I am keenly aware of time. I've been that way since I was 6 years old... I can't say I always take it seriously or use it wisely, but the passing of it is like a ghost that haunts me. I used to think I was just born this way; worried that I wa... Read more
On Top of Old Dobler... lalalala
I live on top of a hill, Dobler Hill, to be exact. Word on the street is that it is about a 9% grade and the longest hill (about 1/2 a mile) at that grade in the county. I haven't gone out of my way to verify these statements, but I can tell y... Read more
Sun-Catching, Reminds Me of YOU!
I got hitched... just the other day, in fact. I wasn't sure that would or could happen again. Oh, I knew it COULD happen, logistically, but I really didn't know if I had it in me to give it a try after spending, well forever, pretty much on my... Read more
Who the Heck Knows What I'm Talking About?
Have you ever been just going along in your day when all of a sudden you realize that you're really there?
It's hard to explain, but sometimes I will just be involved in some simple task or whatever and all of a sudden become acutely aware tha... Read more
I Need a Mirror Lie Detector Test!
Hi my sweet little Sparklers...
I'm just wondering about the manufacturing of mirrors... LOL... I mean, is there like a recipe for all mirror making or is each mirror making company like a grandma that just throws a pie together?
Here... Read more
Today I kickboxed (can I get a WHOOHOOO!!! on that one?) and there's a part in the routine where we're told to "jab^hold" and it got me thinking... I mean, the jab part is really cool... and I like it a lot (you know with all the hostility I'm ... Read more
Grow Out Your Bangs, for Pete's Sake!!!
Almost 5 months back I went to the hairdresser and she said... "so, what are we doing to ya today?" She ran her fingers through my hair... flipped it around, studied it carefully... then she asked "why don't you grow out your bangs?"...
"well... Read more
Long Story, Hopefully, not TOO Long ;-)
Hi my sweetest friends in the whole wide world....
Rumour has it that you've been worried and wondering... well, TA-DA... here I am.
I'm so fortunate to have you all in my corner, rooting for me.
Things really have been quite crazy a... Read more
The Truth of the Matter
Hi, my precious and beautiful friends... how I miss you, let me count the ways.
I've decided to come clean with you... "Why?" you ask, because I love you with all my heart and realize more and more with every passing day that I'm just not a... Read more
Fake It to Make It :)
Well, first of all, let me say "HEY" to all my beautiful SparkPeeps!
I've missed you all, but I'M BACK and ready to get movin... are you with me??? Oh, YES, you are!
So, here's a quick update... still seeing the counselor... I highly ... Read more
Honk, Honk... Get Out of My Way, Please!!!
So, after all the support and encouragement you sent my way... I made an appointment and had my first counseling visit.
Of course, it was only the first visit, you know, "Just the Facts, Mam" but, we did touch on a few issu... Read more
I'm Still Alive... Really, I Am!!!
Yep, here I am...
My dear friends, I just want you to know... you're in my heart... I carry you around like little bits of inspiration in my pocket.
When I'm doing well, it's because of you.
In any case, I'm still working with my... Read more
The Twinkle in My Daughter's Eye
Now that I seem to be coming out of my funk, I suppose thanks to the fresh supply of chemicals washing over my function receptors, I've been able to gain perspective, once again, regarding my weight-loss issues.
First, though, I have to adm... Read more
I Want My Mullet Back
"It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life,... Read more
Doctor, Doctor, Give Me the News...
So, I went to the doctor. I just couldn't keep going on like I was.
Anyway, blah, blah, blah, "Adjustment Disorder with Anxiety and Depression" blah, blah, blah, anti-depressant (fairly low dose, though)... Estrogen replacement... again... ... Read more