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April 15, 2023

jardiance vs januvia

i recently lost abt 40 lbs which lowered a1c dramatically. my endocrinologist called as soon as she got the results and stopped my lantus immediately. later that week my primary md took me off of januvia and started jardiance.

within days my appetite went to zero with nausea and weakness with a little dizziness. i stopped the jardiance and messaged the doctors to let them know. they are, of course, supportive and we are now monitoring the situation. blood sugar is a little higher but considerably more variable .

anyone else taking jardiance? how is it working for you?

February 1, 2023

medical marijuana / vapeing

can anyone talk to me about the basics of vaporizing oil cartridges. what equipment do i need for starters?

November 17, 2022

living better with technology?

well, i don't know. this popped up on my feed. the numbers seem incredible so i have to ask, do this many people have sex robots?

even worse. how the fell did their algorithm make them send me this information?
To explore the industry further, the publication analyzed the percentage of people who own a sexbot worldwide, and it may be more than you think. Bedbible’s research found that a whopping 17.2% of people worldwide own or have had sex with a sexbot. The gender demographics were very similar with 17.8% of men and 16.5% of women who own or have had sex with a mechanical human.


i'd better check the old lady's search history. maybe i'm about to be replaced .....

October 13, 2022

the committee jist closed today's meeting

with a vote to subpoena the former guy.

it would be fun but i'm not making any plans to watch.

September 9, 2022

mayor cantrell recall

i voted for latoya cantrell. twice. sure the streets are in bad shape, but when has that not been true? the mayor displayed remarkable leadership during the worst of the covid business, and that took great courage. bit ......

if you're going to let the garbage contractor get away with doing 1/2 of his job, he has to show up for that 1/2. i can live with once a week, sure, crawfish shells and such get ripe in a week and there are always droves of maggots in the can, but this is new orleans. we cope.

it would be nice if at least one of the street projects could be finished. new potholes are growing before the old ones are filled.

and. i appreciate the new bike lanes and the effort to make our streets more bicycle friendly, but this system seems to be motor vehicle hostile. try making a turn onto elysian fields in the marigny! bike lanes need to be scaled back to dual use and the off street parking returned to the curb.

at any rate, this rant is not directed at ms cantrell as a democrat (and i am also a proud democrat, as is every viable candidate for mayor in my lifetime. this rant is directed at ms cantrell, the leader of the city. stop with the 1st class travel and get to mayoring, or you will not have a job.


rip moon landrieu .

August 15, 2022

the field of dreams game

cubs vs reds. i don't follow either team but it was a great game.

the cute moments were good. furg jenkins first pitch to johnny bench. the griffy's playing catch. the hologram of harry carey at the 7th inning stretch. all very nostalgic.

but they missed a trick. the movie, if i remember right, focused on shoeless joe jackson of the black sox scandal. this might have been a good moment, when the retired reds came out of the cornfield, for pete rose to be with them, enough is enough. he was a great player and it is about time.

July 12, 2022

by 2024 "conservatives" will be asking

"who is this trump guy? did he bring me coffee?

today's hearing, tying trump and his cabal to the "seditious conspiracy" already pled guilty by oath keepers and proud boys, should finish him off.

Thursday's hearing (featuring the roles of our favorite treasonous congressctitters) is postponed.

i'm looking for the testimony that said trump asked stone "why do they look like that?" as if he realized for the first time that the proud boys would not be staging a "brooks brothers riot." could trump have been that oblivious?

not that it matters. armies have been led by oblivious generals before.
June 29, 2022

graphic photo of trump "grabbing" the secret service agent

cheezus take the wheel!

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