Suffer when it’s time to suffer

Suffer when it’s time to suffer. I created this phrase to calm me down whenever I get anxious, stressed, and worried about something. Because the only time you need to suffer is in the moment of action; not before, not after. You should suffer only during the action. When you are writing the code, when…

Your new normal

The hinges of my bathroom door have been loose for years. In order to close it you need to raise it a bit so it doesn’t grind against the floor. And we cannot lock it properly anymore because the board doesn’t fit into the door frame as my brother installed a new set of hinges…

Why dying is the way to live wisely

One of the things I’m struggling most with is this concept of legacy. I’m a planner. Before this diagnosis I’d been thinking of my 1st 35 years — aside from being a ton of fun and travel — as preparation. I felt like I was building a platform (savings, networks, skills, experience) that I could then use in my…

On Eating

Principles to simplify my decision making around eating. never eat when you are not hungry never eat when you are stressed never eat when you are bored never eat when you are anxious food != reward find other reward don’t eat whenever you are hungry protein > fat > carbs > sugar drink water, hydrate yourself…