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Thank you to all who share on sp

Tuesday, November 24, 2015      4 comments

Thank you to all of you who share your life here. By reading your journeys, seeing your courage, I receive inspiration to keep on going. So many push through, some reaching such impressive goals, builds hope that I can do it too. To not be alon... Read more

Warning - just my life right now

Sunday, November 22, 2015      3 comments

I was surprised to sign in and see my blog was featured yesterday - thank you for those who did this and for the comments (I always appreciate seeing comments). Funny thing is, my sp friend Laura recognized my blog coming from what was happening... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts How you take care of yourself affects others

Saturday, November 21, 2015      39 comments

Your health (physical and mental) and whether you take care of yourself does not affect only you. It affects those who care about you. So what you eat (if you have issues like heart problems, obesity, etc) is not a private matter. If something ... Read more

Just life

Saturday, November 07, 2015      5 comments

Was up very early as downtown today to feed the homeless. Still lots to get done but sitting here cruising sp, now writing this blog, rather than moving. It is a beautiful day out - 73 degrees - and the reason I put up with the hot Phx summers.... Read more

Looking forward not back

Wednesday, November 04, 2015      5 comments

After several months of stress, life is settling down. Dh has surgery scheduled this month so we are leaving for a few days next week to just take some time out. Thinking I need to have a better plan for stressful times - don't know if this is r... Read more

New challenge and thought to ponder

Sunday, November 01, 2015      3 comments

After reading about the 30 day holiday challenge on doglady13's blog today, I asked my husband if he wanted to do it with me. He just got back cardio results (after "falling off the wagon" his words) and I just got off the scale (several weeks ... Read more

Keeping on

Monday, October 19, 2015      1 comments

We never really start over again. There are no new beginnings if we have been here before. The good news is that we are older and wiser. We have faced some of the foes before and recognize their ploys. We know the path. We recognize when we... Read more

Grabbing hold

Sunday, October 11, 2015      1 comments

So because of medical conditions, diet and exercise has to be addressed if I want a semblance of normalcy (such as hands that can hold a cup without dumping it, a brain that is normal for me, moods that don't flunctuate with my hormones, hopefu... Read more

New one for me

Monday, September 28, 2015      2 comments

Woke up this morning counting the days till my period. I can't remember ever before looking for it to come (at least in a hopeful manner). I am seeing it hopefully as a reboot to start over. This month stress literally dumped cortisol and what... Read more

Reframing and acceptance

Saturday, September 26, 2015      0 comments

Doglady13;s comment "It helps to reframe the way you look at the circumstances that block your progress" sparked my brain today. It lead me to the conclusion that a lot has to do with acceptance - acceptance of where you are currently and accept... Read more

Anyone else go thru the monthly cleaning/tidy cycle?

Friday, September 25, 2015      2 comments

Second blog in one day! Even knowing that I act lots of different ways, I never really looked into patterns or reasons. So now, trying to understand and determine a plan of action, (and avoid the drugs docs suggest), the knowledge I am gaining... Read more

To see His wonders

Friday, September 25, 2015      1 comments

" When we get into a difficulty we shall say, "I am now going to see the wonders of God, and to learn again how surely He delivers them that trust in Him." Charles Spurgeon Storms come and they go and God is there thru it all. He covers me... Read more

Kinder, gentler to myself

Thursday, September 24, 2015      5 comments

More than two years ago, I officially became a part of the maintainers (though I joined the group ahead of then to help me prepare for when I reached that stage). Maintaining has taken a lot of work. I know how to diet and have that down prett... Read more

Planning can help us keep our "happy" chemical and save our brains

Wednesday, September 23, 2015      2 comments

In my quest to find out how to have happier thoughts and thwart pmdd, I came across some scientific studies that explain how many of the things people do here on sp actually contribute to those "feel good" chemicals in our brains. I am going to... Read more

Changing chemicals change our thinking

Tuesday, September 22, 2015      3 comments

They now define these monthly mood altering states I experienced most of my life as pmdd. All I know is that at least once a month for a week, life was rough for me and my family. Then due to a totally different condition, I began drinking hom... Read more

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