just showing up can be good
Monday, February 21, 2011      2 comments

well the weather gods apparently hate the idea of 5 K my way. after a wonderful start last week, the winter came back sunday in the form of rain, sleet, clouds, wind and other generalized UGH. when today promised to be the same i just figured ... Read more
Sunday, February 20, 2011      4 comments

all my life i have had a love/hate relationship with shoes. the reason is--my feet look like barney rubble's feet. really. my hands are just about as awkward, but women don't wear gloves anymore so i don't care so much. when i was growing u... Read more
fashion show from house of WAL
Friday, February 18, 2011      1 comments

funny how new clothes lift your mood. even me--and clothes are somewhere on my priority list between cleaning grout and laundering my dust rags. yesterday i hit walmart for mousetraps, lo cal bread and some canned goods. rob is convinced i... Read more
holding pattern
Friday, February 18, 2011      1 comments

well--today everything is kind of in neutral--waiting to see what happens next. started trying to wean soda's prednisone down again to a more managable dose. by sunday we will know if she can tolerate the reduced dose. and my weight this morn... Read more
growing up chubby
Wednesday, February 16, 2011      0 comments

well--the mouse has been caught--hopefully there is only one. i will leave the traps down for awhile. its kind of emblematic of where i am in my head right now. i am feeling a low level of frustration with just about everything right now--ex... Read more
so can i get a "re-do" for this morning?
Tuesday, February 15, 2011      2 comments

woke up--dogs out--soda wants her breakfast--barking constantly start fixing breakfast--go down to check the plant room. mouse got in the plant room--evaded the sticky traps and ate or uprooted about half my sprouted baby plants (VERY BAD) ... Read more
do we dare to hope?
Monday, February 14, 2011      1 comments

yesterday was warm. today will be even warmer. there is rain (drizzle) in the forecast. dare we hope for spring? there will be some ice for awhile, but thats just a part of the thaw cycle. now that the temps have come up dorijane and i can s... Read more
Saturday, February 12, 2011      7 comments

so how do you track pizza? we have a local place whose pizza we love, and tonight rob went in and got one. fortunately we like thin crust and not a ton of cheese and this place really loads on the veggies. their crust is extremely thin and ub... Read more
Saturday, February 12, 2011      2 comments

well its about 5 am--have been awake for awhile now. dogs out for potty--laying in bed listening to robs even breathing as he sleeps. yesterday actually turned out okay. i had only slept maybe 2 hr. the night before and i was so tired-told my... Read more
well its friday and what a week :-o
Friday, February 11, 2011      0 comments

ugh--this is one of those weeks that just had to be endured. fortunately there have been bright spots punctuating everything, but i could do with some plain, simple routine time right now. first of all soda--when we weaned her steroids off she... Read more
Garden club, Kettle bells, misc.
Wednesday, February 09, 2011      1 comments

had garden club last night--it was fun. we all just went together to a presentation about trees. the guy who gave it is very knowledgable and truly loves trees. We are a fun group and always manage to liven up the room. lots of really nice p... Read more
more on the "credit where its due" front
Tuesday, February 08, 2011      1 comments

well--that blew over with nary a ripple and friendship intact. i discussed this situation with a dear friend whose judgement i trust, and she advised me to talk about this with him. she surmised that his youth might have something to do with i... Read more
Human Nature and choices
Monday, February 07, 2011      2 comments

this doesn't have anything to do with weight loss--its just an experience i am having that points to the importance of living a life with integrity. i have a young (college age) friend, who is an avid plant person. in fact he is the most avi... Read more
all hail the stupid wisteria
Sunday, February 06, 2011      3 comments

that's the caption i put on this picture. wisteria is the most frustrating plant. this one is ancient and grows right at the edge of our driveway. the little building is a... Read more
tired and sad
Saturday, February 05, 2011      6 comments

well--at 3:30 this morning i woke up to flashing lights in the bedroom window. an ambulance and 3 squad cars were on the street out front. rob got up to see what was going on, but couldn't tell anything. just the vehicles and lights--no autom... Read more

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