the main nutritional modifications I made to my diet, and why I made those changes.
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At the end of 2019, after having lived in airports, airplanes, and hotels for the vast majority of the year – accumulating around 190,000 miles in business travel – I was not in a good place in terms of my eating habits, weight, and overall lifestyle.