Archive for September, 2013

29 September, 2013 21:16

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

Microwaving my dinner a low carb tortilla with broccoli cauliflower soy cheese and a nitrate free hot dog

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27 September, 2013 19:01

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Sitting outside the new University Ave taqueria, Sabrosa, with Arion, on our 8monthiversary

26 September, 2013 19:38

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Stuck in major traffic on shoreline for depeche mode

25 September, 2013 19:38

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

Just home from health+tech now playing ball with ender

24 September, 2013 19:37

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

Bought all this stuff for health plus tech

23 September, 2013 19:37

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

Just heading out to arions

22 September, 2013 20:25

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

Paint nite! I call it “Harmony”

21 September, 2013 19:38

Saturday, September 21st, 2013

Making low carb peanut butter cookies, cabbage an ground turkey

19 September, 2013 19:38

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Sick in bed. Watching Chopped

18 September, 2013 19:36

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

16 September, 2013 19:38

Monday, September 16th, 2013

Post Ender training, about to eat a salad of lettuce tofu tapenade and crunchy salad toppings. Yum!

14 September, 2013 19:44

Saturday, September 14th, 2013

Tipsy and tired at Madera — after Arion was awesome and installed a Bluetooth stereo in my beater. We’ve been meaning to come here for months to have drinks during sunset. We did it 🙂

13 September, 2013 19:39

Friday, September 13th, 2013

Just bought beef cubes, mushrooms, and lettuce for a quick salad

11 September, 2013 19:37

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

Playing the UCSF 2025 foresight engine game

10 September, 2013 19:51

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

Arion and me at what might have been our first date (had I not missed the train) – at Wine Affairs in San Jose

9 September, 2013 19:43

Monday, September 9th, 2013

About to eat this low carb tortilla with melted rice cheese. Keto vegan snax. Just made a bowl of coconut protein mash

7 September, 2013 19:43

Saturday, September 7th, 2013

Looking at University Terrace apts which seem out of place against the fancy houses on the ave. I was about to google for pictures of the interior of the apts when I saw that the 836 alarm had gone off. On our way to Plutos for salads after seeing the amazing movie World’s End

5 September, 2013 19:37

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Waiting for ceviche meat and beans at Sanchos

Humidity to blame for bad week?

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

I’ve been having a rough week, health-wise. It’s been hard to breathe, especially through my nose, reminding me of times living in NYC, when my breathing was so bad that my skin turned grey and I couldn’t venture outside on some days.

I’ve also been experiencing light headedness, pain (normal), cloudy vision, and chest discomfort (not sure I’d call it pain, but it didn’t not hurt). When I thought of the symptoms, it seemed scary or, at least, concerning.

It took me a moment to realize that the air has been humid. During periods of high humidity, I experience added bodily stress, where it feels like barometric pressure is literally the earth pressing in against my body. It is hard to breathe and I feel dizzy – most likely related. My digestion becomes blocked and, because my allergy symptoms are so closely tied to digestion, I have allergy attacks throughout the day and especially at night, when prone, and sleep poorly because of it. And, of course, when there’s a high pollen count, as there has been, the allergies are amplified.

It’s reassuring. Perhaps there is something I can do for my digestion to battle the humidity. I’ve heard that in certain warm, humid Asian climates, it is common to drink hot soup, peppered with stimulating spices such as ginger and turmeric, throughout the day. Perhaps I could take on the lifestyles of those people during certain climates. I will research those lifestyles more and give it a shot. 🙂

3 September, 2013 19:40

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Reading Quiet (the power of introverts…) on Readmill

“Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one’s living at it.” – ALBERT EINSTEIN

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

2 September, 2013 19:47

Monday, September 2nd, 2013

Just home after walking ender and eating noodle free pho at Madame tam’s

1 September, 2013 19:43

Sunday, September 1st, 2013

Going to old timey movie theater for the first time after cleaning the room