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The job you deserve

I was thinking about my level of job satisfaction. Which is currently low. And I thought well this is the best job you deserve. The natural response would be nobody deserves a job but really if you do a lethal

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The wine and cheese this year

It’s Nov 24. I spread the word about last year’s W&C using the blog to write a history so I won’t repeat that but I need some kind of marketing campaign since Jay mocked me so mercilessly for how I

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“Overweight is overlooked, and that’s how I need to be.”

I’m reading Lost Connections (subtitle: Uncovering the real causes of depression and the unexpected solutions) and above is a quote from an obese woman who, like most in the experimental group she was in, lost a lot of weight quickly

Posted in books, Depression & Suicide, fitness, Gender, Pop Culture, Pragmatism

Fitness Friday: Just An Update

So this week I got my 19 in 90 bench mark. 19 kilometers in 90 minutes. Made it by 3 seconds and felt like I was going to puke. Got my Tuesday swim. Fasted Wednesday, the first work day that

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Getting from list to life

Things get from list to life – from idea to reality – when there’s nothing more important to do. When you wound up binging Netflix instead of working on whatever it’s because you thought relaxing was more important. Maybe you

Posted in Depression & Suicide, fitness, floating, Pragmatism


I fasted yesterday (Sunday, for readers in the distant future), no problem. It’s easy to do but the challenges are still surprising. I noticed the expected irritability in the afternoon but in the evening I felt frail. My heart sped

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November Goals

November was actually the first month I had goals, back in 2016. I’ve written before (a lot) about being suicidal that October and how I finally committed to either killing myself or not killing myself because the waffling was the

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