The Sunday Scaries

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The Sunday Scaries is a real thing, and I’ve been afflicted with it for most of my career.

The Sunday Scaries is the reason why I hardly ever take a vacation longer than a week. Because the longer the vacation, the worse the Sunday Scaries becomes.

The Sunday Scaries is a debilitating feeling of anxiety and anguish. It bubbles up to the surface feelings of insecurity and imposter syndrome.

It’s a feeling of panic and realization that you’re an adult, and that you’re expected to act like an adult.

When all you want to do is sleep in late and watch Fringe all day.

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Fix too many redirects after deactivating Cloudflare WordPress plugin

The problem

I noticed that when I opened the main Cloudflare plugin page on my WordPress site, I got an error spinner. I thought maybe I should deactivate the plugin and reactivate it to fix the problem.

But that was a mistake. Because it then resulted in a “Too many redirects” error when I tried to access my site, effectively locking me out of wp-admin as well.

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Fitbit setup to track 21 Day Fix Extreme workouts

Here’s my Fitbit setup for tracking my 21 Day Fix Extreme workouts. (Or any workouts, really, that you want to label.)

I like using this information to compare my performance (calories burned, for example) across different sessions of the same workout. It’s also interesting to see how different workout programs (21 Day Fix Extreme vs Focus: T25 vs 22 Minute Hard Corps) affect your numbers!

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Sofia + Sam Multi Tasking Laptop Bed Tray review

As a writer in the tech industry, I’m in front of my laptop many hours a day. When I want a break from sitting or standing at a desk, I’ll sit in bed and work.

I used to use just a regular ol’ “breakfast in bed” tray, but when I saw the Sofia + Sam Multi Tasking Laptop Bed Tray, I knew I had to upgrade! Here’s what I love about it.

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How to reset the Polar H7 Bluetooth heart rate sensor

This article was originally posted April 5, 2015, and updated January 5, 2016.

The Polar H7 Bluetooth heart rate sensor is must-have equipment for working out! I’ve had mine for a few years now, and it tracks how many calories I burn and how strenuously I work.

Because I use it almost every day, I have to change the battery a few times a year. The first time I changed the battery, I could not for the life of me figure out how to re-pair the sensor with my iPhone.

Thank goodness for the interwebs. :D

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