Tag Archives: life

Last Week was rough

The last week was an emotional week. I was recovering from my doctors visit which crippled me up a bit. My usual time to ‘get back to normal’ used to be about 2 days. This time, it was almost 5 … Continue reading

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Regression

I’ve had 3 weeks of physical and occupational home therapy. In the larger picture, I know that this is a small moment in time. Both of my therapists have noticed more endurance and improvement. I can see my own improvement … Continue reading

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The Journey seems to be emotional

It’s odd how some days my emotional equilibrium is stable and some days I’m a basket case fighting frustration. I thought, foolishly that after menopause I would be more stable, but I guess every journey has its own stresses to … Continue reading

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What’s normal?

I remember as a child feeling different. I wore glasses which was not as common in the 50’s as it is now. I was called 4 eyes and made to feel different. I was an insecure child and sucked my … Continue reading

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What If?

This is in response to the daily prompt  http://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_prompt/gone-with-the-windfall/. You just inherited $1,000,000 from an aunt you didn’t even know existed. What’s the first thing you buy (or otherwise use the money for)? I’ve played this game since I was … Continue reading

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One day at a time

I was reading some blogs today and came across one that talked about just worrying about today. Funny how we look ahead and think but ‘what if?’ and ‘but what about this’ or ‘how am I going to handle that?’ … Continue reading

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Change

Changes are inevitable. Sometimes they are gradual like progressing from a cane to a walker and then to a wheelchair. Sometimes they are sudden such as one day you are working and somewhat mobile and functional, and the next day, … Continue reading

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Started physical therapy today

Last Saturday, I was still working. I am handicapped and use walker and wheelchair to get places and use an office chair to work in so I can get around. Sunday night/Monday morning about 2 am I fell and had … Continue reading

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Your Character and Destiny

I read this today at http://godfruits.com and found it too amazing not to share. Your Character and Destiny Be careful of your thoughts, For your thoughts become your words. Be careful of your words, For your words become your deeds. … Continue reading

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Thunderstorms

I got this in an email. I’d seen it before, but it is really too good NOT to share! A Child’s View of Thunderstorms A little girl walked to and from school daily. Though the weather that morning was questionable … Continue reading

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Just Whining

Nighttime  is not my favorite time. Sometimes I actually dread it. Most of us look forward to lying down in bed and getting our rest and our sleep which keeps us healthy and readies us for the next day. Me, … Continue reading

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“Bones”

I have been watching “Bones” on Netflix for a couple of months now. It began in 2005 and is still running in prime time. I started at the beginning of the 142 episodes they had. It is a fascinating show, but … Continue reading

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Famished North Koreans resort to cannibalism

Famished North Koreans resort to cannibalism. Most of us in the US have no idea what it means to be hungry. We might not have many expensive “things” but we always have food. We have a house and a car … Continue reading

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The End of an Era

When I joined the Catholic Church in 1990 I started a new chapter in my spiritual life. My pastor was Fr. Tash. I sang a lot of masses, either in the choir or as cantor/song leader with Fr. Tash presiding. … Continue reading

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I’ve lived a sheltered life!

I have lived a sheltered life. Mostly out of fear, but somewhat out of lack of opportunity. I grew up feeling I was different, always on the outside looking in at the ‘popular’ or ‘cool’ or ‘beautiful’ people. I never fit … Continue reading

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