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dental issues

So I took an unplanned visit to the dentist this morning. I had an oral surgery 5 days ago. I have had a tooth missing for over a year now, thankfully it is not a visible one, but the jaw is thinning out where it goes, and my bite is off because it is missing. With a change in dental…

Do one thing every day that scares you

I have read this before – I never really put it into practice on purpose – but as I look back at my life, I see that every time I have achieved something, I have done things that scare me. This includes: Going to USMC bootcamp applying for a job as a programmer with no degree writing and sharing what…

What do I want from life?

I watched the movie Peaceful Warrior for the first time last night. I have read book it is based on, Way of the Peaceful Warrior multiple times since I was a teenager. So I am in a reflective and soul searching frame of mind. I made the following lists (non-edited brain dumps in order of thinking of it, *not* priority)…

On grief, loss, and sorrow

a friend at work lost their spouse to cancer. what do I tell them? My condolences? trite, cliche. meaningless. About my losses, and that I understand their pain? This feels like I would be making it about me. That I am sorry? – it is not my fault To let me know if I can do anything? I am not…