In all of the universe there is only one person with your exact charateristics. Just like there is only one person with everybody else's characteristics. Effectively, your uniqueness makes you pretty average.
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Discussion with Guatemalan family re: my recent switch from vegetarianism
"I like to eat meat, it makes me feel stronger"
"yea, everything in moderation! You need a little of everything to stay strong"
"Well (as I see them pouring 1/2 cup of sugar into their coffee), not everything, sugar isnt' good for you"
"yes it is, it gives you energy! and it's natural!"
"well, cocaine is natural and it's not good for you"
"aren't there some indigenous tribes that chew cocaine leaves?"
From one of my "childbearing year" herbal resource books. The "low blood sugar, frequent snacking" thing is common advice for morning sickness, but my favorite bit is the example snacks:
Preventing Morning Sickness
* There is a strong connection between nausea in early pregnancy and low blood sugar. Maintain your blood sugar level by eating small meals frequently (even every few hours) and by eating a protein-rich snack, such as popcorn with nutritional yeast, or brown rice with miso, or bread and tahini before going to sleep.
“Falconry is not a hobby or an amusement; it is a rage. You eat and drink it, sleep it and think it. You tremble to write of it, even in recollection. It is as King James the First remarked, an extreme stirrer up of passions.” --T.H. White, The Godstone and the Blackymor
"The world must be all fucked up when men travel first class and literature goes as freight."
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude
Every stinkin' morning on the radio:
"I lost 105 pounds with Slimgenics, and so can you! Call now and mention this add and get a $50 off coupon!"
Now...Slimgenics may be a great program (I wouldn't know, never investigated), but wouldn't FREE beat something that is so freakin' expensive that they're offering fifty bucks off????
Started 7/5/11 at 274 lbs
Now 214 -- that's 60 lbs!
Goal 160 lbs -- last time there was in junior high!
"The problem with socialism is that eventually you run out of other people's money." (Margaret Thatcher)