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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
Decisions Decisions
Thursday, February 18, 2016      7 comments

So, I've been taking a long hard look at my weight loss journey and have come to the conclusion that I need help. I am yo-yoing on the scale, even when I shouldn't be. I'm tired all the time. I get sick more than I should. I feel swollen, my... Read more
They said what???
Wednesday, February 17, 2016      6 comments

Over the last two days, I have heard things said (or been told what was said in the first case) that make me cock my head to one side and say "Aroo?". It dawned on me this morning that I seem to be doing this far more often than I care to. May... Read more
This is what it's all about
Tuesday, February 09, 2016      6 comments
BBp1MOF?li=BBnb7Kx&ocid=iehp I read this article like I do so many other "news" type articles lately...with a grain ... Read more
Snow Day and other things
Monday, January 25, 2016      5 comments

We had snow over the weekend here in NC. More accurately, we had rain, which then turned to sleet and freezing rain, which then turned to snow, then back to freezing rain. My lawn is completely covered still today with that white stuff, and I ... Read more

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