“Hell Take Me” – #8Sunday 09/10/17 WeWriWa Entry

Welcome back to another week of entries, hosted by none other than the Weekend Writing Warriors Team! Continue reading ““Hell Take Me” – #8Sunday 09/10/17 WeWriWa Entry”

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“From Above” – #8Sunday 08/27/17 WeWriWa Entry

Oh Johanan, how we missed you. It’s almost like someone forgot that there was still a whole story to write about you. Almost. Continue reading ““From Above” – #8Sunday 08/27/17 WeWriWa Entry”

“Because No One Else Will” – #8Sunday 08/06/17

I’m back (finally)! I’m not ashamed to admit that it’s been a while since the last story post. Let me think of something to blame for that. Continue reading ““Because No One Else Will” – #8Sunday 08/06/17″

It’s Easy To Be Great; Here’s Why

“It’s so easy to be great nowadays because most people are weak.” – David Goggins; ultramarathon runner, ultra-distance cyclist, triathlete and former Navy SEAL.

I didn’t hear these words until just a few days ago when I stumbled upon an interview conducted by Tom Bilyeu on David Goggins, and you can find it here. Continue reading “It’s Easy To Be Great; Here’s Why”

Pulling the Weeds out of Your Life – 100th Blog Post Special!

One hundred! It still feels like only yesterday I’d stumbled across a site called “WordPress” and decided to make a blog since it was the middle of a hot summer day and I was bored. Continue reading “Pulling the Weeds out of Your Life – 100th Blog Post Special!”

“Not Training Anymore” – #8Sunday 07/09/17 WeWriWa Entry

More action! Johanan’s story is definitely an out-of-the-frying-pan-and-into-the-fire one. Continue reading ““Not Training Anymore” – #8Sunday 07/09/17 WeWriWa Entry”

200 Followers!

When I started Jake’sJournal a little over a year ago, I wasn’t really sure what I wanted to do with it, what my goal for the site was (I still don’t really know, and I doubt I ever will haha). I remember publishing my first post, “What are you grateful for?”, and for the first few days… nothing happened. Continue reading “200 Followers!”

#8Sunday 07/02/17 WeWriWa Entry: “High Spirits”

Welcome back to another Sunday snippet, hosted by yours truly. We’ve got another change of pace from Johanan’s perilous adventure this week. Continue reading “#8Sunday 07/02/17 WeWriWa Entry: “High Spirits””

#8Sunday 06/25/17 WeWriWa Entry: “Sparks of Determination”

Last week’s post was titled “Disparities of the Past” for a reason: things are very different from how Johanan remembers them. Continue reading “#8Sunday 06/25/17 WeWriWa Entry: “Sparks of Determination””

#8Sunday 06/18/17 WeWriWa Entry: “Disparities of the Past”

Last week we had Johanan get into his “first” of many skirmishes. Continue reading “#8Sunday 06/18/17 WeWriWa Entry: “Disparities of the Past””