Living with Arthritis 


A few months ago, I started a blog serious “Living with RA”. I know that it appears that I’ve abandoned that series and I have with good reason. In my quest to find out what is wrong with me and why I have been in – sometimes unbearable- pain for two years now, I have…

40 by 40 Bucket list: #38 Completed


Two months from today, I will celebrate my 36th Birthday. That gives me not a whole lot of time to complete this list. However, today I began marking things off. #38: complete a 5k Today I complete the Milwaukee Running Festival 5k. I’ve been using the hashtag #watchmework since I had knee surgery this summer….

Living with RA: Learning the cause of the pain.


I lived with the pain in my knees for so long that I was beginning to accept it as a normal part of my life. It seemed the doctors weren’t really trying to do anything to treat it and l was getting tired of fighting. With that said, I went to work my new physically…

Living with RA: The onset of symptoms 


Should pain started years ago but went ignored. It wasn’t until my knees felt like they were literally on fire and I wanted to scream out in agony with every attempt to kneel or squat that I knew something was wrong. It was in the middle of December 2014 that I began to notice the…

Bullet Journal FAQs


July was my first month working with the bullet journal system. I must say that I can see a difference in my productivity. I spent a lot of nights studying the bullet journal and all the different layout designs. But I must say that I ran a lot of language or lingo that was new…

Stand for something or fall for anything 


I’ve been pretty quiet about all that has been going on over the last few weeks or so across the country. I’ll admit, it hasn’t been easy to keep quiet when I know that with each passing day I could be the next victim.   In this day and age too many of us have…

Bullet Journal: My first attempt


I just started bullet journaling on July 1st. After just the first few weeks, I’m sold. I know starting out that this was something that I could get behind. Anyone that have known me for more than a year, know that I have always been a planner guy. I’ve spent a lot of money over…

Bullet Journal: It’s a WHOLE community out there


So in early June a ran across this training project for a family to go through and set up their family budget. Something that I thought not only cool but that I could use for myself. I go to a certain day in the program (can’t remember which cause I was all over the place)…