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The relief of living with less guilt
Sunday, October 30, 2011      3 comments

This year, I did some serious soul-searching to try to figure out why I overeat. It would be easy to blame my mom - she has an unhealthy relationship with food, was put on diets when she was very young (she was actually not really overwei... Read more
Gotta love Marilyn
Saturday, October 29, 2011      2 comments

“Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” ~Marilyn Monroe... Read more
The need to parent never ends
Friday, October 28, 2011      4 comments

"It helps parents to feel better if we remind them of our failures with them! And how they turned out just fine despite our imperfections.... We never get over needing nurturing parents. The more we comfort our own adult children, the more they ... Read more
Remember this
Thursday, October 27, 2011      4 comments

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” ~Lao Tzu ... Read more
A good wife
Wednesday, October 26, 2011      1 comments

"No, I don't understand my husband's theory of relativity, but I know my husband, and I know he can be trusted." ~Elsa Einstein ... Read more
Joy to the world
Tuesday, October 25, 2011      1 comments

This afternoon, DH and I attended the funeral of our good friend Joy. She was vibrant, smart and funny and I still can't believe she's gone. A wonderful single mom of two beautiful daughters, she worked hard and got her master's degree a... Read more
Hosta, hosta, hosta!
Monday, October 24, 2011      2 comments

I spent 3 hours cutting down hostas in my gardens today - after I worked out for an hour. I will see leaves in my sleep!... Read more
MIL is coming!
Sunday, October 23, 2011      3 comments

Yay! My BIL called last week and told us that he would like to drive down (90 miles away) and bring my MIL to see our house. She's been afraid to travel and has not seen our remodeing (done in 2000). We're so excited to have her finally c... Read more
Joy's favorite quote
Saturday, October 22, 2011      2 comments

My friend Joy died this morning, after being removed from life support. She had Crohn's disease and has had many complications over the last few months She finally succumbed at 4:40 AM with her family at her side. Her suffering is over. ... Read more
Goodbye to my friend Joy
Friday, October 21, 2011      8 comments

I have a good friend, who always had a smile, a joke, a laugh and a kind word. She was smart, feisty and independent and a truly wonderful person. After a four month battle with complications of Crohn's disease, her family has elected to ... Read more
Get used to it
Thursday, October 20, 2011      0 comments

"There are really only two requirements when it comes to exercise. One is that you do it. The other is that you continue to do it." ~The New Glucose Revolution for Diabetes by Jennie Brand-Miller, Kaye Foster-Powell, Stephen Colagiuri, Ala... Read more
Remember this
Wednesday, October 19, 2011      2 comments

One Buddhist sutra states: “If you want to understand the causes that existed in the past, look at the results as they are manifested in the present. And if you want to understand what results will be manifested in the future, look at the causes... Read more
Good old Abe
Tuesday, October 18, 2011      2 comments

"Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves." ~Abraham Lincoln ... Read more
Quote of the day
Monday, October 17, 2011      3 comments

"He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has." ~ Epictetus ... Read more
Sunday, October 16, 2011      1 comments

"You’re writing the story of your life one moment at a time." ~Doc Childre and Howard Martin ... Read more

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