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Poisoned! A precautionary tale
Sunday, December 01, 2013      8 comments

I had a bad night on Friday, and an even worse day on Saturday. I literally felt as though someone had pummeled me in the stomach. Because I felt so bad, I got little sleep on Friday night, and when I got up on Saturday, I had no appetite at a... Read more
Muffin Top
Friday, September 13, 2013      13 comments

A Spark friend commented the other day that she was beginning to lose her muffin top. I came to a realization today as I looked at myself in the mirror. With the natural migration of body parts southward over time (especially the wobbly bits),... Read more
My Best Year
Thursday, May 30, 2013      15 comments

Last year, something drastic changed for me. I wish I could say exactly when that was. No lightning bolts struck, no angels descended from a cloud with prophetic announcements, nothing so easy to point to and declare – that’s it! That’s the m... Read more
Look for the Helpers
Tuesday, April 16, 2013      5 comments

I heard this on NPR this morning and was very moved by it. Apparently Mr. Rogers told this story on his children’s TV program. He said that when he was young, his mother told him that when bad things happen, he should always look for the helpe... Read more
Ahoy there, Matey!
Monday, April 01, 2013      8 comments

I had a very strange and interesting experience this morning, one that I hope not to repeat any time soon. I’ve been suffering from a head cold for over a week now, and when the alarm went off this morning I spent a few minutes imagining severa... Read more
How I Learned to Love St. Patrick's Day
Monday, March 11, 2013      6 comments

Holidays are always about food. Oh, we say they’re about something else, but mainly they’re an excuse to get together with family and friends and gorge. In the US, St. Patrick’s day is about food, too, and green beer. If you’re not from the U... Read more

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