Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – March 20, 2014

3/20/2014 I’m so frustrated, all I want to do is work out each day, continue to sculpt my body into a healthy and desirable one, but right now I can’t do an kind of cardio, running, anything that has to do with using my legs other than walking because my injured knee still has a… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – March 18, 2014

3/18/2014 I’m so frustrated, all I want to do is work out each day, continue to sculpt my body into a healthy and desirable one, but right now I can’t do an kind of cardio, running, anything that has to do with using my legs other than walking because my injured knee still has a… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – March 8, 2014, through March 16, 2014

3/8/2014 Today during my victim’s awareness class, our unit caseworker spoke up about having knowledge of my blog. He told me that he was informed by other staff members with the intentions of causing uproar. He told me that the other staff told him in hopes that he would get upset about the security of… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – March 1, 2014, through March 7, 2014

3/1/2014 My Grandmothers’ health is deteriorating. The last time that she came to visit me she was using a cane to walk around, now she’s apparently having other health problems that are common with old age. This is just a very difficult subject for me because my grandma has always been so strong and healthy… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – February 16, 2014, through February 26, 2014

2/16/2014 Apparently the unit manager has taken notice of my work in the Straight A Guide To Success program and my book that I hope to have printed in the near future. I believe another inmate may have told him about my work, however it is that he took notice I think he might be… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – February 2, 2014, through February 15, 2014

2/1/2014 I’m so excited; I finally got my guitar today! After waiting all morning in the recreation department for staff members to show up and give me my guitar because I was told to be there first thing this morning and the recreation staff was three hours late, messing up my whole workout routine, so… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – December 19, 2013, through January 31, 2014

12/19/2013 Today was my first day on a new porter job. A couple of days ago I asked the duty assignment guard to switch my old job of cleaning the microwave area because it was becoming a pain to maneuver around the crowd of inmates trying to cook their food at the last minute when… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – December 3, 2013, through December 17, 2013

12/3/2013 I’m starting to understand more clearly why I’ve been so down lately. Of course the holidays play a major role, but I also realize that I haven’t been able to jog recently, due to the cold, frigid temperatures the yard has been closed off to the inmates. The prison changed the guidelines for closing… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – November 5, 2013, through December 2, 2013

 11/5/2013 This is awesome! I just received my new jp4 i-pad less than an hour ago. This is really going to take me some getting use to, when it comes to electronics like this finicky touch screen, I feel like a new born baby, fresh into the new world, trying to figure out what’s what…. Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – September 16, 2013, through November 3, 2013

Monday, September 16, 2013. Over the last few days I’ve had to force myself out of bed in order to get the day started and stay on top of my routine and accomplish my goals. My brain and body is trying to shut me down from a spell of depression, but I fought back, not… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – August 8, 2013, through September 15, 2013

Thursday, August 8, 2013 Well I’ve yet to finish editing all of my blog writing for the completion of my first book be published, but I feel as if I should continue to do my daily journaling in order to stay focused and on the right track. Not a whole lot has changed in these… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – June 24, through June 29, 2013

Monday, June 24, 2013 Summer is really starting to show its nasty face. In the past, before coming to prison, summer has always been my favorite season of the year but now, it’s a torturous scorcher. Just like last year, this cell has become unbearably hot to even sit absolutely still, it’s impossible not to… Read More


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