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Same dragon, different day.

Heh. Just when I think I’ve got my rheuma-dragon’s modus operandi down, he flibbers his tongue at me and changes it. I’ve been checking the barometer whenever my hands start to hurt. Most of the time, the pain coincides with a fall in atmospheric pressure (most often associated with a low pressure area moving in …

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Three days ago I made the decision to eat healthily and mindfully again. By that I mean I’m staying away from junk foods, those simple carbohydrates like candy and cookies, potato chips and crackers, white bread and pasta. They all convert directly to glucose after you eat them, causing a sugar surge in the body …

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I’m stuck, it seems, on the RA roller coaster. (Do check out RA Guy’s breathtaking video animation about that particular analogy. It’s quite fitting, except, unlike RA, the ride finally ends …) Personally, I’ve never been fond of roller coasters. Too scary. To much harrowing anticipation, too many heart-stopping falls and jarring, jerking turns. Instead, …

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