WEEKEND UPDATE

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Saturday we had to get up early, well relatively early.  I jumped in the shower around 8:30 am.  I had to get some routine blood work done before I ate or drank anything other than my water & pills.  It’s really quiet at the blood clinic in the morning on a Saturday.  We were in & out in 5 minutes.  It caught me as an odd request?  I gave my blood work less than a month ago, the cancer clinic has never asked for it after an appointment?  Ah well, no big deal, my doctor told me the CT scan looked good.

We’ve called my family doctor about my referral to the back surgeon.  They thought it was odd that we hadn’t heard anything yet.  That was over a week ago that we called, still haven’t heard anything.

Kim went out in the afternoon to get groceries with her sister, I watched the Blue Jays lose…………………again.  As of Saturday after the game they’re 35W-39L.  I’m a sucker for punishment Blue Jays & Saskatchewan Roughriders (0W-1L) thus far.

We made a trip to the Sobeys liquor store.  Beer glorious beer, I found the very dark Village Wit.  Brewed & sold in Calgary.  I found my Bacardi Oakheart Rum & Sambuca there a tad cheaper as well.  Good find!

We watched “A Dog’s Purpose” good movie, but I’m a sucker for dogs.  In the end it’s a happy movie, getting to the end is a little tougher though.

Today I see more Blue Jay baseball, possibly some popcorn & a visit from my bro & that girl he lives with.  In all honesty, they’re pretty cool.

 

 

If you’re here for the update news, that’s all I have for you today. 

 

New Alter Bridge video!

 

I don’t think Bernie likes the health care plan?  FEEL THE BERN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

 

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Chris

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WEEKLY EXERCISE TOTAL

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I fell asleep to “Ed Sheeran” the album “Divide”

I exercised to “Metallica” the new album “Hardwired……………….to Self-Destruct”

 

400 leg lifts, 160 pushups, planking, yoga, 200 crunches & 80 back flexes this past week.

That’s 100 leg lifts, 40 pushups, 20 back flexes, planking, 100 crunches & yoga 5 days a week.  First thing I do when I leave the bedroom, then breakfast & a shower.

I just added the crunches on Thursday, 100 crunches a day.  The crunches had nothing to do with my back!  I know what caused it, I’ve had back issues since high school.  My wheelchair seat was over inflated & the squats always hurt my back a bit.  So I’m going to continue doing 100 crunches a day.  I could also just twist in my seat to borrow a pen & my back would go out?  That’s what happened in grade 10?

Kim had Wednesday off, so I took it off too.  I got in the shower while she went out to get coffees & cinnamon buns.  We sat on the balcony before it got too warm.  I can’t get out there in my wheelchair.  Kim has to help me, or I can crawl out if needed.  Came inside watched a bit of TV.  Kim went for a roller blade.  She showered, we watched a little more TV, and then we went to see “Wonder Woman” in the comfy recliners at the Southland Mall.  I don’t know where it came from but we had a movie pass that we used today!

I spent 1 day a week, for almost exactly a year being in the pool during my physiotherapy.  I can’t swim anymore.  I was lowered into the pool by what’s called a “Hoyer” lift.  It’s basically a crane for people who can’t walk.  Once I was in the pool there’s a rail all the way around the pool for me to hold on to.  I was able to walk & do some different physio exercises, all while holding on to the rail.  The pool is only 5 feet deep & it’s heated.  It’s quite a bit like a warm bath.  I would walk to each side of the pool holding the railing.  I’d float on my back with weights on my feet & I was to kick my feet during that time.  One leg is stronger than the other, I’d kick my feet & go in circles.  My therapist had me try a different walker in the pool as well, that didn’t work out to well.

 

If you’re here strictly for the cancer news, that’s all I have for you today.

 

Remember “covfefe = coffee in Russian”

 

Sad that Ed Sheeran’s tune fits with Disturbed vocals

 

If this is recorded I hope it’s different than this performance!

 

Ozzy Osbourne & Nine Inch Nails to headline festival!

http://loudwire.com/nine-inch-nails-ozzy-osbourne-headline-2017-monster-energy-aftershock-festival/

 

Wanna hear/see a clip of every “Muse” song on bass?  Looks impressive!

