Pokemon Go

A 4-post collection

New regime

Beloved's been undergoing a run of tests, lately, to discover the root behind an accelerated heart rate. And the answer, dear readers, is diabetes plus cholesterol.

Since I'm still undergoing my own battery of tests, in regards to that same vital muscle, we both figured it'd be great if we got into some healthier habits. Which means breakfast for both of us, morning walks together, and mutual self-maintenance schedules.

The tricky things to do are way less tricky when there's company. It's a simple fact. So the next time you advise your friends about yoga or exercise, offer to do it with them. And start slow and easy because they're bound to be a noob at this.

Company helps. It really helps. Someone to talk with about any old nonse is a great way to almost ignore the trials of doing something you just didn't wanna do. And you don't have to talk about troubles. You can blither on about any old thing that pops into your mutual heads.

Beloved did have a point when we got back home. I did feel better for some exercise. And the hot shower together before we started. And the good ol' gasbag along the way.

And yes, I did whip out the Pokemon game because that always helps me when I'm out walking. That's how I found out about the Bluetooth Pokemon bracelet thing that's coming out RSN. Huzzah.

Highlight of the trip? I caught an Eevee and a Jigglypuff.

There's going to be a care plan for Beloved, and I'm certain there's going to be a care plan for me. And it's going to involve boring foods that taste like cardboard, I know it. Or things that cost a freakin' fortune. It's the way that the world works.

And the Medicare board has decided to cut the kinds of tests that doctors can use on their bulk-billing plan. Co-incidentally, these are the exact kinds of tests that would be mighty useful in early detection of really common problems. And the exact tests that aging baby boomers need to stay healthy. Wow. It's almost miraculous the way that happens 9_9

This is why I want messing-with-the-government money. Because I would shitstir those arseholes like a firkin PRO. But it's probably a good thing that I'm nowhere near that rich. Probably.

Ah, but I can still dream.

Fun was had

We had a good handful of hours out. The entire family commenced their Pokejourney and, thanks to some lures set out by the businesspeople of Chermside, the little darlings and I leveled up a snootch.

The kids got more leveling done because my game crashed 90% of the time. My fickle fingers worked their anti-magic once more and I spent most of my time attempting to load pokemon go.

But I still made it to level 8, so suck it.

There's an

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Beloved and I are both into Pokemon Go. I'm team Red. They're... not. I only joined the red team because I knew my heroes in Steam Powered Giraffe both played team Red.

7200 miles away and they help me make decisions like this 9_9

BUT - there is an astonishing dearth of Pokestops out in the wilds of Burpengary, so Beloved is still taking me to an area thick with Pokestops and maybe a gym or two so I can (a)

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My pokemon, let me show you it

Yes, I have joined the bandwagon. I have pokemon go on my phone. I haven't joined a team yet, and I only have one critter in my collection. And no pokestops in sight.

It's a bulbasaur and I have zero idea what to do with it because my last pokemon adventure went thus:

  1. Play the game for two hours on an emulator on my old PC
  2. Get stuck with no idea what to do next
  3. Google strategy guides
  4. PC flatlines forever


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