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A new day & able to breathe
Wednesday, November 18, 2020      7 comments

After I posted yesterday's blog, I felt much better as the day went on. The supportive notes from my Sparkfriends were extremely helpful. The extra sessions of meditation were helpful. The "letting go" of things was helpful. On days like... Read more
Mood swing alert!!
Tuesday, November 17, 2020      7 comments

Last Friday was such a good mental health day...and I was hoping the good feels would continue on into the weekend, but other things beyond my control must have had other plans! Saturday was "ok"...the hubby's day was hijacked by online co... Read more
The Friday the 13th day of kindness
Saturday, November 14, 2020      2 comments

Allegedly, according to social media outlets, yesterday was world kindness day. It was also Friday the 13th. For those superstitious folks, I can totally get why you’d like to hide on the day, especially with the year we are all having! ... Read more
Turning points
Thursday, November 12, 2020      5 comments

First off - thanks for the support on the last blog - the stress levels have been deflated after a few discussions and some outside support from our best friends...a couple that is more family after 15 or so years. We support them, they support... Read more
Stress, voting, & observations
Tuesday, November 03, 2020      13 comments

As I was standing on line to vote this morning, I made note of a few things that struck a chord in me as being noticeably changed for the better. In the past, I tended toward the nervous vein with crowds and lines...in fact, I was oozing ... Read more
Full moon coming, gray day slumpy Wednesday
Wednesday, October 28, 2020      7 comments

It's lunchtime and I'm working from home...ever have one of those days that is just draaaaaaggggggggging on and on, and nothing seems to help? Meditation - done that Eat right - doing that Drink water - doing that Mid-day Spark ch... Read more
Portion distortion, recipes & tracking
Sunday, October 25, 2020      10 comments

I’ve been baking a lot lately...I confess, it’s bread recipes off of Pinterest...I can’t really eat the sweet stuff a lot, so there you go lol...which means tracking these items can be rough. A lot of recipes have serving size, as the ite... Read more
“I am the storm”
Saturday, October 24, 2020      7 comments

It’s nice to be able to write that everything health wise is status quo. Tamoxifen has been religiously taken since June 12 and any side effects have been mild as far as I am concerned. - weight gain....nope, hasn’t happened...I won’t let... Read more
Post-Audit aftermath
Tuesday, October 13, 2020      4 comments

I might as well give you guys an update on what has been at the forefront of all of my recent blogs: the audit at work. It was last week...and we did just fine, and learned a lot, and found out a lot that needs to be tweaked with documentation.... Read more
just stop
Sunday, October 04, 2020      5 comments

Just stop Just stop! Just...stop. How you interpret the words is up to you. It’s a phrase I want to scream sometimes, when faced with vitriol spewing talking heads on devices or when I see something that goes against my core.... Read more
Saturday musings
Saturday, October 03, 2020      3 comments

I did not follow my normal routine this morning. I have been so consistent with my normal routine that going off of it brings up feelings...guilt, failure, shame...all of which are unfounded In the present, but based on past experiences (i.e., f... Read more
Pre-Moon Syndrome (PMS)
Wednesday, September 30, 2020      4 comments

I track the moon and its phases. Yup, I do. I even let people know when it's approaching on social media! I call it the Pre-Moon Syndrome (aka PMS) ... Read more
Intentions.
Monday, September 21, 2020      7 comments

So....right now, I am waiting on others to get back to me with work that is due today. I am faced with a few options on how to handle this: 1) freak out and stress out 2) accept the situation for what it is, and have faith in those people th... Read more
Meditation Day 40
Tuesday, September 15, 2020      5 comments

So here I am...40th consecutive day of meditating...and so glad to say (once again) that I’m so glad I am doing the practice. Being mindful and learning to be more in the moment has had a most profound effect on me. It does not mean that I... Read more
Breathe in...breathe out...
Thursday, September 03, 2020      8 comments

That’s what I do now. I have stress, but I am not stressed...if that makes any sense. emoticon So when my ... Read more

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