Tagged: health

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movies: pride goes before The Fall

Saturday evening I finally–I’d wanted to see it for a while, but it slipped off my radar–saw The Fall directed by Tarsem Singh. I always appreciate stories within movies where the stories seem to take place on another plane, a...

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Dec 1: World AIDS Day

We make a lot of strides forward and a lot of steps back. The ribbon awareness movement has pretty much exploded to the point where you have to ask someone what their color means. Can someone print up a hanky...

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bloggers: TMI? No such thing!

I would like to say that Live It, Love It’s TMI Thursday entry, while potentially unsettling for some, just cracked me the hell up. I won’t give it away, but here’s a snippet: It was absolutely awful. I was getting...

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video: today’s positive affirmation

A worth-repeating piece of advice from Kung Fu Panda. You’re never just anything. Get the latest Flash Player to see this player. [Javascript required to view Flash movie, please turn it on and refresh this page] I don’t normally enjoy...

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and it isn’t even 9 yet?!

Finally! Brisk weather! Praise Jeebus. This also meant that I was sort of freezing my tush off while moving around the house this morning before heading out, but I’ll take this over the heat we’ve had the past few days....

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Looks like mornin’ in your eyes

Apparently it has become impossible for me to sleep in past 7am. No matter how much slacking off/staying up late I was doing the night before, I still roll over on the non-workdays thinking that I might have stayed in...

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Just one week…

I thoroughly enjoyed splurging and stuffing myself this past week and weekend, but birthday time will be over soon and I’ll have to attempt to behave. I definitely defer to age in that my metabolism isn’t as good as it...

The centre cannot hold

Sometime over a year ago, a friend that I hadn’t spoken to in a while called me up and said that while friendships are fluid and do come to an end that he wasn’t ready for that to happen yet....

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“These go to eleven.”

Professor Harvey Dillon, from Hearing Australia on a recent report that young people (18 to 34) risk developing permanent hearing problems if they go to noisy bars and listen to loud music through headphones: Our rule of thumb is if...

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Le Transfert de Masse

Seen around the web in a few places, this made me laugh and then it made me a little sad. 😳 The original source article is in French, so translate at your own risk, but it’s so true.

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It’s so unfair…

It’s going to be a gorgeous day outside and I wake up sick as a dog. This isn’t even one of those “made myself sick” because I was planning to call out sick today. I was looking forward to the...

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What’s really in the mind’s eye?

With the WGA holding firm, I’ve been able to catch up on a lot of saved episodes, Netflix DVDs and I’ve found other shows to watch, many of which are no longer in circulation. One of those is “Brain Story,”...

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Puzzling 1969 AIDS-Related Death

New evidence that a St. Louis teen-ager died of AIDS in 1969 suggests that the AIDS virus may have been introduced into the United States several times before touching off the current epidemic, according to experts in disease transmission. —...

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Füd, Glorious Füd!

I really should have picked up some red wine to go with this meal. I’m all for health, but water just was not cutting it. I picked up the cut of meat at Trader Joe’s when I was out near...

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Random Roundup

It’s so pretty. The Alex Ross cover for the upcoming Heroes graphic novel coming out on November 7. Half the books will print with the Alex Ross cover, half with a cover by Jim Lee. I might have to pick...