Christmas, My Birthday & Covid

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I caught Covid! Yup, you read that right. I was on the shelf for over 2 weeks with symptoms and a positive test result, even got to lose my sense of taste. I was lucky and the symptoms were relatively tame - no fever, no body aches. I've been throwing lots of vitamins down my throat every morning for months, so I think that helped me. I know a few of my friends had it, including my tag team partner, who had the worst symptoms. We are both mostly recovered and back to normal. Some effects still linger, so we'll keep an eye on them to see if there will be long-term concerns, but I shouldn't be able to catch it again for a couple months. Let's hope I don't catch it a 2nd time. Can't imagine I'll be as lucky.

The good news, if you can call it such, is that I had to cancel an upcoming pro wrestling match this weekend. No, no, that's not the good news. The good news is that I've been enjoying the sweet stuff. Pie, pizza, ice cream, pastas and take out from some unhealthy places. I missed out on the good stuff on my only scheduled "Cheat Day," so I was more than happy to partake in the high fat foods I have been avoiding. I'll have to get back on course with my diet for our January matches. Heck, maybe I'll just become a true Jr. Heavyweight with some grown man muscle. 

I'm absolutely ecstatic for the holiday season. It's easily my favorite time of year, even with the cold weather and snow. Yes, it's already laid down a few layers of snow this year, but it's all melted for now.

Now, I've never had an extravagant Christmas. Rather they've all been simple and small. I'm not in it for the presents, especially these days. It's all about hanging out with people you care about. The presence of those people is the true gift. No matter how corny it sounds. My tree has already been up since Halloween. It'll remain up long after the holiday festivities have ceased.

Plus my birthday is at the beginning of this glorious month :)

It used to be thrilling unwrapping gifts and receiving material items, but I've changed a tad in my greying years. Now I'm looking to help out more within my community and the communities I've been apart of. I'll save the long winded explanation as I've written more about it over here https://www.gofundme.com/f/ab98x-annual-fundraiser

I, also, included a killer photo of my climb up the meanest mountain in Maine this summer - Mount Katahdin - so if nothing else check it out for that summertime view from Northern New England.

If you'd like to send me a birthday or holiday card, shoot me an e-mail and I'll give you an address where I can get it.

I haven't been up to much really. Just laying in bed and on the couch. Sometimes playing piano or guitar. Trying to learn Jingle Bells and a couple tunes by Michael Jackson, Eric Clapton, Elton John....and Baby Shark.

Going to try to finish a couple books this weekend and start a couple new ones. I'll be busy with my Gram's medical appointments and cancer treatments for the next few weeks before Christmas then I'll see some family once that calms down. Take it some holiday lights and some classic Christmas movies. Any recommendations? 

Should be setting up a shoot for late January and February when I get back to Florida...depending on the lockdown and Covid situation. I'd also like an excuse to get out west. Need some new scenery before I get too restless. Anyone got spare bed or couch I can surf on?


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9 comments

  • I can’t keep up with very much details on anything I receive in email because the U.S. is in this C.V. Disaster & politics that have prohibited me any free time to read you had a Birthday & you had/have the
    C.V. Happy late Birthday & pray in my own way you will improve and your health and mind is good and continues to improve. I am a Registered Nurse working over 60-80 hrs per week so I missed you having a Birthday & C.V. burden.
    I MORE THAN ENJOY the emails from seeing the photos snd videos you offer.
    Please continue all the things you do that bring me PLEASURE & I watch & view them after work and gym I squeeze in abd the huge maintenance of a home. I FIND TIME TO VIEW THE PHOTOS & Videos at the end of all the above such HOT PLEASURE.
    (You can post this or not but finally had to say something. Please post any part of the above & audit any grammar or statements I made.)

    Terry Peeler on
  • Cameron, Happy Birthday. Sorry to hear about your having Covid. Even though you had mils symptoms, be careful with wrestling, working out. Besides the Congressman-elect from Louisiana dying in his 40’s, a state representative who was 42 died suddenly from a brain anyuism after having mild Covid. ou, and all of your wresling buddies take care, especially the guys that have Covid. Hope the vaccine gets distributed as soon as possible.

    Anthony Zupancic on
  • Happy (belated) Birthday Cameron…get well soon bro!

    Frank Chille on
  • HAPPY BIRTHDAY CAMERON! you’re finding out the years fly by. you seem to cope well. i am really sorry you got that damn corvid thing and am happy you are feeling better. btw saw a new pro match of yours tag team, not my favorite type like mano a mano only just watched thesz vs rogers great my rubber man comes to attention wish i was young enough to wrestle you in bikini or less. sorry this is practically a blog anyway MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR are there any more on you tube PS I DON’T THINK YOU WILL, BUT PLEASE DO NOT PUBLISH THIS, LET’S KEEP IT BETWEEN JUST US.
    STAY SAFE

    bruce diem on
  • So sorry to hear about you getting the virus. Please stay safe this Holiday Season and will send prayers your way for you and your tag team partner.

    Henry Wagner on

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