Yesterday I was hit by the dreaded lurgy again. Spent a very uncomfortable day until I got to the chemist in the evening. Milk of Magnesia, instant relief.
One comment on yesterday’s post suggested I could have IBS and the irritation be caused by some food item. The only food item in common with the two was red meat… I am doomed! Am I to become a vegetarian? Oh, woe is me!
A fate worse than death itself. Rabbit food forever.
Clorinha is well, no re-occurrences. She is growing up and getting more adventurous. Since yesterday she has developed a new trick. Runs into the room, off the floor on to the box, on to the shelf, on to the next box, out the window and on to the old stove in the carport; now that all seems pretty ordinary, but when you consider that she does it all in one fluid movement and the time lapse would be measured in tenths of a second. If there was an Olympic event for window jumping, she’d be a champion in the making.
This week’s CTWW is a simple one. I’ve discussed it before, but there is a small innovation.
This week, eliminate junk mail from your life. Here are suggested ways to do so: There are lots of suggestions along with the challenge, but most of them are not applicable in Brazil; read the full CTWW by clicking on the banner.
My solution is not so much for junk mail but regular mail, in my case the power account. I have signed up for the company’s ‘ContaVerde’ (Green account) which means I’ll get my power account via email and not delivered on pretty white paper with lots of ink.
I still have to print it so I can pay it at the Lotérica (betting shop) where I pay my internet bill and from next month my rent. I walk to the Lotérica, so instead of getting a bus to town to pay the rent, I can now do it all by walking. The ability to print the power account at home means I can use recycled paper and not the pretty white bleached stuff.
Regarding the junk mail, most of it comes on non-glossy paper, so it doesn’t even get inside the house, it goes straight on to the compost heap.
So, I take small steps towards becoming greener.