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A deep, broad river of apprehension runs through my life, fed by tributaries of dread, terror and panic. Continue reading
Jodie & Cheryl! Totally picked at random, the winners of the two skeins of yarn (1 skein each) are Jodie and Cheryl – CONGRATULATIONS! Thank you EVERYONE for playing my game, and thank you also for the Happy Birthday Wishes! … Continue reading
This is straight up complaining. I apologize in advance, please feel free to deposit your own current nagging annoyances in the comments section and we’ll all feel better for having dumped a bit. Tomorrow I have a nice, special book … Continue reading
So my balance for this day (this week, this year – this life?) is trying to figure out how to let go of the myriad hurts I suffer (self inflicted or not) and forgive the source of them, even if that source is me. Continue reading
I’ve reached the point in my Fibromyalgia journey when I realize that saving up my energy is the best plan on teaching trips. Students have paid good money to get as much of my strong, clear attention as possible, they deserve it. When I deviate from my energy saving plan and socialize, I’m not able to give 100% of my limited energy, and that I’ve failed in some way. Continue reading
I’m still working out a good strategy to get me to the next pit stop where I can, hopefully, get my flat fixed, have a gluten free snack and a drink of water and get back on the road. That’s why it sometimes takes me a long time to blog, to get my newsletter out, or to get some designs worked up and written down. Continue reading
I finished all 36 miles and I was very happy with my effort. Until I looked at the photograph a very kind volunteer for the Minneapolis Bike Tour took of me at the finish line. “That’s me? I’m that fat? Seriously?” Continue reading
…and in so doing I’m going to get myself BACK to a pain free place. I am. Really. I promise. Continue reading
In our own corner of the world we had two minor bits of excitement, neither one tragic at all, just inconvenient. Continue reading
I was ostensibly looking for tonic water (my roommate brought gin, which is why I love her…) and I found it at the United Dairy Farmers.
But I became so carried away with the warm, fragrant evening and rode in silly circles with my headlight flashing and a dopey grin on my face. Continue reading