The personal blog of Michael Redington.

Out of All the Things I Have Lost, I Miss My Mind the Most.

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2021-12-26

Pokémon Crystal: Nuzlocke Challenge #00 - Look what I found!

Oh hey, look what I found! All this started when I was sorting through some boxes to rearrange the storage in both my home office and bedroom. During this shuffle, I found my Nintendo 64 transfer pack with a copy of Pokémon Crystal in it. Now owning a copy of Pokémon Stadium 2 I decided to throw it into my Nintendo 64, attached the transfer pack only to discover the inevitable horror of all old Game Boy game collectors… the battery in Pokémon Crystal was dead.

2021-07-15

Intermittent Fasting

Ripped from my blog post “Weight Log: 10 - 125 days of Intermittent fasting” Let us start with the basics, what the heck is intermittent fasting? Intermittent fasting (IF) is an eating pattern that cycles between periods of fasting and eating. It doesn’t specify which foods you should eat but rather when you should eat them. In this respect, it’s not a diet in the conventional sense but more accurately described as an eating pattern.


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Weight loss accountability posts

2022-09-07

Weight Log: 26 - Back to the Lab Again, Yo, This Whole Rhapsody

Latest recorded weight: 183.3 kg - 404.1 lb - 28 stone and 12.1 lb - BMI: 56.6 The Staph Infection That Just Won’t Go Away. Yup, my staph infection still has not healed. Turns out with possible blood flow issues in the large arteries and veins in my legs (Doppler ultrasound exam due late October) plus being Type 2 diabetic, healing is more at a glacial pace. The staph bacteria area is still getting treated every Wednesday with a bonus this time of a HbA1c blood test.

2022-08-05

Weight Log: 25 - Staphylococcus Living Rent Free in My Leg

Latest recorded weight: 181.0 kg - 399 lb - 28 stone and 7 lb - BMI: 55.9 (Originally due 2022-08-03) “My knee leg aches every single day!” Oh yes, staphylococcus bacteria causing infection in the back of my leg. This spider bite that got infected has plagued me since late December but after a recent swab inside of the weeping wound, they have diagnosed a staph infection. Staph bacteria can also cause more serious infections, like blood poisoning and toxic shock syndrome so that’s fun, need to be careful.

2022-07-20

Weight Log: 24.5 - Hot, Tired and Not Feeling All Too Great

Latest recorded weight: 180.5 kg - 397.9 lb - 28 stone and 5.9 lb - BMI: 55.7 Diet 😪 / Mental willpower 😪 / Exercise 🚷 Next full post 3rd August 2022. Anyway, here’s the gif:~


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