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Hot Day
Thursday, August 25, 2016      5 comments

Heat... foggy brain... headache Lots of water... pee me a river... swollen fingers Slogged through the office... home to a salad and a great book... watered the yard Waiting for the cool to come... rambling the internet... waiting... Read more
Frozen Vegetable Salad
Friday, August 19, 2016      6 comments

I made up a new recipe today and I'm really excited about it. Frozen Vegetable Salad: 2 slices turkey lunch meat diced 1/2 large heirloom tomato diced 1 c frozen peas & corn 1-2 tablespoons mayonnaise Stir it up quickly an... Read more
The Evil Dog is Coming
Thursday, August 18, 2016      3 comments

My cat, Jewels, thinks dogs are the devil. She goes out on leash. She's been chased by big frisky dogs off leash. I believe she is entitled to her opinion. It's not that she's never made friends with a dog. Lily whimpered and begged f... Read more
Rest and Productivity
Wednesday, August 17, 2016      5 comments

Yesterday I took a full body relax day. I gave myself multiple massages with the handy dandy tool my chiropractor suggested. I read, slept, sat and stared at the flowers... it was an all together chill out day. Today I tried to get ever... Read more
Monday, August 15, 2016      5 comments

Tonight the weather was cool. After a fast paced crazy day at work, I set out for a little jog on the beach. I could tell I haven't done that version of cardio for awhile. It was awesome to be back at it, although the wind was brutal at point... Read more
Waiting and Processing
Sunday, August 14, 2016      4 comments

I looked online for more job listings today. I didn't find anything that seemed up my alley, so I didn't fill out any more applications or send any resumes. Well, that's not quite precisely correct. I bumped into a listing for a shop th... Read more
Sunday, August 14, 2016      4 comments

I found a way to sneak a tiny little 10 minute work out into my morning. So much better! I'm eating different foods, because I need to save money. Realistically I need to log food to relearn how to fit these calories into range. Practica... Read more
I Feel Like a Failure
Friday, August 12, 2016      9 comments

Tonight I feel like a failure. Too many cookies... struggling to make myself eat all the veggies... tired of being good. I had an intense yard work project that I was using for exercise. Now that it's done, I'm tired... it's hot... don't wann... Read more
Friday, August 05, 2016      5 comments

The relocation search has gone from a particular inexpensive mobile home... to looking at a variety of them... to acknowledging that a HOA fee never goes away and could be rolled into a mortgage... to looking at houses 1000 square feet or less..... Read more
A Whole New World
Wednesday, August 03, 2016      4 comments

My whole world changed yesterday. The old way of thinking: * It really matters when things don't go well at work because I've been her 12 years and I'm staying forever. * I could never afford to own a real home. * I had found a re... Read more
Monday, August 01, 2016      9 comments

I had a difficult situation today. I need to not explain. I was tempted to go and buy chocolate tonight. Instead, I told myself I didn't need to do that... ate a sensible dinner... had a small portioned treat... resisted the urge to binge... ... Read more
Company Didn't Break Me
Wednesday, July 27, 2016      4 comments

My sister and my niece were here on my days off. They couldn't do a week, like my nephew and parents. But then I couldn't get time off for that anyway. Last time I had company, I gained four pounds at the highest that week. This time, ... Read more
Kindness Continues
Saturday, July 23, 2016      4 comments

The body was a little unhappy this morning. With careful food planning and taking care of myself, I was able to work a whole day. As the time went along, I felt better and better. By evening I was able to get back at it in the garden. ... Read more
Feeling Sick
Friday, July 22, 2016      6 comments

This morning I got though work OK. My lunch didn't set well at all. Some of my health issues flared up. I ended up going home with nausea and an upset stomach. I took some Pepto and ate a few crackers to get it to settle down a bit. Then I ... Read more
Thursday, July 21, 2016      4 comments

Today is the one year traumaversery of when my nephew (then age 13) got half a finger lopped off in a farming accident. It would have been a challenging day anyway, but all sorts of things went really difficult on top of that. I vacillated bet... Read more

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