day 2087 – sechelt home

the squirtle squad has arrived at sechelt, the place we’ll call home for the next three days. the twelve of us have this beautiful place all to ourselves thanks to a hookup. we only have enough beds for half of us, but i think sleeping arrangement will be the least of our worries. i’ve never been to sechelt despite it only being a forty minute ferry ride away. consider this a season end team bonder on top of our championship celebration. the weekend ahead will be full of eating, drinking, gaming and a lot of laziness. we brought so much food and alcohol in anticipation of a weekend of hotpot and barbecue

day 1677 – jagrbombers


it’s time for the first round of round robin game of vachl playoffs. although it was an overtime loss, playing the jagrbombs is always something to look forward to. post game boston pizza was quite the cheat meal though the beauty of intermittent fasting is i can have them without too much guilt since i haven’t eaten anything all day aside from a banana. sharing an order of chicken salad balanced out the pizza i had. unfortunately couldn’t avoid the team shots of bazooka joe and jagrbomb, and the few other mysterious drinks i had after that. some shots are mandatory; i’ll just do a better job at avoiding them whenever possible

day 1585 – christmas with company

it’s not often, but sometimes i try and could look quite classy too. it’s that time of the year to dress up for the annual harrison hotsprings company christmas party. the party was catered buffet with an open bar. came out having enjoyed good food, lots of photos and a nice big door prize. the dinner party was just the beginning; the after party was where the main event was at. perfect time to put on the party hat to join in on the games and the shots of soju that came with. it was a good night of partying that didn’t settle down until 3am. i’ll be tired and maybe even hungover, but i’ll enjoy myself to the fullest

day 1373 – sumptuous birthday


spending my birthday in vegas wasn’t my preference because everything i have and need is at home. although i’d rather be spending it in vancity, i can’t deny it was a good experience with scatters of good time. sitting next to my big boss for my birthday dinner is definitely a one of a kind experience. he had a lot of interesting insights and life advice after having a few drinks. time is flying by so quickly; celebrating getting another year older with sushi delicacy, drinks and a surprise dessert

day 1241 – christmas underconstruction

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once again doing our annual underconstruction crew christmas party with secret santa gift exchange. it’s not a complete crew until we get chu back and hopefully that happens next year. it’s never a dull moment with playing board games while listening to carols. i wasn’t keen on the penalties chosen but never want to be the party pooper. an awesome evening updating each other, chilling. the friendly fire and competition heated up once the games started, especially exploding kittens

day 997 – geek party

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pubnight is every season’s biggest event and one that players look forward to every season. it’s the time i get to catch up with the many friends and foes on the court as well as meet some people i’ve never played against. it was professor mugs all over again just like last season, but with a geek party theme. got in there rocking my suspenders and nerdy glasses; it wasn’t much of a challenge for me since i am always geeking it out. i had a lot of fun; pubnights never disappoint

day 955 – casino royale

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suit up for casino royale kind of night for rdl pubnight. another successful pubnight down with a great turn out where dodgeballers unite coupled with an abundance of drinks, games, jokes and fun to be had. i had a few here and there, but consider those shots as compulsory shots that i cannot turn down. i did manage to turn down all the beer put my way, baby steps of learning to say no

day 912 – troublemakers

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as i sit in idleness today, someone sent a picture to remind me that i am missing my annual exec retreat. a season end retreat south of the border which will undoubtedly involve massive amount of eating, drinking, passing out, waking up hungover and then repeat. i’m disappointed that i am missing out on this retreat for other commitments. but when i think about it again, i am doing my body a huge favour – forgoing things that can’t be undone to the liver, and then i get over it

day 839 – not right

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i had a great weekend, only up to the moment i realize i had disobeyed all that i said i would do. i am fighting myself and feeling torn inside because i walked in with a number in mind but went well beyond that limit, i don’t know how it got so out of hand. it’s only finally hitting me hard today, the wheels have really fallen off and i don’t even know where to begin to pick myself up. what a heart felt disappointment when i have regretfully misused the trust others had in me. i failed others and most importantly i have failed myself. need to learn that discipline is choosing between what i want now and what i want most. perhaps i must be stricter and harder on myself and start my climb from the bottom again. i guess i deserved to have both my pinkies sprained during practice

day 838 – post drink fest

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the day after drinking so much is usually a painful one with all sorts of hangover syndrome. i expected nothing less this time around having down so much more than my intended limit, but i must say i feel like recovery is a lot better than rdl pubnight. it was a fully loaded day with taekwondo, teaching and dodgeball practice, but i was fully functional throughout. found some of the finest pictures posted from the drink fest, i now have a better glimpse of how the night went. the weekend full of actitivites is great but man, i’ve eaten pretty shitty and terribly wrong all weekend long