Lost my Luck, but memory is sweet

Today I lost the streak of Luck which has orbited my life like a second moon for the last 10 years. (She had just finished doing my taxes, photo above. Bless her soul.)

My Lucky Dawg – who showed up on a cold winter night in 2007 – left us today, but she created hundreds of good memories and a warm feeling that will remain with me forever.  I think Teddy, Cajun and Tubby (my other meaningful departed furry friends were waiting to welcome her at the end of the “Rainbow Bridge” as she crossed over. Her human mother (me) could be heard in the background begging for her to come back. 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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Get fit in 5 minutes a day – I’m In!

I overheard this marvelous news last night while lounging on the sofa eating popcorn and bemoaning the fact that I’ve gotten zero exercise (except sauntering from the back door to the car) this entire year. 

But the year is young and I almost walked out and howled at the full moon when I heard these latest findings on exercise. No need to sweat and grit your teeth for hours in a gym or jog across town every morning at sun rise. This is the best discovery since potato chips and salsa. Continue reading