 

The first thing I thought when I heard Foo Fighters single “Run” was “Oh my, the riff really reminds me of Pearl Jam’s tune ‘Spin the Black Circle”

 

Another tribute to Chris Cornell.  This time a song by “Audioslave” shared by www.loudwire.com

 

20 songs produced by Kanye West, that I’ve never heard?  Rap isn’t my thing.  His birthday was Thursday!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/pictures/20-songs-you-didnt-know-kanye-west-produced-20160411

 

The songs “Madness” & “Dig Down” by Muse are done with an electric bass I have never seen anyone else use.

 

Cool!  Another great tune from the new “Royal Blood” album.  This & Big Wreck were/are my most anticipated album of 2017, until I found out Foo Fighters’ may have a release this year.  Royal Blood is not a metal band, if you’re worried about that.  The singer plays a distorted electric bass & the other member of the group plays drums.  That’s all, just the 2 of them!

 

What happens when, Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park, reacts to teens’ reaction of the new Linkin Park!  Hahahahahahahahahahaha!

http://loudwire.com/teens-react-mike-shinoda-reacting-teens-reacting-linkin-park/

 

10 things to learn about singer Maynard James Keenan (singer of Tool, A Perfect Circle, & Puscifer)

http://loudwire.com/10-things-about-maynard-james-keenan-by-who-he-follows-on-twitter/

 

Muse’s top 10 songs

 

Alice Cooper’s ‘Paranoiac Personality’ Single Blends Modern and Classic Sounds, ‘Paranormal’ Track Listing Unveiled

http://loudwire.com/alice-cooper-paranoic-personality-single-paranormal-track-listing/

 

Sorry, a little late today did my exercise, then had breakfast & flipped on CNN.  It was difficult to peel my eyes away from the TV.  It’s like watching a bad car crash.  Looks like the world has never been so divided.

 

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“I feel good about the good things, & bad about the bad things”-Dave Grohl

“Learn from your mistakes & don’t repeat them”-Chris

Stay safe out there,

Chris

“Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

AMERICA

I’m Canadian, so take this solely as my take on the political landscape south of Canada.  I’ve been glued to CNN for the majority of the afternoon.  The USA is spending all of this money, I assume, to find out if the President can be trusted (face it, that’s what it boils down to).

I thought they were supposed to make that decision when they voted in November?  You voted for him & now he’s making statements through his lawyer?  Give me a break!!!!!???????  Right there SCREAMS he’s not trust worthy.  All of this who said what when about who?  I’m glad the USA is wrapped up in cleaning up their mess right now.

I’m not going to pretend I have a hot clue as to what else is going on in the world, but the USA has made multiple enemies.  What’s ISIS, North Korea, or Russia doing right now.

The USA government is more than messed up right now.  Does anyone thing any of those enemies won’t kick America when they’re down?  I hope the USA get’s their act together, Canada is to close, geographically, to be unharmed should anyone choose to use chemical weapons!

PEACE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

SORRY

My back is still messed up.  I’ll post a long blog tomorrow, & get cracking on a weekend update.  This is usually a 6 days a week thing.  I haven’t exercised other than stretching as I was told to by the chiropractor.  Could be a quiet week next week too?  Without exercising every day, I get bored!  I feel like I should be doing something, then I move & remember why I’m not.

IT’S THURSDAY, WERE IN LIMBO

Well I guess it is Cinco de Mayo

I fell asleep to “Tremonti” the new album “Dust”

I exercised to “Coldplay” the newest release “A Head Full of Dreams”

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Even I’ve been ahead of myself this week. I’ve been thinking all week that it’s the next day? “Ah, crap! It’s only Thursday not Friday!”

10 Things Star Wars Fans Can Look Forward To In 2016
http://www.nme.com/blogs/the-movies-blog/10-things-star-wars-fans-can-look-forward-to-in-2016?utm_campaign=nme-daily-4th-may-04-05-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

We we’re running a little late to be at a party before I was sick. Kim was going into the shower & asked if I could make some macaroni & cheese. I got the water boiling in the kitchen went back to my X-Box to finish off a level in the original trilogy of Lego Star Wars & completely forgot I had water boiling in the kitchen? Oops?

“Out takes” from Star Wars:Episode VII The Force Awakens

Masterpiece Review of REM’s “Automatic for the People” LANGUAGE!!!!!

Here’s Pentatonix on Conan Monday evening

Sad, scary, nothing good about 80,000 people being evacuated from their homes in Fort McMurray, Alberta. Thankfully I haven’t heard of any fatalities thus far!

