Posts Tagged Health

Fitness Challenge

For the last two years, I’ve been trying to get closer to the ideal weight for my age, height and gender. For vanity but also health reasons. So I got fanatical and watched what I eat and worked out – a lot! During moments of frustration/madness, I also tried a few extreme diets. One involved drinking this crazy maple syrupy drink that was sprinkled with cayenne pepper. It was the Beyonce inspired diet. Now I knew it was crazy, just like all the others, but when you count calories and work out regularly and yet the scale doesn’t budge, you […]

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Good Health. Good Life.

A recent disappointment had me thinking of going on a long Forest Gump type run. But I realised that really wasn’t the best course of action. So instead, I decided I would go walking for an hour each day — for 21 days. 21 days because that’s how long it typically takes to create or change a habit. That was 2 days ago, so only another 19 more before goal is accomplished. For the record, this is not a new year’s resolution. It is simply a course of action — along with regular visits to an acupuncturist — to improve […]

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Allergic To Work

Everything checks out. I went and saw my doctor who is affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital. After spending yet another weekend with sniffles, I knew I would need to be seen again by doctor to have some peace of mind. Particularly since my cough was so deep and starting to hurt my ribs. She listened to my lungs and nothing sounded unusual. Just to be certain, I insisted on getting a chess X-Ray done. Everything came back clean. Same for the blood sample that was drawn during my annual physical two weeks ago and tested by Laboratory Corporation of America. […]

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Day In Bed

I spent most of Sunday in bed. I only left the apartment for half an hour to get some much-needed cough medicine. I spent most of day watching the History Channel. So the day was not completely wasted.

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Just Can’t Kick It

Well I’ve come down with another cold again. This just sucks when you have to play host for 10 days. I just want to lay in bed and sleep.

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