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Thrillho

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About Thrillho

  • Rank
    Renegade
  • Birthday 11/05/1980

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  • Location
    Canadia
  • Class
    monk
  1. We miss you :sorrow:

  2. Long story short... chronic exhaustion, insomnia and depression now MIGHT actually have SOME link to my extremely low testosterone levels (only took nine months to convince my doctor that I wasn't lying) and nascent IBS which isn't doing wonders for my energy levels. So... my focus isn't on this challenge anymore. I'm just trying to work on my flexibility and some light jogging, but mostly dealing with food and weight issues that are currently more pressing. Cheers to you all, and I hope you assassinate the heck out of your goals!
  3. OK, somewhat of a reboot! I have such great plans to find time for all of this, and every night it's like 9:30pm and I crawl into bed to watch an episode of Bojack with my wife and I realize... well, the whole day is gone. My free evening time is currently being spent frantically editing a story for submission to an anthology. It's already been accepted, but is well over the wordcount limit remaining in the publication. Tomorrow, I'm going to wake up a little bit earlier, try and power through a full workout as shown in the Original Post, and then walk my dog as a 'cooldown' befor
  4. 3d spatial surveying scanner. You ever see Prometheus? The gadgets with the lasers that they use to map out the tunnels? This is the real-life equivalent. We need to run piping and new equipment through insanely congested areas, so I'm laser-scanning the areas, getting every last wire and bolt and whatnot. It's line of sight, so I'll sometimes need to run 8 scans around one pump, just to make sure I get EVERYTHING. And it ain't light. And we've got SEVEN active projects in this mill right now, so they figured "Eh, we'll just get him to scan EVERYTHING, as long as he's there!"
  5. OK, TO EXPLAIN... on somewhat last-minute notice, I got sent out of town to do some mill scanning. I'm not entirely sure how to quantify it, but hauling 100 lbs of scanning equipment all over a working mill for three days (Top floor: 280'-3" above grade, stair access only), and working around boilers, furnaces, kilns, steam blowers, acid tanks, causticizers and delig reactors SHOULD count for a lot of leg and lower back exercising. Now to work on the rest of the stuff.
  6. For most of the last four-ish years (might actually be longer...) I've been chiefly over with the Monks. Boxing, BJJ, MMA, most of my fitness goals had been built around combat sports. It was pretty much my favorite thing. I loved having something that allowed me to actually demonstrate whatever physical skills and abilities I had. I loved the competition, and always getting better at something that I enjoyed. A couple weeks ago, I had what will probably be my last amateur boxing match. I didn't train nearly as hard as I could have for that fight, and I know I could have done better, but the
  7. So... my ridiculous weekend. Just had to share with you all. Feel free to laugh at me! I know I did. https://lasvegassun.com/photos/galleries/2018/aug/26/0825EllisMania15/#/18 Good times.
  8. Ditto. I'm trying to bash down some ideas that have been clogging my head in order for me to focus on the next section of my serial, and TRY to finish the first draft of my contribution to the Collabor18 Anthology.
  9. Context will be forthcoming. The first... chapter or two-ish is going to be an anachronistic mess, MOSTLY on purpose, to sort of throw you into Oscar's shoes, disorient you, show you snips of the past and present (1916 up to 1933) and his mostly-sensible world suddenly falling apart. Also, the very first scene with Baram I KNOW is missing la mot juste to make it clear. It's clear in my mind, but my descriptions are perfunctory now while I just TRY AND FINISH A WHOLE DRAFT FOR ONCE. Thank you!
  10. Trying out a little something. STARTING a story is always super, super hard for me, since I always feel like I NEED to cover EVERY preparatory base, when I really just need to... start the story, and maybe explain some stuff later. So, quick question... does this mostly make sense? (CW: violence)
  11. ... this ended already! WHERE DID JUNE GO
  12. Been away a while. SO... sleeping has been up and down, exercise has been up and down. More sparring and bagwork, less weights, more sleep (sometimes), much less sleep (other times). I would say I am sticking to my plans more than 50% of the time, but it's the end of the school year, and my wife is working more than full time, so there's some days where at no point between waking up and going to sleep do I get more than 10 minutes of time to 'do something'. NEXT WEEK, school is all done for all of them, and most of their extracurriculars are done, so we'll be settling into a new
  13. Good, hard workout on Saturday w/ bagwork. Good, hard sparring with my son on Sunday. I focused on boxing and covering, he padded fully up and was throwing kicks. He's 6'0" and closing in on 200 lbs, so he's a pretty good sparring buddy for now. However, I've had a cold since Friday and that's totally thrown me off whack. Down on sleep, but still making all of my dog walks and other appointments, so I'm kind of zombified right now.
  14. Can we post various chunks on here, if anyone cares to read or offer feedback? I'd like to see what y'all are up to.
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