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March 9, 2009

Are you drinking or smoking or exercising more or less since the recession?

Or all three?

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Posted by Sam Sessa at 4:37 PM | | Comments (7)
Categories: Bars & Clubs


Speaking of, was that you riding a bike near Federal Hill Park this afternoon? Didn't get a good look, but thought I recongized that smile.

If we're all doing all those things the same amount, is there still a story?

Gym's only $15/month so def exercising the same/more.

Drinking more at home, less out. Never did smoke.

Switched to crack after coke got too expensive.

The recession caused me to get laided off so I'm definitely exercising more (more free time and the gym membership's paid for for the year). Drinking less too. Also eating out less. N/A to smoking.


I was almost excited for you at first. I thought that the recession got you (hooked up) not laid off. Sorry to hear about that.

Yeah, I guess I should brush up on my past tenses (laid not laided) in my free time too.

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