My primary purpose in going to Boston, aside from wanting to take a trip to a historic city, was to see Fenway Park. I grew up playing and watching baseball and ever since I got a Boston Red Sox hat when I was young, I've been a Chicago Cubs and Boston Red Sox fan. Being … Continue reading First Visit to a Legendary Ballpark: Fenway Park
Update on the injury front: partially torn ACL and PCL ligaments in my knee. Awesome. I'm going to be limited in my physical activity for quite a while. Luckily, a partial tear means I have most of the mobility of my knee but the ligament is weak so while I can't run, I can use … Continue reading ACL
With every sport comes the risk of injury and unfortunately, I suffered one two days ago while at Judo. It started off fine like any other class where everyone was rolling and I was paired up with a black belt who's hard to turn. In my attempt to turn him, using a method that had … Continue reading Knee Injuries
Well, the Cubs split with the Brewers this series, both having great offensive games. The first game, the Brewers scored 7 and had multiple home runs. The second game, the Cubs had multiple home runs and scored 8. Too bad the Brewers outscored us 11 to 8 in total. That hurt. But, we're still 3.0 … Continue reading Baseball and the Comfort Zone
Yesterday, after years of going to Judo, I received my green belt. The belt system in Judo denotes rank and experience. From lowest to highest, the colors are white, blue, green, purple, brown, and black, with various degrees in brown and black. It took me about a year to received my blue belt and yesterday, … Continue reading Green Belt!