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Pushing past the hurdles, roadblocks, and bags of sweets
Thursday, November 10, 2011      7 comments

Yep. I sure did me in this past October. I am the victim of more candy than I have bought in 3 years last month. Oh the great October scare. Downright scary! Blame it on losing my job. I think that is the main culprit. It made me say I do... Read more
Positive steps in a positive direction
Friday, November 04, 2011      11 comments

Each step taken, is a step in the right direction, even if you are only stepping in place. You are moving, even if you are in one place, you are just not standing still. me So I pushed a shopping cart in 3 stores, including a super hug... Read more
Positive reinforcement
Tuesday, November 01, 2011      7 comments

Send in the reinforcements, whatever way you can. 1. Mood has been better. Can't do anything about the situation, step forward and walk away looking ahead to whatever lies in store. 2. Sleep has been better, somewhat, sometimes, some n... Read more
warm and cozy on a freezing day
Saturday, October 29, 2011      5 comments

Although my sleep was not anywhere as good as the night before, I still got some. I had more back spasms when I tried to sleep, so I slept in the chair til my hubby came home, then slept in bed a few more hours. Saturday My project: first... Read more
Snow?! almost...
Friday, October 28, 2011      10 comments

It was expected, and it did land about an hour from here elsewhere in Connecticut. What it did do was bring a lot of cold. It is freezing out there! Thankfully the sun was out today, and other than running to the porch to call for the cat, I sta... Read more
Just a rainy day
Thursday, October 27, 2011      6 comments

This morning I woke early, and couldn't really get back to sleep due to my back, so I stayed up and puttered. Whatever that was, I don't remember. I had breakfast out with my former assistant from work, so that was a nice beginning for a yucky w... Read more
Kitchen Duty
Saturday, October 22, 2011      10 comments

So, I have been dwelling on what my hubby and I are planning to do about the kitchen. I can't say I did that yesterday, but today is a new day and the sun is shining, despite the fact my back and legs hurt big time. Here are the NOW picture... Read more
Then the other shoe fell
Friday, October 21, 2011      11 comments

Since it was precariously hanging over my head since the meeting on my birthday, and I knew the board meeting was last Thursday, I had been dreading the mail and today it happened. I am officially separated from my work. It still does not feel v... Read more
Retail Therapy - country style - sort of
Monday, October 17, 2011      10 comments

Anyone that has been reading about my back surgery recovery knows that I consider walking in a store part of my physical therapy. Saturday, we went to a local farm and I took pictures with my cell phone, and we bought pumpkins. ... Read more
Sunshine motivates me
Saturday, October 15, 2011      10 comments

I never really thought of myself as being affected by the weather concerning my moods, but this past week's rain had me thinking otherwise. So, this morning when I got up and the sky was that perfect Toy Story blue and full of white fluffy cloud... Read more
Don't get whiplash from whipping yourself.
Friday, October 14, 2011      5 comments

It could hurt! We all do it. We all fall off, brush off the dirt, and pick ourselves up, and start over again, or continue in the right direction. There are the days though that it feels like a hurricane runs through your plans, and no... Read more
Hitch your wagon
Thursday, October 13, 2011      6 comments

...To a star~ I finished knitting the hand warmers/gauntlets/wrist warmers - whatever you want to call them. I will probably give them to my son's girlfriend, as she fell in love with them. But not til I take pictures of them, and make anot... Read more
Trying my hand
Tuesday, October 11, 2011      10 comments knitting again. My ds' gf has fingerless mittens/gloves, and I was copying the actual items last night. I am almost done with one and I am pretty pleased with myself seeing as I have never made anything like that before, and I am not follo... Read more
A Monday Point of View
Monday, October 10, 2011      6 comments

Perhaps time equals distance. Perhaps it is working at putting the garbage out of the brain. Perhaps it is the idea that Monday gives the beginning of a brand new week, and it is always brighter when the sun shines. Yep, I think I will ... Read more
Sunday catch up
Sunday, October 09, 2011      6 comments

Sooo, I had trouble sleeping last night, making up for the night before's better sleep I presume. I also woke with lots of spasms, and my knee is unhappy today as well, the colder weather seems to really be wrecking havoc. So, I am home, a... Read more

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