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Longevity & Perseverance

Monday, February 08, 2016      15 comments

Thank you for the prayers and kind words about my mom. I'll keep you posted. A friend wrote me recently that she, her sister and her dad were embarking on a month long trip via Route 66 to the Grand Canyon and then returning home to Indian... Read more

My Mom

Sunday, February 07, 2016      25 comments

You look at the calendar and you realize it has been 4 days since you last tracked ANYTHING here and part of you is amazed that it has been that long. In two weeks my mom will turn 85. She is confined to a wheel chair, has a permanent cath... Read more

Tomorrow is always another day

Wednesday, February 03, 2016      14 comments

I grew up a fan of Jack Nicklaus. I believe he was the best golfer who ever played the game. I read a book he authored one time on how he excelled at golf. He said that when he made a errant shot he allowed himself a few seconds to fret an... Read more

Day 29: Gone Fishin'

Saturday, January 30, 2016      14 comments

Grand kids are visiting today and tomorrow. See ya'll Monday emoticon ... Read more

Day 28: The Chicken or the Pig?

Thursday, January 28, 2016      11 comments

Ever look to your left, your right, up and down and all around for someone, anyone to support you, stand beside you, guide you or assist you? Ever find yourself alone? It's not a great feeling is it? We believe, at times, that ... Read more

Day 27: What Are You Worth

Wednesday, January 27, 2016      18 comments

I had the privilege of spending an amazing 90 minutes with a new client yesterday evening. She'd studied at Oxford in England, been a broadcaster on National Public Radio in the USA and was an accomplished musician and writer. So why did s... Read more

Day 26: My Motivation

Tuesday, January 26, 2016      21 comments

Someone asked yesterday if I had any positive motivation in my journey. I do. That picture is the wallpaper on both my computers and my smart ... Read more

Day 26: Knowing Yourself

Monday, January 25, 2016      16 comments

Some of the responses I get to my blog(s) suggest I concentrate to much on the negative and that I'm too hard on myself. I beg to differ, respectfully. My current situation - morbid obesity and all its associated conditions are a res... Read more

Day 24 and 25: Closed Until Further Notice

Sunday, January 24, 2016      23 comments

I have partnered with a really nasty virus and it is laying me low. I tried to muddle through yesterday but today I am going to lie on the couch, watch football, and drink warm beverages. Feeling miserable would be a step up. I'll cat... Read more

Day 22 & 23: Blame The Snow on Me

Friday, January 22, 2016      21 comments

I know you may find this hard to believe but I can be a handful at times! - Crabby, whiny.... all that stuff. I have been REALLY busy lately, so busy in face that I haven't had time to sit down and plan and reflect and just take a day to ... Read more

Day 21: Giants (They might be.........)

Wednesday, January 20, 2016      18 comments

I am a fan and devotee of Joyce Meyer. The other day she asked us if we had Giants in our lives. Then she answered her own question: Yes we all do. Those giants are our personal obstacles that keep us from growing into everything we,... Read more

Day 20: Right Now!!

Tuesday, January 19, 2016      19 comments

The voice on the other end of the phone sounded defeated. "Can we do lunch one day this week?" Darian had been a client when she started her small business close to a year ago. We'd kept in touch and I was really happy to see she'd got... Read more

Day 19: Blue Monday?

Monday, January 18, 2016      14 comments

I'm pedaling the exercise bike at the gym early this morning and I'm watching the news at the same time! Right at the end of the broadcast the announcer tells us that today has been designated as Blue Monday. Whoever spends their time stud... Read more

Day 15, 16, 17, & 18: Making Adjustments

Sunday, January 17, 2016      21 comments

The good news is I lost 1.4 pounds this past week. I'm not quite sure how that happened but i am glad it did. Since last I posted, which was the middle of last wek here is a recap: A small electrical fire The washing machine ... Read more

Day 14: Gray Days

Wednesday, January 13, 2016      21 comments

A quick update for you: Everything went well yesterday. I ate a baked potato and a roast beef sandwich - naked for lunch. I was able to make it home in time for supper so I had my own food available. Now..... on with the show. It's n... Read more


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