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Saturday, November 29, 2014      3 comments

Its been a pretty dull week here. Sunday I did score a major self-victory by over-coming my fears and going back to the Imanga House. We took motorcycles half-way (the half where the road is not so bad) and walked the rest of the way. The... Read more

Suit up, Show up, do the next right thing...

Tuesday, November 18, 2014      4 comments

During the last weeks of my pregnancy, when I was too uncomfortable to do much of anything, I was imagining a beautiful, seamless transition back into every-day life once this new baby was born. Like wonder-woman I was going to manage everythin... Read more

Its a Girl!

Thursday, October 23, 2014      11 comments

Hi Everyone, Well, its been forever and a day since I posted a blog here. But today I have something really nice to blog about. I had a baby! Friday, October 17th I gave birth to Alice Nyangweso Atsali, by myself, in the comfort ... Read more

Awesome start to August

Tuesday, August 05, 2014      5 comments

August is off to a beautiful start for me. I'm really happy with the little bit of progress I've made since I dragged my self back here. I've now been to church 3 Sundays in a row. I can't remember when I was last that consistant. Even... Read more

sleep!

Monday, July 28, 2014      4 comments

I have been so sleep deprived... for such a long time... i've struggled with insomnia for years. Lately falling asleep is not my problem... the problem is I'm interupted dozens of times during the night. Patricia still doesn't sleep through t... Read more

Happy Birthday!

Saturday, July 26, 2014      4 comments

We celebrated my first-born's 13th birthday today. I can't believe my baby boy is a teenager! (And I can't believe I am old enough to be the mother of a teenager!) Dale has autism, so in a lot of ways he has always been an old man in a boy's ... Read more

Food for Thought

Friday, July 25, 2014      2 comments

I was up about the whole night with a sick baby last night. Poor Patricia was vomiting and having diarrhea. This morning we are just wiped out - - and it surely looks like a long day stretching out ahead of us. Yesterday I started looking... Read more

A Thursday Appeal

Thursday, July 24, 2014      4 comments

How can I do a do-over on a Thursday? I'm so OCD. My brain really feels that "fresh starts" should be reserved for the first of the month, or at least a monday morning. And of course everything should be "ready' and organized. A menu pla... Read more

Starting Over - Again

Saturday, November 09, 2013      5 comments

You know what's annoying? When you type up an entire blog... click "post"... and then lose everything because your internet signal is bad. Here we go again, take two. Starting over. Again. I started deleting my old blog posts. When... Read more

New Green Veggies

Wednesday, July 24, 2013      3 comments

Last week I was so proud of myself for killing it with the walking. This week I didn't log a single km. Sick kids, doctors appointments, errands galore... I just couldn't seem to squeeze everything in that needed to be done. Not that I was to... Read more

44

Thursday, July 18, 2013      4 comments

44 kilometers. Thats how far I walked over the past seven days. 10 on Wednesday, 10 on Thursday, 12 on Friday, 12 on Monday. Thats 27.5 miles. Woot! I'm pretty impressed with myself. I had some pretty good shin splints and some other aches... Read more

July: New Goals and New Plans

Thursday, July 04, 2013      4 comments

I was sooo ready to start a new month, but I got off to a bit of a limping start. I began July with a pretty severe UTI. I had a problem with UTI's when I lived here befo... Read more

The Long One - making excuses and looking for solutions

Wednesday, June 26, 2013      3 comments

I have diagnosed myself with virtual agorophobia. Yes, I just made that up, but its a pretty apt description of my problem. Lately I've been avoiding communication with the outside world, especially via the internet. I can't explain why. I m... Read more

Walking, Sodas and Skin

Thursday, May 02, 2013      5 comments

I have done very good getting my walking in 3 days in a row. Tuesday I almost weenied out because of the rains. But then I got irritated with my husband and decided that I NEEDED a walk, rain or shine. So I packed Patricia in the baby carrier... Read more


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