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Sunday Column (247)

I am starting this week by explaining the day I had today, Tuesday. For the past few weeks I have had a cold, thought I had overcome it, when I came back from a client meeting feeling rubbish. It hit me. Paracetamol and Ibuprofen later I feel like sleeping and cancel my evening meeting with a good friend. I then manage to leave the office early to find myself on a tube. Overcrowding. London Bridge station shut. Overcrowded train to Victoria. Sweating, tired, exhausted. London Victoria station shut due to overcrowding. Open again. I press myself on a train with plenty of space inside yet no one moves down. Clapham Junction. A seat. By that time I was very exhausted (whinge) and as a result worked half ill from home the next day, was ill the following day and only felt better on Friday. Of course I worked normal again on Friday, felt worse again on Saturday, ok-ish on Sunday. What’s happening? I believe I have discussed that before. We don’t really take time off anymore when we are ill. I have been pushing myself for a while and should have taken time off a few weeks ago but instead

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Why garlic is good for you!

Stricken down with a flu/cold or whatever bug it is – making me feel that bad that I had to stay off work. I don’t like to be off work, particularly as it was the first time in 12 months I had to take a day off sick. However, a lot of people say that garlic is good for you. I was always wondering why although I use it as my home remedy. My wife does not like it though 🙂 There is an article at this site and it says that garlic supports the killer cells, the ones attacking the incoming virus. And, garlic helps reducing the bad cholestorol. Overall, very very healthy. They say that garlic can even help you with weight loss. However, similar to alcohol it is absorbed by the stomach, e.g. it makes you feel rather sick if you have too much. Really like alcohol then, isn’t it? So, now we know 🙂

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