My friend was killed last Saturday. Someone ran a red light and hit her right in the drivers side door. She was only 52 years old. I've known her for close to 20 years.
She was one of the wisest and kindest women I've ever known. Her ... Read more
A Gardener's Lament
This MIGHT sound a little whiny, but I just need to vent.
Its been raining for a couple of days, when the cloud cover stays, the temperature doesn't fall far.
Last night it cleared off. I got up at 1 am, got dressed, went outside ... Read more
Sigh... I screwed myself up..... not for good, just for a bit.
OK, this is going to be short and sweet.
As many of you know, I am a true believer in supplementation for illness. I've done a mountain of reading by the likes of Dr. Guy Abraham, Dr. Brownstein, and Dr. Mercola.
Been taking iodin... Read more
The years I spent undiagnosed and untreated took their toll on EVERY aspect of life. By 2004, when I was getting blood drawn every week to check my coumadin levels, I can honestly say I didn't look at myself in the mirror much if ever and when ... Read more
You have brains in your head.
You have feet in your shoes.
You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.
You're on your own.
And you know what you know.
You are the guy who'll decide where to go.
... Read more
Sick, Sicker, Sickest..... :)
My hubby has been to the doctor for his (which is way worse than mine) and last night, he was in the ER. Had chest xrays and his bronchitis was not resolved with the meds his previous visit to the doctor. So, today, he is on new meds.
Whe... Read more
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars." Kahlil Gibran
I was a pretty good kid for the most part. A little over socialized and invaded by family members and children of my pare... Read more
This is the time of year when everyone is making their New Years Resolutions. I see folks eating a pound of fudge right up to the day before New Years, then they make these incredibly stringent 'resolutions' that anyone would find really hard t... Read more
It's ALL in your head...
Recently, I viewed a video online about a 35 year old woman who is a CrossFit Athlete. She said "Your mind wants to quit long before your body ever does."
I had already discovered that about myself when lifting weights one day. My head to... Read more
live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don't try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present. --Lao Tzu
Do you have everything you desi... Read more
Off the Fence
(ok, forgive the repeat. the same entry for yesterday got deleted. User error or deficiency or something like that....) :)
There are two things I am grateful to my disease for: the emergence of my creative side and nowadays I stop and think ... Read more
Just received an email - I have been voted a SparkPeople Motivator.
Cried a little. Read it again.
A very heartfelt THANK YOU.... Read more
Ouch, garden, corn failure
I make bread at least once a week. Some weeks, it's as many as 2 or 3 times. I mill my own wheat and am thinking about growing wheat in the future.
Since early September, I have been skipping bread altogether to see if my inflammation ab... Read more
Beetle Battle and other greenish things
My garden is progressing nicely. Like everything in life, there are bumps in the road sometimes. And just like anything else you do in life, you get out of your garden EXACTLY as much as you put into it.
I picked caterpillars off of my ... Read more
During the last few months, I've been taking it real easy. Recovering from the dental disaster and getting used to my new natural thyroid meds.
As my body recovered, I decided it was time to deal with some stuff that I had put away, but ... Read more
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