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Quarantine Diaries – Weeks 44 and 45

We passed the ten-month mark of this pandemic in our area on January 13th. Almost a year of this now. It was also the changeover of the government during Week 45 (oh irony), and it’s already apparent than the new … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Vaccine, Part 1

I had my first Covid-19 vaccine dose this week! In late December, the governor of Texas decreed that people in Tier 1b could now get the vaccine. Tier 1b included individuals over the age of 65, or those over 16 … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Weeks 41 to 43

First, I want to apologize for the length of this. I’ve been keeping my quarantine diaries weekly while numbers are skyrocketing here, but the last two Fridays have been holidays. I didn’t exactly want to put up covid news on Christmas … Continue reading

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December 2020 in Review

December was 100% different than we expected, starting with Morrigan’s call on the 2nd to tell us he was positive for Covid. Our anniversary vacation was subsequently canceled, Jason traveled to KS to pick Morrigan up because the school wouldn’t … Continue reading

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WW – What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt You

This weekend, I discovered something that had me crawling-out-of-my-skin livid, and simultaneously felt like a giant ah-ha moment. Actually, it felt more like a blazing, blinking light going off that I’d somehow ignored for too many years now, ignorantly blind … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – YWA Breath

Some years, I do more yoga than others. This is one of my more off years. My fitness-time has been rather preoccupied with other things: running and hiking, specifically. The only time I was practicing yoga consistently was when I … Continue reading

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The Lady’s Handbook for Her Mysterious Illness, by Sarah Ramey

From Goodreads: Sarah Ramey recounts the decade-long saga of how a seemingly minor illness in her senior year of college turned into a prolonged and elusive condition that destroyed her health but that doctors couldn’t diagnose or treat. Worse, as … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Week 40

So…this was a weird week. It had good news, and a frustrating turn of events. Read on for oddities on our (possibly-pointless?) ten days of family lockdown. Numbers: 99,142 cases, 1,440 deaths, 1,100 seven-day rolling average, 12.5% positivity rate (down … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – An Attack

Last week, I had an Experience. Let me start by making a confession. After doing really good in November to cut back to only a single cup of coffee almost every single day that month, the stress and worry of … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Week 39

We’re nearly a week into full-on household lockdown now. I’m going to do a day-by-day on this below, after more general news. This week’s numbers: 91,394 cases, 1,412 deaths, 1,063 seven-day rolling average (up 268), 15.7 positivity rate (up 6.5%!!!). … Continue reading

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