Category Archives: health

Winter Exercise Rut

  Looking at the phone through my sleepy eyes, the forecast says it’s cold outside which makes the bed feeling even more nice and warm. Going out for a run in the winter takes a special persuasion. Similarly, holidays are … Continue reading

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Post Pandemic?

  Yesterday, I got my Covid-19 booster shots.  Yeah, it is my second booster (my last shot was in May). Pretty straight forward.  I showed up at the appointed time and got my shot with no waiting. And today, besides … Continue reading

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My Sleep Challenge

Haven’t been sleeping well lately. Blame it on the weather? Too hot or too cold?  Nay, not at all. My problem has to do with difficulty of falling asleep. Falling sleep should be easy, particularly when tired. That’s not the … Continue reading

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Faked Meat

  Normally I try to stay clear of processed and ultra-processed foods such as chips, cakes, fries, etc. Simply because I prefer healthier options, and frankly, my body can’t handle them like before. Same goes with red meat. The other … Continue reading

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Getting Old?

  It sounds a bit morbid to say that we begin to die as soon as we were born or our days are numbered. Who wants to hear that? However we do not like to think about it, the reality … Continue reading

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Why Maintenance?

  Maintenance is not glamorous. Not a centerpiece in most discussions.  But without the  maintenance most things will not last. Flashy sport car won’t hum rhythmically, fancy house won’t keep its luster, and healthy person won’t have a full life. … Continue reading


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No More Quarantine for Covid-19

  The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on Thursday (11 August) that no longer does individual needs to be quarantined after close contact with someone who tests Covid positive. The reason is “an estimated 95% of … Continue reading

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It’s About Time

  Finally, the Democrats in the US Senate got their acts together to pass an albeit water-down version of the President Biden’s Build Back Better plan. The bill passed yesterday along the party line (51-50) with VP Harris casting the … Continue reading

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Covid-19, US Update #9

  Three months ago, when there was a lull with the Covid in the US and the face mask restriction was lifted, Americans headed to the road in flocks, dubbed the revenge travel.  The  Coronavirus appeared to be in our … Continue reading

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Feeling Good About My Run

  Even though running slower and less than before, I feel good about my running. Before the Covid pandemic, I run marathons. And I train for those races.  Goals like faster finish, personal record, or no injury were my motivators … Continue reading

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