OREAD_1's Blogs

I am living a very different life now.
Tuesday, January 19, 2010      2 comments

No TV at all! No internet (except for the 2 times I checked in with the library access). My sad little old pc is trying to die. I lost half its ram just yesterday. I am doing well otherwise. Borrowing CDs and DVDs from the library. I haven... Read more
My mouse is still on vacation but
Friday, September 04, 2009      3 comments

I still have internet an am doing research: D'Adamo "The GenoType Diet or The Blood Type Diet: Which is best for you?" www.dadamo.com/which_die
t_is_right.htm There is a conflict over corn of all things. The h... Read more
There is always a straw
Tuesday, September 01, 2009      1 comments

For me it was the test Med's. I didn't have much hope for them when I started but the change in ME was amazing. I had a bit of the energetic self I was missing so much. I am now pretty much off of them and dragging my a**. I had enough troub... Read more
Hi I was mia for a bit
Monday, August 31, 2009      3 comments

And I have pretty much convinced myself that I need a Spark Break, and probably a TV and internet break too. I just have to notify my provider and change my habits. I am just so far behind on what I wanted to do when I made my goals in the Sp... Read more
First day of the next heat wave
Friday, August 28, 2009      1 comments

I am not at all adapted to this. I remember that being in a hot place I feel more like a reptile and want shade. I think being hypothyroid has something to do with this. Or I am just a big baby.... Read more
How to make (or not) friends in older age
Thursday, August 27, 2009      4 comments

I have a group that I go to once a week, it is for elders. I had been giving this one lady a ride home for a few weeks. I first volunteered because she said she walks there and was complaining that she wore herself out getting there and had a ... Read more
Counting blessings
Wednesday, August 26, 2009      3 comments

1. I raised a son to adulthood that is functional and self supporting. 2. I can count on myself through thick and thin. 3. I have a strong moral barometer that keeps me on track. 4. I am not in need of approval, I appreciate it b... Read more
A short version of my story:
Tuesday, August 25, 2009      3 comments

I have always had trouble with my gut. I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism when I was in my early 20's. I was diagnosed with Type2 in my late 30's after being told to eat the Heart Healthy diet and the Diabetic Diet Since both of them whe... Read more
Still holding the line
Monday, August 24, 2009      4 comments

I hate docs having power over my life! grrrrrr... Read more
Still cooling my heels
Sunday, August 23, 2009      3 comments

about the study med. It may take a long while to get an answer. The even sadder part is that even though the Lyrica has cut back the muscle and nerve spasms and aided in my getting undisturbed sleep (all nights) it was only half what the study... Read more
It's that time of year "Slow Food"
Saturday, August 22, 2009      2 comments

It you don't know what it is, it is time to google it. It is a world agenda involving food that is closer to what our ancestors ate. Some of you do already I know. But in different communities there is a movement to make a change for the bett... Read more
I want
Friday, August 21, 2009      2 comments

How often do you say that? I added that to my list of things to reflect on a while ago. I ended up working on solutions instead of waiting for a fix. It is easy to fix things for your family but that is not going to help them to learn how to ... Read more
Sometimes I get frustrated
Thursday, August 20, 2009      5 comments

And think I should take a spark break. I could be doing so much during the time I am on here. Then I get the lovely supportive comments from you all and I know I am not ready to leave you. lol No really. This is a struggle and some are havi... Read more
I am off the research study
Wednesday, August 19, 2009      4 comments

Probably for the same reason that I always get into trouble. I thought for myself. I know if you are a woman over 40 you are familiar with the debate over whether or not to take hormone replacement Med's. Well I have and wanted to go "natural... Read more
When I was young I knew a younger guy
Tuesday, August 18, 2009      7 comments

That only ate oatmeal. He stayed inside and visited with people he trusted that lived in the same building or were invited in by those who knew them. I wondered if he had agoraphobia. I couldn't get him to leave even to take a walk. He was a... Read more

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