Therapy for a Tired Soul

Blah!   That’s how I’ve been feeling.  Tired, frustrated, irritable and unmotivated!  Is it the weather, certainly the lack of sunshine and cold doesn’t help.  Or maybe my job, my boss is certainly a pain in the a**.  Or the commute, an hour each way and the fact that I have to get up at 5:30 in…

A Day Late, but Still Thankful

Baked myself silly today.  Two pumpkin, one sweet potato, blueberry, cherry and a full pan of pecan pie.  People, bring your appetites! I like celebrating Thanksgiving a day later.  It gives me an opportunity to get ready and not on a night after work.  My house will be full, our bellies will be full and…

A Year and a Lifetime of Learning Later

Thanksgiving eve, a wonderful to time to review my choices and my life changes in the last year since I have posted. Many things have changed. I have gotten jobs, I’ve left jobs, I’ve been happy, I’ve been depressed, but mostly I have lived and learned. The last year included an awful job, which I…

Finally…….You’re Hired

Starting Monday I have a new job! I was beginning to give up, but it was in God’s time and not mine.  Looking back I can see that it was for a reason.  I was available to be with my sister thru her cancer diagnosis and treatment.  I was given the gift of time to…

Beautiful Day!

Sky thru my pergola   Gerber Daisy   More beautiful sky.   White Birch in My Front Yard   Last of the Season Blooms   Woods behind my house.   Tomatoes ripening. THE MOST BEAUTIFUL THINGS IN MY LIFE:     

Challenging my thoughts

I have been off my path of writing and eating healthy and generally taking care of myself. It is a familiar road to me, I give myself up so easily. But this morning I heard something that resonated with me. “At some point you have to accept who you are” Panache Desai Finally the core…

Losing – Hair and Weight

Pam in her beautiful baldness and in her new wig. Today I took photos of my sister after she shaved her head. Her hair was falling out so quickly that it was easier to take it off herself rather than watching it go strand by strand. She was glowing and looks beautiful. She is stronger…

For Pam

My sister started losing her hair yesterday from the chemo for her breast cancer. We have spent almost the entire last month together, dr appointments, chemo and staying with her to cook for her and make sure she was doing okay. I have returned to my house since last Friday and I miss her. Yesterday…

Reminder from My Daughter

Having a not so great day and got on Facebook.  Becky posted this song today and it reminded me where to keep my focus.  Thanks Beck, I love you.  Love your Momma

Family, Jobs and Dogs

I started last week by traveling to Kentucky for my interview. It went well, they have three other candidates they are interviewing. Wait and see, I am not in control. My sister, mother and aunt all traveled to Florida at the end of the week. I am their “Driving Miss Daisy” chauffeur to the condo…

My Eyeballs are twirling in Circles!

My interview today went well. So well, they want to see me next Monday morning. Now I am going down that road. ????? What to do? I am battling internally. I would like a job that keeps me interested and pays me and has health benefits. But is being away from home too much to…

Stress and Insomnia!

It’s almost 2 in the morning and I can’t go to sleep. I have tried. Tossing and turning, but my mind won’t shut off. I hate sleep problems. Tomorrow morning I have a telephone interview and am stressing about that. It’s for a job over 7 hours away from home. I only need to work…