Personal, Personal Experience

Reflections on Negative Mood and the Work Environment

This past week, I had the unfortunate experience to watch some fellow co-workers get bent out of shape because of their perceptions about one another. Specifically, how one or the other treated each other. Granted, I will say that there was some stressors that influenced these, but they were outlying and did not directly play… Continue reading Reflections on Negative Mood and the Work Environment

Health and Cooking

“Fibro Fog”

You might have heard of fibromyalgia, but what exactly is it? According to Wikipedia, fibromyalgia is "a medical disorder characterized by widespread pain and allodynia (a heightened and painful response to pressure)...[but is] not restricted to pain, leading to the use of the alternative term fibromyalgia syndrome." Among the symptoms are debilitating fatigue, sleep disruption,… Continue reading “Fibro Fog”


Valentine Delights (Recipes Feb 2013)

Today, as it is Valentine's Day, I thought I'd post a few delicious desserts taken from 1000 Gluten-Free Recipes by Carol Fenster. They are, as the title suggests, all gluten-free, and easily alterable to vegan recipes if one chooses.   For an egg substitute, try flaxseed meal: 1 Tbs per 3 Tbs water. For buttermilk… Continue reading Valentine Delights (Recipes Feb 2013)

Articles and Links

February 2013 Articles

It's February, and if I may say so, I thought January seemed to drag on forever. Perhaps this is because there were a lot of Mondays. I'm not sure. But we're into month two of the year, the coldest month of the year. Stay warm and dry and safe with all that sudden snow!  … Continue reading February 2013 Articles