Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.
REDSPIRALWOMAN
7,000-8,499 SparkPoints 8,085
SparkPoints
 

REDSPIRALWOMAN's Blogs

I've been hiding
Friday, August 26, 2016      1 comments

As some of you know, my sister had a medical incident in March which left her with cognitive damage. She is steady improving but through all this, I have taken over managing many aspects of her financial and practical life. It's been intense a... Read more
What would you think about if you weren't worrying?
Wednesday, June 29, 2016      2 comments

BobcatGirl made a great post today about worry, asking "Would it help?' www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
ge_public_journal_individu
al.asp?blog_id=6191242&utm
_source=sparkpeople&utm_me
dium=email&utm_campaign=be
st-of-sparkpeople... Read more
Things are recovering - me too
Sunday, April 03, 2016      3 comments

After almost a month in hospitals [my sister was eventually moved to a University hospital], she is now in a Rehab center where she will receive cognitive and physical therapy. They never discovered a concrete diagnosis but she had a type of un... Read more
Living Stressfully Again - my sister is very ill
Monday, March 14, 2016      1 comments

Last year June to December involved the illness of a dear Elder friend and involved a hospitalization, nursing home, assisted living and finally her passing. It was a difficulot time and my husband and I had had a lot of responsibilities as her ... Read more
Traveling - Off the Grid and Back Again
Wednesday, February 24, 2016      1 comments

I was fortunate to spend 6 weeks this winter in Florida and Savannah. emoticon Last year was a stressful one with ... Read more
Valentine!
Sunday, February 14, 2016      8 comments

In all our quests to grow, relearn, learn anew and change, most importantly, remember to... ... Read more
Wishing you all good things in all ways. Onward we go!
Thursday, December 31, 2015      3 comments

... Read more
Pizza Pizza! Thank you almond flour
Thursday, December 31, 2015      4 comments

I was so excited about this just had to post. Pizza was a great favorite of mine before I discovered that carbs are just not friends of mine. I've tried other lo-carb recipes, like the cauliflower crust, but it was so NOT pizza, I gave up on t... Read more
Guilt-free healthy "Carbs" I can live with
Monday, December 28, 2015      7 comments

Since I have been struggling with 'carbs' I decided to try out some carb-tasting recipes that are not actual carbs. As a result, my new ally and best friend is Almond Flour, sometimes called Almond Meal.. To my taste, almond flour makes a... Read more
Wishing you Wonder and Delight!
Friday, December 25, 2015      2 comments

... Read more
The Year of Carbing Dangerously
Monday, December 21, 2015      4 comments

New Year's Even 2015 was the first time I had a 'snack atack' since I began with Spark in 2013. Plans went awry and I found myself by myself and 'celebrating' with a whole bag of potato chips. Not the worst binge I could have done, but the fi... Read more
My Dear Elder Friend Is Now At Ease
Monday, December 07, 2015      7 comments

My 86 year old friend slipped away last night. She is now at ease and a space for Peace has opened. She had declined so much in the beginning of the week, but her son flew in on Thursday for what he knew could be a last visit and she had a 'r... Read more
Still Thankful!
Friday, November 27, 2015      4 comments

... Read more
Hospice
Wednesday, November 18, 2015      6 comments

My dear Elder friend, Helen, will begin to have Hospice care at her assisted-living home tomorrow. It has been a stressful and sad journey since she had her emergency surgery in June. She survived a ruptured colon, 2 small heart-attacks just p... Read more
Paris. sigh.
Monday, November 16, 2015      5 comments

So sad for Paris. So sad for all of us. I had a very personal response to watching the events. It reminded me of my own recent experience with learning about the bombing in my son's school in Oregon, and knowing he was okay.. In my dreams, I... Read more

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Last Page