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    My co-worker's wife was a lifelong migraine...

    My co-worker's wife was a lifelong migraine sufferer who found great relief with Botox injections in her scalp area. I believe it was covered by insurance also.
  2. Thanks, razz. This explains a lot about our...

    Thanks, razz. This explains a lot about our current fractured society:

    "...The top three most common hacks, exploited by politicians for centuries, are repetition, repetition, and repetition. The...
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    Good for you Zoe Girl. I think taking a break to...

    Good for you Zoe Girl. I think taking a break to catch your breath and focus on just you would be a great start.
  4. Yes, I agree with the reporter in the white house...

    Yes, I agree with the reporter in the white house newsroom: how can this be permitted, have we lost our humanity completely?
    Never thought Congress would have to intervene to make sure something...
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    From the article: Inequality is worse, wage...

    From the article:
    Inequality is worse, wage growth is slower, and more people are working as independent contractors, giving employers "more leverage to drive down pay and cut benefits." The...
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    I'm interested to see how this vote goes too. I...

    I'm interested to see how this vote goes too. I do think the U.S. will fracture apart in some future date, although not in my lifetime.
    Related to this, an interesting article in The Atlantic: Red...
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    The Story of Arthur Truluv, latest fiction work...

    The Story of Arthur Truluv, latest fiction work by Elizabeth Berg. Jacket synopsis: "...three people who've lost the ones they loved most, only to find second chances where they least expect them."...
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    Same here. Life is pretty rosy right now. ...

    Same here.
    Life is pretty rosy right now. Interestingly, I felt a slight and permanent downward shift in menopause which bumped me from a 9 to an 8. It was eerie, and makes me think that hormones...
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    Continuing to rise - paid $2.99 at Costco today...

    Continuing to rise - paid $2.99 at Costco today in Phoenix. Regular gas stations are now $3.00+.
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    This sounds like the type of book I like: ...

    This sounds like the type of book I like: historical fiction. An easy way to learn about history and using characters who are trying to live through it is a compelling device.
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    I'm wondering what has caused the general public...

    I'm wondering what has caused the general public to remove the politeness filter (for lack of a better term) in dealing with service workers. I don't remember this being such a commonplace occurrence...
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    Great news, pinkytoe! I'm 16 months in as a...

    Great news, pinkytoe! I'm 16 months in as a grandma and I think you'll really enjoy watching the babies grow.
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    Love the top one here. I'm a fan of modern and...

    Love the top one here. I'm a fan of modern and abstract images.
  14. thanks for posting, I'll read this later. Never...

    thanks for posting, I'll read this later. Never thought about this as a potential stressor.
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    I like Barbara Ehrenreich. Did you see she's got...

    I like Barbara Ehrenreich. Did you see she's got a new book out, Natural Causes, about aging and death. I've always liked her research abilities and her frank style so I'm interested to read...
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    Brain on Fire by Susannah Cahalan. Her memoir of...

    Brain on Fire by Susannah Cahalan. Her memoir of having a mental break in her 20s and the doctors trying to figure out the medical mystery of what was happening. It has a happy ending but is very...
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    I liked the joke from a comedian: Man: Can I...

    I liked the joke from a comedian:
    Man: Can I use your restroom?
    Store clerk: Our restrooms are for employees only.
    Man: Give me an application.
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    Public bathrooms

    Maybe it's a pet peeve, but I'm posting this under the health forum. Years ago I recall a rant by grumpy TV personality Andy Rooney about the paucity of public bathrooms. He ended with a plea for...
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    "I feel bad for people that can never retire...

    "I feel bad for people that can never retire because eventually physically they won't be able to work.".
    This. I don't know what all of this other commentary is about.
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    I finally finished the entire book. Also read...

    I finally finished the entire book. Also read the article in Harpers. I liked these 2 paragraphs from the author:

    "During my stops in Nevada and Kansas, along with three weeks tenting on federal...
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    Phoenix is about $3.05.

    Phoenix is about $3.05.
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    Like others, it took me a while as an adult to...

    Like others, it took me a while as an adult to know how to set boundaries. I am empathetic by nature but at the same time I'm a practical person, so if someone is suffering due to their own...
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    Saw Book Club. Despite so-so reviews, the...

    Saw Book Club. Despite so-so reviews, the theater was full and there were plenty of laughs. A fun little summer movie.
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    I'm very impressed with everyone's travel plans. ...

    I'm very impressed with everyone's travel plans. Our big outing this year will be a train ride to the Grand Canyon with an overnight stay, and a 5 day stay in Calif. in a 5th wheel on family...
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    Pinkytoe,
    another surprise to me is that investors are now getting into buying entire mobile home parks. There are seminars on how to do it - see the website Mobile Home University: ...
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