Category Archives: Acts of Supreme Clumsiness

Things I shouldn’t do

There are some things I *really* shouldn’t do. Things that are actively stupid, given my back. Things that I *really* *really* *really* shouldn’t do. Things like this   Yes, the Xtreme Sky Flyer fucked up my back for several days. … Continue reading

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Here I go….

I’m going to Cambodia for two very specific reasons.  Firstly, I’m going there to visit/photograph Angkor Wat and the other temples to the fullest extent of my heart’s desire.  Secondly, I’m going to get a break from my husband and … Continue reading

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New Zealand-A Comedy of Errors

I may not have boarded a plane before my twentieth summer, but I’ve more than made up for it since.  In just the (almost) five years since we had Elanor, we’ve visited four continents, eleven countries, and somewhere between fifteen … Continue reading

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Recovering

I ended up in the hospital again.  While my review of Mt. Elizabeth Novena does paint a fairly appealing hospital experience (as hospital experiences go), I wasn’t terribly thrilled to land back there eight days after being released.  I even … Continue reading

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Mt Elizabeth Novena Hospital

Last week when I injured my back, I headed to Gleneagles Hospital, which is the closest hospital to my condo.  Once it became clear I needed to be admitted, though, I ended up at Mount Elizabeth Novena.  Mt. E Novena … Continue reading

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Hi from the hospital

If you follow me on Twitter or on Facebook you already know this, but…. I’m in the hospital with a torn disc in my spine.  I had surgery on one disc about 6.5 years ago, and that has been a … Continue reading

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500

This is my 500th post at Expat Bostonians. I began the blog on March 8th, 2010; 2 years, 2 months and 9 or 10 days (depending on how you count the time difference) ago.  A blog seemed like the logical … Continue reading

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New Laptop!

Not that anyone besides me REALLY cares, but… Remember that whole drama with the “Authorized Apple Repair Center” customer service? The one where they quoted me over 3,000 dollars to get my 2 year old, 2 models old, 2 operating … Continue reading

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This is why I need a Nanny for me

Friday night took an interesting turn…what started off as a “let’s the clean the office” nesting impulse led to a 2 hour visit to labor and delivery triage…proving (as if the broken ankle hadn’t already) that really the person who … Continue reading

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The day I took my iPhone for a swim…

Friends on facebook know (at least part of) this story, but I figured if I could share my complete idiocy with anyone, it’s my readership. Back when our friend Jim came to visit us last month, among other places, we … Continue reading

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