Jerk in Progress
By Matt Shepherd
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Get accountable! Check in daily with this, your _very short_ daily podcast about not drinking. I'm not selling anything! No pitches for books or life coaching or any of that. Just under two minutes a day of where my head's at with trying to do a bit better every day. No religion, either. Read expanded entries for each day on the jerkpod.com blog, and please remember to rate, review and recommend!
||CleanDay 535: Friend Runs||Back to running with my friend Andrew in the morning — motivating, especially when I’m not feeling super into exercise. Having somebody waiting for you gets you out of the house! Social contact is… good. I socialize plenty at work,||6/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDay 534: Getting Up Anyway||Foster cats! FOSTER CATS! I’m happy we’re fostering, but I’m wondering how much of the current slump streak can be traced back to wonky sleep for cat-related reasons. Fighting back from the slump today, though — despite a 2 a.m.||6/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDay 533: Should I relax? Should I be more productive?||RELAXATION VS. PRODUCTIVITY: THE ETERNAL STRUGGLE The problem with knowing a lot of people that get a lot done in life is that you feel compelled to get a lot done in life. So a bit of news first: I have a hammock now!||6/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDay 532: Sober Revelry!||Pride yesterday in Kingston, and a couple of gay friends came over yesterday evening to hang out. There was revelry! Tremendous revelry. Sobriety continued to be a non-problem, but I got to bed pretty late — and my wife headed out with our friends for||6/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDay 531: No-Jo||Still having my no-mojo (nojo) problem — I am certain that it will come back, hopefully tomorrow. For now, I’m telling meself that I need this rest, for whatever arcane reason, and I’ll be better for it. Regardless,||6/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDay 530: Mojo Seekin’||Things are going okay! That is first. Second, though, is that my mojo is just not quite all there these days. Sleeping in a bit more, exercising a bit less… I’m doing all right on the diet and weight front, on a plateau but not gaining.||6/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDay 529: The Workout/Chores Split||Split my workout this morning: 30 minutes rowing, and 45 minutes dealing with cedar boughs. Which, to be fair, turned out to be zero working out. Unless standing is a workout. It’s not. The recurring thought as I was working on the cedars was first||6/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDay 528: Short run, good chores||Faffed about on my phone this morning so got a short run in, then when I got home thought no, that won’t do and set about some outside chores I’ve been meaning to tend to. Stump-killing with epsom salt! Look it up.||6/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDay 527: Weird Sleep Era||I have officially entered some sort of weird sleep zone where good sleep is the most precious of jewels. Last night the issue was my wife’s allergies combined with New Kitten Dander (if she’s allergic to cats, we’re gonna have a PROBLEM),||6/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDay 526: Beermaking||It’s one of the ironies of my life that as I stopped drinking, my wife started getting more into beer. Not more into drinking, it must be clear — we sometimes have that “you drink and I don’t” gulf between us, but it’s not frequent. In fact||6/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|