Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – April 13, 2014

Today I feel great, I just ran three miles and I can’t feel a single pain or soreness in my knee. I just hope that the soreness doesn’t return in a few hours like it did the last time. I’m hooked on carving soap. A couple of weeks ago I got the idea of carving… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – April 12, 2014

This morning I ran five miles and I still feel great, no pain in my knee. It looks like I’m back in shape, ready to start working on my goal of ten miles a day again. If my knee continues to feel good, then tomorrow I’ll run six miles, I’m increasing my length and speed… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – April 14, 2014

I had to lance my ear again yesterday because the pressure and fluid buildup was just too great. As soon as I cut my ear open, clear fluid came gushing out so fast that it shot across my cell, all the way to the far wall, I had no idea it was that bad, instantly… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – April 11, 2014

My mother ordered me a book last week that I’m really enjoying, it’s called Meditations from the Mat, it’s a daily reflections book that’s centered on the path of yoga, but more than that, it really touches many subjects that pertain to daily life and makes simple suggestions to straighten our path. I really enjoy… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – April 10, 2014

I had a good start to the day, with my knee feeling good, I decided to try running the track, but sadly once I started to run I could feel soreness in my knee. Frustrated and stubborn I kept running for two miles then stopped. For a few days now I’ve had some swelling and… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – April 9, 2014

This afternoon I finally get to have a video visit with Justin Paperny, that is if the jpay machine doesn’t have another malfunction. I really look forward to talking with Justin, he always has things to say, things that help straighten out my compass, zero in on my goals and motivate me to work even… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – April 8, 2014

Today I ran 3 1/2 miles without any pain in my knee. I could have run a great deal more, but I didn’t want to risk pushing my knee to another injury before completely heeling up. I could still feel tightness in my knee and it did feel a little weak, yet no pain. I’m… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – April 7, 2014

I was talking to another inmate who I also consider as a friend. He has a significant other that’s suffering from cancer and going through treatment right now. Often I ask him how she’s doing, I tell him to tell her that I said hello and also that I’m praying for her health and recovery… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – April 5, 2014

I continue to practice the guitar each and every day, but now I feel as if I’ve reached a point where I’m just not learning as much as I was in the beginning. At first I was getting lessons from my friend Kurt and I still am, but now I’m at the point where I… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – April 4, 2014

Often lately I find myself contemplating the benefits of intentionally getting myself into some kind of trouble in order to stay on this level two side of Madison prison. I know that to an outsider this may sound crazy, but it’s a common practice in here for inmates that don’t want to be uprooted from… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – April 3, 2014

Unfortunately, due to the fact that my blog has been flagged by prison staff, therefor now closely monitored, I have to be extra careful about what I write, because I can not only cause myself problems, but I can also cause other inmates problems and that would be detrimental to my stay here. Having said… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – April 2, 2014

I ran three miles this morning and it felt great at first. After I returned to my unit, walking up the stairs to my cell I noticed soreness in my knee. As the day has progressed, the soreness in my knee has increased. I can’t say that I’m in pain, but I am concerned with… Read More


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