Aspirations for Tuesday 13 May 2014

Fight the power. Hunter Hogan at HunterThinks.com

Today I aspire to accomplish the following tasks: Reread the information Joshua Bradford sent me about PTSD (mental health) Use the do-it-yourself dental fillings kit I have to try to slow the damage to my teeth (physical health) Make posts about the above items (money, therefore shelter and food, because making the posts will require

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An aspiration: One step per day

Fight the power. Hunter Hogan at HunterThinks.com

My situation is dire, and I still don’t know what to do, but until I find a better idea, I will aspire to the following: Each day, I will do one task to improve each of the major issues in my life: A safe place to sleep Food to eat Mental health Physical health When

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Tempted by “the devil”

Fight the power. Hunter Hogan at HunterThinks.com

A random interaction caused me to realize that I could easily lie to people here in Egypt. I could easily be a “con man”, and if I did that, I could have all of the money I needed. I haven’t lied to people here however, and I was surprised at how easy it would be

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What do I do now?

Fight the power. Hunter Hogan at HunterThinks.com

My mind is overwhelmed with Events of the last few years Guilt from the last 25 years My body is sick From my mental illness My teeth Not getting exercise I cannot work (if you don’t believe this, then nothing else here matters) I need a place to sleep I need food to eat I

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Two myths busted: embassy and hospital solutions

Fight the power. Hunter Hogan at HunterThinks.com

The embassy will help you: Myth busted I went to the embassy today: they cannot help me. The woman, who knew nearly nothing about me and after speaking to me for less than five minutes, said, “If I were you, I would have gone to Europe first, not Egypt.” Wow. I’m surprised when people who

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More clarity but even more lost

Fight the power. Hunter Hogan at HunterThinks.com

I found a quiet place to lay down and sleep today, which is nearly impossible in downtown Cairo. It didn’t have that many flies, either. The only problem was that it was a construction site, so it was very dirty, and I am covered in dust. I guess the other problem is that I am

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A better explanation of my current status?

Fight the power. Hunter Hogan at HunterThinks.com

A chat with a friend This is from a chat with a friend on Saturday 10 May 2014. Edited for anonymity, and the edits are not usually marked. Some sections added to make it easier to skim. Where am I? Friend: hey hunter, anyone home? @ 1:23 PM Hunter Hogan: home. such an innocent word

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“Everything in life goes in cycles”

Fight the power. Hunter Hogan at HunterThinks.com

Until now, I’ve never written down what my tattoo “means”. I wanted the meaning to be able to change so that I wouldn’t hate the tattoo. One of the things I think I’ve always said is something like, “Everything in life goes in cycles,” as I trace my finger around the inner circle of the

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Sick like kidney failure

Fight the power. Hunter Hogan at HunterThinks.com

Today, I figured out that I am much more sick that I realized. My sickness is like kidney failure: you cannot see the sickness on the outside, and if untreated, the person will die. Some things I saw today that affected me: I was outside before midday Friday prayers and a large percentage of the

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