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My Respirator

November 9, 2017 Uncategorized  No comments

As some of you know, I suffer from Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS).  A lot of people have asked about which respirator I use to protect myself from things like exhaust fumes, perfumes, cigarette and campfire smoke and any other variety of unknown chemicals.

I know some people have been using Vogmasks, which are very stylish.  However, the combination of a HEPA filter and an activated charcoal cartridge has been quite successful for me.

The combination I am currently using are both made by 3M.  First, the mask is a 3M Medium Half Facepiece Reusable Respirator. (The one in the picture of me above is a different 3M mask)

To this I added the 3M Organic Vapor/Acid Gas Cartridge/Filter.

The combination does a really good job of keeping me from inhaling odors, VOCs and particles...

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Dried Apple Slices

March 20, 2016 Uncategorized  No comments

My wife made dried apple slices. These topped with almond butter are a delicious way to get healthy fats & carbs for a snack.

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Yogurt Berry Snack

March 3, 2016 Uncategorized  No comments

I have been trying to eat healthier snacks between meals.  This has turned out to work well for me.  I was never interested much in yogurt.  However, my wife started making homemade yogurt.  What a difference!

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