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  • National Dog Day!

    8/26/2016 2:50:55 PM, by ONTHEPATH2

    I have a big, black, hairy dog. He is a newfoundland/lab/retriever mix that I got at a neighboring county's shelter. I really didn't intend to ... Read more

  • Pain help, ty Bananalouie!

    8/23/2016 4:51:39 PM, by DSBRIDE

    Special thanks to Bananalouie for all her help with my leg pain. Her suggestion that salt might have helped turned out to be a Godsend. I did s... Read more

  • Pain

    8/21/2016 10:14:21 PM, by DSBRIDE

    Tonight was a bit of thunder and lightning with rain and electricity in the air. The nerves in my legs were so bad I could cry. I took all the ... Read more

  • Like sands through the hour glass so are.....

    8/17/2016 3:32:57 PM, by ONTHEPATH2

    the days of our lives. The opening line of the soap opera Days of Our Lives. Not sure what brought that to my mind this morning, but it just po... Read more

  • Well well well well well well...

    8/12/2016 10:45:17 AM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    As it turns out, this was actually a pretty good week. I've lost four pounds. And I know it's not a B.S., water-weight-related loss. Check... Read more

  • HOLY HOT BATMAN

    8/11/2016 10:24:51 AM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    Bleggghh. It's hot as a crotch here in the northeast... when I woke up at 5am, it was already 80 degrees and humid enough to make me sprout gill... Read more

  • Sometimes darkness can show you the light

    8/4/2016 10:30:51 AM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    The lyrics to the song "The Light" by Disturbd are kiiiiiiind of really resonating with me right now. I'm still wrestling with the demons, with ... Read more

  • Twinkle update

    7/25/2016 12:15:06 PM, by DSBRIDE

    Life has become more exciting since Twinkle came to live with us. She is a lot of work but so worth it. She's so lovable when she is not gettin... Read more

  • Twinkle

    7/1/2016 6:41:43 PM, by DSBRIDE

    Well, Twinkle made herself at home. She sure keeps me hopping! I've logged more steps just taking care of her. She is so good for us, I had fo... Read more

  • New addition

    6/30/2016 11:20:21 AM, by DSBRIDE

    Yesterday we got a new addition to our family, a kitten named Twinkle. She's a real pistol! She keeps me on my toes. She has so much energy an... Read more

  • Hot hot hot!

    6/27/2016 12:26:25 PM, by ONTHEPATH2

    No, I don't like it hot, hot, hot!!! The heat and humidity is contributing to my feeling like a wet rag! Saturday I took refuge at the beach fo... Read more

  • Days 22 and 23

    6/23/2016 2:33:44 PM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    Going to my therapist may be the best decision I've ever made. I'm not out of the woods, by any means, but I really like my therapist and I feel... Read more

  • Updates

    6/22/2016 11:51:17 AM, by DSBRIDE

    We had some news on the Myrtle Beach condo that we were hoping to rent this winter. It looks like we won't be going. The owner is not reliable,... Read more

  • Day 21

    6/21/2016 9:57:51 AM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    Today: work, therapy, workout. So glad I get in to see the therapist today. *~*~*~* Public Service Announcement: I had a few peo... Read more

  • I Am capable of so much more!

    6/20/2016 8:48:26 PM, by DSBRIDE

    There are days when I have pity feelings. Why am I going backwards. Why can't I get better physically. Why can't I stay on track. Why do I sa... Read more

  • Days 18, 19, 20

    6/20/2016 1:28:44 PM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    The weekend was a little hairy... I was emotionally pretty distraught and so working out was difficult (shoot, even just getting out of bed was d... Read more

  • Days 16 and 17

    6/17/2016 10:01:28 AM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    I bagged out of yesterday's workout because I simply couldn't find the mental energy to do it. Depression is like that... it can rob you of all ... Read more

  • Day 15

    6/15/2016 10:47:15 AM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    My old scale was not functioning properly, so I bought a new one. It's fancy, and tells me my weight, body fat %, muscle mass %, water weight %,... Read more

  • Day 14

    6/14/2016 10:04:59 AM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    So I bolted upright in bed around 1:30 am, and I was not able to get to sleep afterward. Pretty common for depression. Tried staying in bed... Read more

