Continuing what appears to be turning into a series detailing my training injuries I present the following:
I nipped my finger loading extra plates onto the bar during the warm-up sets of my last deadlift session and I must say it looked more “impressive” covered with magnesium carbonate and dripping blood
More haste, less speed may be required next time.
I’ve just shutdown the beige box that was home to this blog for just over a year and a half until I started renting a VPS.
I had intended to shutdown this machine since the start of the year but never got around to it and after a techie chat on IM with Dave Dripps earlier in the day decided to just “pull the finger out” and do the needful.
I archived the contents of
/var/www/htdocs and my home directory for safe keeping, copying them over to my file server, and dumped all the MySQL databases I still hadn’t migrated.
Self-hosting a site was a great learning opportunity but not something a business could be built up upon and comparing the energy cost of running a machine 24×7 versus renting a VPS priced in American Dollars the choice wasn’t hard to make, it’s just a shame it took me half a year to finally flick the switch.
Yep, you guessed it, today was deadlift day: