Today was the perfect definition of a fall day. Blowing crisp leaves, partly sunny skies, temps in the upper 50's. It was a day to enjoy the outdoors so that's just what we did. Today was also a "no sugar" day. So not exactly a fun day, as I really want to enjoy a treat, … Continue reading Sugarless Tuesday
Really, the last several days have been about living my recovery as it pertains to my interpersonal family relationships. We'll be leaving food out of this discussion, as I have been using every spare recovery tool, nut and bolt to navigate the past several days. Food is, well what it is. I hope to be … Continue reading Sunday voices
What a wet, rainy day! Ugh. I was going to take a picture of the the wet and rain out my window, but everyone knows what rain looks like, so I'll spare everyone the joy. Actually got a lot done today. Helped a friend (Angiewest123) get her blog launched, and what a launch! Over 1,000 … Continue reading Get ‘r Done Saturday
Participating in recovery is about a lot more that warming a seat at a meeting.
Here it is, Friday morning and I didn't write yesterday, at all. It was probably a good decision, due to the fact I felt like I had been run over by a cement truck. So there would have been a lot of whining and grumbling. Not that it's not ok to do that from time … Continue reading Thursday….bumpy ride
success is measured in the number of times we get back up, not in the number of times we fall down.
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!
Well, sort of. I am really not a cool weather girl. I love summer. I love warm nights, hearing summertime songs, sitting by the fire roasting marshmallows, going to the beach, y'know, stuff you do without an umbrella, hooded jacket, muffler, scarf and mittens. My extremities have already begun their hibernation phase, which means while … Continue reading Welcome September…
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.