Category Archives: life

Spent….

Whew! What a day….Today was our final presentations for the volunteer naturalist program. Everybody was allotted a twenty minute spot and the lady that I have always sat with said her speech would never take twenty minutes and I said … Continue reading

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Toast Should Be Illegal

Okay….maybe I am being a tad dramatic….it just smells so good!! The girl just toasted up some toast in the toaster for a snack and it smells so tasty. I had a really bad food night last night so it’s … Continue reading

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Should I Be More Nervous?

Part of me feels like I should be more nervous about my presentation on Saturday. Do I really want to get up in front of twenty plus people and talk for 20 minutes? No not really…but I could have opted … Continue reading

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Stopping Now….Mostly

I feel like I have been running nonstop all weekend. It’s not true…it’s just how I feel.  I started my Saturday by standing in line at a local greenhouse at the obscene hour of 6:45 am….I don’t even leave for … Continue reading

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Four Months and Fourteen Pounds

Four months and 14-17 pounds later…I am still on the GAPS diet.  Most Monday weigh ins are at 136 but one Monday I weighed in at 133 and I have had the occasional 134 and 135. I would say that … Continue reading

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Tempting the Fates

I didn’t mean to tempt the fates….. Although I do envision the Universe laughing a big hearty chuckle while saying “Fear?? You think that is a fear??” Do you remember how I mentioned facing some fears walking that dam on … Continue reading

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Working on that Fear

I did a little work on my fears this weekend….not that I had much of a choice. Our last meeting before the final with the volunteer naturalist program was a field trip… So I drove out to a place I … Continue reading

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Foraging for Flowers

Tonight I made the violet jelly from the violets I foraged on Wednesday….They look pretty and the taste is subtle. I would say it is more suited for a cheese tray…or what is that new fancy word? Oh yeah…charcuterie….this jelly … Continue reading

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A Few of My Favorite Things….

Once again my to do list went out the window today…..I didn’t have much on the list to begin with but there was some serious recalculating happening today. There was a patient this morning that when I looked at him, … Continue reading

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I Guess It Was a Good Thing

I begrudgingly agreed to get a colonoscopy and I told no family members other than my kids. My brothers and father are the biggest nags about it and I will tell them after I get my results. Today the doctor … Continue reading

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