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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
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
Meditation - Day 21
Thursday, August 27, 2020      8 comments

21 days ago, I downloaded a mediation app. Why? Because I realized I had been super stressed and needed to do something about it. Just like I gave Spark a chance, I was giving this app a chance as well...incorporate 5 minutes into my day. ... Read more
Words of wisdom
Saturday, August 15, 2020      14 comments

Yesterday I posted a pic on my community feed and on FB. The pic is below and couldn’t have been shared at a better time...not only for me, but for sooooo many others. For those who cannot see the words clearly, it says “Every crisis in an ... Read more
My pride and joy
Wednesday, August 12, 2020      8 comments

My sons truly are my pride and joy! To say that I am proud of them in general is an understatement. When people tell my husband and I that our boys are the kindest, attentive, and caring individuals each on their own - based on their own me... Read more
Wednesday, August 12, 2020      8 comments

Ever have the feeling of being completely out of control? I have... a lot lately, actually. During a normal pre-Covid (on any given) day, I can honestly say that I battle the feeling of lack of control and it’s BFF anxiety that always tags ... Read more
Signs in the wind
Friday, August 07, 2020      10 comments

I’m a big believer in signs from beyond. In the 31 years since my mom passed, I have had numerous signs from her...mostly morning doves popping up at key times...recently they have been hooting a lot, maybe making sure that I hear her and know s... Read more
8 weeks later... Tamoxifen update
Monday, August 03, 2020      9 comments

I’m entering my 8th week taking Tamoxifen for LCIS...holy crap, a lot has happened in those 8 weeks, it’s almost surreal. My doc said that I could experience the following side effects of the drugs by 8 weeks: mood swings, low libido, hot f... Read more
Friday, July 24, 2020      11 comments

I feel like this week would never end. It was filled with ups and downs. Back to work in small bits, yet major provide counsel and structure as necessary, yet balancing my own personal life and feelings as well. I am transparent with... Read more
The aftermath...
Saturday, July 18, 2020      11 comments

My family has entered the post funeral phase...resting being the number 1 focus after the long funeral day. We each tooK the next day to do just that...sleep, vegetate, watch tv, be. 23 individuals ...5 separate families ...each being very unde... Read more
My Father’s Passing
Monday, July 13, 2020      19 comments

Thursday 7/9/20 started out as a normal workday from hubby made plans to meet my dad, brother and brother-in-law for 9 holes of golf at 7:00am. He came home and mowed the lawn and said that the rest of the family was going to meet at t... Read more

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