day 1505 Рventuresome 

hustling hard everyday just to fulfill vancouver’s living standards. trying to hustle harder to hunt down my future unit. the reward at the end of each four month cycle is a well earned vacation to relax. these getaways with mo are my highlight knowing i have something to look forward to. the theme parks were awesome, i will be back for more adventures after visiting places i’ve always wanted to visit. i really wish for a nice hawaiian or beachy trip for the winter

day 1484 – speak easy

nationals in the back of my mind the whole day made me so restless. i never expected the decision to be easy to overcome, and i think i handled it the best i could. what made it more difficult was i had no one to speak my mind and made it less inviting when i’m constantly being criticized, teased or ignored. i feel like i’m taking this on alone and less willing to pour my heart out knowing i’m going to get insults. i don’t know how long i can take the punishment

day 1233 – wind up

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doing a lot of rdl graphics work recently have a final wrap up of a successful season 5 but also frantically preparing for the start of season 6. we literally have three weeks to prepare for everything that takes full flight after the holidays; i am sure there’s a ton on the agenda for tomorrow’s exec meeting. it also occurred to me christmas day is exactly ten days away but the better news is my holiday starts in eight days

day 1198 – japan travels

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memoir of my traveling days this spring, visiting family in hong kong and then japan. it was a very simple yet dangerous phenomenon that made me gain weight in the wrong way – basically eating out everyday and going temple hopping all day long. the nightlife, shopping, ramen, sushi and attractions were all great. the only thing i can’t get used to is the humidity and inaccessibility of fitness facilities. i enjoyed the exploration and look forward to my next travels wherever it may take me

day 1149 – plate less

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it’s an off day away from the gym once again so here’s my version of throwback thursday. every time i walk by this rack i have the urge to lift these. it’s been weeks since i have and i miss it too much. i disregarded restrictions and tried on a number of occasions, but ended up giving my back more setbacks. i’d be lying if i said i wasn’t in pain more than half my waking hour, but i want to keep doing what i do. more importantly, my october competition status is up in the air if it doesn’t get better soon. i can only stay patient for so long, and i am not a patient person when it comes to recovery. when will i be back lifting normally without pain??

day 1037 – disney trip

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traveling back to year 2011 when a group of rowdy hamberites made a trip out to los angeles and disneyland. it captured many of the good times that we shared, and sometimes i look back and wonder why life was so much easier back then. so much has changed since this trip; people come and go but some hamberites will always stick together. can’t wait until we have our next hamberite reunion trip

day 553 – throwback pandas

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first week of regular play for season 19 means exec duties even when i am sick as a dog. throwback to the hard throwing thunder panda days counting back seven seasons ago when we were fresh faces of the league. even though my panda team disbanded, it’s good to see that most of us are still involved on separate teams. to see how far i have come as a player and as an exec is quite a long trek not forgotten