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ROW80 2016 - Round 1

What are my goals again? I think I've sort of forgotten, but I think I'm also accomplishing them anyway.

Writing

This week I've been working on a short horror piece that I want to submit somewhere in a month or so. It's a fun tale involving cannibalism. The working title is Northern Horror, but that may well change before submission.

I haven't done much on The Blood Waitress Club this week. Need a little breather.

Waiting to hear about The Page & The Magician. Supposed to hear something this month.

Health

B12 shots are awesome. Yes, they make one feel a little yucky at the start, but that wanes. I have a lot more energy and now that I'm getting used to it, I'm feeling like I can focus a lot better.

This week I learned that Venus Williams has the same autoimmune condition as me. She doesn't let it stop her from being a top performing athlete and I won't let it stop me from leading a full and happy life. I also read that she struggled with the decision to go public about it. Why did she? Because it's one of the most prevalent conditions yet it's virtually unknown. I agree with her thoughts that it needs to be talked about more.

I just signed up for a green smoothie challenge. I'm hoping to have more breakfast options than I currently do. That's my hardest meal of the day.

I've also resumed my karate lessons after 2.5 years away. There's some rust to shake off, but it's slowly coming back to me and I think I missed it more than I realized. It feels good to be back except for the abundance of push ups... They're good for me though. I think I pretty much know Heian Shodan again. I think I have muscles in my ribs I forgot about...

I received my DNA kit to check for other health things and to hopefully connect me with long lost relatives. It took about an hour to fill the thing with saliva. For someone else, it probably would have been easy.

Home

I really need to clean my home. I made some progress just after Christmas, but that's been mostly undone.

So much to do!

Oh, I'm on Instagram now. You can follow me here: https://www.instagram.com/thetinysamurai/

Ciao,
R~

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