I have this pain in my shoulder/back that’s been there for a long time and for whatever reason started bothering me recently. The therapist thinks that it may be mostly neck related and suggested the following exercises: So we’ll see how all that goes. UPDATE: My doctor called today and said to forget about the [...]
Archive for March, 2010
Why am I now (typically!) up before the sun? Does not compute!
I recently ready the book The Easy Way to Stop Smoking by Allen Carr, and I have to admit that I agree with lots of what he says. A big ol’ point this book makes is that one needs to give up the nicotine habit as soon as possible. Mr. Carr does not recommend any [...]
Tonight I went out for dinner with a fellow employee and a couple of customers. It turned out that the fellow employee and one of the customers were both smokers. (I could totally smell it on them from the get-go, which is a new thing for me.) It felt pretty good to sit there and [...]
Today I travelled on business as a non-smoker for the first time in my 14-year career! I’ve got to say it was quite enjoyable (although the exit row aisle seating probably helped) in the sense that I wasn’t out huffing down three cigarettes while cutting things too close before takeoff so as to spend as [...]
So I got this new Macheist nano bundle thingy and it came with an application called MacJournal from Mariner Software. This is a $39 piece of software that I had looked at earlier when browsing around for some journaling software, so I spent $20 and picked up a copy. The purpose of this post is [...]
I’ve been a smoker for … Ug! 21 years now. No more. I set my quit date for Sunday, 28 February, 2010. So far so good, but I am somewhat amazed at how many times I’ve thought, “Time for a cigarette,” and went to look for the ashtray or pack of smokes. Nicorette will be [...]