Daily Archives: November 10, 2015

What Back Pain & Gangsta Rap Taught Me About Gratitude

  I started a SIMPLE, bodyweight exercise routine the other day, and in the middle of it, I dropped to my knees in pain and just started sobbing out of control.  It finally hit me like a lightning bolt & I thought, “I’m really in denial about how much pain I’m in and have been in over the last couple of months, and what the hell am I going to do about this?”   Augie walked in right in the middle of the sweat and tears and asked, “What happened?”  I said, “My back hurts and I can’t deal anymore, and I WANT TO workout!  I’m tired of going easy.  I want to move like I want to move & pick up the intensity.  My back needs to get over it & get with the f-ing program.  I’ve HAD IT”  He said, “What you need to do is STOP!  You […]