Escaping the “Terrible Toos”

Today I emerged from the shadows of boredom into sunlight so bright it burned my eyes.  Out of the blue a new attitude had sneaked in during the night.  What is this?  Did the good fairy visit while I slept and sprinkle me with magic dust? Continue reading

Musings of formerly depressed woman


These are the times that try men’s souls and those of an occasional woman.
 
At first I thought I was suffering from postpartum depression but I had my last child in 1974 so that couldn’t be it.  Could it?
 
Then I thought it was a result of eight rounds of chemotherapy which probably destroyed all my endorphins along with the cancer cells.  Could be.

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Sunshine, lollipops and rainbows


“Oh God, of dust and rainbows help us see, that without dust
the rainbows would not be.” 
(Said by somebody famous)
 

If you have this habit of ruminating over your sorrows and problems, you may constantly feel frustrated, anxious, depressed and apathetic. You’re so absorbed in what’s wrong, you’re unable to notice what’s right. 

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Looking ahead bluntly and bravely

birthsay-cake

Pardon me for jumping ahead of myself but it has come to my attention that some of the kids of the 1940s are beginning to turn 70 already!

How can that be?  It’s gotta be a trick designed to force us to buy more ginsing, Maalox and really ugly shoes. Still, the beginning of a new decade is a good time to take an inventory of where we are and where we’d rather be. In other words, we might as well choke or get a grip Continue reading