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Health

Quick Update

Things I haven’t drank since July 1: Cow’s Milk Coffee beverages Alcohol Things I haven’t eaten since July 20: Fast food Carbonated beverages Refined sugars / sweeteners Artificial colors / flavors Processed foods Things I haven’t experienced since July 1: Headaches Upset stomach Trouble sleeping Self-loathing Things I have experienced since July 1: Meditation More […]

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Inspiration Quotes

Always in the Stars

Right this daytime minute, the stars above are below as well. Under your feet! On the other side of the Earth! Whatever you’re doing right now, you’re doing it in the midst of stars. Wherever you are on the pale blue dot — in Australia, in Alaska, in Guatemala — stars surround and cradle you. […]

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Personal

Another Eye Appointment Complete

Since my last visit, my right eye has gone from 20/100 to 20/70, while the left eye stayed at 20/30. My color vision (what I call “static”) is still not great, but doc says it’s one of the last things to return. He did remind me that the fact that I can see so well […]

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Personal

Making Changes

I’ve made a few #vaguebook posts lately, and I do apologize for that, but suffice it to say I’ve been working through a lot of things over the past year. I’m reminded of something my parents said when I was little: “You are an average of the five people with which you spend the most […]

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Personal

Go to the doctor.

I wasn’t sure I was going to post this, but decided I should. The main reason being that I want to remind my friends to go to the doctor. This is another long post, so buckle up if you plan to read this. On Monday, I saw an eye doctor about severe pain in my […]

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Recipes Soup

Guinness Crock Pot Stew

Ingredients 1/2 c flour 1 t salt 1/2 t black pepper 3# beef chuck 1/4 c vegetable oil 1 large yellow onion, coarsely chopped 1 (15 oz) beer 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 (14.5 oz) beef broth 1 T chopped fresh parsley 2 sprigs fresh thyme 2 bay leaves 1# round red potatoes, halved 3 […]