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Two Self High Fives for Beating Gadget Withdrawal and Getting Thru Week 01 of Project: Smoke-free Bny

Couldn't get back to sleep after I forgot to put my Treo on silent mode SMSes woke me up at 10:30am (slept at around 5:30am). 5 hours, I guess that would have to do. I've decided to have coffee (@ Starbucks) and doughnuts (via Krispy Kreme's drive thru), my impatience got the better of me and I split from the drive thru after waiting for 2 minutes (there were 6 more cars before me). So I'm here at Starbucks theatermall having my ritual brewed coffee sans the doughnuts but with cigs (still on my strict reduction scheme). Didn't get the dougnuts but I'm chalkin' this up to blessings in disguise, I don't need the extra calories anyway.

As for Project Smoke-free Bny (my personal Cigarette Consumption Reduction Program), it's been a tough week 01 but I'm still within my daily allotments. Self High Five! Alright!

I think I'm a bit dehydrated from Friday and Saturday's adventures. I'll probably buy Grape-torade (baby james translation: Grape flavoured Gatorade which is my drink of choice when re-hydrating) before hauling myself home for lunch. Hopefully I can squeeze in a power nap before heading out again this afternoon. IIRC were watching Die Hard 4.0 today (it's released as Live Strong or Die Hard in other territories) most folks are saying it's pretty entertaining.

Gadget Withdrawal vs Gadget Lust:

Gadget Lust - is wanting some gadget because I want it and I know I'd be able to use it and keep it for 3 months or more.
Gadget Withdrawal - is wanting some gadget just because I haven't bought and played with a new toy (er tool) for a few months.

I'm think I've got 'Gadget Withdrawal'. The last piece of tech I bought was my VAIO UMPC way back in March. I posted Friday that I was roaming the tiangge (bazaar) and shops at vmall for a new mobile. Here's the sick part: I was looking for a new mobile that I didn't and don't need. Coming to my senses I decided to deposit the cash I had so I'd have no ready cash to buy something that I don't need and would probably just review for a week or two and sell-off after. Pretty proud for resisting the urge to splurge on something I don't need.

Self High Five! Alright! For those who didn't get that watch the tv series How I Met Your Mother (It's gonna be, LEGEN... Wait for it... DARY!) Hahaha :-)

Vincent Benedict Py Castro
via Treo 750v

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