Category: intentional life

Enough

I didn’t write about food yesterday. As you may have noticed, I didn’t write at all.   You probably didn’t actually notice because you have a life and are not sitting anxiously by your electronic device waiting for my newest missive. I don’t feel like writing about food today and sharing with you that although I…

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Today

Okay, maybe recovery from a depressive episode isn’t a one and done deal… And maybe honesty with oneself about how hard life has been is a good idea… I think I’m really back in the light again this time. I feel good. I’m writing. The past days have been about rest and art and changing…

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Kummerspeck

The sharing of words from my “new to me” thrift store book purchase continues… Today, I am dealing with the aftereffects of kummerspeck (noun, German, excessive weight gained through eating as a means of relieving stress or strong emotion). Today, I finally feel like I have beaten back the flu, the allergies, and the virus…

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Schwellenangst

I found a new to me book at the thrift store the other day. ( I was hunting for wedding decorations, not stuff for me!)  I was hesitant to purchase the book seeing as how I’m working at curtailing the amount of stuff entering and taking up residence in my home. I decided that this…

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What Now?

No writing the last few days…just a lot of thinking and a bit of keeping my mouth shut and some reevaluating my life. This flu bug just keeps hanging on.  No fever, not really sick, but not feeling well either.  Lots and lots of coughing that’s threatening to become bronchitis.  I’m sure some allergens are…

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Last Night

Last night I started to think that survival might be a possibility.  My fever broke…and returned…repeatedly.  I lost count.  The congestion started to clear.  I was coughing.  A lot. I decided to try  spending the night in the recliner so that hubby might sleep.  Someone needed to. As always the ever faithful Matilda, the basset…

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Reality Check

So….what’s been happening since my last post?  Too much it seems.  And that’s not a new situation.  It seems that my body is sending me a reality check…via my eyesight. And that has certainly caught my attention. Here’s what’s been happening. It all started mid-summer.  Remember mid-summer around here?  It’s okay if you don’t.  I…

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