What a year! In the movie, Babe, Farmer Hoggett often says, "What a pig" in reference to Babe, the pig. He begins saying it in disbelief with a question mark and ends the movie saying it with an exclamation point. 2020 has been a little like that for me. Sometimes I say "What a year?," … Continue reading Halfway there!
Quarantine Fatigue (Don’t Stop doing good)
Quarantine fatigue is real. How are you coping with it? In this blog, I talk about some things that help and one thing we can't afford to do.
Update in the midst of a pandemic
A brief update on my year with the added complication of a pandemic. We're all trying to figure this out with some success and some failures.
Kale, it’s what’s for dinner
I learned to appreciate kale in my life. I share some of the ways I've added it to our meals.
Come on in, the water’s fine, maybe.
Are you a toe dipper or a diver? After six weeks, the ripples made from the changes in this year of me are more and more evident.
One month into the "Year of Me" and I've got plenty of observations to share.
A New Way of Celebrating
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. . .