I'm on daily medication to lower my blood pressure. That's right... It's finally happened. I'm just another guy in his early 40s who has high blood pressure and now has to have a prescription medication to take care of that little issue. Okay, I know that doesn't necessarily serve as an indicator that I'm old. … Continue reading You Know How I Know I’m Old?
For $100,000, would you put on 40 pounds and keep it on for 3 years? How much money, if any, would induce you to put on 100 pounds for at least a year? I don't think so. I mean, I'm already overweight as it is. $100,000 over three years really isn't much. I mean, sure, … Continue reading Question of the Week #231
Hey, kids. How are y'all doing? No, really. How are y'all doing? The world is crazy right now and it can be super easy for us to go crazy right along with it. It's one thing for us to wish each other well, to stay healthy and safe during a pandemic like this. But all … Continue reading Checking In
I hope it's okay for me to write about all of this. I'm not asking permission from anyone. I mean, I know it's okay for me to write about this stuff as far as my typical readers are concerned. The thing is, all of this stuff is making me feel anxious. Anxiety is not a … Continue reading It Pours
Alternatively, this post could have been titled “Of All the Decisions I’ve Ever Made in My Life More Than Once, I Question This the Most” or “Why I Clearly Still Hate Myself and Everything I Stand For.” Some of you may remember that, two years ago, I decided to join in with some friends who … Continue reading So… I’m Doing the Whole30 Again…
Kids... I need to get in shape. I know, round is, technically, a shape. But I need to get into some other kind of shape. The kind that will allow me to comfortably button up all those button up shirts I tend to wear unbuttoned. The kind that will allow me to walk from one … Continue reading Some Kind of Shape
As most of you are aware, I recently changed jobs. With that change, came a change in health insurance coverage. In my adult life, every full-time job I've had has provided me with some sort of health plan. Unfortunately, this is not something the church has been able to provide as I've come on board … Continue reading Do Not Call
After a medical examination, your doctor calls and gravely says you have a rare lymphatic cancer and only a few months to live. Five days later, she informs you that the lab tests were mislabeled; you are perfectly healthy. Forced for a moment to look death in the face, you have been allowed to turn … Continue reading Question of the Week #75
Hey, kids… I’m out of town this week. Finally taking that vacation I’ve been thinking about for eight years. Anyway, while I’m gone some friends have agreed to write some guest posts for my blog. Today’s post comes from Shaz. I asked her the question, what do you want to be when you grow up … Continue reading More School… But Why??