7:00 am: Max the cat nudges my hand: “Wake up Foodface, get your lazy buns outta bed.” I consciously breathe, focusing on my inhales and exhales. I breathe for one full minute and fall back to sleep.
7:05 am: Max wins! As I roll out of bed, I pull in my abs and slowly roll up to stand, squeezing my buns for good measure.
7:06 am: I wash my face, dry, and then . . . take my hand towel overhead, pulling it tautly. I stretch to the left and stretch to the right. Continue reading