Category Archives: Health

Mostly about my usually improving health via exercise and diet. Other times, being sick.

Running…again, and again, and again

The excuses finally ran out and I made it back to the gym today for running. I’m within 100 miles of the current target too. I could’ve gotten back into the groove if it weren’t daylight savings time getting in … Continue reading

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“I’m back baby!” – Bender Rodriguez

Took a big stretch of time off from writing on the site. I wanted to contemplate a couple losses, namely Loren, and I had been on a winning streak with other things. Balance, life often needs it. Then you  an … Continue reading

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Christmas reunion with my group

Yesterday, I had lunch with two of the three people in my group over the Summer in getting well. It was awesome to see Tiffany! Amy too but I see her more often in a follow-up matter. We all caught … Continue reading

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Still very sad, missing Miette

I haven’t received her ashes from the vet yet but I did get the paw print and it makes me cry still. Miette was the last of the “apartment cats” until we moved into our house, making Nemo the first … Continue reading

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Getting better, early June report

Saw the doctor to review the steps I’ve made going forward and backward but overall I feel forward is winning. Does he agree? I think he’ll tell me next week when I have a follow up.

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Saw the doctor yesterday, episode late May

The picture above is a representation of my ongoing illness, not what a doctor visit is like. That would be something showing efficiency. It was a stroke of luck he could see me a day sooner than planned. Lately, the medication … Continue reading

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Output has been low this year

For my faithful readers, thanks for sticking with me over these years and no, I’m not throwing in the towel. Picayune is just undergoing a lull. It hasn’t been for a lack of material. I mastered the art of finding something … Continue reading

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Exercise is back on track…maybe

Austin weather has improved to the Spring levels we like. I’m 90 percent over the flu. I’m getting my life back into a consistent routine. Time to hit the treadmill again! Same for the stair master. Well, it can only … Continue reading

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Victory over the Flu of ’16

Despite getting a free flu shot, I still suffered through a week of… Joint ache Headache Chills/fever with the macaroni sweats Loss of appetite Dehydration (because you don’t want to drink) It’s finally over as I powered through with soup … Continue reading

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Hiatus continues, darned pollen…

You’d think allergy/sinus issues would take a break during the Winter months. Not a chance in Central Texas. I guess now is when the trees decide to share their output with the bees, hornets, wasps, wind and ants to spread … Continue reading

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