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8 Weeks Post Op

As mentioned in a previous post, my recovery was slower than expected. I’d say it was 4 weeks before I felt 100% like myself. After a little research on my own, I can only guess that the random shooting pains were my nerves healing after surgery. That has subsided. My muscle cramps have also subsided. […]

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Six Days Post Op

Today marks 6 days since the operation. I had my post op appointment with the surgeon moved up because of some nagging pain. The pain in my neck did not ease up. It was causing tension headaches and dizziness. I was supposed to return to work on Monday, but ended up calling off due to […]

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Women's Health

Surgery Day

The day of surgery started off about as expected. No food or drink since about 8PM the night before. No coffee was the hardest, but I had enough on my mind that the impending headache was the least of my worries. I am not afraid of being put under. This would be my third time […]

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No Nonsense Recipes

Easy General Tso’s Chicken

Ingredients: 1 lb chicken thighs cut into 1 inch chunks 1/4 cup cornstarch oil for frying 1 Tbsp minced ginger 1/2 tsp red chili flakes 2 cloves garlic, minced For the sauce: 3 Tbsp  rice vinegar 3 Tbsp soy sauce 2 tsp hoisin sauce 1/4 cup water 3 Tbsp sugar 1 Tbsp cornstarch Directions: Toss […]

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No Nonsense Recipes

Welcome to No Nonsense Recipes!

Welcome!  I love to find and try new recipes.  What I don’t like is sifting though long blog posts and advertisements to get to the “meat and potatoes” so to speak.  Here you will find some of my favorite tried and true recipes without all the clutter.  If I have any comments, they will be […]

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Reflections

My Anxiety Triggers

This is a difficult post to write, because it means putting my personal struggles out in public for others to judge.  It will probably be a little disjointed, and certainly not what I’d call professional blog writing, but it’s me.  It’s raw.  It’s real. I’ve always considered myself lucky that I was blessed with good […]

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Debt Repayment | Money Matters

Repay debt using the snowball method

Facing mountains of debt and multiple credit cards can be overwhelming.  When you’re barely getting by just making minimum payments, it’s hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel. So, how do you get out of debt? Financial experts will tell you to tackle your highest interest rate cards first because they […]

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