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Comfort Foods Have Created a Great Deal of Discomfort
Tuesday, July 30, 2019      21 comments

In March & April of this year, I did a very low carb intake and felt amazing. Then came May, June and July with my fur baby's decline and passing. Not ashamed to say that I sought comfort and ate my sadness, all the while remembering how great... Read more
"40 percent of Adults Live with Regrets"
Sunday, July 28, 2019      22 comments

This was in the news during the week, and I always wonder how accurately they extrapolate from small studies to the larger population. I think it's only human, to a certain extent to briefly say, if only I'd done this or that differently. ... Read more
Zombie Eating
Friday, July 26, 2019      28 comments

The news yesterday reported that there've been studies approximating that 88 percent of people eat in front of a screen - tv, computer, phone, etc. Even though they didn't cover it, I can see where this could lead to other conclusions abo... Read more
postherpetic neuralgia - Shingle Nerve Pain Has Returned After 3 Year Hiatus
Thursday, July 25, 2019      21 comments

It's been a month of sadness with the loss of my sweet cat, and my body turns grief to stress which then lowers my immune system. So, last week I got nerve pain in the same places that I had in 2016 with shingles. After researching, yup,... Read more
Here I Go Again
Wednesday, July 24, 2019      30 comments

Last October, I had to let go of my pool aerobics class due to problems with chlorine affecting my lungs. This January I returned to the pool, only I hit it harder. I guess I didn't learn the first time and had to be reminded. Last Friday... Read more
Another Harry-Related Gift This Morning
Tuesday, July 16, 2019      26 comments

It's been three weeks and life goes on, even with a sad heart. On the day of Harry's departure (my 15 year old fur baby), I gave his food, unopened litter, and miscellaneous supplies to my friend for her cat. I never expect anything in r... Read more
The Amazing Surprise That Arrived Yesterday
Tuesday, July 09, 2019      29 comments

Late afternoon on Monday, I found a flat pkg on my front porch and was confused as I hadn't ordered anything to be delivered. I opened it to find the most gorgeous painting (22" X 22") that a friend (friends since high school) had an artist... Read more
Eating Through Loss and Earthquakes
Sunday, July 07, 2019      28 comments

You know, it's been a week and a half ago that a piece of my heart departed with my dear fur baby. Since then, I knew I was going to eat my emotions. Haven't cried a lot, just feel numb and hollow. I told myself that if I was going to do emot... Read more
Very Strong Earthquake on Friday Night. Scary!
Saturday, July 06, 2019      20 comments

Man, I felt that one. It's totally scary. Have a fun day, friends.... Read more
Male Winner Eats 71 Hot Dogs, Female Winner Eats 31
Friday, July 05, 2019      23 comments

Can you wrap your mind around putting this many hot dogs down the hatch? And, get these facts... "The caloric intake by these food athletes is staggering. One Nathan’s Famous all-beef hot dog, with the bun, has 297 calories. More than half... Read more
I Guess Others in San Diego Felt This Morning's Earthquake
Thursday, July 04, 2019      20 comments

Seems that everyone but me felt the L.A. earthquake this morning. Scary stuff. Have a wonderful Independence Day, friends.... Read more
I said to the scale, "You're Not the Boss of Me."
Sunday, June 30, 2019      26 comments

It's been two months since I weighed in. The back story is that I know not to put emphasis on the scale since I never owned one until I came to SP 10 years ago. But I knew I should just check out my weigh in since I've been feeling lighter and... Read more
How Long Do Your Jogging/Walking Shoes Last?
Friday, June 28, 2019      20 comments

I've asked this before, but I am still curious. I know there are a lot of variables in the equation that would vary the shoes lifespan. But mine are goners at around 6 months. Heading to pool aerobics after what has been a very tough we... Read more
Two Quotes That Help A Bit
Thursday, June 27, 2019      24 comments

Grieve not, nor speak of me with tears; but, laugh and talk of me as if I were beside you. I loved you so .... 'twas heaven there with you. - Isla Paschal Richardson Don't cry because it's over; smile because it happened. -Dr. ... Read more
My Fur Baby Harry is Gone and I'm a Mess
Wednesday, June 26, 2019      36 comments

Sobbing as I write this. Harry went down very fast with renal failure. This morning he went to meet his brother Willie. It was a beautiful, peaceful end with loving people there, including me. My heart is shattered. Love of my life for the ... Read more

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