Month: January 2013

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Cause and Effect

I gained a pound, bringing my total weight lost this month back to a tidy 10. Here’s how I did it: I got sick and quit working out for a week. I ate three restaurant meals in two days. I […]

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Valentine’s Day Books

I write for a website that specializes in books, especially chick lit and romances, though I also include a lot of mysteries — girlie, cozy types rather than anything cerebral, at least. Each month I write a newsletter with a […]

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Weakness

I’ve read a lot this weekend, and worked very little, and I am coughing less and feeling better. I’m still rather weak, but I feel sure that continued enforced lying around will do the trick. I did manage to grade […]

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Norfolk Roses

I’ve succumbed to some illness. Coughing, sore throat, headache, dizziness, sneezing, and general malaise. I came down with it on Wednesday, spent most of Thursday in bed, had to get up and work yesterday, and am going back to bed […]

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6.5 Hours?

I read this morning, while looking for a study I knew I saw somewhere about pets and wellbeing, that we need 6.5 total hours per day of interaction with other people. Coincidentally, I had at least 6.5 hours of human […]

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Roku

When my husband was visiting his brother in California over the holidays, he discovered Roku. His brother had one, and was able to watch TV in his native language. I bought one of these marvels for my husband, and it […]

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Ignition…

#2 daughter thinks that I should reignite again, but I think perhaps I will never get out of the Ignite stage if I actually reignite every time I fall into temptation. I have noticed some changes in the way I […]