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Posted by Vicki on May 7th, 2015 under aspirations, Attitude, being a doc, career, cats, fond memories, friends & family, high fidelity, Lifestyle, love, philosophy, reflections in a golden eye
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Griping about things does not mean I am not aware of my good fortune. In my case, I think everything good that has happened to me harkens back to being born into my particular family. If i had not had my parents and growing up environment, I doubt things would have turned out so well. […]

Post Holiday Cogitations and Blues

Posted by Vicki on January 2nd, 2014 under Attitude, Eating Behavior, Exercise, fitness, food!, friends & family, high fidelity, Lifestyle, love, Nutrition, philosophy, priorities, weight management
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Wow – a snowstorm! Everyone be safe, caref and hap out there! My dreaded weigh-in went extremely well today. The reader might recall that my goal for the holidays was to remain weight-stable, and that is precisely what I did. Weight was exactly the same as two weeks ago, the last time i attended a […]

Happy Annmooversary!!!!! Here’s To Connubial Bliss!

Posted by Vicki on May 6th, 2012 under high fidelity, love
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Today marks our 28th wedding Annmooversary! Cb and I got together thirty-one years and three days ago, officially, and married 28 years and three hours ago, at on pm at the Wharton-Sinkler Conference Center in Chestnut Hill, PA, which is right outside of Phiily, where we both lived. There were 90 guests and it was […]

(Hopefully!) Final Installment: Trying To Bring It To A Close Already — This Is Just Going On And ON. . .

Posted by Vicki on February 18th, 2012 under high fidelity
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You felt ambivalent: exuberant, yet guilt-ridden, but soon the guilt fades because the affair — because you had to admit it to yourself, that’s what it is, and, or they are wont to say these days, “it is what it is” — had been grrrreat for your marriage! You were so replete with thoughts of […]

Third Installment: History Sort Of Repeats Itself. But Different

Posted by Vicki on February 16th, 2012 under high fidelity
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When Angie was visiting her parents, it was usually during a weekend on call, and you began to realize that instead of feeling sorry for yourself, you could make the hospital part of your social life. This all started when, as happened when you were a resident, you began joking around with the people — […]

Second Installment: Trouble In Paradise

Posted by Vicki on February 12th, 2012 under high fidelity
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Comment on what follows: The reader may be a bit puzzled if not baffled by the previous post. You may remain puzzled and baffled. The story will continue, having fast-forwarded a few years. Keep in mind: this is impure, contaminated, adulterated (poor choice of words, perhaps) fiction, with no real ingredients, unlike the author’s food, […]

Any Resemblance To Reality Is Purely Unintentional And Coincidental

Posted by Vicki on February 11th, 2012 under high fidelity
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“It just happened.” That’s what you told your wife. Or maybe you said, “You’re too good for me.” Or, no, that wasn’t it. You said, “It’s not you, it’s me.” Or was it, “We have to talk.”? You met your lovely wife when you were just a young physician, fresh out of med school, and […]