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My Right Forearm is Toast

I am writing this blog post mostly using a microphone. I think I’ll try to do this in one shot, clean it up later but keep the original version around, so that the blemishes and problems with voice dictation can

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Comparing Nutrition Tracking Apps (iOS)

I’ve decided I’m going to track nutrition again.  I tested entering the same day into 4 apps and recorded myself: Up! (came with my fitness tracker) MyFitnessPal FatSecret Lose It! Here’s the raw video of all 4 side by side.  

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Standing Around…

Long story short, I’ve started trying to stand almost all the time at work. It all started when I saw some of this show: There are two free episodes – about 2 hours worth.  It was awesome enough that

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Save the Wrists! Ordered a new keyboard / Code Dictation?

My wrists have been numbing more lately.  At my wife’s suggestion, I’ll bring it up with my GP at my appointment next Wednesday.  Meanwhile: Switch to using the trackball with my left hand. Switch keyboards. This is the keyboard I’ve

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Saving Wrists

My wrists have been hurting lately.. especially the right one.  Wife thinks I have carpel tunnel syndrome, she might be right.   I already have the ergonomic keyboard, and a trackball; I can use a mouse in either hand, with either

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  • Yesterday I did a day of (almost) no caffeine. Molly survived. 6 days ago
  • RT @elonmusk: Adjusting The Boring Company plan: all tunnels & Hyperloop will prioritize pedestrians & cyclists over cars 1 week ago
  • This week wake-up-foo MIA. ~got up 7 = time to enjoy coffee @ homedesk then leave house. I think i wrote a thing…… 3 weeks ago
  • Today’s plan: work, run (outdoors!), meeting, zonk. Would like to get back to early wake up tomorrow. 3 weeks ago
  • Got another project done — mostly. Switched back to IOS for personal, using Android for work. 3 weeks ago