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Robin Williams, Depression, Fridge
Tuesday, August 12, 2014      20 comments

Very sad news and super-hard on his family. Seems like we as a society are making no inroads as to truly helping people with depression aside from giving them meds. And we are a long way from removing the stigma associated with mental illness.... Read more
Medical Thoughts/Feedback/Advice Needed for a Friend
Monday, August 11, 2014      12 comments

Like many men, my friend will ordinarily not go to the doc. So when he did, I knew this was particularly troublesome for him. He's got skin sensations over all of his body of burning and tingling. Can't figure out any cause/effect, it's b... Read more
And Also, Meteor Showers Due (100 per hour!)
Sunday, August 10, 2014      11 comments

Yes, I love celestial things. (smiling) Just heard an astronomer talking about how the meteors may be hard to see because of the brightness of the super moon. The super moon is the result of it being full when it is at its closest point to the... Read more
Super Moon This Weekend
Saturday, August 09, 2014      12 comments

I hope I remember to look up and appreciate the Super Moon this weekend. It's when the moon appears to be very large in the sky. Last one was awesome. Wishing all a happy, healthy weekend.... Read more
NEW FRIDGE COMING, NO FOOD AROUND
Friday, August 08, 2014      10 comments

On Sunday, my new fridge will be delivered. I have been finishing food on-hand with a plan. And the cupboards are almost bare; as they empty out, I see how much of my behavior is habit as I go to peruse the selection to munch. There is no sel... Read more
I Think I Inadvertently Insulted My Friend About Her Dog's Weight!!!!
Monday, August 04, 2014      15 comments

I just stopped by for a brief visit with a friend and she's got one of the cutest dogs in the whole universe. First of all, I'm not a mean-spirited person so this did not come out to be meant as an insult. I was talking to the dog and he'... Read more
Updates - Fridge, Cat's Eyeballs, Caffeine Detox, etc.
Sunday, August 03, 2014      16 comments

Hi there, spark friends! Hope all's well at your little corner of the world. Thought I'd pop in to update on a few topics. Thanks for all the feedback on fridges. After careful consideration, I ordered and have mine being delivered next ... Read more
Cable Co Disconnected Mine By Mistake
Thursday, July 31, 2014      15 comments

So, for two days I was w/o internet and we know what that feels like! Plus, I rely on it for my business. Come to find out, the cable company disconnected mine by mistake instead of the neighbor's. Supposedly, they are going to credit m... Read more
2 Days w/o Internet is Like Being Stranded on Desert Island
Wednesday, July 30, 2014      11 comments

Cable guy just left and I'm back online. Will blog more about it next time. Catching up with work and emails. Have a great evening.... Read more
Got My First-Ever Bee Sting
Tuesday, July 29, 2014      19 comments

Yesterday, I'd just started out on my walk and WHAMO, this bee comes flying into my lower lip and locked its stinger into it. Never having had a bee sting before, I didn't know if I was allergic or not. Turned around and went home, treated it,... Read more
Slow Caffeine Detoxing vs. Suddenly Stopping - Day 1
Monday, July 28, 2014      10 comments

I've been through this so many times in the past six years I've been on SP, that it's almost embarrassing to write about trying again. But these blogs are for ourselves, first and foremost, and writing about it reinforces the new behavior. No ... Read more
Fridge Shopping/Researching - Any Advice from Those You Love or Hate?
Sunday, July 27, 2014      18 comments

I've had many refrigerators in my life, but none that I really cared for. It's about time to replace my currently dying POS (smiling) and have been researching for a long time. Honestly? You can look at consumer reports all you want, and stil... Read more
Pretty, New Dinner Plate Set
Friday, July 25, 2014      14 comments

I've had my eye on it for awhile, but $120 is not what I wanted to spend. It's hand painted and so much fun to look at that I'm thrilled to say I just unpacked it. Got it at Ross for $35!!!! I love it when I can get some household stuff for a... Read more
Two More Reasons I Feel So Thankful
Thursday, July 24, 2014      10 comments

I've had a very strong gratitude feeling lately, and after reading the following on a news site this morning, I'm even more grateful. "Worldwide, more than 130 million girls and women have undergone female genital mutilation and more than 7... Read more
Alpha-Linolenic Acid (ALA)
Wednesday, July 23, 2014      11 comments

Has anyone out there had experience with this? A friend gave me some as he knows that I am trying like crazy to build up my immune system before the next season of flu and pneumonia descends upon me. Many of you know I have had a few bad bouts ... Read more

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