It's really cold. Frosty, chilly, just plain cold. Yikes! Every bone is my body is crying out for a ticket to warm water and a beach. In my quest for better health and fitness, I did make it to the gym, did my usual workout and added some core exercises to start building strength. I … Continue reading Loving the process
It was even colder today than it has been, and tonight the cold rain began in earnest. We're supposed to be getting a spell of wind, though it's a puff of air compared to the storms off the coast of Florida tonight. Much prayer and concern for those in the path of the hurricane. It … Continue reading Thursday chill
It's been more fall-like today. The leaves are more umber, the air crisper and I feel a bit more melancholy. I have to try and move my way through these feelings of sadness and anger. The weather and my lack of a job is not helping. I keep wondering if this is just how things … Continue reading Saturday’s choice
Lovely day, and it was a day to volunteer for my friends and family. I had felt "enough" with sitting on my tukas at home. So off I went, and I feel a bit tired tonight due to possibly overdoing a little. But it just shows me that I need to keep pushing my activity … Continue reading Service work and connection…
Participating in recovery is about a lot more that warming a seat at a meeting.
success is measured in the number of times we get back up, not in the number of times we fall down.
And, here I am Sunday morning, writing Saturday's entry. It happens. I had a rough day physically. We had a lot of plans, but my energy level was not cooperating. Much like when you plan to drive 100 miles on a journey, but you only have gas money for 75 miles. The last 25 you … Continue reading Saturday came and went…
So yeah...I think summer is really over. Earlier today the sky opened up and the water came dumping out in a torrent. The floor in front of the sliding glass door was soaked, as was the carpet upstairs in front of the open bedroom window. With towels in hand, I sopped up the water while … Continue reading And it poured!
My flowers are trying mightily to ward off the chillier nights, but change is already in the air.
As our physical powers begin to diminish, any ability to have a say in our lives or environments gets even more important.