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Need Something - Anything - To Feel Better. Music? Eating?

Quitting smoking, exercising, and gobbling down apple pie aside, I just feel so darned tired. I think I know the reasons. I probably do, but I just don't want to dwell on it. Trying to be positive here, you know? They say one of the best things to cure the blues is music . Listen to music, learn to play an instrument alone or at a center like emeryville , go to a live gig? Man, I am just so...I can't even find the words.

The Quest for the Best Apple Pie in Manila: Second Stop - Mom & Tina's

Still on the hunt for awesome apple pie. Still haven't found what I'm looking for. But, I went back to Mom & Tina's - I know, it was my First Stop , but I also knew it had another version. They call it French Apple Crumble. Obviously, it's different from the traditional American apple pie (like the first one I posted), although I do believe apple crumble is just as common. 

The Quitting Smoking Chronicles: Week 3

Week 3 has come and gone, and I can't say that it was much different from Week 2 .  The itchiness around the patch application area has lessened, and the craving - or lack thereof - hasn't been much of an issue.

The Quitting Smoking Chronicles: Week 2

Boy, oh, boy. I knew it wasn't going to be easy, but Week 2 was a tough one. While I was tempted to smoke once or twice during Week 1 , I had a rough time last week. It's probably due to other circumstances as well...stress=smoke. But here I am. Two weeks without smoking and on "Step 2" of the Niquitin program .

New Bedtime Playlist Discovery

I've had trouble sleeping for as long as I can remember, but in the recent months, I was able to find that nice point wherein I was able to relax and drift off to sleep without any assistance - except for yoga before bed. Who would have thought? Then there's the music. I always (well, usually) have music in the background - if I don't, I struggle more with falling asleep.