First World Problems

Foreward: Any and all decisions made here are about me, my body and my life and should in no way reflect on anyone else’s choices. My thoughts about this process and my body are also not reflective of anyone who lives with, is friends with, coaches, helps or assists me in any way. I make…

Pre-comp thoughts and musings

I like to write stuff down. I write down goals, dreams, ideas, and plans. Sometimes I write for the purposes of sharing or communicating, but quite often I write things never shared just to get them straight in my own head. These blog posts (along with the “drafts” never published) function as a diary of sorts,…

The wood between worlds

  “Well, you know how it feels if you begin hoping for something that you want desperately badly; you almost fight against the hope because it is too good to be true; you’ve been disappointed so often before.” ― C.S. Lewis, The Magician’s Nephew C.S. Lewis has always been one of my favourite authors. In one of…

Three years & gratitude

I don’t do things halfway. Not the important ones. If I decide to do something that has meaning to me, I give to it whatever I can and whatever it needs of me. This is often a great asset (and occasionally a tremendous liability – I’ve ended up with some tremendous successes and some pretty…

Resolve

I took a piece of paper off the wall the other day. It’s one I kept tacked up next to the squat rack in the basement and when I moved the rack recently, I noticed it hanging there. It’s a scribbled list of some of the goals that evolved and were achieved over the course of…