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The Longest Day

November 23, 2010

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I marvel at the healthcare system we have here.  There are a lot of critics, but for the most part I think everyone does a pretty good job. I don’t know if my attitude comes from an excess of gratitude for the smallest things, or if I just accept a really low standard.  LOL.  But […]

That Takes Me Back

November 21, 2010

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I had a really pleasant and fun evening last night, getting together with friends and celebrating Erin’s birthday. We were talking to the hostess of last nights get together one day about a month or so ago, and discovered she had the same birthday as Erin, so the “Birthday/Pre Christmas” get together was born. There […]

Big Pharma has finally infiltrated my life

November 20, 2010

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Big Pharma has been in the periphery of my life for a while.  My dad has had diabetes for years, and has a whole shitload of meds that he takes, and because of my mom’s cancer and chemo, I’ve  become really aware of drugs. But up until now, I haven’t been touched by it on […]

Attention Whore

November 13, 2010

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I generally try not to write about things that are “hot” in the news.  Other people write about these things, so it’s all been said, and often better than I could say it.  Also, “pop” topics end up being, well, overdone. After going through the whole cancer chemotherapy and radiation cycle with my mom, I […]

The Injustice of the Scales

November 4, 2010

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Is it too much to ask for a half decent bathroom scale? My mom let me have her old digital bathroom scale, and I was so happy!  I could finally really, really, look at my weight loss goal numbers and not “guess” where I was at.  I need facts, not guesses. That scale never worked […]

Routine. Sweet, sweet routine.

November 2, 2010

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A lot of people  say that they want the exciting life of, say, an international man of mystery, with all of its adventure, but let me tell you, having no foundation is exhausting. I’m probably more security conscious than a lot of people, being a Capricorn and all, but I don’t think I’m just talking […]