It was a really bad day for starting something in one room and walking into another room, and starting something else and walking into another room, and starting something else, then walking back to the first room and noticing that Continue reading A daily cup with Mrs. JB
Cookware has been on my mind lately. I did a purge of the kitchen last week and tossed a number of items, beat up pots and extra lids, a plethora of burnt aluminum baking sheets, and some plastic mixing bowls. For Continue reading Non toxic kitchen wares
Today I tried making coconut curry soup and it was only so-so, not fantastic. When I pulled the thai red pepper paste out of the fridge I noticed that the first ingredient was wheat… Then, when the curry taste was Continue reading Trying a new recipe for dinner
The last few days I have been parked on our bed with my laptop, reading about diet vs inflammation and considering the fate of not being able to eat whatever I want to eat, which sucks. My previous practitioner in Salt Lake City Continue reading Garden Fresh Food
Gardening Lesson #1 Onion sets don’t need water before planting. My mother gave me some tomato seedlings in cups, along with several bundles of small onion sets with lovely green tops, which were in a plastic grocery sack. The seedlings Continue reading where have you been?
Me, about 13 years ago Today I faced the gray. Research says that gray is the new fashion trend, and that young women are actually dying their hair white. The photos on the internet touting this new fashion trend all show statuesque, Continue reading gracefully going gray
This morning I stepped on the scale. 115 pounds. ugghhh…. I can feel it in my body, see it in the way my clothes are fitting. Feeling short of breath at the top of the third flight of stairs, still Continue reading pudge
two nights without a drink. this is progress, right? I am up at least ten pounds. Jeans getting tight, and craving sugar and carbs and eating everything in sight, for weeks now. I don’t quite understand the momentum behind a Continue reading my friend vino
If you have MTHFR you shouldn’t drink. Period. I haven’t had a drink since Friday night, except for a glass of sacramental wine on Sunday. I know, I know… It’s only Tuesday, and this morning my hands were shaking when Continue reading on the subject of wine
Perhaps this week has not been a complete loss after all. After the third day of sitting right next to my boss and the anxiety is lessening. I feel more confident and far happier than I did after our last Continue reading Update
JB is staying at my house for a few days because he has training for work in Salt Lake. We watched the Bridges of Madison County last night, and was reminded that with every choice, there are lost opportunities. Experiences Continue reading happy tired
I woke up this morning feeling indignation at the whole of last year, and that I am deemed so disposable and inadequate. Started feeling depressed, then stopped. Seething rage welled up. I need this job, need the benefits and the way my Continue reading the road to perfection is full of rage
Guess what! I didn’t get my walks in this week, or my meds every day. Didn’t stay caught up with work. Been feeling pretty depressed and sad about life in general and being single and absolutely no time to do Continue reading the vultures of failure are circling
sometimes it feels so inescapable. worthless worthless worthless like it is written on my forehead i am silenced. watching him walk away to be with someone else without looking back knowing that i am not enough or he would Continue reading silenced
The question of how do I resolve the issues of religion in my life have been wandering around my head for over a year. Spiritually I feel so completely out of sync, and I have for quite a while. Caught Continue reading God, if you are listening….