Fighting Dehydration During and After Illness…with acid reflux

I can't figure out how this works. I know the old maxim, drink plenty of liquids. Keep yourself hydrated. Coat that throat with good liquids. I drank so much hot tea with honey, cherry 7-up, orange juice, and Starbucks' strawberry acai refreshers (the only caffeine I could keep down in small amounts) to numb or … Continue reading Fighting Dehydration During and After Illness…with acid reflux

Getting that water in this year…but it’s wintertime!

Yes, you can hear the whine at the end of that statement--it's accurate. I can make plans and tell myself all I want, but there's something about winter that doesn't make me want water. And then I stop drinking it entirely. Maybe it's because it's cold outside and I should want something warm, or I … Continue reading Getting that water in this year…but it’s wintertime!

Work, work, work all the time…but my breaks are exhausting!

This is something I've noticed about myself when it comes to working and getting in the groove. I just want to keep going. I will avoid breaks just to make sure things go smoothly and I can finish my project when it's a doozy. Sometimes, though, I am forced to take breaks, so as long … Continue reading Work, work, work all the time…but my breaks are exhausting!

Epilogue to “A 30-hour workday: or, I’m an Idiot.”

See previous post for more context...and rationalization. Well, I made it home safe, sound, and with more energy than I would've expected after being awake for 34 hours (from 7 am Monday to 5 pm Tuesday). I did, however, learn a few things from those websites that I wouldn't mind passing along. And yes, I … Continue reading Epilogue to “A 30-hour workday: or, I’m an Idiot.”