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Balmung the Tyro

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About Balmung the Tyro

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  • Birthday 04/22/1991

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  1. Hey everyone! I know it's been a while since I posted (like, nearly the entire challenge), but I just wanted to let y'all know...I have not, in fact, dropped off the face of the earth. A little thing called "life" got in the way, and though I haven't been on, I have been keeping up with my challenge as best I can. I'll provide a detailed summary come Friday.
  2. Pssshhh...five pages? YOURS IS THE THREAD THAT WILL PIERCE THE HEAVENS!!!!
  3. .......I think my brain exploded..................
  4. Well, for some reason the video is not working for me....and now I feel deprived.......
  5. Well....at least you're openly honest about it! :highly_amused: :highly_amused:
  6. Dude...good luck with that. Seriously. I'm horrible with remembering people's names. Also, good call on System 9. In my opinion, good (ethical/moral) business practices make for good business. If you have to deceive, it's not worth it.
  7. Day 3: Keeping it rolling READING: Sticking to my daily planned schedule has been very productive for my reading (and everything else too, as I am spending less and less time doing unnecessary things). Got through most of chapter 2 today (I say "chapter", but it's more like "section", as there are only six of them). COKES: I'm doing much better on this front that I had anticipated. I've started adding fruit slices to my water, and it is also helping with the cravings, particularly in the evenings. I still had a coke today for lunch, but I'm drinking a large glass of water with lemons in i
  8. Sadly, the nearest Trader Joe's is nearly a four hour drive away. They seem to have a great deal of items that I would readily purchase, if only they were closer.
  9. I know the feeling. I'm constantly eating, whether I workout or not. This fact was largely lost on me until I moved out on my own, and had to start footing my own grocery bill. When my parents told me I ate more than everyone else in my family combined, they were being quite literal.......
  10. I'm sure I can find them, given enough effort. I would most likely have to purchase them online, however, seeing as I haven't any real access to non-commercial beverage choices in my immediate area. I have seen that post, and I actually created a playlist based on that post that I listen to when working out. It definitely helps me to push through the tough times. I don't know that I would totally buy into that. I'd have to do some research on it. Who knows, it could turn out to be something, or just a lot of nothing.
  11. I find it delightfully entertaining that this challenge thread has yet to contain an actual challenge, but is instead filled with memes. And I also stumbled across this little gem the other day, and I feel it is highly appropriate given the circumstances:
  12. Day 2: READING: Partway through chapter 2. The book is quite interesting, but I was feeling pretty restless tonight, so I didn't get much reading done. COKES: Actually did not have one today. I had some Spark with my lunch today, and really wasn't feeling a coke at all, so I didn't drink one. Kinda craving one now, but I know that if I drink it, I'll be up much later than I would like to be, so I shall abstain for the evening. PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Still haven't gotten around to posting the photos I have taken, and still no video yet. I really should just set my phone in a corner and let it rec
  13. I feel ya, bro. It's quite the predicament. On the one hand, you don't want to offend their generosity, but on the other hand, it's not always good quality nutrition you'll be ingesting. A most difficult predicament indeed. And you can still totally play the introvert card and give compliments. Piggybacking off that whole inner dialogue thing, when was the last time you gave yourself a genuine compliment? (And no, I'm not being facetious when I ask this, as it was a question I had to ask myself recently.)
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