So I have finished sorting things out. I have four main sections and they are generally broken down into four sub sections. I will cover them in a bit of detail so you can understand my layout mentality. You can just jump right in, the main sections are pretty self explanatory, with the exception of “The Journey”. The Journey is my main blog and covers my day to day functioning towards self improvement. Continue reading
I returned to Aikido today. I am pretty sore, but it was a great class. I had a really good time and got to see some old friends. I was surprised at how much I remembered. I was not surprised at how tired it made me. I am glad to be able to go back. It is good for both my body and my mind…
This post is a cross post from Rushmore Jukite Jujitsu where I do a monthly article.
The discussion on ranking seems to come up quite bit. You have to understand that it is not a race; it doesn’t matter how long it takes you reach each new level. In a perfect world, ranks should be a baseline, a minimum set of skills or tools to be considered at a certain level. However, this is hard to do in the real world. People will all have different natural abilities, strengths and weaknesses, and different achievable levels. Continue reading
I have been experimenting on my spare laptop. I had been running PC-BSD 10 which I do like. However, they only make a 64bit version in the newer builds and my laptop only has 2gb of ram. Running the 64bit version adds too much overhead and runs very slowly. As a result I am trying LinuxMint 17.1 XFCE. I have really grown to like XFCE over the last few years. Continue reading
I have been signing my posts “Wish me strength” lately. In the past, I have wished for luck. Luck is not what weight loss takes, instead it takes hard work. You need the strength to stay the course. You need strength to turn down sweets and other things that are bad for you. You need strength to work out when you would rather watch TV or take a nap. It is the conscious choices that we have to make over and over that will allow us to reach our goals. Continue reading
After further review, stairs still suck. I went almost 5 minutes today. I go up and down. We have 8 floors, double sets of stairs per floor. So I am making progress, today I made it up & down a total of 10 floors. I am making progress, one day at a time. Tomorrow I am hoping for 12 floors, we will see how it goes. Continue reading