On the self defense thing, I found a few people out here to train with. I'm basically teaching, so it's not quite the same as really being able to work my skills, but I do want to teach eventually and this helps.
I got some medication for my anxiety. It's helping a lot. No actual panic attacks anymore, but some of the other anxiety continues. Oh, I had to go to two more psychiatrists before finding a good one.
I've begun work on a stand up comedy routine. I'm more of an on the spot guy, but I come up with funny things that can stand alone sometimes. We'll see how it goes.
Started taking Spanish lessons at a real place. Rosetta Stone is only good for the basics.
MMOs are getting old again. I quit Rift and tried City of Heroes, but bleh. I'm doing the Tera Online free trial now. It's alright. Gets pretty boring here in the house alone.