Tag Archives: health

Laughter may be the best medicine

Take a look at this. Although it’s not a large number of people involved in this study, I think these findings are really eye-opening. Laughter was more effective than medication in reducing cholesterol levels. By a lot. 26% compared to 3% improvement?! … Continue reading

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Here comes the brain again.

In which I send you to read about Kate Zimmerman’s benign brain tumour and listen to Jill Bolte Taylor’s experience of her stroke. Much lighter than it sounds and more humourous than you would expect. Continue reading

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Who was that masked man?

Whew! Is he gone? I didn’t want to say anything bad about 2008 while he was still in the room, but like, WOAH! Where did that year COME from? AND a leap year to boot so we got to enjoy his company … Continue reading

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Squished!

So, I got squished yesterday. Yes, it was time for the annual mammogram. And in keeping with Rocks in my Dryer, I now have the opportunity to use the word ‘squish’ and all its derivates (squished, squishes, squisher, metasquish, squishy, … Continue reading

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Introducing the lead singer of the next great band: The Talking Punkins

I had an appointment with a nutritionist at my naturopath’s office yesterday. I took Griffin (four and a third years old) with me. He was sure he wouldn’t need his little bag of cars to entertain himself. Big mistake. I should have … Continue reading

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Opposites

The 4-year-old has a cold. Not a bad one. But just bad enough that he’s got that flypaper nose. You moms know the one I’m talking about–he’s constantly leaking a sticky fluid from his nose that then adheres to his … Continue reading

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Goals? Where? RUN!

So, of course it makes sense that I should declare my intent to write prolifically and then fail to post anything for nearly a week. Because that’s what I do. I set myself a goal and then run pell mell in the … Continue reading

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DOH!

Last week I learned that food poisoning sucks. Thus, no staggering posts of insightful genius or even a small giggle-inducing post. The Saga of the Honey-Roasted Almonds I decided that dough-free month began on Monday. I went by the health food store … Continue reading

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No-dough month update

I’ve survived two days without dough. Brain fog is lessening. Too early to string words together coherently.

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nO(c)-dough-ber

Well, I figured the equinox was as good a time as any to do it. My big public announcement (to keep myself honest) is that I am going to go a month without dough. I might even try to make it … Continue reading

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