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Intermittent Fasting (IF) has suppressed my appetite

Intermittent Fasting (IF) has suppressed my appetite

When you get into the IF life you think you’ve got it made. One Meal a Day (OMAD) sounds awesome. Why gave three or four baby meals (like a bunny) over the course of a day when you can have one 1,500-2,000 calorie Viking’s Feast every day?

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Why I’ve been MIA on RNNR

Why I’ve been MIA on RNNR

I realize that I haven’t posted since June 26th and I can explain. My heartbeat converted from sinus rhythm to atrial fibrillation (AFib) on that day and hasn’t popped back into sinus rhythm on its own (which is can and often does) which means that I am benched until I can get my healthy heartbeat back.

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Better Understand Your Customers With A Few Changes

In this article, we are going to look at some of the changes you can make in your business and your approach to customers to ensure that you can start to get to grips with who your customers really are - in a way that will prove very useful.

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Kaweco Sport eyedropper pen conversion

Kaweco Sport eyedropper pen conversion

I first discovered the easily-pocketable trompe l'oeil on a folding table at a Berlin outdoor market and have been in love ever since, especially once I learned that you can convert the Kaweco Classic Sport from cartridge to having all the ink in the world using the eyedropper pen conversion.

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5 Steps Toward Career Development In Nursing

Nursing is an incredibly rewarding career that gives you the opportunity to spend your days helping others. It’s a very difficult job and the people that go into nursing do so with the expectation that they will have to make sacrifices to their own lives and deal with difficult situations in the name of helping other people. The reason that people go into this career is to affect change and part of that is simply carrying out the day to day duties of a registered nurse. However, a lot of people find that they want to progress in their career and reach more senior positions so they can make a bigger impact, but they often don’t know how to go about it.

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André the Giant and Siren the Mermaid are Related!

Now I see it! Siren the Starbucks Mermaid is the sister of André René Roussimoff—André the Giant! Or, at least a member of his posse. OBEY

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GerrisCast Episode 3: What You Need to Know about Online Reputation Management (ORM)

Today's episode is about online reputation management, often shortened to ORM, though I don't know if people call it ohhrmm.

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5 Reasons Cyber Security Should Be Top Of Your To Do List

How good is the online security that your business has? If internet security isn’t top of your agenda as a small business then you really need to rethink your strategy.

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6 Brand Building Mistakes That Way Too Many Businesses Make

Building a brand is a complex and multifaceted endeavor. With so many plates to spin, it can seem overwhelming, especially when you’re also juggling the operational aspects of running your business. But steer clear of these commonly made mistakes, and you’ll have the makings of an effective branding strategy.

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Gerris Corp is proud to support Purple Project for Democracy with Pro-Bono Services

Gerris Corp is proud to support Purple Project for Democracy with Pro-Bono Services

We at Gerr.is believe in the ideal of our democratic republic and what is has offered America and Americans in various forms of freedom-for-all over the course of the last 243 years. I believe that Purple Project for Democracy is not only a diff check (a program that compares files in order to determine how or whether they differ) but attempt to either reboot democracy or at least rollback the divisiveness, suspicion, resentment and violent hatred that each half of the country has for the other.

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ChrisCast Episode 9: Mindfulness Meditation: Matins, Lauds, Vespers, and Compline

ChrisCast Episode 9: Mindfulness Meditation: Matins, Lauds, Vespers, and Compline

I needed to have a Mindfulness practice and chose the daily prayers that the Anglo-Catholic Episcopal Church likes to follow based on the Book of Common Prayer and at least 4 times a day prayers based somewhat on how the Benedictine Monks and Monasteries prayed, including Matins, Lauds, Vespers, and Compline.

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ChrisCast: Episode 8: I Was a Teenage Russian Troll

ChrisCast: Episode 8: I Was a Teenage Russian Troll

Okay, I wasn’t actually either a teenager or Russian when I was an OG Russian Troll and part of the Russian Troll Army.

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ChrisCast Episode 7: America is a nation full of superstitious séance spiritualists

ChrisCast Episode 7: America is a nation full of superstitious séance spiritualists

Americans love astrology, the paranormal, the spiritual world, Angels, demons, aliens, monsters, spirits, the afterlife, and believe that the eschaton will happen within their own lifetime. A world where astrology and numerology and the spirit world is prescient and present and real and active in our lives. America is actually a nation full of surprisingly superstitious spiritualists.

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ChrisCast Episode 6: Summer Solstice ASMR Girl Ramble Fiesta Par Excellence

ChrisCast Episode 6: Summer Solstice ASMR Girl Ramble Fiesta Par Excellence

Just an update on why and how I am doing a one meal a day intermittent fasting diet, my yesterday failing, some discovered benefits, and lots and lots of ASMR girl-esque ramblings, shaggy dog stories, and storytellings—all adding up to about a half hour of your precious fluids and lifespan.

