A long, overdue update on a few things…

I will first apologize for not posting in almost a month. I have been busy writing comic books (yeah, sounds cool every time I say it) and for the last two weeks I have been sicker than a dog. I was diagnosed with bronchitis and I’ve been hacking, snorting and all that gross stuff. I’m feeling much better now but am still very sore and tired from the ordeal.

Speaking about my health… I saw a specialist earlier this week to discuss the ongoing battle of the bulge, aka the battle with my weight. I’m down 2 lbs from my last visit but because of my current weight, weak joints and very high blood pressure… the specialist asked me to consider surgery. The want to do what’s called a ‘Gastric Sleeve’; a surgical procedure in which the stomach is reduced to about 25% of its original size, by surgical removal of a large portion of the stomach along the greater curvature. The result is a sleeve or tube like structure.

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Hamlet and Ghost Writing…

I did my audition on Friday and while I thought it went well, I didn’t get cast. I got the email this morning but as much as I would have loved to do this project, part of me is thankful I didn’t get it. When I went in for the audition, I realized that this had a huge rehearsal schedule for over two months. The idea of busing into Toronto every day for weeks and months on end was insane, and expensive. There’s no way I could have done that and I think my availability was another reason they were not comfortable with casting me. For that reason, I understand. It was still great experience to go out and read for it.

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