About me: I am a small-town Canadian girl who moved to China in 2004 for a year and was crazy enough to return in 2009. I met a wonderful Chinese man and married him. Now I blog about the ridiculous things that happen here.
No Pain, No Gain? In my seemingly never-ending quest to conquer/lessen/tolerate the back pain I?ve been experiencing for more than a year, I?ve tried many things.† Rest, exercise, back braces, pills, tinctures, herbal patches, chiropractic cracking, even sleeping without a mattress for the last … Continue readi... Sun, 28 Jul 2013 10:00:02
What I Won?t Miss When We Move No, it isn?t finished yet.† The new house, I mean.† We?re working on it, but these things take time.† And knowing how renovations go in Canada, I?m certainly not setting a time limit for it to be finished here in … Continue reading →... Sun, 21 Jul 2013 10:00:34
For What Ails You: Chinese Medicine I?ve written a bit before about being sick in China ? how to tell if you?re in a Chinese hospital, and the constant fight I face in trying to convince people that allergies and colds are not the same thing.† … Continue reading →... Sun, 14 Jul 2013 10:00:23
Sneak Peek: Our New House As most of you already know, my husband and I bought a house earlier this year and have recently been busy renovating it before we move in?and if you didn?t know that, well, you do now. If you?ve ever done … Continue reading →... Sun, 30 Jun 2013 10:00:37