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  1. Don't think so. Not sure that I would know if I...

    Don't think so. Not sure that I would know if I was sleepwalking since I live by myself most of the time. Have yet to wake up with unidentified stains on the pillow but you never know.
  2. You would think so, wouldn't you?

    You would think so, wouldn't you?
  3. Same here. No soap. Only lick off the brown stuff...

    Same here. No soap. Only lick off the brown stuff if I know for sure what the brown stuff is. Even I have my limits.
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    Works for me, your mileage may vary.

    Works for me, your mileage may vary.
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    My favorite part of that article was this. ...

    My favorite part of that article was this.



    I read this post this morning and thought about it while driving back and forth to Cairo (damn pain in the ass banking business). I was thinking...
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    I'm 59 and feel pretty good. Not in the shape...

    I'm 59 and feel pretty good. Not in the shape that I want to be but pretty damn good.

    What is sad is seeing people half my age in much worse physical condition. Just not supposed to be that way.
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    Dammit, yea. The vaccines not the diseases. Note...

    Dammit, yea. The vaccines not the diseases. Note to self, proof read your responses before submitting.
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    I have wondered if we are doing a disservice to...

    I have wondered if we are doing a disservice to children by vaccinating against common childhood diseases. I got the usual ones when I was growing, polio, smallpox, etc. The MMR vaccine was later and...
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    I don't get flu shots, I don't take any...

    I don't get flu shots, I don't take any medications, OTC or Rx. I don't get sick, go figure.

    Last vaccination I had was when I mobilized to Egypt 6 years ago and they gave me rabies vaccination,...
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    They sell Pop Tarts here in Egypt. No pork and...

    They sell Pop Tarts here in Egypt. No pork and they are the imported from the US version. One of the more shameful exports of the US, junk food. Most of what is sold over here is US brands.
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    Ran across this article about the US dropping...

    Ran across this article about the US dropping high calorie foods, including Pop Tarts, in Afghanistan.

    As bombs fall, so does food aid - Baltimore Sun

    From the article:



    My first two...
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    Not exercise equipment but diet related. Talk...

    Not exercise equipment but diet related. Talk about an unfortunate choice of brand names! I remember my mom having these things.

    http://www.spscriptorium.com/Season6/ayds.jpg
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    My 91 year old mom is living with us now, has...

    My 91 year old mom is living with us now, has been for almost a year. She lives off of Lean Cuisine meals and decaf coffee. Due to a past smoking history, she is on oxygen and uses a walker some.
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    ^this^ there are times that the whole PB thing...

    ^this^ there are times that the whole PB thing gets complicated by people who feel that it needs to be complicated to work. And it really is as simple as it seems.

    And a couple of more:

    -If it...
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    I don't go to doctors. I don't take medications....

    I don't go to doctors. I don't take medications. And I'm doing just fine thank you. And no, I have never had a colonoscopy and don't ever intend to have one.

    But as above, YMMV. I'm my own guinea...
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    Here is one of my favorites. There is times when...

    Here is one of my favorites. There is times when training is going to suck. Don't run from it, run to it. It is part of the process.
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    I started working ambulances in 1975. Our siren...

    I started working ambulances in 1975. Our siren speakers were mounted over the cab, 2-100 speakers, plus a big assed Federal Q2 mechanical. Used to love it, driving fast, running red lights and...
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    I'm fortunate in that the department I manage has...

    I'm fortunate in that the department I manage has our own building. I had a standup desk and my office is filled with various sandbags, dumbbells, etc. that I use during the day. Part of our...
  19. I don't have bad days, I have days filled with...

    I don't have bad days, I have days filled with challenges that I defeat.

    When I was a paramedic, I have worked 3 back-to-back cardiac arrest. I have worked a 12 hour shift where I ran on 6 suicide...
  20. I will use AC when I'm sleeping. I sleep much...

    I will use AC when I'm sleeping. I sleep much deeper in a cold room. However, I do tend to wake up with a stuffy nose. But what most people consider to be a comfortable temperature for AC will freeze...
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    If it was me I would not take the antibiotics but...

    If it was me I would not take the antibiotics but that is just me. I have an immunity system that could kill small animals by itself and when I do get the rare infection, it sorts itself out.

    But...
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    YKYPW you go to see "Dawn of the planet of the...

    YKYPW you go to see "Dawn of the planet of the apes" and you identify more with the apes than the surviving humans in the movie.

    From the movie, one of the humans makes the statement that the apes...
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    HSSE director at an Egyptian petrochemical...

    HSSE director at an Egyptian petrochemical company. HSSE-Health, Safety, Security and Environmental. I'm in (self-imposed)exile overseas with brief furloughs back to Texas.
  24. I have been doing cold showers for the past few...

    I have been doing cold showers for the past few months. To be honest, it hasn't been much of a challenge since I'm either in Egypt or Texas and this time of the year our cold water really isn't.
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    Another rant. I have been home in the US for a...

    Another rant. I have been home in the US for a bit over 3 weeks now and "exposed" to regular TV. It has been sad and oddly funny at the same time. Commercial after commercial for processed food, OTC...
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