Category Archives: health and wellbeing

Straight Paths

Recently, my mom’s Dementia took a pretty bad turn. Two Fridays ago, I came home to discover that my mom was in a foul mood and was accusing the neighbor kid from next door of lying to her. Really, it … Continue reading

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A Day of Rest

I was raised by an Italian Catholic mother, so guilt has always been something I’ve experienced to a great degree. I was able to decrease the amount of guilt I experienced when I left home and became protestant, but it’s … Continue reading

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Providence

This week I’ve been questioning why certain things are happening in my life. Perhaps the best thing that happened to me last year was the huge improvement in my health due to my giving up wheat. I kept praying that … Continue reading

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Happy New Year?

Well, I can’t say that 2016 was the best year. My job is getting harder, my husband hasn’t had a pay check since last January, Carrie Fisher passed away, and now my 87-year-old mother is living with me again because … Continue reading

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The Burden of Saying No

Have you ever seen that movie “Office Space”? In it, the main character who is a software developer of some sort becomes so stressed out, he decides to quit and go into construction. It’s a great movie, and yesterday, I … Continue reading

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Mindfulness

Because I’m feeling more hopeful and energized now that my health has improved, and because I keep hearing so many positive things about Mindfulness, I decided I should do some research and see what it’s all about. I first heard this new … Continue reading

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A Trip to the Ozarks

This past week was a very emotional week. Monday, my sister who is only three years older than I, had a double mastectomy. Her announcement that she had breast cancer was a huge shock to my family because no one in … Continue reading

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