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Health Care and Language

Being able to speak to your doctor and understand what they are telling you is an important part of getting good health care.  However, it isn’t always the possible to find a doctor that speaks the language you are most … Continue reading

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Communicable Cat Diseases

So, my little ginger kitty has herpes.  Just typing that sounds so terrible.  GINGER KITTY, WHAT HAVE YOU BEEN DOING THAT YOU HAVE HERPES?  That was my first thought, or it would have been, had we not been at the … Continue reading

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Lifestyle Blues

I have a lot of things on the horizon and so most of my energy is going towards getting everything together for my dissertation proposal, getting everything ready for a workshop in Amsterdam, getting everything ready so that I can … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesdays: Unpacking the pack-rattery

I have been using the 20/10 scheme from Unfuck Your Habitat. Things are coming together, slowly. But, it is so much nicer than it was in my apartment! It’ll be great to have the space organized and clean before school … Continue reading

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VT’s Portion Control Challenge

Sunday was my last day doing the challenge and I spent most of it at a friend’s house helping her paint her apartment. The day started out okay, I had a normal breakfast. I had dulce de leche cheerios and … Continue reading

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VT’s Portion Control Challenge

I sort of went off the rails. Well, not necessarily in terms of portions but certainly in terms of the food pyramid. On Thursday, I had cheddar brat pigs in a blanket for breakfast, lunch and dinner. They just sounded … Continue reading

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My Acorn Squash Muffin Experiment

Me: Do you have xanthum gum? Gluten-free friend: Yes, why? Me: I found a recipe on the internet that calls for that. I’ll bring you a muffin. Gluten-free friend: I’ll bring it tomorrow.   Yes, I found a recipe on … Continue reading

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Beans and Rice with Zucchini

This is a recipe that isn’t really a recipe. I had these things: black beans, rice, zucchini, peppers (bell and chili) in my house and I thought that they would all go nicely together. I started by breaking out the … Continue reading

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Zucchini bean spread

For once, I had planned on not changing a recipe. Then, I realized that I had a bunch of defrosted, black beans already to go in the fridge and I couldn’t let them go to waste. But, for once I … Continue reading

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Pop Culture Homework Assignment: Food Matters

Yet another documentary in my netflix queue on what to eat and the impact of what eat on our bodies and the planet. This one focuses primarily on nutrition and medicine, making the claim that healthy, organic, plant based diets … Continue reading

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