Mom seems to be handling this whole thing remarkably well. I was afraid initially that she would make everything worse on herself with stress and worry, as that would be easy to do! Instead, she has been doing a commendable job of focusing on the things that she loves and that are important to her. She spends a lot of time in nature.
I find it hard to deal with the fact that Mom was fine up until the time she found the lump. Living her life with no idea that this was brewing, and no outward sign of sickness. Cancer can quietly creep along as you lead a full and healthy-seeming life.
Recently I said something about quitting alcohol. Er...about that... Yep, you guessed it, regrettably, this effort did not stick. I don’t think that I took it seriously enough. I backslid. I fell back into red wine, and also I drank fancy gin and tonics over the Christmas holidays. (I highly enjoyed them. Amazing with limes.) However,... Continue Reading →
Today has turned out dandy. ☀️Warmer than expected. I picked up a bunch of litter. 🍃Got some surf rock turned up🌊, and getting to some deck-friendly fitness.🏃♀️🤜 #Gratitude #GettingItDone
...at the regular ol' grocery store! I think it's great to see this going more mainstream. Just look how delish that cover looks! Heck, I picked it up 'cause I could use the inspiration! 🙂
It goes without saying that I’m thankful the clocks went back this weekend. I am trying to do this early morning thing, and it was getting harder and harder getting up in the dark. The extra hour makes all of the difference when you are trying to force yourself out of bed and into being... Continue Reading →
I think aiming to get this post out sometime during the actual weekends might work better. I never manage to squeeze out my ‘Friday 5’ on an actual Friday. Usually by Friday, I find about 2 notes pertaining to this scrawled hastily into the columns of my datebook. The intention is there, but then, of... Continue Reading →
I’m going to go ahead and call this past week an all-round interesting one. I will say that, although I STILL do not have any set-in-stone plans for my future, and things are still feeling very up in the air right now. (The excitement!) I believe that things will work out for the best, and... Continue Reading →