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Tag Archive: Health

May 29 2013

Sicky McSickster

Ughhhhhh. I feel like crap. Man, this is the season for me to be sick. I just got over a nasty bug a couple of weeks ago. Ughhhhhh. Send chocolate. No wait, chocolate will feel like sandpaper on my raw throat. I coughed so much last night that I couldn’t sleep. Laying down increased the …

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Jun 20 2012

Not Medicine

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Tuesday morning rage-face in 3…2… Photo source and story seen at Minnesota Skeptics by Bjorn Watland The Bach Kids – Bach Original Flower Remedies website claims that these concoctions are a “natural way to treat your child’s emotions!”  And as you can see on the front of the packaging, Dr. Bach’s remedies are physician-approved…by Dr. Bach!

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Mar 13 2012

Those are some bad nuts.

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I love NCBI ROFL. It’s one of the Discovery Blogs and every day they publish a humorous or absurd study. It’s like a mini-Ig Noble award to my Google Reader every day. Yesterday there was a case of a woman who had an allergic reaction after having sexual intercourse with her boyfriend: “Brazil nuts are …

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Jan 20 2012

Creepy Purity Bear is Creepy

Wait – first read the YouTube description of this video: This is a student made video saying that the best way to stay sexually pure is to wait until marriage. Having one partner is the God-approved way to enjoy sex. God must have forgotten to tell that to Newt. Bah dah dum! Okay, heeeeeere’s Purity …

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Nov 04 2011

Delta Airs Anti-Vax Advertisement

I haz a sad. I like flying Delta. There’s a huge hub here in Minneapolis. I have the Delta SkyMiles card so I can rack up points and fly places for free (well, freeish, but that’s another post), and I’ve generally had very good experiences on Delta flights. So, I was sad when I saw …

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Oct 21 2011

Lyme Disease – Always Learning.

If you’ve ever been camping or hiking or hunting or had an outdoor pet or gone anywhere near a tree or have a TV or know anyone who fits any of these situations, you’ve probably heard of Lyme Disease. I live in Minnesota, land of forests and lakes, big-ass mosquitos and lots and lots of …

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Oct 19 2011

Time for your flu shot!

I got my flu shot yesterday. Have you gotten yours yet? This time of the year is becoming a bit of an annual tradition for the Biodork blog: The posting of Dr. Mark Crislip’s A Budget of Dumb Asses. Dr. Crislip wrote A Budget of Dumb Asses to answer some of the most popular excuses that …

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Apr 30 2011

30DaysofBiking: Day 30

Where: South and Downtown Minneapolis (~15 miles) Why: Recreation, Volunteer for The Dirty 30, a race to celebrate the end of #30daysofbiking When: Saturday April 30th – Noon to 5pm Weather: All over the board – we started out rainy and ended in a beautiful, sunny spring day Who: Me Notes: The Dirty 30 was a 30-mile bike race that started at …

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Apr 30 2011

30DaysofBiking: Day 29

We did two rides today! First Ride Where: Lyndale to Loring Park (~4.5 miles) Why: Recreation When: Friday April 29th Weather: Night just fell, storm clouds rolling in. 55F (12.7C) Who: Me and the Hubby *click for greater detail* The Hubby took this picture of me in front of our bike lights. We’re on the bridge over the Loring …

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Apr 28 2011

30DaysofBiking: Day 28

Where: Lyndale (1.5 miles) Why: Recreation – night ride around the neighborhood When: Thursday April 28th Weather: Dark, cool, quiet 44F (6.7C) Who: Me and the Hubby Notes: We were digging through the coat closet, trying to figure out which coat was best suited for our crazy Minnesota spring weather and decided to have a leather motorcycle jacket ride.

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