Tag Archives: Health

On making myself a smaller target for illness

I’m not a big fan of New Year’s resolutions. I like the idea of being reflective, and giving serious thought as to how one might be able to do better in the year ahead, but, as a rule, I think they’re counterproductive, as they’re rarely kept, and just leave people feeling like shit. Perhaps more […]

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Is Paula Deen deserving of criticism?

For those of you who haven’t heard, it came out yesterday that popular celebrity deep-frier, Paula Deen, who is known for serving up delicious, albeit unhealthy, southern fare on the Food Network, has been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. Apparently, she was diagnosed three years ago, but chose not to come out until now. Deen […]

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Laying in bed, hoping it’s not the West Nile virus

Linette and Clementine are at a kegger tonight at our friend Ruth’s dad’s house, and I’m home alone, sick. If you can believe it, I’m even shakier and sweatier than usual. I guess I’ve got a bug of some kind. Every time I stand up, I get a head rush, but, so far, I haven’t […]

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Will Obama be addressing us or them on Wednesday?

As you all probably know, Obama has lost so much ground on healthcare that he’s going before a joint session of Congress next Wednesday to try to regain control. Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich, I think, hit the nail on the head today when he said that Obama, in his address, needed to say the […]

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Stewart skewers Beck on healthcare

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c

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