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Hello There, it's been soooo long... too long!
I am happy to be back and slowly but surely getting back to a good place... or at least a place that I can work from :)... Read more
Still a bit shook up and driven to drink!
As some of you may know, Ottawa, Canada, the city I live in, had a major event yesterday.
It is quite surreal to see Ottawa on CNN and NBC and all other American news networks. To make news worldwide is not something Canada is known for do... Read more
COKE!!! My Nemesis
Oh Coke....how I love thee...
I have battled you for 14 years now, and somehow you come out winning every time!
Oh how I hate you...but I love you....please let go of the grip you have on me!
I was able to fend... Read more
Struggled a bit today, but made it through...
Today I hosted an event at my house which was basically a meet and greet for a Facebook group I admin. I kept snacks to a homemade Guacamole (with Greek Yogourt) and Terra Chips as I knew there would be food brought in by others.
That reall... Read more
Blogging For Me.
Today I woke up quite late,...1:30 pm....that seems to be the norm these days while I struggle with depression and PTSD.
I am happy that I didn't just stay planted in bed today....I got up, cleaned A LOT....and decorated some for Halloween... Read more
Who Is that Chick!?
Wow, I am cruising around my Spark People page and the site trying to re-familiarize myself with everything. So many changes and it seems like just yesterday I was blogging daily and loving it.
I looked at my measurements and thought wow...... Read more
Sunday...an odd sort of grateful :)
Today, my daughter got up early (for her) and went out with her father. I mean, she actually left the house and ME.
Now I know to most of you, that is probably not a big deal, but for Payton....it's EVERYTHING.
She doesn't like leaving... Read more
Saturday, Lazy gratitude.
Today was an extension of the ME gratitude I was working on from yesterday....I was lazy, more so than usual.
I enjoyed a peaceful day with my family, doing pretty much nothing, but playing board games and laughing....A LOT.
my kids h... Read more
Gratitude- It's all about ME!
yup, that's right, today's gratitude is ME!!!
46 years ago, my mother gave birth to a 6 pound, 12 ounces, baby girl. Damn I was cute...REALLY I was!!!
So it's my birthday. I am alive, I am well, and have two great kids to show for it!!... Read more
Thursday, a day of ancestral gratitude....
I have really been dabbling in genealogy for about a year or so now...I come up against a LOT of brick walls, but today I found a gold mine....and a wonderful distant relative that is excited to help me fill in my blanks, as much as she can...
... Read more
Everywhere I turned were reminders of Gratitude and Thankfulness...pop on to Facebook and there are lots of posts of being thankful and grateful. Now that I type this, I JUST realized WHY!!!??? LMAO
LENT started Wednesday....and here I was... Read more
Easy Gratitude! Day 9
Last night I fell on the ice...can I just say...HOLY MOTHER OF PEARL!!!!! Ok, so THAT'S not was I was saying at the time...
For a few moments I actually thought I might have broken something....
Once I pulled myself up off the frozen ... Read more
Monday, Day 8....
I am so very grateful that I have made it to day 8 in my gratitude challenge. I know I haven't posted each day, mostly due to time constraints, but I am still very much aware of my challenge and observing it all day, everywhere I go and with eve... Read more
Day 7, Gratitude
I spent the day away from my family, getting leads for my new business. Working it is fun, every new adventure I agree to in the name of my new business opens the doors to meeting new people. People who are nothing like me, yet we are connected ... Read more
Day 6, February 29
Today was a long day.
Today the kids and I drove a bit to visit my mother.
My mother and I have not always had the best of relationships...heck, she was abusive physically since I can remember and when that was no longer an option s... Read more