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Midwest Married Man; Attempting to find answers, traverse the waters of life, and figure things out.

Each person feels pain in his own way, each has his own scars.

Haruki Murakami

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February 27, 2019

Totally Avoidable in Trying to Hold On

Welcome to Wednesday. My Wednesday originally had 7 things to do on it. 4 of them have been continued. The remaining were taken by Boss as they relate to his cases. I only have 1 thing left… a g...


February 26, 2019

Uh Oh in Trying to Hold On

So last night, I kicked my ass in the gym. Coming up on the end of the month, I want to make sure I’m making gains. I weighed 226.9 lbs at the beginning of February… I cut out Alcohol from my d...


February 25, 2019

ROFL in Trying to Hold On

Me and my dumb dedication. So… weather has kicked our ass. Saturday night I couldn’t sleep because the wind outside was whipping every ounce of snow and ice around and you could actually watch t...


As much as I did not like the thought of rising from my warm bed and getting ready for work; I am ecstatic that this is Friday. The bloody foul weather of late makes each day feel longer. Thoug...


February 21, 2019

On Controversy in Trying to Hold On

Lots of thoughts swimming around, Some of them that I’ll allow to spread their world to these words and allow the ‘net to be my world. LAST 24 I left work for lunch, grabbed some DQ on the way to...


My dreams are really starting to piss me off. Last night? I dreamed.... RANDOM TANGENT Prosebox Spell check says dreamt isn’t a word… from GRAMMARLY apparently, DREAMT is “more often used in Bri...


February 19, 2019

3rd, Sorry in Trying to Hold On

So… if you have access to everything I write… this will be the third thing I’ve written today. But that’s the curse, isn’t it? In too much pain to get genuine work done; can’t take a nap or lea...


February 19, 2019

Awkward in Trying to Hold On

Last night, I had a nightmarish bitch of a time trying to sleep. My body hurt and was itchy all over… just not pleasant. During the night, I had a nightmare. Now I can’t remember everything abo...


February 18, 2019

Just... bloody hell in Trying to Hold On

I get that this isn’t unique to me by any stretch of the imagination. But I’d like… really like… one morning where I don’t wake up sodding exhausted. Waking up exhausted is just… cruel. It is ...


“Brief” weekend update. Friday night, I came home just absolutely exhausted. Wife asked if we should work out and I was honest… I told her that I was in pain and that I was super tired, but we h...


February 15, 2019

Grumph in Trying to Hold On

Just a brief complains. My whole body feels weird as does my head. I now know what it is and it sucks This is that point where my body has been politely not forcing me to deal with the aggressiv...


February 15, 2019

Milestone? in Trying to Hold On

Well, I’ll call this a milestone, though it surely isn’t one I’m celebrating. Last night I had only one dream. It was a long dream. It was a work dream. I was in trial trying to juggle dozens ...


February 14, 2019

The Rest and More in Trying to Hold On

On my way home from work last night, my mother texted me. My father has had some wicked knee problems of late and I suggested that what he had described sounded like bone on bone. But I went to ...


February 13, 2019

A Brief Apology in Trying to Hold On

ALL: I have been speed reading a bit today to catch up on 3 days worth of entries. Obviously, I haven’t noted as I would have liked but I’m trying to stay on top of stuff. If there is anything ...


February 13, 2019

Return to Normal in Trying to Hold On

Yesterday was certainly interesting. I did about a solid hour of work, then shoveled the back and front driveways… then played video games (getting a new achievement in an older game, w00t). The...


February 12, 2019

Snow and Ice in Trying to Hold On

I got a text message at 7 a.m. from the District Associate Judge saying court was cancelled since every school district between him and the courthouse was cancelled due to weather. I figured “OK...


February 11, 2019

Headaches in Trying to Hold On

Weekend came and went. A brief discussion of those events: FRIDAY Got home from a rough day of work. Started to tell Wife about it but it was WAY too much for her to handle. That isn’t a critic...


Driving home last night was pretty seriously White Knuckle. LOTS of White Out Conditions on the road so… yeah. Got home safe, though. Went to the Gym. Apparently, I’ve gained 1.6 lbs in a wee...


February 07, 2019

The Ther Thursday in Trying to Hold On

Our big Child Case is out of the news cycle this morning as another Northeast Iowa Mother, Cheyanne Harris, grabs headlines for being convicted in the death of her son, Sterling Koehn, who died ...


February 06, 2019

WED in Trying to Hold On

Grump. Ever feel like you spent your “awake” at the wrong moment. I woke up… got out of bed… took a shower… FELT AWAKE… got in the car and about half-way to work I was tired again. Now I’m at ...


February 05, 2019

Busy Day in Trying to Hold On

It is a busy day so I want to throw some things out before I actually write anything (if I get the chance to actually write anything) Frankly, I could have put up almost ANY video with the capti...


So this week is set to be busy. Next week is set to be busy. Good. I like it when I feel like I’m earning my paycheck. This week would have, otherwise, been pretty blah. If we’re JUST lookin...


Last night, I went to bed very late. Even later than Wife which is rare. I went to bed very tired, a little drunk, very plugged up. When I awoke in the morning, I quickly noticed the absence o...


February 02, 2019

Random Statements in Trying to Hold On

A Collection of Random Statements in lieu of a more detailed entry (1) When I returned home from work… Wife was watching TV in the living room and wanted to tell me all about this vampire film sh...


I hope but cannot promise that at the beginning of each month, I will review my Yearly Resolutions and chart where I am. It is another way of keeping me honest, keeping me focused, and hopefully...