Eat, Pray, Love...
I have finished planning my trip! I am going to Maine - to the most Northern town in the US - Limestone - for my grandmother's memorial. Hubby has to work so I am on my own! After surfing the computer for hours and hours, I settled on an itin... Read more
Therapy and Inspiration...
Yesterday, when I went to my therapist, we dove into the last couple years of my son's life. I told her I want to get to the point where I am thinking about the rest - good parts of his life - not the last two tragic years. She had me hold som... Read more
The Perils of the 9" Plate...
Last week and this week, for the 5% challenge, we get points for using a 9" plate. Last week I didn't eat a lot during my meals on vacation, but was not supplied a 9" plate - so I marked "0" for points.
This week I am home, so it is easy ... Read more
Aruba, One Happy Island...
This is a video I shot waves in a spring in Aruba. You can hear the wind! We hear this wind constantly.
I am enjoying my time in Aruba - it is going way too fast!
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What Are You Doing?
This past weekend was a lot harder on me than I thought it was going to be.
I planned on running, I ended up "running" in the form of errands Saturday.
I decided it was too windy to run -- an excuse. Hubby and I went out to dinner with neig... Read more
Roxy and Mayzie and My Week...
Just felt like showing them off, love them!!
Right now we have two Bostons. Mayzie belonged to my son, Joey. Hubby and I are going to pick up my other son, Ken, this week from military training. He wants to take Mayzie with him. We are so... Read more
Trying To Get My Mojo Back...
I seemed to always feel "yucky" especially after I ate. I thought about this a lot while I was in Jamaica. I was feeling "down" and noticed that I wasn't caring at all about myself - going out without make-up, eating whatever, not really exerc... Read more
It Has Been a Very Busy Four Weeks...
It's been a real busy month for me.
Hubby and I went to visit my parents in Punta Gorda, Florida. We stayed for a week. My mother tells me it is the only warm week they have had this season, so I guess we lucked out. I especially liked... Read more
Ready For The Week...
Sundays is my "soup day". I make a big pot of soup and put it in individual servings in the fridge. Every day I grab one and take it to work for lunch.
This week I decided to make chicken noodle soup - I added broccoli, cauliflower, habanero... Read more
My hubby and I came down to Florida to visit my parents for a few days. It's in the 70s during the day here - quite a difference from the 29s we left at home. I am have been spending most of the days outside. I am getting a lot of walking in.... Read more
On My Way Back...
It's been almost 7 weeks since my son passed away. Last week I started thinking about how I felt...sick to my stomach as soon as waking up and after eating anything -- so, I could not eat breakfast. By night time I was hungry, it was the holid... Read more
My Son's Funeral & Update...
My son's funeral went as well as could be expected. It worked out good that we had 2 weeks to plan it. We wanted it to be a celebration of his life. Over 300 people came. It was held in a beautiful catholic chapel. My hubby, son and I staye... Read more
Tribute To My Son, Joey...
Video of Joey's life span made by Joey's friend, Lindsie, for his funeral... Read more
Going Through The Motions...
It has been the longest week of my life. Funeral arrangements are just about finished. I have gone through thousands of pictures for the posters at the service and for the video one of my son's friends is making.
Here is the link to his... Read more
My World Turned Upside Down In The Blink Of An Eye...
My son passed away yesterday from anorexia. His heart stopped suddenly. He weighed 110 pounds. I have experienced such a wave of emotion. I go from shocked, to crying, to "ok", then back to shocked. Last night my husband and I moved from couc... Read more
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