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Superwoman is taking a coffee break
Sunday, May 06, 2012      1 comments

We are in a new phase of lifestyle.. yanno, be flexible, right? Sometimes I wish I had control over my schedule. Sleep? whats that? Getting 8 hrs of sleep might mean 4, then up to help get someone to the bathroom, another 2, and settle a nigh... Read more
Holidays, no matter when
Sunday, April 15, 2012      1 comments

I am a fulltime caretaker, who gets some breaks during work hours. Family members are either distant or hostile-- a decades old situation-- and life is happier with a peaceful day without their presence. Holidays, that's another story though. ... Read more
I have to take care of myself.
Tuesday, April 03, 2012      0 comments

I just read a very good blog today about fighting the negative influences. They author described realizing it was a blessing in disguise to having landed what he thought was a perfect job only to find out the expections of those inchange was... Read more
How to use a lighter body
Monday, March 19, 2012      0 comments

Beautiful day! Had some new found energy and grabbed a bottle of water and a magic eraser and went after the walls and doors. Then washed the windows. Then my hand fell off and I had to sit down. Everything looking brighter and the 20 oz bo... Read more
Off to a new start
Monday, March 12, 2012      0 comments

Last week I learned that I needed to pace myself. The drive to increase cardio minutes outweighed my common sense that fatigue, lack of sleep and stress take a toll on one's immune system. Those 1000 fitness minutes might have been better serv... Read more
Random acts of kindness = random gifts of love
Tuesday, March 06, 2012      1 comments

One never knows where comfort will come. In the middle of the night, I had a momentary challenge trying to do something for someone who was in the middle of a dream. What a mistake. I should have remembered that the priorities of others far o... Read more
Calmly swimming through rough waters
Wednesday, February 29, 2012      0 comments

No day is without its challenges. Having achieved the seemingly minor fitness goal, somehow it helped me feel more in control of my day. Not as easily frustrated, I had more trust in what hassles presented today. I ran errands, and when someo... Read more
It's more fun to sprint than climb to the top
Monday, February 27, 2012      0 comments

I have only 35 more minutes to go before I hit the 1000 monthly fitness milestone. This is fun! It's been a two week (about) self challenge, and finding the time has been the most part of the challenge... not actually doing the exercising. I ... Read more
I pushed my limits and the wall moved!
Saturday, February 25, 2012      1 comments

I am in awe of others who walk for a couple of hours, then put in an excercise dvd, lift a few weights and dance on the treadmill for an hour before dinner. When I saw that I had almost 500 fitness minutes in the month, it seemed to be a fun ch... Read more
Wear a pedometer when you live in a three ring circus
Friday, February 17, 2012      2 comments

It was a fun day.... take care of cat #1, opps, have to attend to someone else, so backtrack to the family member who needs me, go back to cat #1... sneak downstairs to cat#2.. whoooops gotta run back up and take care of my family ... down to ..... Read more
Wear a pedometer when you live in a three ring circus
Friday, February 17, 2012      1 comments

It was a fun day.... take care of cat #1, opps, have to attend to someone else, so backtrack to the family member who needs me, go back to cat #1... sneak downstairs to cat#2.. whoooops gotta run back up and take care of my family ... down to ..... Read more
Patience..... ok.... now BE patient! no wait... patiently patient...
Sunday, February 12, 2012      0 comments

the day started well... and then it seemed everything I touched turned to stone. A cat I am fostering was having a bad day, my attempts to make it a happy day at home here fell by the wayside, and I sat helplessly trying to maintain some sembla... Read more
Prozac Chip Ice Cream and other Comfort Foods....
Wednesday, February 08, 2012      0 comments

I almost blew my top yesterday. Nothing like having a tight schedule and others wanting you to do things for them... and they dropped the ball. I swear they did... and and and... I felt like a 5 year old about to have a temper tantrum. The... Read more
Stress Busters Challenge: I'm a duck, I'm a duck
Friday, February 03, 2012      1 comments

I remember talking to someone about how they coped with someone who was being irrational and yelling at them for what seemed to be little or no reason. their answer was "I just think to myself, 'I'm a duck, I'm a duck' and all those words being... Read more
Stress Buster: Push the Pause Button!
Thursday, February 02, 2012      2 comments

I have my first massage tomorrow. I am not thinking wowee.... gee... I am imagining reacting like George in Seinfeld getting touched by a stranger and feeling the shock waves building! I know it's the right thing to do, a supposed reward and b... Read more

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