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Meanwhile … back in Sri Lanka

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Sunset Walk

One last family walk before we are off for the summer … beautiful skies!

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Sunset Walk

The young man is still feeling peachy and I managed to drag him out for a walk. From now on it’s long pants for him, not going to take any chances. Follow up case of dengue is said to be … Continue reading

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Sunset Run

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And he is out of the hospital!

From what Julius told me this morning, the night was filled with interruptions by the nurses, which by now he calls lovingly the ‘vampires’ who came several times to take new blood for new tests. He also said that the … Continue reading

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A day in a Sri Lankan Hospital

We arrived at Asiri Hospital just at 8AM, got a paper copy of the test results and waited for a GP who very quickly transferred us to the emergency unit in the basement, where a very competent doctor lady did … Continue reading

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Dengue confirmed – we are off to the hospital

The good lab people from Asiri called me as soon as they had the results (so, just before midnight) … And yes, he has dengue and now we are getting him to see a doctor and to possibly stay in … Continue reading

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Late night blood test

While Julius’ fever is gone, he complained about other ‘minor’ ailments, like pain in his legs, a busted blood vessel in his right eye and a slight skin rash … And while I did not think too much about it, … Continue reading

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CCR Sunday

Surprisingly I managed to peel myself out of bed in time to join the usual Sunday run … and I even managed to get in more than 10K … not the 15 I had aimed at … but at least … Continue reading

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Sunset Walk

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Not a good time to be Muslim in Sri Lanka …

Very interesting read: The charges sound silly but the consequences are not. One Muslim lady’s crime was to wear a shirt printed with a ship’s helm. Her accusers said it looked like the wheel of dharma, so she must be … Continue reading

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Evening Run

Recently I have been having some trouble sleeping, usually finding the most restful hours just after 4 AM … so, I welcomed the chance to sleep in Sunday morning instead of joining my usual running cohorts. To make up for … Continue reading

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Sunset Walk

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Still searching for my Mojo!

It is mesmerizing when I look back at how much I was running in January / February (70-100K a week!) and this month I am struggling to get 40K a week together. One reason for sure is the hot & … Continue reading

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High Z Run

Somehow I thought the hottest April weather had already ended, but these days it is again rather hot and very humid. Still I kicked myself out for a run around the park (look at the pretty, leftover Vessak decorations on … Continue reading

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