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Jeans are not just Jeans (and the Memory Motel)
Wednesday, October 25, 2017      5 comments

Just about 20 years ago, I was living with a man, may he rest in peace, and it was not good. We reached a point where he took everything out of me. I have never real been a jeans person. I was brought up in a household where ladies didn't we... Read more
Friday, October 06, 2017      10 comments

Well, the doctor did tell me to use the walker, at least till I meet with the rehab specialist. I rang this week and he doesn't accept my insurance, However, he will see me at a clinic. Tom doesn't like that but we are just going to have to s... Read more
Validating Tiny and Related Perception Issues
Friday, September 22, 2017      5 comments

I have struggled with my weight since I was a teenager. Okay, looking back, I wasn't remotely fat. However, I had morbidly obese aunts on my paternal a... Read more
Saved by the Web(Spider) and Other Stories from the 'Hood
Saturday, September 09, 2017      3 comments

Last week, when Tom was in the hospital, J and L drove me home. I have two steps up into my home, covered by a metal canopy awning. When we bought the house, Tom said the awnings would be the first things to go. We actually love them and wan... Read more
Lucky 13
Thursday, August 31, 2017      5 comments

Yesterday was my 13th wedding anniversary. I was in the hospital with Tom from 7:30 a.m. till 8:30 at night. Our original plan had been to drive out East and either have a nice lunch out there or cash in on a restaurant card the kids gav... Read more
Third Wheelchair Ride
Tuesday, August 29, 2017      4 comments

This is beginning to be so unfunny. My husband gives platelets regularly. He has a high platelet count and is a universal donor. He does it just because and has only used his accrued point one time to get a fleece that advertises the Blood C... Read more
Jennifer's Way
Friday, August 25, 2017      4 comments

Recently, I read Jennifer's Way by Jennifer Esposito. If you don't know, she's an actor who suffered for years with undiagnosed celiac disease. This is a must read even if you do not have a celiac problem. If you have been on a journey to d... Read more
The Black Widow Strikes Again
Friday, August 18, 2017      4 comments

Yup, another one bites the dust. Actually, three years ago but who knew. And that is the point. I was listening to a podcast and it was discussing the advent of googling and how revolutionary it was. Now, I google myself on a fairly regular... Read more
Thursday, August 10, 2017      6 comments

Lately, I feel like Rapunzel, no gold hair, no tower. It's summer. I have always loved summer. I have a tropical background and on hot steamy humid days, I thrived, bloomed and glowed. I'd wake early on weekends and days off and drive d... Read more
Tales of Tea, Baths and Bathbombs
Wednesday, August 09, 2017      5 comments

Well, I did have a hard day on Saturday - walking across parking lots, then standing on a long line at the thrift for my teacup stash. We usually do "Dinner with Dad" on Sunday. His eldest and live in come over. Recently, girlfriend works nig... Read more
More Adventures in Dressing
Monday, August 07, 2017      5 comments

I am coming up with Plan B, something to soothe me and make a little money as I try and move past the bad job experience. I need a job. I need to work. But I also need to decide what works for me. Plan B involves tea. I receive an email th... Read more
A Tale of Two Shorts
Sunday, July 23, 2017      7 comments

Last year I blogged about a pair of shorts. I had lost weight so that shorts that I had to lie on the bed, suck my breath in and then couldn't button, pulled off without unzipping. Well, I have continued to lose weight - about another 5 pound... Read more
What's Next
Tuesday, July 18, 2017      4 comments

I cannot believe I have not blogged in such a long time. I was totally spinning out of balance. My new job began to consume me. It was doing something I loved. I was hired to create and deliver a training strategy around IT Service Delive... Read more
Why I have been MIA
Saturday, May 20, 2017      12 comments

I miss you guys. Work has not been going well. My manager and I are having a major disconnect. And she doesn't like my product. I see my time there as limited. The last time I didn't exceed expectations was 1982/83. Seriously! So, this i... Read more
Homecoming - still reflecting
Saturday, April 29, 2017      4 comments

First off, I came home and weigh less. Not unusual actually. Meals are structured - no snacking. What is remarkable is how I felt about it. This morning I am at goal weight and need to go a little more. However, if you see the pictures fr... Read more

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