Births, Death, Illnesses, and Triumphs Here on SP
What a roller coaster ride it is here on SP! Several sparkers are celebrating the births of children and grands. There has also been a death of a dear SP friend that has saddened me in the last couple of weeks. A mutual friend made memorial b... Read more
Heat Wave, Power Outage, Cheese Progress, Sugar Progress
I guess that's why they call it Summer. It's hot. In fact, a heatwave. I guess CA residents put a strain on the grid last night as our power went out for a couple of hours. Nothing like a reminder of what it was like in the "olden days" with... Read more
For those unfamiliar with my cheese battle, I've been eating way too much for way too long. So, I've recently started to confront my cheese addiction and am doing well.
Prior to this, I couldn't go a day without it. A SP friend gave me a ... Read more
The Father I Never Knew
And have never even seen a picture of. Today I feel a bit sad over that empty space that has always been in my heart. Long story, too gory.
HOWEVER, how lucky to have had wonderful father figures in my life providing unconditional love. ... Read more
My Amazing Results w/Rosemary Oil. Can This be for Reals?
Recent years of grieving produced some hair loss and I've been researching ever since. Read about Rosemary oil and thought I'd give it a try.
My test patch is on the left top side of my bangs at my hairline. It has been blank for awhile -... Read more
7% People Think Chocolate Milk Comes from Brown Cows (!!), Harry's Test Results
It's been in the news all week about how millions of people think chocolate milk comes from brown cows. Can that possibly be true?
Just got Harry's test results back; everything is within normal range, so these down turns are puzzling. I ... Read more
Awaiting Harry's Test Results and Misc.
My fur baby, Prince Harry, was doing better yesterday (and today). So I really didn't have to bring him into the vet. But I did because he is a senior and I need to see what's going on. I suspect kidney something or other since Himmies are pr... Read more
Going to The Vet Today
Today Harry is showing signs of feeling better. But I'm still taking him in to see what's up. I've been mega-stressed feeling that it was his time and I have to learn how to let go. I'll make myself sick if I don't.
Another hot day is in... Read more
Fur Baby Not Feeling Well, Bummed Out, Little Magic Fairy & Her Wand
My 13-year -old Prince Harry Himalayan goes through mini-bouts that I think is the beginning (middle, end?) of the end. My past cat Ewok had this kidney disease that Himmies are prone to. I'll keep Harry as pain-free as possible, but not going... Read more
It Feels Too Much Like Hard Work
Here's what sometimes happens when I get into something new. I've been excited about my run/walk regimen. But then I started to mentally put pressure on myself that I have to do it every day. Before you know it, I'm hating that I have to do i... Read more
14 Minutes Faster Now
I took the weekend off from my new run/walk regimen. Just walked and walked. However, I looked forward to resuming today, which I did.
Friday's run/walk was completed in - and I didn't believe my eyes - 15 minutes faster time. But today, ... Read more
When Does Intended Helpfulness Become Intrusion?
A few years ago, a loved one was diagnosed with Type II Diabetes. After the initial shock of the diagnosis wore off, he took good care of himself. But as time has worn on, he's slid back into old eating habits and I can see the effects on him.... Read more
Beautiful Full Moon, but...
...it's been a lifelong thing that I feel totally nuts during this time. Even when I don't know that it's a full moon, I wonder what's going on with me.
For example, this week - starting Wednesday onward - I felt like an internal mess. T... Read more
Day 3 Faster Pace, Cheese, 70yrold w/bikini body, Walk/Run, Dumbbells
I'm pretty pleased with myself. This is day three of me kicking it up a notch and my psyche is trying to get used to the sound of heavier breathing, a bit of sweatiness, and leg muscles responding to more challenge. My rebellious side is sayin... Read more
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Shampoo, Rosemary Oil, Cheese Progress, Misc.
I recently blogged and asked for shampoo suggestions. Then I remembered one that I really liked from the past and am using that now. Love it. Aussie. Miraculously Smooth. Inexpensive and treats my hair great.
I researched rosemary oil ... Read more