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It’s blog day!

Here’s my fun five for blogday (sorry folks, I really did pick new ones, not folks that I blogroll!) 1. Cooking Diva Cooking Diva Really this site is alot of fun, even for someone like me who emm… is not a very good cook. 2. Bea’s Diary Okay, maybe not technically a blog, but a pretty cool little illustrated journal. I love the illustrations. 3. ...

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migraine update

several of you have emailed to see if my migraine has passed or to ask me more about my migraines. Thank you for your thoughts and sympathy! more or less gone, is the best answer. The majority of it is gone, but I still feel a little wiped out, which is kind of typical for me with migraines these days. When I had the terrible ...

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Robin reads: Smashed, Collapse, Twisted, and the Donner Party Chronicles

Well, I’m not sure what happened to my longer reviews as they have disappeared, but here is the quick and brief. Smashed by Koren Zailckas A semi-autobiographical (?) tale of a young woman’s adventures with alcohol. I think it is a fairly accurate portrayal of a many women’s experiences in college; however, the book seemed to shift gears and moods too much. At times the ...

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migraines on my mind

Many of you know that I have suffered for migraines for many years; at least since I was about 12 or so. My grandmother had migraines, as does my little niece (only 11!). The first migraines I had were all before the new medicines were available. Treatment choices were the usual OTCs, anaprox, or the preventative (identifying triggers) or dealing with the aftermath. These days, ...

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