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Guess what…?My kids are gamers too, yep.They game, they rage and get upset as wellThey shut down and get quiet when a game doesn’t go as plannedOr if they catch a random headshot on Fortnite from a “random” they’re playing against…(as my son refers to as - non-friend competitor)I say that to say this…I slip up from time to time and tell him to shut it down take a break I don’t want to hear him upset…But, that usually doesn’t help; it didn’t provide him a solution, it was more me just shutting it downSo what I’ve learned and always...

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…New Career?I often do “manly” stuff in crocs to show the easily offended that I’m not totally full of toxic masculinity…There’s still hope for meAll jokes aside, I am enjoying this chapter of my life…And yes, I have to admit…(whispering) I enjoy my crocs too…I have done so many things in my life to earn a living and I can say right now…I am at my happiestI am using my hands to work with wood, but also my creative sideI went to trade school for graphic design, fell in and out of love with itNow that schooling has transferred to...

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I stopped playin years ago…I know, I’ve heard the word…Dudes a trip now, I don’t even know who he is or why I ever messed with him…Keep it that wayI was locked in before 2020 and trust me, lockdowns were a blessing to meI got militant with itSo I agreeYou don’t know me, I’ve changedFor me, it was the best…And if my current best isn’t for youThat’s ok, it isn’t supposed to be…Let me be clear it’s for me and my kids…That fat boy you see on the next photo is just waiting for me to fall again…He reminds me...

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They’ll be as strong as you train them up to be…I promise.I push them, they push me.Together the 3 of us are becoming the best versions of ourselves.Yes, they get weak and say “I can’t”…That’s where I provide confidence and say, “let’s try first, then decide if you can’t”…Odds are, they in fact can…Today we threw tires around…Hit them with sledge hammers and batsWorked muscles most kids (even some adults) don’t use..Work like today makes me proud to see…Because I know this will prepare them for the world that’s going to try and knock them down every chance it gets…They...

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Today was a switch it up day…No Gym…all outsideIt’s been a minute but had some clear sky’s today so I stepped out to get some rounds in with my bagThis is an excellent cardio workoutOur bodies get used to doing the same workouts and results slack offI usually run or do the treadmill and stair master…but had to wake my body up todayDifferent cardio, different movements, different muscles etc I did 5 - 3min rounds no weighted jacketThen I did 5 rounds with the weighted jacketThe last 5 were brutal but whatever it’s doneFind a way to sweat today guys…Love...

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