It’s ridiculously difficult to find and purchase a reliable treadmill online. I’ve not been getting enough exercise since I started isolating nearly four months ago, and my health is paying the price. My body is softer. My fatigue is heavier. Other symptoms like GERD, the chronic daily headache/migraine, anxiety, and insomnia are getting worse. I […]
It’s no secret that I have something of a backpack obsession. I’ve written about this previously, on my search for the perfect travel pack. And I find this urge arising again, in no small part because eBags is having a major sale on their inventory in advance of some mysterious changes they’ll be making. But […]
This cat is also a massive enabler of naps.
Upon reaching the cashier in the check-out lane . . . Cashier: Hi! How are you today? Response: I’m just happy to be here. This has been M’s default reply for more than a decade now. He’s always been jovial when he said it, and it rarely fails to elicit a laugh. It’s a solid […]
It’s going to be a while before we see the return of organized sports. The NBA canceled the remainder of its season after professional basketball players started testing positive for the coronavirus. The 2020 Tokyo Olympics have been postponed until 2021. For the moment. it remains possible that Major League Baseball might still happen, though […]
I’ve been wanting to re-start this blog with more regular posts on helpful and constructive topics, but life was always intervening. That seems like an entire lifetime ago. One of the topics I wanted to cover was the benefit of using a timer to help get started on projects, to focus on ongoing work, and […]
I ended the last year by having more anxiety and more panic attacks than usual. I wanted to describe one recent panic attack and how I handled it, because it happened when I was out in public and probably no one was the wiser. This increase in anxiety/panic is probably due to my recent discontinuation […]