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Learning as I go
Wednesday, October 18, 2017      3 comments

For 23 years I have had an issue with my left ankle and foot swelling. It's not painful, but it does make shoes difficult to wear at times. I cannot wear my heels at all anymore, and nothing with straps. I have a closet full of shoes and boot... Read more
Keep on moving
Monday, October 16, 2017      3 comments

So much has happened since May. My previous job stress is no more, simply because I was laid off in August. Don't worry about me. I landed my dream job 8 days later! Better hours, better pay, even get to work from home one day a week. ... Read more
Simple pleasures
Friday, May 12, 2017      5 comments

Yesterday I took the day off from work to go to the foot doctor. Turns out I have plantar fasciitis, AND lymphedema. Took 24 years for the diagnosis on the latter. But I know what it is now. Boo is adjusting to her meds, which makes for ... Read more
I haven't blogged in so long, but there's a reason
Wednesday, May 10, 2017      3 comments

Last summer was hell. The grieving process was far more difficult than any I had previously encountered, mostly because it's my child who was grieving in addition to myself. Grief counseling was helpful, but other things got triggered along th... Read more
Saturday, August 13, 2016      8 comments

The physical manifestation of stress is painful. Very, very painful. I know, because mine came to a head this week and I am still trying to recover from it. Between the death of Craig, the bill for the IRS, trying to be the interim QA Man... Read more
Life goes on
Thursday, July 21, 2016      7 comments

Last week my daughter and I travelled north for the funeral of her boyfriend. It was an emotionally trying trip, to be sure. I got to see my father, sister and one of my nieces. I stayed with my best friend who accompanied us to the service. ... Read more
Sunday, July 10, 2016      5 comments

Thank you, everyone, for reaching out to me in the past week to comfort my family and I, for the useful information, the support. All of it. It has helped very much. Yesterday was the Celebration of Remembrance for him. I spoke with his ... Read more
Grief beyond measure
Sunday, July 03, 2016      26 comments

Last night I had to tell my youngest daughter that the young man she loved beyond his measure had died. That was not what made it hard. I am a mother, and I know how to handle the hard times. What made it hard was everything leading up to his... Read more
Birthday Reflections
Saturday, June 18, 2016      7 comments

First I want to thank everyone for the lovely birthday wishes and goodies! They are lovely, and it's wonderful to feel so much love! This week I turned 50. I know plenty of women who freak out about the BIG 5 0. Honestly, it doesn't both... Read more
A victory of sorts
Friday, June 17, 2016      4 comments

Today I hit 100 days of consistently logging in to SP. Not too shabby. If anything, it speaks to my being a creature of habit ... Read more
Recovering my peace of mind one step at a time
Sunday, May 15, 2016      5 comments

It's been a week since we moved the roommates out and into their own place. In the past week we have been recovering the space we had given up for them one step at a time. As we reorganize our home, I am regaining my inner peace. I desperatel... Read more
Busy busy busy
Saturday, May 07, 2016      5 comments

I've been going like gangbusters lately. 1) Back and neck problems from last week are diagnosed as degenerative disc disease. What that means is that I get to go to physical therapy twice a week for the next 4 weeks to strengthen the back ... Read more
Tuesday, April 26, 2016      7 comments

Couple of things going on which I am excited about. 1) The Kickstart campaign for our game was successful! Now to finish up the contracts with the manufacturer and get the art from the artist to the graphic artist. 2) My friend and ... Read more
Who do you think you are?
Wednesday, April 20, 2016      9 comments

Warning....this is a rant of sorts. This is not directed at anyone here on Sparkpeople. I need to use the printer/scanner in the front of the office frequently. Everything I do has to be printed then scanned. I make multiple trips to the... Read more
Keeping the demons at bay...or trying to
Tuesday, April 12, 2016      9 comments

I've been buried in work these last few months. Not only at my full time day job, but also with the game business my husband and I are not partners in. We are nearing the end of a Kickstart campaign to raise funds for our next product, and the... Read more

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