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Why?

Today I am just asking the question. I am certain that I will never have all the answers, but I just have a lot on my mind today in light of the unfolding Chris Benoit tragedy. I have been rather quiet in the blogosphere this month, and I guess I just need to download a bit.

I understand that we live in a fallen world and that evil happens. We live in a world where an icon of professional wrestling for 22 years can murder his wife and son, and then hang himself. I didn't know Chris Benoit personally, but he was what I would consider to be one of the very few pure wrestlers left. I would always feel tired after watching Benoit wrestle. He was great. What happened to him to drive him over the edge? I may never know. But it hurts and I feel like I have lost a friend and in the process, realized he was not who I thought he was.

I understand that we live in a world where the atrocities of places like Darfur can happen. I don't have an answer for those people or their poli…

Chris Benoit 1967-2007

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Post Doctor Visit

Today I had a thorough physical (minus the rectal---thank you, Jesus). All the tests came back normal, and I have the lungs of a 35 year old. I still need to exercise more, lose weight, and find peace in the midst of stress.

It seems that my three biggest challenges are vertigo, anxiety, and sleeplessness. I am trying a fairly safe regimen of medication and I will be scheduling a sleep study very soon.

All in all, I am thankful for good health and the chance to make it even better.