Looks like I’ll be joining the Root Canal Club on February 7th. And, it looks like the journey which started last June regarding this tooth will wind up costing me over $3000; I might have been able to renovate my tiny bathroom with that amount of money. Poop.

I decided to lick my proverbial wounds by skipping German class, going to a Goodwill in Marietta (buying two shirts in which I can warm-weather hash for $5), buying some beer at the package store next to the Goodwill, and then (after passing Tasty China Smyrna) eating meat at a Chinese buffet, all before fighting traffic home and being a lump on the couch for the rest of the night.

Fellini's Pizza

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I think that my internet pipes must have frozen overnight as data is moving glacially slow this morning. Thanks, AT&T!

Root canal consultation today. Oh boy!

Tuesday Tale of the Tape: 209.4 pounds (-1.6 from last week’s weigh-in); the number is good but I am developing quite the under-my-beltline pot belly. 😢

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After a very fun weekend of drinking and hashing I had a heck of a time getting going this morning. I’m at the Waschsalon now, about to attempt to start my work day from here to limit the amount of time that I need to be in the office.

Busy week ahead.

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Brrr, fucking brr!

Yesterday’s dentist visit has spawned another trip to a root canal specialist next Tuesday afternoon (too late for lunch, unfortunately).

After treating myself to an Indian (vegetarian) buffet for lunch I worked from home.

Last night I made a play on a “Chicken and Dumplings” dish I am calling “Mushrooms and Dumplings” in which I substituted vegetarian components for their chicken counterparts. Had I not added too much garlic stock concentrate to make the stock the dish would have been great; instead it was a little too salty.

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WordPress updated, my interface is very different and I am not a huge fan.

Call to dentist yesterday resulted in appointment which I am either at, or have completed, by the time you read this.

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Struggling today. Feeling like too many things are hitting me at once and hope to start turning it around soon.

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WTF? Because I was hashing I saw none of the game last night. In fact, the game made me happy since we couldn’t end at Midway because it was too crowded, so we went to SoBa instead. When I saw the score this morning I thought that my internet machine had gone haywire. Sorry, Steve.

Thought I slept really well last night, but I am still beat this morning.

Tuesday Tale of the Tape: 211.0 pounds (+0.8 from last week); which is not surprising given the amount of debauchery and lack of exercise that has occurred in my life the past seven days.

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Interesting weekend filled with beer drinking at Eventide Brewery for their 5th anniversary party on Saturday, and then a Black Sheep hash that was interrupted by a none-too-pleased landowner yesterday.

Unfortunately my dental situation has not gotten magically better, nor has it gotten disastrously worse, so I think that I will be having a conversation with my dentist this week.

Hope your weekend was fun.

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Things are moving slowly. My body hurts, and in one case I am not even sure what type of doctor to consult about my condition. I suppose I will worry about it more if it persists. Ah life…

Wanted to mount the trainer last night but I was hungry when I arrived home after grocery shopping (again?) and lied to myself that it was early enough to eat, and exercise later. Must get exercise today.

At least it’s Friday, right?

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I hope that this year I can spend money on fun things, and not just on house and health. Of course that assumes that I have money, which, given the current direction of my stock holdings is not guaranteed.

The last printed magazine to which I subscribed, Photographer’s Forum, has ceased operations.

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