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Working on a new habit
Sunday, August 20, 2017      19 comments

Hi, This week we (participants in the Summer 5% challenge) have been asked to work on a new habit. I've been having a rough go of it so I knew my choice had to be about establishing some "me" time. I decided my sewing room is the place I'm... Read more
What I've been up to lately....no exercise allowed
Monday, August 07, 2017      20 comments

emoticon Just call me calamity Jane (err, Susan ... Read more
Seven years with SparkPeople and I still haven't run a marathon....nor do I want to! Humour
Tuesday, August 01, 2017      21 comments

Hi, Despite being physically laid up for the past five days I haven't forgotten that tomorrow, August 2nd, will be my seventh year anniversary of joining SparkPeople. Wow! I transferred some of my earlier blogs to a jump drive some time ago... Read more
Out of commission
Sunday, July 30, 2017      16 comments

Hello! Short, sweet and to the point.....I'm out of commission (doctor's orders) for the next few days. My apologies to my Teddy Bear team. Susan... Read more
One of the funniest things I've read in a long time - enjoy
Saturday, July 15, 2017      29 comments

Please note I did not write this nor do I know who did Recently, I was diagnosed with A.A.A.D.D. – Age Activated Attention Deficit Disorder. This is how it manifests: I decide to water my garden. As I turn on the hose in the d... Read more
My mind is wandering
Saturday, July 08, 2017      15 comments

Hi! My mind is wandering this morning so if you see it approach with caution emoticon First of all, my "... Read more
Progress report
Monday, July 03, 2017      8 comments

I'm happy to say that I've met my goals (outlined in the previous blog)over the past three days. I'm eating fairly well, am tracking, am drinking my water and have been fitting in some exercise minutes. ... Read more
Progress report
Monday, July 03, 2017      7 comments

I'm happy to say that I've met my goals (outlined in the previous blog)over the past three days. I'm eating fairly well, am tracking, am drinking my water and have been fitting in some exercise minutes. ... Read more
My game plan for honestly trying to lose 5% of my weight in 8 weeks
Saturday, July 01, 2017      19 comments

Hi, Despite having done many of the great 5% challenges, I have never actually lost 5% of my weight. Although I might not this time, I plan on giving it an honest effort. I need to because both my physical and mental health are suffering. ... Read more
Changes coming my way (also a cute new dog picture for the dog lovers out there)
Saturday, June 24, 2017      19 comments

Hello, Today would have been my parents 56th wedding anniversary so I'm doing a little reminiscing. For those who don't know, my dad passed away in 2006, and my mom has struggled ever since. Mom was never in the best of health, neither ment... Read more
Friday, June 02, 2017      25 comments

Hello, Thanks to all of you who took the time to read my last blog. Today, I saw my psychiatrist and we've decided to shake up the medication I'm on. He was asking how I was feeling and I started to cry but that's okay because he is such a ... Read more
How do you get back on the path? Confessions
Wednesday, May 31, 2017      19 comments

Hi, Gosh, I've really fallen away from blogging on a regular basis which says a lot about my mental state. I'm not going to write about combined depression/anxiety (do I hear a big sigh of relief?) ... Read more
For those of you who struggle with sleep
Sunday, May 14, 2017      23 comments

Hi, Like a lot of people with mental illness, I struggle with sleep. When my depression is raging I sleep too much and when I'm anxious I can't seem to sleep at all. Lately, however, I've had great success with the idea in the article below... Read more
Just not feeling it
Friday, May 12, 2017      22 comments

Hi, A very quick blog to basically touch base. I'd be lying if I said all was well but I'm sick of writing about my mental state. I'm fighting one day at a time but I'm still fighting! Hugs, Susan... Read more
The Tongues (dog picture)
Thursday, April 27, 2017      17 comments

This was taken three years ago - this year that guard rail is still pretty much covered in snow! Oh well, it could be worse. Just a very quick ... Read more

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