Day in the Life, Health

Migraine Awareness Month Blog Challenge #3 – Just Shoot Me Now!

Today’s prompt for National Migraine Awareness month: Migraine Awareness Month #3:   Just shoot me now! What's your worst Migraine trigger? Can you avoid it? How do you handle it?  I don't know if I have a "worst" trigger. The most inevitable ones are hormones (love that monthly cycle), and weather (usually dropping barometric pressure). Those are… Continue reading Migraine Awareness Month Blog Challenge #3 – Just Shoot Me Now!

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Day in the Life, Health

Migraine Awareness Month Blog Challenge #1 – “Your First for the First”

Today’s prompt for National Migraine Awareness month: Migraine Awareness Month #1: Your First for the First. Share the story of your first Migraine, what it was like, if you knew what it was, what you did, how you felt.  I don't really remember my first migraine. I wasn't formally diagnosed until college, but my mum suffered… Continue reading Migraine Awareness Month Blog Challenge #1 – “Your First for the First”

Day in the Life

Migraine Day: Stream of Consciousness

Migraine Day: Stream of Consciousness (My apologies for any typos or nonsense, I really am writing this during a migraine hangover, so I don't forget the details, and my brain is really foggy) I'm dreaming that I have a migraine. Somewhere in the back of my mind, I realize this means that I really do… Continue reading Migraine Day: Stream of Consciousness

Day in the Life, Entertainment, Humor, Life on the Internets

Nerdist Podcast Countdown on Anglophenia

Top 5 Nerdist Podcasts of 2011: The Doctor, His Companion and Their Burritos | Anglophenia | BBC America “I actually had to pull off the side of the road at one point to wipe the tears from my eyes and get my breathing under control.” True story. I was driving the crazy winding roads of… Continue reading Nerdist Podcast Countdown on Anglophenia

Day in the Life, Recipes

Speculaas – Windmill Cookies

Forget gingerbread cookies. My favorite Christmas cookies... These always bring back memories of lazy Saturday mornings at my grandma's house, drinking tea, eating cookies, reading the "funny pages" in the Post-Dispatch or listening to KMOX. It wasn't specifically a Christmas-time event, but when it gets cold and I'm drinking tea all day just to stay… Continue reading Speculaas – Windmill Cookies

Day in the Life, Music, Soccer

Recently Added to my “Game Day” Playlist

Recently added to my "Game Day" Playlist. If my new yoga endeavor goes well, I might be starting a playlist for yoga too. Recommendations are welcome! Boom Boom Pow - The Black Eyed Peas Gonna Make You Sweat - C&C Music Factory Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes Shake Your Pom Pom - Missy… Continue reading Recently Added to my “Game Day” Playlist

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Day in the Life, Entertainment

Thanksgiving: A Sham with Yams… A Yam Sham

At the groundbreaking ceremony for a new cultural center, Xander accidentally releases Hus, a Native American vengeance spirit, looking to payback the "white settlers" who took his people's land. Meanwhile, Buffy just wants to have Thanksgiving with the people she loves, but she must figure out who Hus is going after next. She also must… Continue reading Thanksgiving: A Sham with Yams… A Yam Sham

Day in the Life, Photo, Soccer

Soccer Field Under an Indecisive Sky

Taken 10/12/11 at West Blvd. Elementary School with my LG Optimus before pick-up with @comosoccernight Because of the angle of the sun, I couldn't actually see my screen at all, so I had to take it on faith that I was getting it framed how I wanted it. We played under some sporadic lightning and… Continue reading Soccer Field Under an Indecisive Sky

Day in the Life, Soccer

Anywhere we get the itch, we’re off to find a proper pitch…

This is my third week of playing soccer two days in a row (indoor on Tuesday, outdoor on Wednesday). Week 1, I felt great during the Wednesday game, but trashed the day after. Week 2, my legs were super tired during the Wednesday game, but I felt fine the next day. So I'm curious how… Continue reading Anywhere we get the itch, we’re off to find a proper pitch…

Day in the Life, Entertainment, Humor

Podcasts in Public: A Cautionary Tale

As you may or may not know, part of my job (my pay-the-bills, day-job) is acting as a courier. In the afternoons, I make the rounds to various real estate offices and lenders to drop things off and pick things up (contracts, checks, documents, yadda yadda yadda). I can spend up to 3 hours doing… Continue reading Podcasts in Public: A Cautionary Tale