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Our grace-fallen hero finds himself on hard times. His edges have rounded and softened and his tough is no longer enough. The wind no longer calls his name, the trees no longer beckon him on, and the earth no longer caresses his feet. Where once he would venture out with little cause, he has now found himself... Suburbanized. But from the comfort of his warm abode a distant voice catches his ear. The voice pleads and cajoles. It prods and spurs. It lights a fire that first warms and the engulfs him until he rushes headlong from his cozy den into the froth of the wild. There is a foe that remains unconquered. A cry that begs to be answered and a trail that must be run. The Hundred has woken and it calls... Main Quest: Conquer The Hundred (100 mile run) Quests: ----- Quest 1: Short runs of 20-30 minutes at least 3 days a week. Long runs weekly, starting at 5 miles, increasing 10%/week with every fourth week a shorter run. Measurement: A = 5+ runs/wk; B = 4-5 runs/wk, C = 3-4 runs/wk Reward: A = +3 STA, +1 CON, +1 STR; B = +2 STA, +1 CON, C = +1 STA ----- Quest 2: Cook Dinner at least once a week. Ordering pizza doesn't count. Measurement: A = 2+x a week; B = 1-2x a week; C = <1x a week Reward: A = +3 CHA, +2 CON; B = +2 CHA, +1 CON; C = +1 CHA ----- Quest 3: Keep a food journal of everything eaten over 6 weeks. Measurement: A = Log every day (42); B = Log 90% of days (36); C = 80% (30) Reward: A = +5 WIS; B = +4 WIS; C = +3 WIS ----- Life Quest: Start flossing daily instead of average of every other day. Motivation: Because it's there. Because I can. Because I want to be a better role model for my wife and for my kid.