After finishing my weekly Rituxan infusions I was starting to get confident that I was on the cusp of beating back the Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA). It was the course of treatment that my doctors’ had the most faith in and as I walked back from a visit to my nephrologist I was feeling that things were on the upswing.Read More
Looking around BioWare’s offices I thought to myself, “This is what I should do with my life.” Like a human Dunning–Kruger Effect I triumphed.Read More
This year we’be been taking advantage of the combination of living close to the US/Canadian border and having a Nexus passes for everyone in the family to take more trips into Washington State. One of the things that we decided to do was to get Season Passes to Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle. We always enjoy visiting zoos when we’re on holidays so having a good one nearby, it seemed like a fun thing to do.Read More
My calendar is filling up with visits with doctors as my Granulomatosis with polyangiitis ranks between 2 and four hot peppers on the menu of life.Read More
The world of video games that my son is growing up in is definitely different than the dots and Smurfs of my youth.Read More
I was approaching my birthday in 2014 and I was unhappy. I weighed over 255 pounds. I was at my lowest point professionally and had taken to what I now joke was sadness eating during lunch. Sitting at a desk in the office upwards of twelve hours a day I was putting on pounds.
I weight 255 pounds.Read More
I was 211 pounds when I woke up this morning.
This is obese. Fat and dangerously so. So much so that when I entered my height and weight into one website it suggested that I contact my doctor immediately. It was all I could do to convince the site not to call 911 and have an ambulance sent to pull my fat ass from my home.Read More
I’ve never been under any illusion. I’m overweight.
Even in high school when I was much thinner than I am now there were enough older kids calling me “big guy” to banish any illusion that I was just a bit hefty. I’ve accepted this and have moved on with my life, at peace with my body image.Read More