When food is fuel not pleasure, what do you do to celebrate your birthday?
Food’s Illusions that I Recall
I've looked at love from both sides nowFrom give and take and still somehowIt's love's illusions that I recallI really don't know loveReally don't know love at all Lyrics based on Both Sides Now by Joni Mitchell Joni Mitchell sang about how our perspective can change about love. She knows the pain that happens when … Continue reading Food’s Illusions that I Recall
2020 – a new focus
Do you find it easier to take care of others than yourself? Do the needs of others - spouse, children, pets, friends, church, birds, squirrels, the guy selling flowers on the corner - take precedent over your own? You might be just like me, a worn out caretaker. I didn't really think much about it. … Continue reading 2020 – a new focus
One year. . .
I spent today getting my 4th Ocrevus infusion of 2019 - two half doses plus two full doses. Just over a year ago, I had no idea what lay ahead after receiving the Multiple Sclerosis diagnosis on December 1. For those who are interested this will be a brief update. A year ago, I was … Continue reading One year. . .
Neither a new normal or an old superstition, will keep me from a sparkling refrigerator today.
Just Keep Growing
The wisteria vine is my hero. I am inspired by it's resilience. No matter the challenge, it keeps growing.
You take the good, you take the bad
No matter how much I want my life to be filled with only good things, the bad finds it's way in.
The Best Medicine
Finding ways to laugh at myself is good medicine as is surrounding myself with others who laugh with me.
Worry and anxiety rob us of energy and time while we attempt to control things we cannot. Learning to trust in God and his faithfulness, gives us peace and we can rejoice in his faithfulness.
What! You, too?
When we find a point of connection with another, as C.S. Lewis describes, when we can say, "What! You, too?" Our shared experience binds us together and in that magical moment of connection, we find hope.