Sloth the Enduring

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About Sloth the Enduring

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  • Birthday 08/06/1968

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  1. Sloth the Enduring

    The Courtyard (Monk General Chat)

    I thought this might be of interest to y’all. Japan’s Ninja Shortage
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    The Broken Mirror

    Wow. That’s cool. I’m impressed with all the stuff you manage to do with 3 kids.
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    The Broken Mirror

    Welcome to NF. 35 is young enough to do whatever you want. I like the idea of Kali, but I’ve never figured out how to carve time to try it. I also like blacksmithing and have a propane forge, but I haven’t figured out how to make time for it. Don’t be like me @Jakkals is a blacksmith and a bladesmith. Good luck with your goals.
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    Emrys Joins the Rebels

    Woot! Congrats on the PR. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    C_Q Makes Waffles

    You’re also at the end of a hard training block. You’d kick that tests ass after a taper.
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    Sloth: The Man with the Hammer

    7/15/18 Sunday This was a terrible back day. Like a bad toothache punctuated by kicks to the crotch for no apparent reason. Being in a bent over bike position is relatively painless, I went on a slow 39 mile ride with a friend. IIRC It took nearly 3 hours. 7/16/18 Monday I got a massage. It was terrifically painful. Massage dude said I had some of the tightest glutes he’s ever seen. I was walking better afterwards. I implemented the def-con 1 back protocols. -walk the dogs 3 times/day. Walking helps most everything. This adds about 4 miles. - rumble roll 3times/day. Rolling cures all. -15-20 minutes yoga morning and night. This is the maximum my brain can handle. -When I’m able I’ll add in shovelglove and ab work. 7/17/18 Tuesday still a bad back day when I woke up, by the afternoon things started to tone down. My big big race is 10 days. It doesn’t look like I’ll podium this year either. I went to my local trail to see if I could ride. I was able to, but not fast or hard. I could, however, handle small drops and standing on the pedals. It looks like I’ll be able to race. I think I got in 7 miles in 50 minutes. Song of of the day since I’m feeling a bit better. NSFW B/c theme & bikinis.
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    Sloth: The Man with the Hammer

    Ugh. I’m not even heavy by American standards, but I suspect you’re right. Sounds gruesome, but I’d do it to end this pain. I might get another cortisone shot. Older than @EricMN? I feel relief when I hook my foot on something and pull, so I’m hopeful. Where would you put it though? You’ve no basement. Don’t get me wrong, she’s a great dog, but I’m allergic. In fact I put my foot down as a hard no when Mrs. Sloth asked about fostering this one. When we’ve visited former foster dogs in the past they’ve all been, “Who the fuck are you?” I just don’t like that sort of attention or sympathy in general. It makes me feel useless and and stupid. I’m not that bad off anyway, I’m functional, I just can’t train hard. Or bend over. Or climb stairs. I like that you get me. I would also accept a “harden the fuck up.” NSFW language Even better, I didn’t ride with him, I just compared Strava times. I wear the stars & bars jersey whenever I’m in red zones. It affords me another foot or two of distance when I’m being passed by pickup trucks. However, it doesn’t make a difference in blue zones when I’m passed by a Prius.
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    Like a Battle Axe

    Congratulations.
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    DJTrippyT: AMAZON

    Criminy. I’m sorry you have to go through that.
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    [Sylvaa] Takes a Break

    It sounds like things are a little rough right now. @Bearlee had his gallbladder removed recently and it seemed to go smoothly. Enjoy the corn picking and don’t overpack. Are all the kids coming with?
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    TGP is trying to get it back

    Whew. Quite a day. Good luck with it all.
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    The UnChallenge: Tanktimus Continues

    It’s good to see you lifting again. The bronchial tubes must have cleared up.
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    When a Ranger is down, she turns to the Corps

    Yep, gotta keep emergency food in the car. You don’t want to be driving around when you’re hangry.
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    Bearlee is ...

    Minnesota snob here, I actively dislike Iowa and Missouri, I’m meh on the Dakotas and Kansas, I really like Wisconsin until they remind me that they’re racist, redneck hillbillies.
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    DJTrippyT: AMAZON

    I’d call more endurance despite less riding a win for CE. This is the first year I’ve strictly been a cardio bunny and I think I’ll need to mix in a strength component next year. I’m not as resilient and I’m not climbing as well as I should, although that may also be age.