Since I’ve gained great focus on improving my finances, I can see that focus spreading to other areas of my life as well. I am currently at the heaviest weight of my life- 266 pounds. About six years ago, I had hit an all-time high of 255 pounds and that inspired me to get to work and dropped all the way down to 205 in under a year. Since then, my weight has gradually crept up, but in the last year I’ve gained about twenty to thirty pounds without even realizing it.
Actually, I have a pretty good idea of how that happened- World of Warcraft. If you don’t know what that is, let me just summarize by saying that it is a horrible time sink of a video game that sucked away all my free time and productivity for the past year and a half or so. Since starting to play it, I have seen huge regression in my job related learning (advancing my skills off work time) and just about any other productive activity that I used to engage in (exercise clearly included). Realizing this is my biggest obstacle to getting healthy, I have now canceled my account. Look for more updates on my weight progress as I focus on losing weight and debt at the same time!