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The point of no return
Monday, November 08, 2010      7 comments

To get down to it, quitting IS the point of no return. It shouldn't be in your thought pattern. It shouldn't be in your vocabulary. Here's why... Just because you gain a couple of the pounds you lost, it is not time to quit. It is not... Read more
Brrrr! Sunday chatterbox
Sunday, November 07, 2010      5 comments

My teeth are almost chattering, so let's have a little chatter... Good afternoon friends! It is cloudy and overcast and quite chilly today. I have heated up the microwaveable pack that fits in my back brace for some warm comfort. Ahhh! It h... Read more
Log cabin Bible cover: photos Saturday project
Sunday, November 07, 2010      12 comments

so you can see what I did Saturday. I went up in my studio and ransacked my cupboards looking through fabric for Christmas gifts. ... Read more
brush the leaves off
Saturday, November 06, 2010      4 comments

shake the cobwebs out. New day. New morning. Start again. Don't look backward. Look ahead. Think positive. STAY positive. Do something. Do something creative. Do something creative NOW! I'm outta here. Going up the stairs... Read more
Just a note about backs and cortisone injections
Friday, November 05, 2010      4 comments

I really do appreciate all the thoughts people have shared with me. I know that the cortisone injections have really helped some people. I have had two in my knee, two in my shoulder (at least) and two epidural caudal injections in my back. ... Read more
A case of the nerves
Friday, November 05, 2010      4 comments

Today has been kind of mixed up, and up and down. On the positive side, I have managed my eating pretty well thank you. I started the day with my PT stretches. Balanced the check book. Talked about a gift giving list for Christmas with m... Read more
I went to the doctor and the doctor said ...
Thursday, November 04, 2010      12 comments

no more monkeys jumping on the bed. emoticon no frogs either. just kidding. Here is the beef. Not a lot of... Read more
An ode to chili: the creativity of chili
Tuesday, November 02, 2010      6 comments

Chili begot open minded thinking. Actually, I think it was pulling out the pumpkin brains the other day (seeds), that got me thinking. The sketching, the shaping, the pulling out of gooey seeds and stringy pulp. Again today after I did my mo... Read more
Treat with no tricks, and pumpkin surgery.
Monday, November 01, 2010      11 comments

My pumpkin from when I was a little girl, now about 45 years old or older. Trick or treat, it's me! ... Read more
Creativly Organizing your Brain
Sunday, October 31, 2010      6 comments

Last night, or rather in the early hours of today, I pulled out my journal (paper) and pen and started writing out some of the stuff that I want to accomplish, make, do, get, etc. Then, I transposed a lot of it into littler bites into a tin... Read more
Get the phone!
Friday, October 29, 2010      5 comments

emoticon Who needs an alarm clock when I can be sure the phone will ring the moment I fall back to sleep in the m... Read more
Letting it go
Thursday, October 28, 2010      9 comments

Today was a somewhat unusual day, or perhaps it is my attitude. It was the second night in a row of horrible sleep with my tailbone and low back really screaming right through the pain medication. It was 5 a.m. before exhausted I finally ju... Read more
A visit to the Doctor: we share everything!
Wednesday, October 27, 2010      7 comments

Tuesday, busy busy Tuesday! I did my morning PT. Then some chores, and a little computer playing. Sometime in the afternoon, my hubby brought me to the knee doctor, since driving still gets my upper back into spasms. Remember the knee? T... Read more
The Sneeze
Tuesday, October 26, 2010      5 comments

Today I was cleaning out my e-mail and came across this one sent between my oldest son and myself around his high school graduation, and my graduation from graduate school. Both events happened within a month of each other. I don't know who... Read more
Monday morning the right way!
Monday, October 25, 2010      8 comments

I TOLD myself that even though I got to bed later than I wanted, I HAD to get up before 10. I woke about 9 and did 20 minutes of my PT routine, including wrist weights. Then, I gathered my clothes together, and did 25 minutes on the wii fit plus... Read more

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