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What Lies Behind Us...
Tuesday, May 26, 2020      25 comments

And what lies before us are small matters to what lies within us." Anonymous Just checking in to say hello and wish everyone a good week. I'm doing fine and bracing for a heatwave these next few days. Have a happy, healthy day, frien... Read more
"SAYING YES TO YOURSELF...
Monday, May 18, 2020      26 comments

. . .opens up opportunities that can lead anywhere." Phyllis George I'm doing great being back on-track with no added sugar. Every time I fall off that wagon, I go deeper into an almost sugar coma and feel sick. I've got to stay away fro... Read more
In Grandma's Day
Sunday, May 17, 2020      25 comments

I have often pondered how life has changed over the last 100 years. As we have become less enmeshed in sheer survival, our free time has increased along with a number of other things. My grandmother spent most of her day cooking, washing cloth... Read more
Cats and Covid
Thursday, May 14, 2020      23 comments

I heard this morning that cats can infect each other, and that humans can infect cats. But not the other way around. Personally, I'd be careful with dogs too. But a friend of mine said that she was taking her chances and cuddling with her fur... Read more
I DREAMT THAT I HAD A GOOD ATTITUDE
Wednesday, May 13, 2020      22 comments

During the day, I think I'm handling life's bumps in the road just fine, but at night my dream world tells me that there is a well of emotions over this current state of the world. How could it not affect us, no matter how we try to be positive... Read more
STILL
Tuesday, May 12, 2020      17 comments

The Lionel Richie song comes to mind with that word, but in my case, it's an update. Since the beginning of the year (yes, January 1st) - - I am STILL drinking daily water with apple cider vinegar. It curbs my appetite. - I am STI... Read more
COMFORT FOOD SHOULD REALLY BE CALLED DISCOMFORT FOOD
Saturday, May 09, 2020      23 comments

I'm back on the right path with no added sugar and already feel better after a week of semi-crabbiness from sugar detox. The truth is, whenever I eat anything that I previously thought of as comfort food, it makes me feel awful. That is my new... Read more
"There is no trap so deadly...
Wednesday, May 06, 2020      24 comments

...as the trap you set for yourself." Raymond Chandler Under a heat alert here in socal until Saturday. A/C gives me an instant headache, so I try to wait until I really need to turn it on. Walked before the heat arrived. Again at s... Read more
DETOXING FROM DEMON SUGAR (yes, again!!!!!)
Tuesday, May 05, 2020      21 comments

I was doing so well for months, and then I was tidal-waved by non-stop challenges in March and April on top of this pandemic stuff. I thought I would do "just a little" of sugary stuff, but as one SP friend reality-based me, there is no such th... Read more
MAY THE 4TH BE WITH YOU
Monday, May 04, 2020      21 comments

Star Wars fans know what I mean. (smiling) Hope all are well and have a good day. "I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself." D.H. Lawrence... Read more
I Did My Hair Roots, Manicure and Pedicure
Saturday, May 02, 2020      20 comments

And now feel soooo much better. Simple pleasures. Headed to the PO with my mask ready to wear. Wishing all a wonderful day. "We spend our time searching for security and hate it when we get it." John Steinbeck... Read more
I FEEL LIKE A DIFFERENT PERSON WHEN WEARING A FACE COVERING
Friday, May 01, 2020      21 comments

Of course, I wear it anyway, but I've observed a few things when wearing a face mask. It makes me feel disconnected from the environment and sometimes disoriented as my perceptions are somewhat altered. If makes me miss my smile for others and... Read more
Not only do I confuse days and dates, but months also
Thursday, April 30, 2020      23 comments

I unfroze my chiropractic account yesterday and went in for my first session after a couple of months in isolation. It is deemed an essential, so they never closed. But as I was trying to recall my date of enrollment, I kept mixing up what mon... Read more
Trying to Help My Elderly A/C Limp Along for Yet Another Hot Summer Season
Wednesday, April 29, 2020      20 comments

Awaiting the a/c tech's arrival for annual tuneup and hoping to keep my oldster unit chugging along for another season. Also hoping it doesn't need a large amount of Freon refilled as that's what fattens the bill substantially. I'm still d... Read more
Hard to Admit that I've Let the Sugar Junkie Back in My House
Tuesday, April 28, 2020      21 comments

Well, I recently blogged that I wasn't eating my emotions. Was doing GREAT with no sugar. And then, and then, oh well this is soooo hard to admit. I gradually opened the door on "just a little" of this and that. I was hell-bent on teachi... Read more

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