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Things are recovering - me too

Sunday, April 03, 2016      2 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


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

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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

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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

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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

Oregon. It's alright. Everything's Okay. Telling myself every day.

Monday, October 12, 2015      5 comments

It's been a difficult time, even though everything is okay. My son is a student at the Oregon college where the recent tragic shooting occurred. He himself is safe and okay. He was on campus that day and in the science building where the shoot... Read more

RESET TWO - Starting Over Again

Monday, August 31, 2015      3 comments

I was inspired to blog today by a comment I saw on another Spark blog reminding me to be my own priority. And I can see, I forgot to do that and here I am now with a 10 lb gain. This has been a year of living stressfully and I see how old... Read more

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