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Hey it's Grumble. Your best friend, your guild leader, and your...hexplate lifter.

 

Magnus Rushes In

 

I wanted to start the new year off clean(er). Cause it ended dirty and delicious. So while the cut wandered away while I played with PHUL, but I'm bringing it back with a vengeance this challenge (and will continue through the next two challenges as well). To that end, I have enlisted the help of the B.U.F.F. Dudes once again (new year, new Buff). This time I will be partaking of their cutting plan which is 4 phases, plus a 5x5 prep phase I will only do for two weeks, in which I will use this time to get my diet adjusted. Additionally I will be doing photos at each phase. Plus doing all the measurements. 

 

Taako's good out here

 

I'm still not taking time to step back and observe. Especially at work. I'm constantly going, and while it's good to be busy, I make little mistakes and forget to note things. So this challenge will be a kind of follow on with the note taking I did previously, but instead of stream of consciousness or a feelings and emotions thing, this will be a notebook that will entail ideas and thoughts that I have as they occur to help improve... something. It's a little nebulous, but just go with me.

 

Abraca Fuck you!

 

This will be my year long challenge. Mrs Grumble and I have declared this year as Our Year Of Clean. We've got piles. Not big ones, but little bits here and there, garage and guest room excepted (those are minor disaster zones). So this year we will go through everything. Room by room. Probably about a challenge per room, so this month will start in the master bedroom.

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I listened two the first two... adventures of The Adventure Zone on our very long drives so I KIND OF GET THIS.

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27 minutes ago, raptron said:

I listened two the first two... adventures of The Adventure Zone on our very long drives so I KIND OF GET THIS.

 

You obviously need to binge the rest of it.

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oooo i like the cleaning goal. i mean everything else is cool too, i just should totally do a cleaning goal. i did some long ago and far away...

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5 hours ago, Grumble said:


I dared. And now I feel like I'm going to waste spend a lot of my snowbound tomorrow listening to something that I had previously never heard of. 
 

2 hours ago, Grumble said:

 

You obviously need to binge the rest of it.


Obviously. 

 

5 hours ago, Grumble said:

Magnus Rushes In

 

I wanted to start the new year off clean(er). Cause it ended dirty and delicious. So while the cut wandered away while I played with PHUL, but I'm bringing it back with a vengeance this challenge (and will continue through the next two challenges as well). To that end, I have enlisted the help of the B.U.F.F. Dudes once again (new year, new Buff). This time I will be partaking of their cutting plan which is 4 phases, plus a 5x5 prep phase I will only do for two weeks, in which I will use this time to get my diet adjusted. Additionally I will be doing photos at each phase. Plus doing all the measurements. 

 

Taako's good out here

 

I'm still not taking time to step back and observe. Especially at work. I'm constantly going, and while it's good to be busy, I make little mistakes and forget to note things. So this challenge will be a kind of follow on with the note taking I did previously, but instead of stream of consciousness or a feelings and emotions thing, this will be a notebook that will entail ideas and thoughts that I have as they occur to help improve... something. It's a little nebulous, but just go with me.

 

Abraca Fuck you!

 

This will be my year long challenge. Mrs Grumble and I have declared this year as Our Year Of Clean. We've got piles. Not big ones, but little bits here and there, garage and guest room excepted (those are minor disaster zones). So this year we will go through everything. Room by room. Probably about a challenge per room, so this month will start in the master bedroom.

 

All very cool, I'm prepared to be fully supportive. I'm doing a clean-up-my-foods thing as well, I keep both a bullet journal and a commonplace book (the commonplace book sounds more like what you are describing), and I have a massive piles-removal project in place. So totes following with great interest! 

 

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1 hour ago, Gemma said:

(the commonplace book sounds more like what you are describing)

 

I've never heard the term before, but a quick google search has indicated that this is exactly what I am planning.

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Games: God of War, Kingdom Hearts 3, Destiny 2

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Image result for adventure zone gifs
 

 

Magnus rushed in... and right back out again. Welp, good thing I planned prep into this. Cause both Diet and Gym have failed this week... I might be exaggerating the diet a bit. I'm currently at 258, and I'm fighting off sugar cravings pretty well (had a piece of fudge this morning that I spit out because it was too sweet), but I'm still ignoring healthy macro splits and way over on my carbs. This is gonna be hard. I need to get my brain on board.

 

First success of the year of Clean. My dresser is not covered in junk anymore. We have a MASSIVE shed in the backyard, so we have dedicated an entire corner of it to an epic start of next year garage sale. So old wallets that were sitting on my dresser, a couple of knick knack boxes, and handful of other assorted items have become the first victims of the year. They will not be the last. 

 

And for those who have professed ignorance to my theme, it is a D&D podcast called The Adventure Zone, and it is one of the most amazing things I've ever listened to. It's here if you're willing to dive in. 

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Looking forward to the cleaning goals! Got some similar ones myself

 

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Getting life in order is a challenge worth doing.

 

Happiness is the journey, not the destination (took me forever to learn that)

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Image result for the adventure zone gif

 

Magnus Rushes in

So I did make it to the gym friday. 5x5 kicked my ass too. Surprising empty too. I got all the workouts done in the Power Rack and only had to share on the last exercise.

