Category Archives: Health

March Mindfulness

I’m overdue on a mindfulness practice update, and March is shaping up to be a big month for mindfulness: goals met, an anniversary, and TWO retreats! Achieving goals and next steps In this post, I wrote about the short- and … Continue reading

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My vaccine journey

Despite her intense fear of needles (which I do not share), my mom made sure that my sisters and I were fully vaccinated.  As a child of the 80s, this meant I received vaccines for polio; diphtheria, pertussis, and tetanus … Continue reading

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Family stomach weirding

On several occasions, I’ve thought about writing a blog post on our eating habits and how they contribute to good gastrointestinal health (I haven’t done a study, but I feel like we contract GI bugs at a lower than average … Continue reading

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Chilblains

Let’s start with a little word association game. What words (or images) pop into your head when I say “chilblains?” Continue reading

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Someone like you

I started writing this post back in December of 2011.  By “started writing,” I mean there was a title (inspired by Adele’s eponymous song) and a bunch of white space. So, December 2011.  I was five months postpartum.  I’d been … Continue reading

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Kitchen exhaust fan

Last week I mentioned the kitchen exhaust fan project.  In our previous apartment, we had a working, old-school, built-in exhaust fan in the kitchen.  While probably not quite as effective as a true hood, it was situated right by the … Continue reading

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Aerial fun

Fortunately, these past few weeks haven’t been all sick and no play.  We wrapped up our 6-week silks intro class toward the end of January.  Trying something new, and active, together was a great experience. Matthew made it all the … Continue reading

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