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Update - October 21, 2015

Well I've missed some updates recently. I'm sorry for that, but things have been rather hectic.

Health

I'm in physio for my neck. I think it's helping put the discs back where they should be. I'm hopeful that there will come a day where I will be pain free.

I haven't heard about the other stuff yet.

Writing

I'm feeling a conflict.

The course I'm taking to improve my skills is taking up so much of my time that I'm not getting to work on my actual writing projects. As such, I've decided I won't be going for the certificate. I already have tons of things like that for my wall and don't need more. I'm going to pare down to just what I need to do in the course to improve my skills. I will comment on some of the posts, but 15 per week is too much. I'll continue doing the assignments as they force me to do things I wouldn't naturally do, so I think they're helpful for growth. I also like hearing the feedback from others. I'll continue giving them feedback too. I'll also watch the videos because those are the lessons. The readings I'll do if I have time.

My cover designer is getting closer to having a cover to me. It's looking really good so far. I'm excited!

I need to do my back cover writeup. I think I started it and may just need to tweak it.

I'll post my schedule soon for Can-Con 2015.

I'm planning away for National Novel Writing Month as it's very soon. I'll be working on Scion, which I formerly titled The Truth About Jacob. It's an alien conspiracy and it's currently stuck at around 30,000 words. It's the first novel I tried to write, so finishing it will feel great. They're currently stuck in the woods. I plan on torturing them some because characters love that. Right?

Martial Arts

I'm using my wooden sword for a little while as I need to relax my trapezius muscles.

Grading is coming up and though I've not registered yet, I'm training for it.

I'm speaking on a panel with three other people at Can-Con about weapons. I'm looking forward to this, but I'm also hoping I don't get too many questions that I can't answer.

Life

My tattoo has been finished. It's just starting the itchy stage. I WANT TO SCRATCH IT SO BAD!!! I know I can't though. I can slap it and put more lotion on it.

My Halloween costume is getting close to being finished.

Things are going well with the boyfriend :)

I feel like I'm always cleaning my place and never getting done. I suppose that's usual. It's Back to the Future Day! We need clothes that clean themselves. Dishes too. I'm tired of that crap.

Well, off to do laundry.

Ciao,
R~

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