WELCOME

WELCOME

Hi, I’m Jeromy. Husband, father, and nerd.

I’m also a full-time freelance graphic designer and a NASM certified personal trainer. I’m a nerd who lifts. I read the comics. I collect the Funko figures. I watch the superhero movies. I play the video games. I hike the trails. And now, I write the blogs.

Welcome to Barbells & Comics. This can only be summarized as a collection of deep philosophy, shallow musings, nerdology, and pop culture. There will be laughs. There will be lifting. There will be confusion as you try to figure out what the hell I’m talking about.

LATEST POSTS

THE DAILY NERD

The struggle is real

The struggle is real

There's something about me that few people know. I have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. If I recall correctly, it started in my early teens with 'safety checking' rituals. I'd check locks, windows, plugged-in appliances. Then I'd recheck. Then check again....

Up! Up! This is no place to die…

Up! Up! This is no place to die…

It's been a busy week. Fortunately, I've managed to NOT miss a single workout. But this morning, I was sore and very tired. My discipline and laziness battled for dominance. Laziness almost won. Then my nerd brain took over, and I heard Black Panther's...

I’m Packin’

I’m Packin’

A Captain America pack, that is. So the special edition Captain America backpack I ordered from Merchoid back in March finally arrived yesterday. HOORAH!! Now I can flaunt its star-spangled awesomeness when I show up to work meetings and coffee shops....

Choosing my battles

Choosing my battles

“I’m not always able to choose my battles... but effective immediately, I’m going to make an effort to choose the battles that matter.” — Captain America It’s been a stressful week, and it’s only Wednesday. Monday night I received a hacker extortion email,...

All the Coffeez

All the Coffeez

Yesterday, my day started at 3:30AM. Not because I’m hardcore, but because I couldn’t sleep. I hit the weights. I killed the deadlines. I drank all the coffee. Seriously, I drank a whole 48oz bottle of cold brew coffee. Now I can see all the souls in the 9...

THE INSTAGRAMZ

THE INSTAGRAMZ

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