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Call me irresponsible
Tuesday, December 22, 2009      1 comments

Call me irresponsible - call me unreliable Throw in undependable too Do my foolish alibis bore you... Yes, Frankie, my alibis wore thin long ago. I won't lie to myself. My recovery period was an excellent jump start to eating ri... Read more
A week of mixed up days
Friday, December 18, 2009      2 comments

Tuesday a SP friend posted on a message board about the busy day she had, including taking the trash out for early pick-up the next morning. The schedule-reminder in my brain sent a quick reminder to take the trash out tomorrow. I was thinking... Read more
Resolutions and goals
Tuesday, December 08, 2009      3 comments

Resolutions. Why does that word make me smile? It stirs up controversy. I like resolutions. I like goals. I like mini goals. I like fresh beginnings. I like time to relect, examine, evaluate. There seems to be confusion about resolutions. ... Read more
First Christmas party of the season
Sunday, December 06, 2009      2 comments

Friday we attended our first (and only?) Christmas party. With Dad, we take it moment by moment, never sure until the last minute whether we are going. I started us down to the car early. How can it take over 20 minutes to get everyone ready?... Read more
Morphing into a normal person
Thursday, December 03, 2009      4 comments

Oh blessed scale, I adore you...today. Here's your very own red velevet cushion, a crown for your head. If you keep being good to mama, you will go far. Nice change from the prosaic, "Oh, well..." on weigh in. We are moving in the right dire... Read more
The reluctant writer
Thursday, November 26, 2009      2 comments

I am a writer, a procrastinating writer, adrift. It is not a good place to be. As someone reminded me last year: Writers write. Even though everything has already been sa... Read more
A blessed ordinary day
Monday, November 23, 2009      4 comments

We usually mark our lives by the extraordinary days, but thank God for the ordinary days when life goes along in an uneventful way. We got a late start this morning. We... Read more
the value of a human
Monday, November 16, 2009      4 comments

First, an addendum to my Nov 11 blog about happiness: I agree with you, Mary. Happiness does not always mean joy. I personally feel the pursuit of happiness is overrated. There are so many things in life that I would place a higher priority ... Read more
It's not insomnia
Friday, November 13, 2009      1 comments

"6 Ways to Beat Insomnia Sleep is a cornerstone to living healthy. If snoozing isn't an easy task for you, here are a few tips, without the sheep..." This was on my Start Page today under My Content. No link to take me to the article, a... Read more
Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be
Wednesday, November 11, 2009      1 comments

"Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be." - Abraham Lincoln. Is happiness a choice? Does living healthy make us happy? Why are we not consistently doing the things that lead to happiness on this journey... Read more
A time to be content
Friday, November 06, 2009      1 comments

To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: Ecclesiastes 3:1 A time to be content. A moment when all is well with my world. A gift to cherish. A memory to store away, to take out later and bathe myself... Read more
5 weeks progress report
Wednesday, October 14, 2009      4 comments

Today marks 5 weeks since my surgery. I am making good progress. EXERCISING I am doing the exercises set up by the visiting physical therapist. He adds new ones every time he comes. He is teaching me things I haven't been able to do in... Read more
IN or Out: No in-between with commitment
Monday, October 12, 2009      1 comments

There are only two options regarding commitment. You're either IN or you're OUT. There's no such thing as life in-between. - Pat Riley, basketball coach I've read two blogs today that started with this quote. www.sparkpeop... Read more
This train is bound for glory
Sunday, October 11, 2009      3 comments

This train is bound for glory, this train. My train is on the right track, moving slowly. Each time I reinforce a healthy behavior, my train picks up a little more speed. It... Read more
Thank your body for all the things it does for you
Saturday, October 10, 2009      3 comments

Am I getting a work out or what? We take for granted basic every day movements...until our bodies slow us down and we have to think before we move. Before I settle in the recliner, do I have the cordless phone, cell phone, tv remote, lapto... Read more

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