I Haven’t Been Myself

“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” ~ Maya Angelou I vowed I would write at least once every couple ofContinue reading “I Haven’t Been Myself”

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I’m Not a Genius, but I’m Not Stupid

Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind. F. Scott Fitzgerald I often sit down and wonder how I got to this point in my life? I’ve been married twice, have four stepchildren, four natural children, twelve grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. My husband of almost twenty-five years, tells me myContinue reading “I’m Not a Genius, but I’m Not Stupid”

I Feel Like I’m Playing a Game

QUOTE OF THE DAY I’m afraid that sometimes you’ll play lonely games too. Games you can’t win ’cause you’ll play against you. -Dr. Seuss I’m not the type of person who takes a lot of things seriously. I can’t sit around and worry about what could be and try to only worry about what is.Continue reading “I Feel Like I’m Playing a Game”

Just Put One Foot In Front of the Other

QUOTE OF THE DAYIf you are going through hell, keep going.-Winston S. Churchill I am so tired of people telling me that you need to take things one day at a time, or just put one foot in front of the other. I haven’t yet figured out to take more than one day at aContinue reading “Just Put One Foot In Front of the Other”

It Was a Crazy, Emotional Day

QUOTE OF THE DAYBeing crazy isn’t enough.-Dr. Seuss Before I get into the day I had today, I have some personal things to get to. I want to thank all of you who are reading my thoughts and liking them. For those of you who are following, I thank you doubly. It’s nice to notContinue reading “It Was a Crazy, Emotional Day”

Taking a New Look on my Weight Loss Journey

WHAT IS ZEN? “There are no intellectual locks on Zen. “ I have found that it is praticing breathing in with full awareness. Tasting that breath, appreciating it fully, and breathing out with equal appreciation. Give all of your stress, anger, anxiety away while breathing, and hold onto nothing. Breathe in with gratitude; breathe outContinue reading “Taking a New Look on my Weight Loss Journey”