"Same old story, a lack of consistency. 6% body fat, half-marathon runner in colle and post college, but then came the kids and a stressful career. add to it adrenal fatigue and overtraining with CrossFit, I was in a bad state. Took some time off…"
"I ran after an upper-body workout this morning, and then went to give platelets this afternoon. I didn't realize that running can lower your platelet count, but mine wasn't high enough for a double donation, and the phlebotomist said…"
Studying scripture, debating politics, writing, reading and discussing classic and significant pieces of literature, exercising specifically running, traveling specifically in western Europe, speaking French, eating foreign cuisine, collecting personally significant quotes, watching unique and meaningful films, playing board games such as Monopoly and Trivial Pursuit, studying all areas of history, reading about the lives of obscure yet historically significant individuals or extremely infamous individuals, learning to appreciate and understand the value of a good riddle, working outdoors partaking in activities such as mowing the lawn and gardening
The Bible, The Decameron, The Chronicles of Narnia, Faust, Perfume: The Story of a Murderer, A Tale of Two Cities, Frankenstein, The Iliad, Utopia, Hamlet, Voice of the Martyrs, Crime and Punishment, Great Expectations, anything by Jules Verne or H.G. Wells.
Gladiator, Kingdom of Heaven, V for Vendetta, Moulin Rouge, Apocalypto, The Beach, Godfather series, Great Expectations, Passion of the Christ, Shawshank Redemption, Elizabeth, The Fifth Element, Super Bad, Being John Malkovich, 300, The English Patient, Schindler's List, Fight Club, Braveheart, The Patriot, The Last Samurai, and way too many more to list.
Death Cab for Cutie, The Postal Service, Owl City, Hellogoodbye, Damien Rice, ATC, Beethoven, Ella Fitzgerald, Enya, Haddaway, Hans Zimmer, Kylie Minogue, Moby, Phil Collins, Vengaboys, Regina Spektor, Jimmy Eat World, Basshunter, Jenna Drey, Sarah Brightman, Hayley Westenra, Josh Groban, Aqua, Berlin, Chopin, t.A.T.u., Keane, Mono, Stefy, Sugar Ray, Tori Amos, Natalie Walker, Kate Havnevik, PlayRadioPlay!, etc.
"Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for 'tis better to be alone than in bad company."
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"PFFFFT! Let them wonder. None of their business. I have gotten so many "WTF" looks for the weird stuff I do as hobbies, they roll off of me like water off of a duck's back. My daughter is the same way, LOL! You just do you, and let…"
"CONGRATULATIONS JOE, TO YOU AND YOUR WIFE! :D I hope all goes well with the delivery.
I myself already speak Spanish fluently. I'm what's known as a "native speaker" since I learned it from my family instead of in the classroom.…"
Muscle cramps can also be caused by electrolyte imbalance. In particular, low potassium is often a culprit. The cure: bananas and apricots. One heck of a lot cheaper than a prescription potassium supplement to boot. Been…"
"Seriously, I'm not looking forward to March Madness with bated breath. I'll watch at least part of it, but it doesn't dominate my life...besides, I've got a ton of my children's rec league baseball and softball to…"
I was just poking fun since nobody posted up. It is a peculiarity of this place that we don't really follow sports in the forums though. Probably because there are better dedicated sites for that."