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Aging forcefully. Strong woman.
Wednesday, March 23, 2016      15 comments

My MD called to tell me the issue discovered in my MRI was nothing. Of interest was the bad arthritis in my hands and toe. Hey, I knew that! My fingers are starting to ache all the time. My toe? Lets' not discuss my toe. It's painful. I chos... Read more
Looking at myself from a different view.
Tuesday, March 22, 2016      16 comments

I've been trying really hard to get my myself in shape. I've been exercising more regularly and have been hitting the pool for at least 2x, mostly 3x a week for the past year. I found land exercises were hurting my "stupid toe" that had surgery ... Read more
Starting a new week.
Sunday, March 20, 2016      11 comments

I've been able to fairly follow the diet recipes I spoke of last week. I've found I can survive on low carbs and a lot of veggies. Having pre-made soup in premeasured containers is a blessing. I have to admit I'm getting a bit bored with the t... Read more
I've got a secret. DH has been improving!
Saturday, March 19, 2016      16 comments

He's been having physical therapy 3 times a week since the last week of December. He started the weekly IV treatments 8 weeks ago. Through it all I have cajoled, ordered, fed and watered him into a controlled diabetic state that has thrilled his... Read more
Getting that grip I always talk about.
Friday, March 18, 2016      12 comments

I reached a low point last week. Perhaps the relief of a safe delivery of Caroline, the knowledge I don't have to be on standby, DH, DD2, etc. and etc. I ate anything remotely resembling sugar, bread and fatted milk. Sometime mixed them all ... Read more
Happy St. Patrick's Day!
Thursday, March 17, 2016      20 comments

I have a little Scotch-Irish ancestry so feel I can celebrate a bit. DD2 and I went to the Emerald Isle a few years back visiting Dublin and here are some things I found. The people were welcoming. ... Read more
Words on trust, humility and humanity.
Tuesday, March 15, 2016      9 comments

I searched the web la few years ago looking for solace in words and found this, a foundation of good living by don Miguel Ruiz. He wrote his book to "reveal the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. Ba... Read more
I have a plan. I will act on the plan. I plan to act on the plan today.
Tuesday, March 15, 2016      14 comments

Lots of things drove me to waking at 1:45 including DH violently throwing off the covers as he is wont to do during the night. I left. Things that kept me awake: My left shoulder. My left ankle, only if I lay on my left side. Once I turne... Read more
So, this is my life! New hopes, dreams and normals.
Monday, March 14, 2016      18 comments

I didn't rock the pool Sunday so much as I recovered in it for 90 minutes. Ahhhhh. I tried to go again this morning but finally got some sleep and woke up too late. GD came home Saturday. ... Read more
Optimistic start to the weekend.
Saturday, March 12, 2016      18 comments

After I purged my refrigerator I added some no-brainer pre-cut veggies which I will learn to grab instead of crackers. I told DH he's not getting ice cream. I had another sleepover with my pals. It's fun and we played word games until way... Read more
We interrupt this life for a brief message.
Friday, March 11, 2016      16 comments

Janet, are you stressed? (yes) Is your life out of control? (hell, yes) Are you eating without being hungry just because you feel like eating? (duh...) There is a plan for you! Right underneath your fingertips on your keyboard. All yo... Read more
Sweet Caroline!
Wednesday, March 09, 2016      23 comments

Welcome my newest grandchild, Caroline. She's had a tough start; her mom too! She weighs 7pounds and change. It's too late at night to remember. An... Read more
International Women's Day and my blog.
Tuesday, March 08, 2016      11 comments

International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. http://www.internationalwome
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So, how was your weekend? Mine was a blur, full of love and GD is still in the oven!
Monday, March 07, 2016      18 comments

There were many things said in my house this weekend: 2 year old: Open the cabinet. I wanna see. Pop pop sleeping. I need more, no BIG more craisins! (accompanied with lots of whine) I want ipad. I want trucks. I love you I wan... Read more
The only butterball I have a picture of yet
Saturday, March 05, 2016      11 comments

I took the boys to the local park where we saw this tom turkey trying to impress his housemate hen. We also saw an emu, pot belly pigs, goats a... Read more

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