Archive for January, 2009

Excuse Me

January 22, 2009

My server just suffered a crash due to a very high CPU load. Upon a hard and a soft boot it went back to normal again.

Found out from ‘top’ that php-cgi was consuming exceptionally high loads when the home page of my custom theme was loaded. All other WordPress sites that I’m hosting have not suffered from this problem.

This could be a theme specific problem so the safe bet for now is using the default theme. The header is in a mess I know and I’ll fix that later when I have time.

[Edited: now using this modified K2 theme with my custom theme functions all commented out for the moment, these functions appear to be driving php-cgi crazy when they are loaded. The misery is that why all in a sudden this became a problem as I must have these functions in use for many months. Perhaps I need to revisit slice optimization again such as this one. ]


January 13, 2009

Just bought this book

but I have 1, 2 and 3 only from Gould

and 1, 2 and 6 from Tureck

so I need to shop for 4 and 5 to complete my collection.

It’s so nice walking with piano music in the morning. I hope I could jog later at which time I’ll have to give up listening to piano because the earphone will keep dropping off.

4 years ago

January 10, 2009

I’ll have to find time adding ‘4 years ago’ to the sidebar of this site.
This entry was 4 years ago.

Body signals

January 7, 2009

I have been too aggressive may be. Since Monday I felt a bit of complaint from my hips then my back muscles. I ran Monday then on Tuesday I ran even slightly longer distance, bad move!

Now I’m learning. Again researched about this and found that this is indeed very common from here. I should also be doing some proper stretching to prepare my body for higher intensity jogging.

At this age I haven’t experienced any back problem earlier in my sports activities I guess I don’t need advice from doctors yet perhaps I need to follow this to correct my body curve and stay in shape while sitting, walking and jogging. I know of course a flabby stomach stops me from keeping a good curve or posture. Thinking in opposite direction problem with back must be due to something at the front.

Reading from here I thinking I’m just getting minor muscular pain so my plan for now would be

  • Alternate between jog and brisking walking, I’ll miss the fresh air if I don’t get out of the bed in the morning
  • do situps before going to bed
  • stretching before walk/jog in the morning