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Greeting: Hey there gangsters and pranksters! How they hanging? Welcome back hope you enjoy the little read… Let me know in the comments section. I’ll take any advice on what you like and don’t like… keep on keeping on.

Alright I needed a little fun this week… so bare with me as I bring back some old classics. Or maybe not so classic more just fun!

With an injury to my knee, and a bruised quad I haven’t been running. I will start the process again most likely Monday and see how it goes from there. I plan to buy a brace on Saturday to see if that helps. I’ve been doing Tae Kwon Do for this week with a wrap… Which was effective but very hmm sloppy and I don’t know if it would hold up with running.

What happened, you might ask or might not… either way I’m going to tell you!

Last Saturday I tested for my blue belt w/white stripe… of course I passed. But during the testing we had 3 rounds of sparring and got a slight injury. Well okay I got kicked in the jimmy, the knee, and to top it all off I got kicked three times in the thigh…

So I’ve been wearing a wrap the past few days to practice for the knee. But it’s amazing that the thigh “quadriceps“, hurt more. I went home and iced it but its still hurting 4 days later. Anyway

I guess I’d like to speak to anyone willing to listen and say that when you are sparring remember this is Tae Kwon Do… A strategic game of hmm tag. It’s about agility, speed, and control… Not a free for all.

I’ll lay off the platform…

So I’m getting to the point in the story I think I might just start giving excerpts and not full chapters. So this is one from the next chapter.

[Claire looked at him and then to the driver, “Speed is of the essence… beat that Mustang if you can.”

She pulled out a tablet being very professional and handed it to Patrick, “These are the files we’ve been able to assemble on the players in this little operation.”]

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Enjoy something is happening… enjoy the story and I’ll keep writing more…

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This is a draft, please enjoy and leave any comments you’d like.  This is a lead up with more action… but its part of the story so I hope you all like it.

The Mens Room
What was the most awkward situation you’ve found yourself in?
Who was after you and why?
Here’s my secret for preventing ______?

BJ Shea
How were you disciplined when you were a kid?
What do you miss and wish would come back?
When it comes to driving, what pisses you off?
What made your first job memorable?
“I can’t believe my parents did BLANK.”

So question of the Week… there were so many good questions this week I might steal one for next week too. 

So what made my first job memorable, my first job, attempting to remember what it was first, but I think I know now… it was a paper route…  this could actually tie into who was after me and why question from above as well.  But I’ll go with the memorable – Not the “Chaucer” I’ll write your pimped crack head face into my story and you’ll be forever known as that character sort of thing. 

*burp* Wow that went deep … anyway  

I used to deliver to an old age home, not a nursing home mind you, but an assisted living home… in Imperial Beach, California.  And whoever says you lose your sexuality as you grow old, obviously is a moron. 

I’d go to collect my subscription money and I’d get offers for favors, or what have you.  Well there was an elderly lady who wanted to thank me for always standing the paper on up onto her door jamb so she didn’t have to bend so far down to pick it up.  She didn’t offer sex, she did make me cookies though which was awesome, until I opened the tin they were in and saw what they were shaped like. 

Yes the old lady had made round cookies and frosted them like they were boobs.  I laughed all the way home and bonus the cookies tasted awesome!

I stuck a note to her door and thanked her for the awesome cookies… and delivered her paper for a little longer till something else happened and I stopped delivering papers.

Catch ya all on the naughty side… and some old people are awesome!

John

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So last night was, let me think of a good adjective, offensive to REM state. It turned very cold over night at least it felt like it to me.  I woke up, or was awoken, not sure which happened first at around 3:20 in the morning I turned and my leg instantly started tensing up as it tightened and resulted in a cramp that restricted the lower half of my calf and foot.  Luckily it wasn’t as harsh as they have been in the past… a mild restriction, more of an irritation. 

I am not sure how it came on either, I had plenty of fluids.  I drank a cup of tea in the morning, 48 oz of water through the day, and then I had a protein smoothie with banana’s and oranges after Tae Kwon Do… not to mention more water.  Anyway blah blah

I have been doing a little research and wanted to know what some of the experts might think, (if there are some reading this) about the cold weather causing the muscle spasm.  It turned very cold over night here in the Puget Sound at least it felt like it to me.  I woke up, or was awoken, not sure which happened first at around 3:20 in the morning I turned and my leg instantly started tensing up.   

I wouldn’t say lack of stretching, as I had Tae Kwon Do for the 3rd night in a row…  Maybe it was over use?  Heck I even took a hot shower…

Sorry I’m rambling!  I found this via:  WebMD

What are muscle cramps?

A muscle cramp is a strong, painful contraction or tightening of a muscle that comes on suddenly and lasts from a few seconds to several minutes. It often occurs in the legs. A muscle cramp is also called a charley horse.

Nighttime leg cramps are usually sudden spasms, or tightening, of muscles in the calf. The muscle cramps can sometimes happen in the thigh or the foot. They often occur just as you are falling asleep or waking up.

Where am I going with this? I guess, in the end nowhere really, just talking

I will be running tonight as it’s been about 7 days since my last real one… I did go to the gym but that was mostly to do a workout using their machines.  I ran for a 10 minute interval 1:1 with the speed at 4 up to 6.5 with an added incline of 3. I am worried that the left leg will bug me during the run… I will just stretch before and after, and drink lots of fluid. I know the drill… lol

I would talk about the Sounders but well they are kind of playing like my high school team who didn’t win one game.  Not that I don’t support them… Sounders till I DIE… but they need to get on the ball!

Let’s see what else is happening. Oh TKD I’m learning Pal Gae Sam Jang (my blue belt form). It’s unique but I am learning it quickly. Beyond that I have 3 new punching, 3 new kicking, and 3 new hand grabs. Which are fun… but testing my patience… as I want to know them now and not have to think about them… but it’ll get better. 

Well anyway, I am sure I can go on… but oh one more thing… check out a new comic, the first issue #0 is free on comixology called FROST. It sounds like it’s going to be a kick ass action comic… which I will enjoy. I believe the rest of the issues will be released as .99 cents. The writers (Brandon Jerwa and Eric Trautmann) are good and the graphics have a good edge to them that I enjoy.

Alright on that geek moment I’ll let you all go… be good and don’t do anything I wouldn’t do (yes this I know leaves your chooses wide open)

John