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This Morning's Sugar Battle
Wednesday, September 16, 2020      19 comments

I held the package of cherry turnovers in my hand and knew that I wanted them. But I also wanted to maintain my no-sugar streak. Man, they looked good, but I noticed how small they were. That means that I wouldn't eat just one. And when the ... Read more
THE KEY TO MY FUTURE HEALTH - BOUNDARIES
Tuesday, September 15, 2020      15 comments

A new chapter begins today in helping my family member who is now living nearby me. I am doing what I can to help, realistically, without stressing myself out. This is a person who had everything, and lost it all, due to life's circumstances. ... Read more
"The purpose of life is a life of purpose." Robert Byrne
Monday, September 14, 2020      16 comments

Nothing much to say this morning. Just wishing all a happy, healthy day.... Read more
THE LOVELINESS OF GOOD SLEEP
Sunday, September 13, 2020      21 comments

Until you lose your regular, wonderful sleep pattern, you might just take it for granted. I recently had a major upset and thought I was going to become permanently debilitated by lack of sleep. Now I'm returning to that blessed respite and pe... Read more
Remembering Those Who Died 19 Years Ago
Friday, September 11, 2020      12 comments

I've never forgotten. Still makes me cry for all those who departed on that horrific day, along with their family and friends. "I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past." Thomas Jefferson... Read more
"Dream as if you'll live forever...
Thursday, September 10, 2020      13 comments

Live as if you'll die today." James Dean If you want to smile, check in on the baby panda at the D.C. national zoo that I blogged about a few weeks ago. Totally adorable. Wishing all a wonderful day.... Read more
STRESS HANGOVER. STILL PICKING UP THE MARBLES I LOST A COUPLE OF WEEKS AGO.
Wednesday, September 09, 2020      18 comments

Yes, I am still gathering the marbles that rolled out of my head during my traumatic life or death week with a family member I was helping. And although she is now starting to slowly do better at another location, my heart is still with her and... Read more
INFO FOR MELATONIN TAKERS
Monday, September 07, 2020      23 comments

It's 3:11 am and I usually make myself stay in bed when unable to fall back to sleep, but not this morning. During this covid past 6-months I didn't have much overt unhappiness and fear over anything, but what has definitely suffered is my slee... Read more
"You're Not Obligated to Win...
Sunday, September 06, 2020      12 comments

You're obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day." Marian Wright Edelman Nothing much to talk about today. Yesterday, 111 degrees here was way too much. Today more of the same. Other parts of the country already have sno... Read more
DO YOU HAVE A HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE COMPANY YOU LIKE?
Saturday, September 05, 2020      16 comments

I'm not pleased with the way mine is handling my leak repair. Decades of paying them and making no claims and they are giving me a hard time. Then I got on the web and researched only to find Yelp reviews that this is the way they operate. ... Read more
FEELING A BIT MORE LIKE MYSELF
Friday, September 04, 2020      20 comments

Finally got some sleep, ate a bit more yesterday, and starting to recognize myself again. Very encouraging. Have a wonderful day, friends. "If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn't part of ... Read more
SOMETHING NEW TO TRY NOT TO WORRY ABOUT
Thursday, September 03, 2020      18 comments

My son reports to work after many months of working from home. He works at a place that has tons of people, located in one of the hotspots for Covid in the County. He knows how to be careful, but has underlying conditions. I am trying not to ... Read more
DIVINE INTERVENTION AND MIRACLES
Wednesday, September 02, 2020      19 comments

This past seven days were ones where I witnessed that which was almost impossible happen - several times. I'll just leave it at that. If I were a non-believer in God, it's the kind of week I'd become devout. If I were a drinker, it's the kind... Read more
NEW INTERMITTENT FASTING PLAN HAS DROPPED 3 LBS IN A WEEK
Tuesday, September 01, 2020      19 comments

As I wrote in the last blog, I fell into IF by accident. But what a terrific accident! I feel better and have lost 3 lbs this past week. Hooray for me. Also doing great in the war with sugar and have stayed off caffeine since Jan. 1st. Not ... Read more
THE UPSIDE OF STRESSFUL TIMES
Monday, August 31, 2020      16 comments

I totally lost my huge appetite last Thursday when all the trauma began. So what I did was turn it into intermittent fasting. When I DO eat, I make sure it is a healthy something. I can feel my body changing even in 5 short days. I'll contin... Read more

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