Archive for the ‘screed’ Category

Optimists Need Not Apply: Definition of Insanity. Or: Theme of the Week

Posted by Vicki on June 21st, 2014 under Attitude, being a doc, screed, unmitigated frustration, venting, Weight Gain
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spoiler alert ! Negative ranting post. By the end of yesterday, it felt like one of those weeks when everything was going down the toilet, and, in fact, literally, something did. Another pedometer. Public toilet, had not yet peed, but still. Had to fish it out, scrub hands like mad. Ick Ick Ick and now […]

How To Win The Lottery

Posted by Vicki on January 4th, 2014 under being a doc, Exercise, fitness, howque?, irritation, sarcasm, screed, venting, weight management
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It is now January 4, which, in case you cannot do the math, is three days after January 1, the first day of the New Year. Which makes me wonder: have folks given up on their New Year’s resolutions already? I ask this question especially of the nearly 800 BodyChangers members, because only two of […]

Fed Up

Posted by Vicki on November 16th, 2013 under screed, venting
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I am just about fed up. When I listened to Rachel Maddow’s podcast, I was delighted to hear her defend Obama and the ACA and rail into the media for their rapaciously unscrupulous coverage of early enrollment. I am so disgusted at how Obama is being attacked relentlessly when he has done nothing wrong, how […]

American Idiot

Posted by Vicki on August 17th, 2013 under critique, Exercise, food!, friends & family, irritation, sarcasm, screed, stupid, venting
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cb is away now. He left yesterday for Oglebay, in West Virginia, where he is running the MSTP annual retreat. I miss him, of course. He says he will be home tomorrow at 1 pm. How nice it will be to have him back home! I decided to spend my day in utter and blissful […]

The Heart Walk

Posted by Vicki on November 3rd, 2012 under Attitude, BodyChangers, compassion, critique, Exercise, fitness, friends & family, irritation, priorities, sarcasm, screed, unmitigated frustration
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My heart goes out to those suffering in my home state. My wishes for a speedy return to normalcy to everyone, and special thoughts to Janice and Steve, Jimmy and Guzzy, Ronnie and Marjorie. The ideas of no light or eat, no shower, no hot water, no gasoline, being trapped in the dark and the […]

Spoiler Alert: SCREED!!! Or, On The Stupid, Cowlike, Self-Centered American Public And Their Take On The Health Care Law

Posted by Vicki on June 30th, 2012 under Attitude, being a doc, compassion, critique, screed
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I am a doctor, and, horror of horrors, I LOVE the fact that Obama’s Affordable Health Care Act was upheld by the Supreme Court, and, not only that, while my opinion of Chief Justice Roberts hasn’t changed a whole hell of a lot, he has definitely earned a point in his favor, not only because […]