I can hardly believe it: Today marks the first anniversary of The Brink of Gaming! A year ago, I wouldn't have believed you if you told me how much writing and other work I would be doing here over the next 365 1/4 days! This venture has grown beyond anything I ever imagined. But to … Continue reading Today is My First Blogging Anniversary!
I'm super excited to share this post with you all! After declaring my three major goals for 2019 (getting down to 200 lbs., learning to cook 5 new meals, and growing this blog, as I wrote about here), I'm beyond stoked to share that I have achieved my weight loss goal! Every single day this … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions for 2019- UPDATE
I've seen a new Tweet going around amongst gamers in an effort to talk about a variety of gaming topics in one place. However, I have far more followers here than my fledgling Twitter page so I decided to turn it into a blog topic! Let's get to it! 1.I think Zelda: Breath of the … Continue reading Get to Know Me!- Video Games Edition
"Describe the closest you’ve ever come to getting into a deadly accident, but nothing bad ultimately ended up happening." Matthew over at Normal Happenings has thrown out another Daily Inkling that immediately grabbed my attention, and in this case, is oddly relevant to my own blog's series of topics. This is a story about how … Continue reading Daily Inkling Challenge- “Near Miss”
"What do you do to cope the day after you arrive home from a great vacation?" Matthew over at Normal Happenings posed this question to his followers in one of his most recent Daily Inkling posts. However, a tiny, pink dot in my notification center informed me that I had actually been tagged in this … Continue reading Daily Inkling Challenge- “The Day After”
Oh, the New Year’s Resolution. I’ve rarely heard such positive, well-meant ideas laughed at over the years as harshly as these goals for self-improvement. It’s clearly a stigma that many resolutions are laid to the wayside quickly after the new year begins. Maybe someone aimed too high too quickly and became discouraged, giving up entirely … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions for 2019- Cheers!
The sun peaks up over a verdant landscape, its light chasing off the gloom that thrives in the solitude of night. Young, jubilant rays warmly greet every tree and flower like old friends reunited; their very presence bleeds across the sky in a watercolor celebration. Creatures of the sky sing out a symphony of sunrise … Continue reading Outside: More Magic than Mundane
I was four years old the first time I felt the cold grip of anxiety around my heart, squeezing ever tighter like a python crushing its prey. It was about completely irrational things: being eaten at night by sharks and alligators, having robbers attack us in our sleep, and even a fire burning our home … Continue reading Anxiety and Gaming
If you are a gamer, you have almost undoubtedly heard of the Battle Royale phenomenon, Fortnite. Players were first exposed to this genre of game with titles like H1Z1 and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG), allowing for numerous players to participate in one giant fight to the death. While PUBG brought this type of game to the … Continue reading Fortnite: Out of the Comfort Zone