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Sunday sunshine & green grass in upstate NY
Sunday, December 11, 2011      1 comments

WOW. Who'd believe it - December 11th in upstate NY and no snow. What's more, the highs forecasted for the coming week are mid-40s. yes, lows in the low to mid 30s but no one here will be complaining, except the winter sports enthusiasts, and... Read more
Planning & Gathering Wits
Thursday, December 08, 2011      3 comments

Not long to write here, need to whip up a healthy lunch to take to work, and get going. Happily my partner will be home tonight from her 4day trip, that will be a gift. Also I have tomorrow off, to spend time with her and that gives me a nice ... Read more
WANT... fear has many disguises
Tuesday, December 06, 2011      3 comments

All the way I home from work my feelings were swirling and thoughts tumbling fast and furious, judgments and "what's wrong with me's?", reviews of past struggles, impulses to stop at a restaurant... various ones, but no, is it that I want to be ... Read more
Home Alone with a cold..
Monday, December 05, 2011      3 comments

My partner left early this morning for a 4 day holiday trip to Rhode Island and I did not get much sleep since the headcold I've been battling ramped up several notches during the night and I was too stuffed up to use my CPAP machine. Got up fe... Read more
Clear Weather for Visit to Mom...
Sunday, November 27, 2011      3 comments

I am grateful today for clear, unseasonably warm weather here in upstate NY especially since my Mom is hosting a family Thanksgiving gathering at her house, which I have a tough time with @ accessibility. The stairs to get into the house are ch... Read more
Balance ? one foot in front of the other
Saturday, November 26, 2011      4 comments

Okay so yesterday I was grateful, and honestly I AM grateful today as well. At the same time I am struggling mightily with myself. I am here simply to say it "out loud". My right foot is killing me and has been a source of daily discomfort fo... Read more
Gratitude is a cultivated habit
Friday, November 25, 2011      5 comments

Quite a few years ago now, when I was newly sober, attending daily AA meetings, I used to get SO annoyed with folks saying to "Have an Attitude of Gratitude", then if I grumbled about something that seemed impossibly preventing that, I would hea... Read more
love making fresh vegetable soup...
Saturday, November 12, 2011      3 comments

Head of chinese cabbage, bok choy, carrots, 2 leeks, celery (always include the leafy greens on the stalks), garlic, ginger, Mato Zest (got it on sale at Dr Fuhrmans website)... had to interrupt my soup making, will finish tomorrow. still ... Read more
fighting the blues...
Friday, November 04, 2011      2 comments

Grateful my partner's coming home today as the past few days I have been fighting the blues and struggling. Combination of things but definitely the loss of sunlight, getting up in the dark and the cooling weather with winter on its way is a sea... Read more
Slippery slope...
Wednesday, November 02, 2011      4 comments

Starting this blog entry but must be brief at the moment, my purpose being to INITIATE a dialogue with myself and supports here and not procrastinate. Haven't blogged in a few days and for me so early in this process that's not a good sign... n... Read more
What I ate instead of pizza
Saturday, October 29, 2011      4 comments

Steamed veggies: onion, cabbage, cauliflower, baby bok Choy, mushrooms, tomatoes and garlic with curry powder and a shot do hot sauce, mixed with a cup of black eyed peas & about 1/3c of instant brown rice. I doubt I will be able to eat it ... Read more
Rollercoaster ...Urge for pizza
Saturday, October 29, 2011      5 comments

just finished posting and now I am making myself come back because I am suddenly having the worst urges to order a pizza which would be so horrible for me in just about every respect. So I am making a promise to myself HERE that I will not do t... Read more
Home Alone... with the cat
Saturday, October 29, 2011      2 comments

My dear Significant Other left yesterday for 8 days in Orlando with her daughter and son in law, leaving me home alone with our baby, Sasha. Sasha is 5 yrs old now but still our baby and spoiled rotten. Since she dotes a little more on Lorrain... Read more
Gotta Watch those Almonds
Friday, October 28, 2011      4 comments

Made the mistake of keeping a stash of the roasted almonds here at work, and a few days this week ate quite a few more than I should have. Wednesday I had a small roast beef sub which was a major departure from what I've been eating, though I ... Read more
Another blog bit the dust.. .
Monday, October 24, 2011      5 comments

Something screwy going on with my work pc, for the second time when I tried to post a blog it gave me an error page and then I couldn't get my post back, foolishly forgot to copy it before clicking the Post button in case it happened again. Any... Read more

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