BB Squat: 135x5, 185x5, 205x4, 225x5, 3x235x5, 235x4. I failed on the last rep. I did not squat in the rack, but on the outside, so I could let the weights drop, but I knew I couldn't do the 5th rep, as I became a human taco on high bar. Ah well.

 

BB bent Over Row: 5x240x5. Like. A. Boss.

 

BB Bench: 225x2, 205x4, 195x5, 185x4, 185x2. Set the pins right below my chest so I could still touch and go, but not crush me. And the chest is weak and spongy. I need to continue to work on these. And since I lift alone, I'm going to continue to do them in the rack. 

 

BB Push Press: 135x5, 145x5, 150x5, 150x4, ran out of time. Probably could have done another set of 4 but I had to go. Although listening to a metal version of I Need a Hero while doing Push Presses was invigorating.

 

It was my Army weekend, and we finally got barbells in the new weight room, took a couple soldiers down and did some farmer walks and deadlifts. Did 3x10 @ 315. Back isn't even sore today. I did volume deads and barely broke a sweat. That's exciting.

 

Taako's good out here

 

Commonplace book surprised me. I used it over the weekend and actually discovered something that could help make a process at drill more efficient. I presented it to my First Sergeant, he implemented it, and it actually worked. I was floored. This might become a habit beyond the challenge. 

 

Abraca fuck you

 

Mrs Grumble bought a couple of home depot boxes that we are separating our clean into a donate and a sell pile. I think we're going to try and sell everything first, but the donate box will exist for whatever is left over that is donatable. Everything else we have a trash can for.

 

Image result for the adventure zone gif

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3 hours ago, Grumble said:

Although listening to a metal version of I Need a Hero while doing Push Presses was invigorating.

 

 

Jonathan Young? Or is there another one out there that I've missed? Inquiring minds need to know.

 

3 hours ago, Grumble said:

Taako's good out here

 

Commonplace book surprised me. I used it over the weekend and actually discovered something that could help make a process at drill more efficient. I presented it to my First Sergeant, he implemented it, and it actually worked. I was floored. This might become a habit beyond the challenge. 

 

Great stuff, this. 

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Great start on the declutter, and the commonplace book idea, wonderful. Especially as it helped you figure out something that will help your drills. *Shares the website with her buddies who DnD*

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13 hours ago, Gemma said:

 

Jonathan Young? Or is there another one out there that I've missed? Inquiring minds need to know.

Graveworm. Found it on this album

 

13 hours ago, Gemma said:

 

Great stuff, this. 

 

11 hours ago, MikeWazowski said:

Woo, sounds like some solid progress on the declutter!

 

9 hours ago, Khuja said:

Great start on the declutter, and the commonplace book idea, wonderful. Especially as it helped you figure out something that will help your drills. *Shares the website with her buddies who DnD*

 

I know. whoever thought that actually making a plan could create success?

 

Yes, share the Adventure Zone with everyone!

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Games: God of War, Kingdom Hearts 3, Destiny 2

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How in the hell did I miss this for a whole week! Also, we should tag @miss_marissa because she told me about it.

 

On 1/3/2018 at 12:02 PM, Grumble said:

Magnus Rushes In

 

Taako's good out here

 

Abraca Fuck you!

 

 

best challenge headers EVER

 

I'm here for all the crinkle tinkles!

 

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25 minutes ago, Taddea Zhaan said:

How in the hell did I miss this for a whole week! Also, we should tag @miss_marissa because she told me about it.

 

 

best challenge headers EVER

 

I'm here for all the crinkle tinkles!

 

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You've started a thing. I will be adventure zoning through the whole balance arc now. See my add-on to my thread title.

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On the plus side, insomnia can help with cleaning, even if it's out of order. On the downside, insomnia. I also discovered my first gerblin. Getting rid of pieces of tech that I MIGHT be able to fix. That's turning out to be tougher than I thought. But that's why I'm not cleaning alone. Except when I'm up at 2 am.

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1 hour ago, Grumble said:

Getting rid of pieces of tech that I MIGHT be able to fix.

but WILL you?

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15 minutes ago, Grumble said:

Image result for adventure zone gif

 

And refuse to answer that question.

 

Are we taking bets? Cuz I have like, a couple sets of almost-functioning headphones, faulty bluetooth speakers, an old lawnmower battery, a couple cheap electric lanterns, and a kerfuffle of other broken gadgets to sweeten the pot.

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5 minutes ago, Deckard Gainz said:

 

Are we taking bets? Cuz I have like, a couple sets of almost-functioning headphones, faulty bluetooth speakers, an old lawnmower battery, a couple cheap electric lanterns, and a kerfuffle of other broken gadgets to sweeten the pot.

 

I don't know what you;'re talking about. *shoves the 3 unfinished raspberry pi projects in a box*

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On January 3, 2018 at 12:02 PM, Grumble said:

 

 

Almost glossed over these two things.

 

WTF is this? You mean he's not a musical mastermind?

 

On January 3, 2018 at 12:02 PM, Grumble said:

 

Hey it's Grumble. Your best friend, your guild leader, and your...hexplate lifter

 

perfect reference!

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