Personal Stuff


2017 Goal Check In: May Progress

Still waiting for all the medical bills to come in.  Hospital is ridiculously slow processing them.  Had surgery, but it was only partially successful, so will have to repeat in two months or so, which means more bills.  And have a bunch more upcoming for dental work.  Finally getting a […]


2017 Goal Check In: February Progress

Apparently didn’t make it a goal, but should have…namely my bedroom painting “epic” is finally over!  I started painting my master bedroom in October, and only finished this month, finally.  Lots of personal reasons behind it, but glad to finally have the project done.  I learned never start a project […]


Goals for 2017

It’s that time again, time to set my goals for the year.  I prefer goals to “resolutions” as goals, done right, are actually specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and time-based (i.e. SMART).  I’m also trying to improve upon last year’s number of failures with regards to my evaluations of what “achievable” […]


Review: Garmin Vivosmart HR

I’d been thinking about getting a fitness tracker for a few months.  I thought it would be useful for monitoring my heart rate, particularly when exercising, to better track my steps without having to constantly keep my phone on me, to encourage me to move more, and to help me get a better […]