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Yeowch !

April 9, 2009 2 comments


Yeowch !, originally uploaded by speedvegan.

Had my seventh adjustment yesterday. By now I know better than to expect a simple "in and out" procedure. I was right.

I went from a sissy wire to a heavy manly man wire. The assistant working on me had a really hard time trying to get the new wire through the last two molars, so Dr Short told her to stop at the adjacent ones which is what caused that weird shifting problem before, so of course I wasn’t a happy camper.

I have to keep telling myself this man knows what he’s doing, but it’s hard after everything I’ve gone through with medical and dental staff. After my bike accident a few years ago, I had to correct the nurses who were trying to xray my right arm which was virtually unharmed while my left arm was the size of my leg and covered in blood. It’s scary, people !

I was in too much pain to complain yesterday but I plan to call the office when I don’t feel like punching a wall anymore. You can never be too careful and I am paying crazy money for this torture.

Categories: Life with Braces

Humor beats nagging

April 5, 2009 Leave a comment


Humor beats nagging, originally uploaded by speedvegan.

That funny guy I live with put speech bubbles on my registration renewal sticker because I always forget to stick them on my plate (even though I renew months before my birthday).

Categories: Random Musings

Dinner: Stirfry

April 4, 2009 2 comments


Yay ! It’s broccoli !, originally uploaded by speedvegan.

Yay ! It’s broccoli, in my dinner !

Categories: Food for Thought

Spring vegan potluck

April 4, 2009 Leave a comment


Spring vegan potluck, originally uploaded by speedvegan.

Spending a beautiful South Florida day with some cool vegan peeps and whole lotta food.

Categories: Random Musings

Week of March 27th

April 3, 2009 Leave a comment

Friday – rest
Saturday – 2.5 hr bike ride
Sunday – rest
Monday – rest
Tuesday – 50 min spin class
Wednesday – 50 min spin class
Thursday – rest

Categories: Training Logs

Special lunch

April 2, 2009 2 comments


Special lunch, originally uploaded by speedvegan.

We had a big department lunch meeting today. Normally there’s nothing for me to eat, but this time the director made me my very own veggie sandwich and brought me an apple ! I was blown away !

Categories: Food for Thought
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