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ChrisCast Episode 5 OBAD OMAD IF MOFO

ChrisCast Episode 5 OBAD OMAD IF MOFO

In this episode I talk about my one meal a day that consists of a fifteen-hundred calorie one burrito a day with everything diet followed with 23 hours and 45-minutes if intermittent fasting every day. In short, my OBAD OMAD IF MOFO diet!

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Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking by Walt Whitman

Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking by Walt Whitman

What a wonderful song, what a wonderful poem, from Walt Whitman, heralding the Summertime.

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ChrisCast Episode 4: 24601; Part 2: Electric Boogaloo

ChrisCast Episode 4: 24601; Part 2: Electric Boogaloo

I tried a bunch of editing stuff and splitting stuff. I don't even know if the storytelling is linear or if it's even listenable with all the clips and so forth in between and I am pretty sure the files got shuffled and are out of order so maybe the end of the story is at the beginning. So, I put in a warning. Otherwise, enjoy!

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ChrisCast Episode 3: Je ne sais rien

ChrisCast Episode 3: Je ne sais rien

Sort of a ramble, sort of a rant. Trying out background music and more of the editing tools that the Anchor.fm Android app tools and so forth. What do you think? My voice is very hot, very loud, but at least I'm highly audit and very easy to comprehend. Pretty much just a My Dinner With André sort of thing, the sort engaged in by the madman who lives under the bridge. Enjoy and let me know what's up with you and what you think!

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ChrisCast Episode 2: 24601 Part 1: Hanabata Days

ChrisCast Episode 2: 24601 Part 1: Hanabata Days

The origin story of Chris Abraham from zero through to most of 6th grade, from Weehawken, New Jersey, to Murray Hill, NYC, to Salt Lake, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, to downtown Punchbowl... have fun!

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ChrisCast Episode 1: Sportif

ChrisCast Episode 1: Sportif

This is the episode where I almost cop to an eating disorder and then complain a lot about how heavy I am.

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The southern border of the United States is not a finish line

The southern border of the United States is not a finish line

For me, the immigration debate comes down to commercial airlines’ safety instructions: "put your oxygen mask on first, before helping others." Until every rural American—the welcome wagon at most borders and border towns—feels heard, loved, fed, supported, educated, included, and respected—prosperous (prosperity breeds generosity)—then they will never feel like they can ever affix an oxygen mask on a stranger.

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Characteristics of a Reliable KYC Tool

Knowing Your Client or KYC is really a time-consuming, resource-intensive process. However, it is a necessary step to ensure that you’re doing business with outstanding, trustworthy clients. All these efforts just to check and verify your potential customer’s information and activities will help save you from millions of dollars in losses, fines, and fees, and a ton of headache.

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Gather Ye Rosebuds by Robert Herrick

Gather Ye Rosebuds by Robert Herrick

If you've ever taken an early American literature course in college, this is indeed a class favorite. "To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time" is a poem written by English Cavalier poet Robert Herrick in the 17th century. First published in 1648 as number 208 in a volume of verse entitled Hesperides, it is perhaps one of the most famous poems to extol the notion of carpe diem, a philosophy that recognizes the brevity of life and, therefore, the need to live for and in the moment.

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The Pure Contralto Sings In The Organ Loft by Walt Whitman

The Pure Contralto Sings In The Organ Loft by Walt Whitman

I don't know why I remember it, but the line, "the pure contralto sings in the organ loft," seared itself into my brain—maybe because "contralto" was a new word to me.

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Song Of Myself, XXIV by Walt Whitman

Song Of Myself, XXIV by Walt Whitman

This poem contains one of my favorite stanzas, "Unscrew the locks from the doors! / Unscrew the doors themselves from their jambs! / Whoever degrades another degrades me, / And whatever is done or said returns at last to me."

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Song Of Myself, XVI by Walt Whitman

Song Of Myself, XVI by Walt Whitman

This poem is an essential read as American is broken apart by people who believe themselves to be better—superior even—than their fellow citizens, "I resist any thing better than my own diversity, / Breathe the air but leave plenty after me, / And am not stuck up, and am in my place."

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Song of Myself, XI by Walt Whitman

Song of Myself, XI by Walt Whitman

One of Walt Whitman's most innocently sensual poems indeed.

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DC’s budget will end chronic homelessness for 615 individuals and 180 families

DC’s budget will end chronic homelessness for 615 individuals and 180 families

I just received this email from Miriam's Kitchen, the homeless kitchen I volunteered at for over a decade, as well as the home of The Way Home and they, have amazing new that I would love to share with you on their behalf.

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Song of Myself, V by Walt Whitman

Song of Myself, V by Walt Whitman

"Loafe with me on the grass, loose the stop from your throat," is one of my favorite lines of poetry.

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“He’s blaming the Democrats” cartoon by David Sipress

Sometimes a daily cartoon from The New Yorker is so salient and timely and apropos that I need to share it.

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