  • Days 11 & 12, and 13

    6/13/2016 9:30:05 AM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    Did yoga, as scheduled, on Saturday. Bagged leg day yesterday, but it was only because I was busy doing other things. I got up early and di... Read more

  • Muscle Vs Fat

    6/12/2016 10:09:18 PM, by ADYTHIA

    Something I got to watch on the scale recently. My weight decreased but my body fat percentage increased. So I'm losing muscle mass and gaining... Read more

  • Captain's Log: Day 9

    6/10/2016 4:27:10 PM, by ONTHEPATH2

    Spark Date: June 10, 2016. Unfamiliar territory. The fireworks and drama at work have run their course and a less stressful, peaceful envi... Read more

  • hey, here's a good link to describe what I am going through.

    6/10/2016 2:09:41 PM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    This is literally everything that is happening to me right now. It sums up pretty darn perfectly what depression is. I hope you read it - not t... Read more

  • Days 9 and 10

    6/10/2016 10:48:32 AM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    Yesterday, I found my brain so full of angst and static that - against my better judgment - I went outside and ran. I figured I could do a half ... Read more

  • Day 8

    6/8/2016 8:32:54 PM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    Still on the exercise wagon. Still depressed. Still hanging in there.... Read more

  • Here goes nothing

    6/8/2016 1:56:20 PM, by TXTOT84

    Ok, so I have never done this before which is likely ... Read more

  • Day 7 the path challenges

    6/8/2016 12:14:29 PM, by ONTHEPATH2

    So yesterday (Day 6) was a totally challenging day for me. I overslept. I got to work later than normal. I arrived to some furniture installer... Read more

  • Days 6 and 7

    6/7/2016 9:54:15 AM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    I had to bag my workout yesterday - first day of my period is always rough. No matter - I brought my workout clothes to work today. My boss lea... Read more

  • Day 5... I feel good!

    6/6/2016 3:43:50 PM, by ONTHEPATH2

    Day 3 - I cleaned out the refrigerator. I haven't tackled the freezer - but everything came out of the refrigerator, I washed it down. The thin... Read more

  • Days 4 and 5

    6/5/2016 1:51:38 PM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    Sticking with my workouts is proving to be very grounding. I was shocked at how good yoga felt yesterday. Usually I fuss and complain about it ... Read more

  • Day 2.......

    6/3/2016 1:52:13 PM, by ONTHEPATH2

    Yesterday I decided it was time to step up my game here. Midway through the day. Not tomorrow, not later - but right then. I had my granddaugh... Read more

  • Day 3

    6/3/2016 9:36:24 AM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    Got up. Worked out. Pushing through. I have decided that working out and practicing music are going to be my constants and my daily "me time."... Read more

  • Somebody push me off the ledge....please?

    6/2/2016 2:43:37 PM, by ONTHEPATH2

    About 15 years ago a group of us decided to get our adrenaline rush and jump out of an airplane. It was a static line jump. It sounded like no ... Read more

  • Day 2

    6/2/2016 1:05:01 PM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    Upon waking up today, I nearly bailed. Didn't, though, because when I go home tonight, all I want to do is practice, read for a bit, and maybe p... Read more

  • Short update

    6/1/2016 9:50:11 AM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    I got up early and exercised this morning... so there's something to be a little happy about. I hope that with regularity, it will help improve ... Read more

  • So much for intuition

    5/31/2016 11:52:06 AM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    As it turns out, my friend Neil was NOT a good choice to open up to. Turns out he was copying and pasting my messages, verbatim, to show to a gi... Read more

  • Exciting news!

    5/28/2016 10:46:51 PM, by DSBRIDE

    I got some really exciting news today. There is a possibility that my husband and I will be wintering in Myrtle Beach this year. We used to do ... Read more

  • I've had too much to think.

    5/27/2016 10:24:29 AM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    Still hanging in. I'm in the process of gathering my thoughts because my friend Neil took notice that I've not been myself and asked me wh... Read more

  • Diane

    5/26/2016 11:34:10 AM, by DSBRIDE

    People come and go in your life. Some stay longer, some are just a blip in time. They say that everyone wants to leave a legacy which is usuall... Read more

  • Treading water

    5/23/2016 5:06:54 PM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    So I've been taking some time to myself lately. I still check in every day just to give myself a semblance of routine and not go completely ... Read more

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