please tell me your story
Sunday, August 10, 2014      8 comments

i am so frustrated and resentful and here is why. i have asked this question many many times and need answers from any of you who will tell me. WHY does the sane person have to GO TO SELF HELP OR PSYCHIATRY to learn to COPE with the perpetrat... Read more
what's your approach?
Saturday, May 17, 2014      1 comments

as you may remember - my boy has been losing weight. his approach is NOT to stand on the scale, but dig out articles of clothing that he has not been able to wear for a very very long time. i have to say it is exciting for me to see him happy ... Read more
Tuesday, May 13, 2014      4 comments

it is so surprising to me - what can nurture your heart and soul. Sunday was mother's day and the morning started with a beautiful card along with four favorite books to read. THE WALKING DEAD is one of my passions and i have withdrawal whe... Read more
NOT a lot of food BUT a ton of carbs
Tuesday, May 06, 2014      4 comments

just another reason not believe the total calories in/out - and the equation that 3500 calories equal ONE POUND. i have been craving carbs so intensely (some times i think my brain remembers every single day i deprived myself) and when i am un... Read more
so the sun is shining --- B U T!!!!!!!
Sunday, April 06, 2014      2 comments

Hi all - it has been awhile - i see the temps trying very hard to rise - but today as lovely as the sunshine is - it is too cold - can't get out and clean up in the yard - as everything still under snow or encased in ice. update on Es... Read more
deepak chopra/oprah/mendela & others
Sunday, February 23, 2014      5 comments

today - my sanity once again stays in tact after a horrendous month, dead end conversations with health care providers, and sinking into desperate waters. thanks to accidentally happening upon oprah's guest - deepak chopra. i have his books. ... Read more
FEBRUARY - shortest but longest month!!
Thursday, February 06, 2014      4 comments

this has been a brutal winter so far - and it aint over yet! my neighbor Esther is still in hospital - three months on the 17th - then she will go to a physio rehab. it has been so tough for her - and the depression crept up on her just aft... Read more
Tuesday, January 21, 2014      11 comments

this has been a particularly trying month - more stress filled even than my usual stressful days. as i sit with my rosary, or close my eyes and whisper out loud, or hum a hymn - i notice my pugs out of the corner of my eye. they are sitting so... Read more
may i say
Monday, January 13, 2014      7 comments

continuing in the vein of 'ads, pop ups and intrusion of privacy' i would like to ask that if your bank accosted you - up in your face - every time you went to deposit or withdraw or otherwise deal with them - would you accept this simply becau... Read more
just the facts please!!!!
Sunday, January 12, 2014      7 comments

hi all - i am still here - hope you are doing ok . we are half way thru the first month of 2014. i have noticed the huge increase in the pop ups and the teasers on this site - indeed everywhere it is most annoying but even more annoying ... Read more
Monday, January 06, 2014      4 comments

first- i hope you all are warm and safe. i hope all of your family and friends are well and doing ok. we have had a rather sad time - when people pass away at this time of year it is particularly painful. we lost two friends - both in their... Read more
Friday, December 13, 2013      4 comments

hi all - i hope you are all taking time to 'smell the coffee' at this very busy time. every year we reflect, regroup and make plans . we make plans for ourselves and families, people we care about. i don't know about you but , when i was ... Read more
Saturday, November 30, 2013      6 comments

a comparison of what that means - you look into a mirror and clearly see YOU staring back, but in a split second - something or some one shatters the mirror and the shards destroy your image and all you see is unrecognizable fragments of what w... Read more
update on my neighbor
Sunday, November 24, 2013      10 comments

it is only one week - but the doc says good progress is being made. she is in good spirits and wants to do all she can to get out of hospital. of course she will have to go to a physio rehab facility - and it will be quite a while - but her... Read more
Wednesday, November 20, 2013      8 comments

it is that time of the year again. on so many levels it is a fun time full of childrens' dreams and anticipations. i do love that people seem to smile more and sometimes are more thoughtful towards others. for many though it is a very sad ... Read more

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