Monthly Archives: May 2012

YAY!!

There’s only one thing I enjoy more than seeing Rafa win.  It’s seeing LeBron James lose.  I don’t care who beats him.  If Osama Bin Ladin came back from the dead and beat LeBron James in a game of HORSE, … Continue reading

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Unstoppable Force v Unmovable Object

At the end of The Dark Knight, The Joker tells Batman, “So this is what happens when an unstoppable force meets an unmovable object.”  I thought about that quote during the Oz final between Nole and Rafa, especially at the … Continue reading

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Mastering the Art of Low Iodine Cooking part 8

My low iodine diet ends in approximately 10 minutes, not that I’m keeping track.  😉  In case anyone is wondering, all of the recipies were found at the Thyroid Cancer Survivors Association.  They published a free low iodine cookbook and … Continue reading

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What do Americans Think of Us?

I was checking my dashboard and discovered that a few people from Serbia had clicked on my blog.  I’m guessing that this is because of the recent post on Ratko Mladic, who is on trial for crimes against humanity.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Mastering the Art of Low Iodine Cooking Part 7

I have less than 24 hours (!) to go on the low iodine diet.  Nonetheless, I finally got the chance today to make Moroccan soup.  It was a fairly easy soup to make, and very hearty.  It started with onions, … Continue reading

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Emma’s Random (Cleveland Clinic and Cleveland) thoughts

1 I got to tour the Cleveland Clinic somewhat when I was down there these past two weeks.  It is huge!  2 It’s almost impossible to explain to people the role of the Cleveland Clinic in this city to outsiders.  … Continue reading

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…Becoming…Radio…Active…

I finally(!) got the radioactive iodine yesterday.  It took forever.  I went to the hospital on Tuesday for blood work and a shot.  The shot contained synthetic TSH, or Thyroid Stimulating Hormone.  Thyroid Stimulating Hormone is secreted by the pituitary … Continue reading

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Ratko Mladic and the Movie Storm

As I got on the computer this afternoon, I saw an article about the trial of Ratko Mladic, a Serbian millitary commander on trial for crimes against humanity commited during the Bosnian war.  The Associated Press article reports that, almost … Continue reading

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Emma’s Random (Hunger Games) thoughts

I saw The Hunger Games for a second time this weekend.  Here are some random thoughts about The Hunger Games. 1 The Hunger Games is better the first time.  Of course, it was also a lot more stressful the first … Continue reading

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Invictus

Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul. In the foul clutch of circumstance I have not winced nor cried aloud. Under the … Continue reading

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