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  1. I was laid low by a stomach flu last week. Spent about twelve hours wishing for death, another twelve terrified of water, and the next twenty-four cringing at the thought of solid food. So, so grateful to [personal profile] quartzpebble for staying home to take me to the doctor. I have no idea where I picked this up, but I don't seem to have passed it along, so yay?
  2. At work I've been writing code way outside of my comfort zone: kernel code that reads and writes directly from the silicon. This is a strange new experience, and kinda terrifying. On the plus side, it's GPL code, so I'll be able to point to it from anywhere and say LOOK I DID THAT.
  3. Qualcomm is changing its name to "Qualcomm Technologies Incorporated". Or maybe it's Qualcomm CDMA Technologies that's changing its name. I've never been clear on all the weird divisions within the company, except that it has something to do with compartmentalizing IP.
  4. I've been going to a Crossfit gym for the last six months, and the difference since then is pretty remarkable. Then again, I'm also starting to wonder if some exercises actually start to hurt less, or if you just stop interpreting those signals as pain.
  5. Lori has two new kittens this week - Ellie, four months old, and Kilo Jack, two months. They're still getting used to the house and to us, and are beyond super adorable. Kilo in particular is half the time a bundle of pouncy energy and half the time just wants to sleep on you.
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zixi
Oct. 1st, 2012 06:21 pm (UTC)
I've been going to a Crossfit gym for the last six months, and the difference since then is pretty remarkable. Then again, I'm also starting to wonder if some exercises actually start to hurt less, or if you just stop interpreting those signals as pain.

Yay! Isn't it awesome? And amazing how quickly things change? I think it does hurt less as our body gets used to them. (and I'm both excited to get back to it after my 3 month injury absence, and scared about the fact that it's going to hurt all over again)
memnus
Oct. 3rd, 2012 01:08 am (UTC)
Seriously awesome. At least visibly the difference is pretty subtle (any weight gain or loss has been within daily/weekly variation) but now I can bike five miles home, shrug it off, and get on with the evening. Six months ago I was much more likely to collapse and play dead for an hour or so.

And oww, coming back after three months off sounds terrifying. I had a week off recently and that was bad enough. Good luck!
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