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Fri Sep 23

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elQu replied to the First World Problems board. 9:10 AM

Re: Surgery

Ouch! Lots of good thoughts for a successful surgery & recovery.

Laura

Mon Sep 12

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elQu replied to the Best Travel Spots/Tips board. 12:54 PM

Re: How to find cheapest airfare

One tactic that I have used and found VERY useful is to use a VPN site like Tunnel Bear (what I use and it's free) to put your IP address in another country.

Sorry, you can only recommend a post to the Best of [more]

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elQu replied to the Imp This Ride board. 12:13 PM

Re: the X

So sorry to hear that - my condolences. It's a mix of emotions when someone passes that we're not close to anymore but we once were.

{{{{{tconi}}}}}

Laura

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elQu replied to the Get Organized! board. 12:07 PM

Re: To do list help

Lists definitely help with staying organized. I like their use if the symbols to make scanning down the page faster.

Fri Sep 2

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elQu replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 8:54 AM

Re: Mediterranean diet: more positive data

How do you make baklava low carb?

Our "pseudo" baklava version is to just drizzle a touch of raw honey over walnuts. DH likes to do this as a dessert. He uses a shotglass-full of walnuts. It doesn't take much honey, so [more]

Thu Sep 1

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elQu replied to the Imp This Ride board. 9:05 AM

Re: You know you've been married to a Rednec

It was most prevalent in the 1998-2005+/- years for Subaru, and with the standard 2.5 engines, never the larger 3.8s. yhey did an engine revision in 98. It is supposedly resolved with the more recent models. Varies a bit in year depending if it's [more]

Wed Aug 31

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elQu replied to the Imp This Ride board. 11:16 AM

Re: You know you've been married to a Rednec

Know anybody that wants a 2000 Subaru that's blown a head gasket...for the second time? It's sitting..and sitting...over there while I'm sitting you.know.where...

Laura

Sat Aug 13

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elQu replied to the Owning Rental Property board. 10:38 AM

Re: Option to buy

Couple with the fact that they just got married and are momentarily cash-poor, so it will take them a while to save enough to keep everyone happy. (I'm not worried about that, their credit is stellar (725+) and she makes over $200k annually. [more]

Fri Aug 12

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elQu replied to the Fools Fighting Fat board. 3:34 AM

Re: Sugar Addiction

Sidenot...if you're a coffee drinker. I used to put plenty of milk and sugar in mine. Now I drink it black and actually like it that way. Not at first, of course. But your palate WILL adjust.

The trick for me to survive the transition [more]

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elQu replied to the Fools Fighting Fat board. 3:27 AM

Re: Sugar Addiction

What tconi said. It works. It's what I did with Whole30. I definitely have improved my sugar tasting sensitivity and gotten rid of dessert/junk food cravings. Sometimes there are even fruits, especially the melons around here, that almost seem [more]

Wed Aug 10

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elQu replied to the Fools Fighting Fat board. 6:02 AM

Re: Recomended Diet(s)

I had some dehydrated ginger yesterday and I am back in gluten hell. I told the vendor at the vegetable market I have gluten and dairy allegies. Supposedly it had no gluten. But my body is telling me apparently this did. I think the whitish bits on [more]

Tue Aug 9

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elQu replied to the Fools Fighting Fat board. 4:35 AM

Re: Recomended Diet(s)

www.whole30.com. The book version is "It Starts with Food". Also, www.whole9life.com.

A way of eating natural, wholesome, nutient-packed foods, and [more]

Mon Aug 8

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elQu replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 12:37 PM

Re: Breaking nails

So, a question....do you perceive your MIL's improved health to be associated with what she ate (in a micromanaged way), how much she ate .... or whether it was because she'd simply dropped the excess bodyfat by WHATEVER [more]

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elQu replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 5:00 AM

Re: Breaking nails

Also, low iron can contribute. Signs are generally vertical cracks that don't mend and a flattening, and eventually "cupping" to create a "spoon nail" appearance.

I had trouble with both of those a few years back when [more]

Mon Aug 1

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elQu replied to the Owning Rental Property board. 6:11 AM

Re: Doing a credit check

I've used LandlordStation.Com several times:
http://boards.fool.com/tenant-screening-website-landlordstat...

Also, depending on your listing [more]

Mon Jul 25

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elQu replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 6:07 PM

Re: Harvest

Similar story for apricots, they only develop sweetness while ripening on the tree. Apricots for the commercial distribution are picked early and never develop the sweetness and flavor ("ambrosia") that you get with tree-ripened [more]

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elQu replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 3:40 AM

Re: Harvest

Love, love, love figs. They're starting to come into season here in Portugal. It's a blessing to enjoy them fresh and local. We can only get dried in the NE. Not the same.

The trees grow like weeds here and are often found on the [more]

Sun Jul 24

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elQu replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 5:03 AM

Re: Good fats and better longevity

It was calf or cow brains. And yes, after Mad Cow, we stopped having it. Too bad, though. It was really good.

Laura

Fri Jul 22

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elQu replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 3:21 AM

Re: Good fats and better longevity

See, I've noticed of late that there's a tendency among *some* Fools (such ss yourself) to editorialise posts in a not-tremendously-subtle way..
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No editing was used to point out you inappropriately, and intentionally, [more]

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elQu replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 3:06 AM

Re: Good fats and better longevity

Brains is a delicacy in some other countries. I had it once in a 3-star French restaurant. "Food for thought." ;-)

Years ago, we used to have brains periodically, especially as part of scrambled eggs. Yummy! It was a [more]

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