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It's Snow Wonder

Tuesday, February 01, 2011      3 comments

Going to the pool last night felt wonderful. Hoppy's pain is lessening. Just when I thought things were getting back to normal.... we may get another foot of snow along with a possible ice storm. (so if you don't see a post, it means power li... Read more

Stuff Happens, but ...

Saturday, January 29, 2011      5 comments

I still need to be accountable to myself and stay healthy. My needs: * Eat properly. * Get exercise. * Take my medication. * Remember to breathe slowly and deeply. I came across an interesting blog entitled "Is it the C... Read more

Hoppy's Home...

Friday, January 28, 2011      2 comments

and so am I. Surgery went well, but there were a few issues with pain management. Coming home on crutches presented another challenge. Being drugged up on pain meds and muscle relaxers, negotiating the snowy, icy walkway would have been imposs... Read more

Thank you Au Bon Pain

Thursday, January 27, 2011      4 comments

While foraging for food at the hospital one option was Au Bon Pain right in the lobby. What I liked about them was not only did the list the price of the muffins, cookies, and other assorted goodies, they posted the calories. Wow what a differe... Read more

Here We Snow Again!

Tuesday, January 25, 2011      2 comments

Come tomorrow another 6 to 10 inches may be added to the piles. We have already had 44.1 inches this month. The good news is that we will be able to get Hoppy to the hospital for his scheduled surgery. He has to be there before the first fla... Read more

The Number One Truth About Stress

Saturday, January 22, 2011      5 comments

Ah... the wonders of the internet.... while trying to find ways to reduce my stress I came across the page "37 ways to calm down fast" from Reader's Digest. www.rd.com/health/defuse
-stress-for-a-more-enjoyab
le-day/ ... Read more

My 2011 List of 11 Healthy Coping Skills

Friday, January 21, 2011      2 comments

Thank you so much, I have passed on your well wishes to Hoppy. His surgery is a go for the 26th. "They" say we may have a 3 day storm starting the night before his surgery. So Now I am in prep mode. Being the care taker.... I have to: * f... Read more

“Stress: Portrait of a Killer”

Thursday, January 20, 2011      4 comments

Last night I watched “Stress: Portrait of a Killer” on PBS. I was intrigued by the implications of the impact of stress on our body. What got me even more was that I have the ability to reduce my stress. Since I want to be a former emotiona... Read more

I need my.....

Tuesday, January 18, 2011      5 comments

When something is important to you, you will find, or make, time for it. - Chris Gomes Making the commitment to yourself, you will find a way to fit exercise and healthy eating into your schedule. It becomes part of you... I need that morn... Read more

LIFE is like an Echo........

Monday, January 17, 2011      3 comments

The Stanford Marshmallow Experiment reminds me that I can satisfy my desires now or defer my gratification for an even bigger reward. Now I am not that fond of marshmallows, but the experiment does infer that if you can wait, you get a bigger ... Read more

Kindness, Support and Inspiration

Sunday, January 16, 2011      3 comments

It amazes me how much kindness, support and inspiration is here at SP. The loving support of my SP friends has helped me. I remember past comments of that I am focused. Yes I have temporarily lost that focus...but I can gain it back. Here a... Read more

Inertia?

Saturday, January 15, 2011      1 comments

Inertia is the resistance to changes in motion. Inertia is proportional to mass. Big masses resist changing their motion more than smaller masses. Ya think!!! Hoppy's surgery has been postponed for another week so my adrenalin has decreased... Read more

Digging Out

Thursday, January 13, 2011      5 comments

(our car was turned into an oversized minivan and it hadn't stopped snow yet.) See the wheels? No? Can you find the side mirror? Q: How do you eat an elephant? A: On... Read more

Snowed in ...Carpe Diem

Wednesday, January 12, 2011      6 comments

emoticon Thankfully we still have power and I have Plan B for my exercise, because going to the pool tonight is ... Read more

Worry Wart

Tuesday, January 11, 2011      5 comments

I haven't blogged lately because I have been a worry wart and hovering over my 21 year old son "Hoppy"... dealing with worker's comp., getting pain meds. He nor I anticipated that taking off the compression and putting on a cast would cause that... Read more


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