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Meditation Day 40
Tuesday, September 15, 2020      5 comments

So here I am...40th consecutive day of meditating...and so glad to say (once again) that I’m so glad I am doing the practice. Being mindful and learning to be more in the moment has had a most profound effect on me. It does not mean that I... Read more
Breathe in...breathe out...
Thursday, September 03, 2020      8 comments

That’s what I do now. I have stress, but I am not stressed...if that makes any sense. emoticon So when my hu... Read more
Meditation - Day 21
Thursday, August 27, 2020      8 comments

21 days ago, I downloaded a mediation app. Why? Because I realized I had been super stressed and needed to do something about it. Just like I gave Spark a chance, I was giving this app a chance as well...incorporate 5 minutes into my day. ... Read more
Words of wisdom
Saturday, August 15, 2020      14 comments

Yesterday I posted a pic on my community feed and on FB. The pic is below and couldn’t have been shared at a better time...not only for me, but for sooooo many others. For those who cannot see the words clearly, it says “Every crisis in an ... Read more
My pride and joy
Wednesday, August 12, 2020      8 comments

My sons truly are my pride and joy! To say that I am proud of them in general is an understatement. When people tell my husband and I that our boys are the kindest, attentive, and caring individuals each on their own - based on their own me... Read more
Control
Wednesday, August 12, 2020      8 comments

Ever have the feeling of being completely out of control? I have... a lot lately, actually. During a normal pre-Covid (on any given) day, I can honestly say that I battle the feeling of lack of control and it’s BFF anxiety that always tags ... Read more
Signs in the wind
Friday, August 07, 2020      10 comments

I’m a big believer in signs from beyond. In the 31 years since my mom passed, I have had numerous signs from her...mostly morning doves popping up at key times...recently they have been hooting a lot, maybe making sure that I hear her and know s... Read more
8 weeks later... Tamoxifen update
Monday, August 03, 2020      9 comments

I’m entering my 8th week taking Tamoxifen for LCIS...holy crap, a lot has happened in those 8 weeks, it’s almost surreal. My doc said that I could experience the following side effects of the drugs by 8 weeks: mood swings, low libido, hot f... Read more
TGIF
Friday, July 24, 2020      11 comments

I feel like this week would never end. It was filled with ups and downs. Back to work in small bits, yet major ways...to provide counsel and structure as necessary, yet balancing my own personal life and feelings as well. I am transparent with... Read more
The aftermath...
Saturday, July 18, 2020      11 comments

My family has entered the post funeral phase...resting being the number 1 focus after the long funeral day. We each tooK the next day to do just that...sleep, vegetate, watch tv, be. 23 individuals ...5 separate families ...each being very unde... Read more
My Father’s Passing
Monday, July 13, 2020      19 comments

Thursday 7/9/20 started out as a normal workday from home...my hubby made plans to meet my dad, brother and brother-in-law for 9 holes of golf at 7:00am. He came home and mowed the lawn and said that the rest of the family was going to meet at t... Read more
MRI results (YAY!) & expressing oneself
Tuesday, July 07, 2020      12 comments

I said I would be on here blogging stuff out...and I have to report that I got my breast MRI results back via mail yesterday - and everything looks NORMAL! Whew! I didn't know how relieved I was until I read the actual words. I didn't get ... Read more
My dark side of the “prom”
Wednesday, July 01, 2020      7 comments

I decided to separate the two blogs...”Prom” blog stays happy and heart warming. Now for the other side which I muddled through as best as I could...with grim and teeth gritted determination, So what am I talking about? It’s my old Sys... Read more
“Prom”
Tuesday, June 30, 2020      10 comments

Yesterday we hosted a Prom for our son and his friends...and it turned out great! It was postponed due to thunderstorms on Sunday...and we almost had a wash out just as we were about to serve dinner, but we lucked out with only a few drops! ... Read more
Planned vacation!!
Friday, June 26, 2020      9 comments

Well the BFFs have pulled us in to a camping adventure for the end of July! Both families have yet to use our travel trailers and since both of our sons (their only son and my eldest) will be going off to college...we decided it was a good... Read more

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