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  • Last day as the Answer

    5/20/2018 4:33:21 PM, by AHTRAP

    Douglas Adams, before he died, wrote a book called the The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy, which is fortunate, because it would have been quite... Read more

  • Getting my Shakespeare on

    5/17/2018 11:13:01 PM, by AHTRAP

    Tonight's entertainment was predicated by a sponsored ad on Facebook. Most of the time, I ignore the sponsored ads, save to wonder why FB decided... Read more

  • Feel so slow

    5/15/2018 3:18:38 PM, by AHTRAP

    Peeking back at the entry from Sunday, seems like I was at a low point (hence the title, a take off on the beautifully sad Porcupine Tree song, F... Read more

  • The cycle, it is vicious

    5/13/2018 10:44:27 PM, by AHTRAP

    Had a day of celebrations today, what with Mother's Day coinciding with my parents' 45th anniversary. Add to that my nephew's birthday being tomo... Read more

  • So, ummm, err...

    5/11/2018 6:03:33 PM, by AHTRAP

    Issue with trying to post regularly is not having much of anything to say. There's a reason the blogs were so sporadic prior to last week ... Read more

  • If it is to be, it is up to me

    5/10/2018 5:00:17 PM, by AHTRAP

    It was an easy drive down to Columbus today. Decided against stopping to see something I'd also skipped when I was down here last month, due to i... Read more

  • In the dead of the night

    5/9/2018 11:58:44 PM, by AHTRAP

    Frankly, given my night owl tendencies, I've posted deader into the night before, but I'm putting up a pretense at a daily blog entry. Missed out... Read more

  • So tired

    5/8/2018 3:53:06 PM, by AHTRAP

    Ever had one of those days where the sun was shining, everything seemed lined up for success, and you were just unable to get things moving, just... Read more

  • 57 channels and nothing on

    5/7/2018 6:45:23 PM, by AHTRAP

    Blog title signifies nothing much more than the date being 5/7 and it reminding me of this Springsteen song. It was either that or some lame Hein... Read more

  • Chelsea Sunday

    5/6/2018 2:44:17 PM, by AHTRAP

    The “Oh never mind” portion of the previous entry's title turned out to be prescient, as an hour after I posted it, I got a message from the pers... Read more

  • May the 4th be with....oh never mind

    5/4/2018 12:47:33 PM, by AHTRAP

    Yeah, I'm a Star Wars fan, but not of the kind to know all the characters that might have fallen into and been devoured in the Sarlaac pit. I sus... Read more

  • Best I Can?

    5/3/2018 2:25:48 PM, by AHTRAP

    Told Alexa to play an album by Queensryche, and it chose Empire, which begins with the blog titular cut. www.youtube.com/watch?v=Read more

  • Bloodstains on the carpet

    5/2/2018 2:09:07 PM, by AHTRAP

    So I get to give myself a med injection intramuscularly every couple of weeks, follow on from the surgery I had last summer. I shoot myself in th... Read more

  • On the eve of destruction....

    5/1/2018 11:57:38 PM, by AHTRAP

    Was perusing old blog posts of mine earlier today. Back in late 2012, early 2013, I was pretty amusing! Kinda want to try and recapture that voic... Read more

  • ain't got nothing to say

    4/30/2018 9:40:51 PM, by AHTRAP

    Seriously, who dumps someone via text message? (25% of breaker uppers, apparently) Not a plea for pity, no need for sympathy, it was somethi... Read more

  • Scale was much kinder this morning. I don't trust it.

    4/26/2018 11:21:35 AM, by AHTRAP

    Although, being three for three in making it to the gym this week might grant the number some merit. Not sweating it, since, as I've noted previo... Read more

  • 232.8

    4/24/2018 1:01:31 PM, by AHTRAP

    Scale was mediocre this morning. No particular progress, no particular regress. Just...meh. Trying to decide if I want to make a run down to... Read more

  • We the People of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union...

