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Are dreams practical?

There is a fine line you sometimes have to walk between practicality and your dreams. Your dreams will take you to places unseen and they can verge into the spiritual in your dependence upon faith as one of your tools. … Continue reading

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Day 3

I began this 8 day challenge with ZERO expectations because I am handicapped, sedentary, have lymphedema which tends to hang on to fluids and weight like crazy and because I have been on a strict 1500 calorie diet for 2 … Continue reading

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Starting a new journey

Life is full of new journeys, first steps and new twists and turns in our path. Sometimes interesting, sometimes painful, sometimes by design and sometimes they can be rude surprises. This one is by choice. I have been watching a … Continue reading

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It’s a Good Life

I grew up with a lot of insecurities. I was a chubby child. I couldn’t buy ‘regular’ clothes. I had to wear ‘chubby’ sizes. And I wore glasses when that was not so commonplace. I was pointed at and stared at. … Continue reading

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The fear of Mortality

We all have an understanding of our own mortality at least once in our lives. Many times it happens after the death of a parent or loved one. All of a sudden, we recognize that there are no givens in … Continue reading

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Making Rosaries again

I am feeling well again. It took a couple of months to get over most of the side effects of my radiation treatments and to feel like myself again. During that time, I didn’t feel like making any jewelry or … Continue reading

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Recovering from an almost binge day

I used to live my life binge eating. I grew up around relatives who liked to have piles of food for each meal and encourage us to ‘eat up’, ‘gotta stay strong’. I came from old German stock. There was … Continue reading

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Baby steps

  I’m discovering I don’t have much patience. I am a baby boomer, but I am living in the ‘we want it now’ world. I get impatient waiting on the toaster, the microwave and the tea kettle. None of those … Continue reading

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I’ve always had an addictive personality

I have always done things in an all-or-nothing manner. It was just how I did things. Now I guess it is defined as having an addictive personality. I gave up sucking my thumb in childhood for food. Food became my … Continue reading

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Just thinking

I was reading. And while reading, I put on Moving Art: Oceans by Louie Schwartzberg. I found it on Netflix. It is wonderful. Soothing, with beautiful music accompanying wonderful oceans and skies and sea animals. The music reminded me of a … Continue reading

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Today is a new day

    As I continue this adventure, no matter how difficult or how emotional yesterday was, when I wake up, it is always fresh and new and there is hope. That is the hardest part of the journey…to believe there is … Continue reading

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Our flooding

The recent rain Wednesday evening and night in Amarillo, Texas caused our living room to be flooded. It came under the backdoor all along one wall, under the couch and under that wall into the computer room a bit and down the … Continue reading

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Why Write a blog?

There have been so many blogs on this title. So many opinions on why and what to write. I’ve written 544 blog posts so far. I remember when I started. I didn’t know what to write either. My main reason … Continue reading

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Health Update

 It’s been a long and emotional 5 weeks since I left work. My world has gotten very small, concerned with getting in and out of bed, and having home health care coming in for occupational and physical therapy. I thought I’d … Continue reading

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Nothing important, just thinking…

Despite the fact that my world has gotten smaller lately, I still find that I look forward to the weekends. Two whole days to do what I want without physical therapy, or occupational therapy or a nurse coming over. I … Continue reading

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