Quote from Chevelle’s facebook timeline

“New album is coming along! “

Comedian Jim Breuer is making a metal album? Fair enough.

http://loudwire.com/jim-breuer-and-the-loud-rowdy-thrash-exclusive-video-premiere/

Red Hot Chili Peppers’ first single from their upcoming album. I bought 3 of their CDs & only listen to “By The Way” & “Californication”

http://loudwire.com/red-hot-chili-peppers-dark-necessities-single/

Gwen Stefani carpool karaoke. Look at who’s in the back seat!

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/gwen-stefani-enlists-george-clooney-julia-roberts-for-carpool-karaoke-20160505

Paul McCartney covers “Let’s Go Crazy” in Price’s home town. Video inside the link.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-paul-mccartney-cover-princes-lets-go-crazy-in-minneapolis-20160505

10 songs you didn’t know Ed Sheeran wrote. I really like Ed Sheeran!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/pictures/10-songs-you-didnt-know-ed-sheeran-wrote-20160505

From the photo I saw on facebook, The Pretty Reckless are in the studio!

Article regarding other guitarist, Kiko Loureiro, of Megadeth

http://web.musicaficionado.com/main.html#!/article/Kiko_Loureiro

Liam Gallagher spewing publically about the Oasis biopic. Not his brother Noel Gallagher this time

http://www.nme.com/news/oasis/93382?utm_campaign=nme-daily-5th-may-05-05-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Baseball season is upon us which means I’m lonely. LANGUAGE!!!!!

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TECHNOLOGY

I fell asleep to “Dream Theater” the latest release “The Astonishing”

I exercised to “Tenacious D/The Self Proclaimed Greatest Band in the World” the album “The Pick of Destiny”. Here’s something from their first album that isn’t vulgar or offensive.

Followed by a lot of silence. The album wasn’t long enough.

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To tie in with yesterday’s theme I guess? North America & many other places have made huge strides with technology. You can have a computer on your wrist or in your pocket, carry 20,000 songs with you, yet not a mere fraction of a second goes by that one human is taking the life of someone else all over the world. So what do we turn to if were attacked by a senseless act of violence? Technology, we’ll just make a bomb bigger & more powerful than our enemies have? As much as I’d like it, world peace certainly doesn’t seem realistic in my short time here? We’ve got all of these advances in technology & it seems that so much of it is going into weapons to freak someone out. Why? Money, religion, power, land, etc. It’s 2016 yet we’re still dealing with these minor things like sexuality, race, drugs, violence. When does someone say “Enough already”?

I don’t want to spend my life looking over my shoulder, & I don’t intend to! Why? I’m saying “Enough already”! Remember the rule “treat others as you’d like to be treated”? Yeah, I forgot it for a while also. It makes sense though, doesn’t work with everyone all of the time though.

Well summer’s almost here, I’m nowhere close to my lovely swimsuit body, ah well. I don’t really need it if I plan on staying by the vent with the air conditioning on, watching baseball & football while having a beer or two?

Halestorm is playing the Golden Gods Awards

http://teamrock.com/news/2016-05-03/halestorm-playing-metal-hammer-golden-gods-awards-show

Blink 182 news

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/mark-hoppus-denies-meeting-with-tom-delonge-blink-182-reunion-20160503

Best Metal albums so far of 2016

http://loudwire.com/best-metal-albums-2016-so-far/

Anthrax, Dream Theater, Megadeth, Tremonti, & Rob Zombie are the ones for me so far!!

Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready Explains Full Album Shows
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/pearl-jam-guitarist-mike-mccready-explains-full-album-shows-20160504

Great idea! Ask a musician to help overhaul a free music streaming site cosmetically?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/apple-music-taps-trent-reznor-to-aid-overhaul-efforts-20160504

50 best Star Wars characters. May the 4th be with you & all of that Star Wars stuff.

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/lists/50-best-star-wars-characters-20151203

Hahahahahahahahaha!

http://loudwire.com/photoshop-fun-rockers-donald-trump-hair/

A little of Beck for emptying the dishwasher music

Then some of Billy Joel’s “Greatest Hits” during my lunch. When I’m here alone, there’s always music on!

I just needed to not listen to “Tremonti”, “Ben Harper”, & “Rob Zombie” for a bit. That’s almost everything I’ve been listening to since Friday.

Scott Stapp is now the singer of Art of Anarchy

http://loudwire.com/scott-stapp-joins-art-of-anarchy-clarifies-stone-temple-pilots-rumors/

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Bye,

Chris “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres