Archive | August, 2011

The House

31 August 2011

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In the middle of May, I flew to the Bahamas only to run into a series of dead ends. No bank accounts, no apartments, and no one to help us. A week later, Tim (TimmyOx) and I arrived in Vancouver but struggled to find a decent place. We spent several nights in a ran-down Howard […]

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The Elation

24 August 2011

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Well, it’s official. I. Love. 180 mans. Several grinders have encouraged me to try them out in the past, but I’ve always had trouble moving away from STTs because I felt like I was printing money. Even in a post-Black Friday world, I’ve been able to maintain a 9% red line over a 4,000 game […]

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The Reasons

19 August 2011

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I’m somewhat tilted right now for a variety of reasons. 1) I’m awake and it’s 9 AM I don’t think that tells the whole story. The majority of the world is conscious at this time (at least in their own respective time zones) but I’m not used to it. I’d actually be excited if I […]

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The Spoil

18 August 2011

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Each of the last three days, I’ve came awfully close to Tupac-related brags. And today, well, not even close. I think I made about $150, which isn’t horrible, but it just feels somewhat empty. Perhaps the recent run I’ve been on has spoiled me. I’m currently running $700 or so above EV for the month, […]

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The Knife

15 August 2011

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So much tension in this house tonight. I could cut it with well, you know. Tim (Timmyox) has been out of town for two weeks, leaving Ed (Edberg), David (Sandmanness) and I to focus solely on the grind. We’ve went out once or twice, but spent the majority of our nights in front of our […]

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The Outernet

14 August 2011

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For the past two days, the internet at my house was down. It wasn’t that big of a deal for the first few hours, as I’ve been working a lot this month and didn’t mind the break. Eventually, I was ready to get back on the felt and called our provider, only to hear an […]

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The Good Life

11 August 2011

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I didn’t plan on writing an entry tonight, but after conversing with a two other poker players, I felt like I had to. Both of them believed that I was in some sort of depression, and generously offered to help me in any manner possible. Upon hearing that, I furrowed my brow a bit. Depression? […]

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The Funk

10 August 2011

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I didn’t plan on writing an entry tonight, but after conversing with a two other poker players, I felt like I had to. Both of them believed that I was in some sort of depression, and generously offered to help me in any manner possible. Upon hearing that, I furrowed my brow a bit. Depression? […]

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The Isolation

9 August 2011

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While poker is considered a social game, for me, it’s gradually became more of an anti-social activity. Sure, I started out playing home games with friends, but at that point in my life the game was secondary. I definitely wanted to win, but having fun and hanging out with friends was a victory in itself. […]

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The Therapy

2 August 2011

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I’m still here, still playing, still blogging. More than a few people contacted me about my last entry and I want to say ‘thank you’ to each of them who encouraged me to continue. While I’m obviously hesitant to include certain details of my life, I find writing to be very therapeutic and don’t plan […]

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