    4/23/2018 10:33:19 PM, by AHTRAP

    Title apropos of nothing more than having titled the previous entry with the opening to the Declaration of Independence. That said...I suppose I ... Read more

  • When in the course of human events... (234.6)

    4/12/2018 12:45:38 AM, by AHTRAP

    Felt like just a minute ago that I'd scribbled out a blog, but apparently it was two weeks ago. I can account for one of those weeks, what with m... Read more

  • Another win

    3/30/2018 8:08:31 AM, by FITTEREVERYDAY

    It's so funny how much I've gotten away from just using this site to write about physical health but in the end physical health and mental health... Read more

  • bad month

    3/26/2018 11:07:09 PM, by AHTRAP

    i seem to gain 10 pounds when i go on a work trip, even if i feel like i eat relatively well. Both the past two trips have been marred by some so... Read more

  • Quick Meal Ideas

    3/5/2018 11:13:13 AM, by FIT-AND-FUN

    Today's writing prompt was to share quick meal ideas. This is a tough one for me. Partly, because I work at home mostly and partly because the ... Read more

  • Challenges, Setbacks, and Failures

    3/4/2018 5:29:26 PM, by FIT-AND-FUN

    My one piece of advice to myself has been to learn from setbacks. This applies to parenting, budgeting, relationships, professional risks, and h... Read more

  • Healthy Reboot

    3/3/2018 12:18:52 PM, by FIT-AND-FUN

    This week has been tough. It's the second week of my healthy lifestyle re-dedication. In the years since I have last been active, I've had 2 he... Read more

  • A game changer

    2/23/2018 10:12:24 AM, by FITTEREVERYDAY

    So last year I had my fourth major breakdown (I've had anxiety since childhood and bipolar since likely 13/14 years old), I ended up taking off m... Read more

  • Jelly Belly Factory

    2/18/2018 7:40:23 PM, by ATHENADRUID

    On the way home from Wisconsin, we decided to go to the Jelly Factory in Prairie Pleasant, Wisconsin. From there we took the scenic route through... Read more

  • 222.2

    2/15/2018 12:35:09 PM, by AHTRAP

    I've bounced around the mid 220s since I got over being sick, gaining some, but not yet all of the flu weight loss back. I'm ok with that, at pre... Read more

  • Valentine's Day

    2/14/2018 5:19:25 PM, by ATHENADRUID

    Valentine's Day is also called Saint Valentine's Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine and is celebrated annually on February 14th. The signif... Read more

  • The Hotel

    2/13/2018 2:46:48 PM, by ATHENADRUID

    The hotel that I am staying at is the Country Inn and Suites in Fon du Lac, Wisconsin. My family and I go sturgeon fishing every year here on Lak... Read more

  • A Bit More Confidence

    2/12/2018 5:57:29 PM, by ATHENADRUID

    Went back down to the hotel pool today. No body was there except for me, my husband and our two girls. No other kids to turn off the spa jets. Ye... Read more

  • A Ways To Go

    2/12/2018 10:28:20 AM, by ATHENADRUID

    So, I'm on vacation in Wisconsin for sturgeon fishing. Last night as I am getting ready to go down to the hotel pool, I decided to wear my new ba... Read more

  • Up North

    2/11/2018 7:54:12 PM, by ATHENADRUID

    This is the view from my grandparents back deck.... Read more

  • The Snow Day

    2/8/2018 7:42:15 PM, by ATHENADRUID

    I suppose it's time that I should mention that I am an avid weather buff. I even have a certificate in storm chasing. So, today I have been ... Read more

  • Fitness Apps

    2/7/2018 5:30:07 PM, by ATHENADRUID

    I like to try various fitness apps. Some are good while others are just downright bad and don't benefit fitness or weight loss at all. So, ... Read more

  • Be nice if I could not hurt myself for a while

    1/25/2018 10:22:16 PM, by AHTRAP

    I swear, I'm not old, but it's as if the body doesn't buy it. Last couple days, it's a groin tweak/left hip issue that's slowing me down. I took ... Read more

  • More new, and possibly painful experiences!

    1/18/2018 10:58:01 PM, by AHTRAP

    As mentioned previously, picked up another hernia when I went to PA back in Oct/Nov. Was told to strengthen core muscles by my doc. And in tellin... Read more

  • Wallyball!

    1/15/2018 10:46:01 PM, by AHTRAP

    Oh, man, am I ever gonna be sore tomorrow. Played wallyball tonight, which is basically volleyball, but in a racketball court, where the walls ar... Read more

  • 221.2

    1/13/2018 11:48:35 AM, by AHTRAP

    Good start to the year weight wise, but really, not the recommended approach to losing weight. You see, I woke up on New Years Day, after having ... Read more

  • 2018 resolution

    1/3/2018 10:32:54 AM, by FITTEREVERYDAY

    I have one resolution this year. Yep, one. It has many facets but it's a single resolution...I resolve to care for and take care of myself. Manag... Read more

  • Can’t quite do what I’d usually do....

    1/3/2018 7:26:30 AM, by FITTEREVERYDAY

    I have a spiral fracture in my fibula coming into January.....got it on Christmas Eve. It limits some of what I can do. Walking isn’t easy (I do ... Read more

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