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Went for a small walk this morning. This fence is very popular in our area!! I live on the harbor and it's so appropriate that he created this. I'm now week 5 of bad pain in my gut. Yesterday tests were done, hoping to hear tomorrow what they showed, but there's NO WAY even in this pain I am staying inside!! It's going to hurt any ways, I did though go gently on my body. Now resting. Such a PRETTY DAY!! If you are able please go outside no matter how you feel.

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    I'm glad that you don't think you will be without electricity long and you have a backup generator for the building. I know it will get uncomfortable since you won't have the air on and I'm sorry about your groceries that will go bad if the power fails as they expect in so many areas.

    I hope you have lots of candles and plenty of wonderful thoughts to occupy your time to pass the time. I love candles and sitting in the candlelight although I really like it with music even more but I would sit out on the deck a lot with a candle too.

    I'm so glad you have your house the way you want it, it feels so good when everything is just so. It's great you will have someone to help you with cooking next week, I hope you enjoy it immensely and enjoy her cooking style.

    I hope you slept well and can enjoy every last minute of air conditioning and electricity that you have.

    Peace and Blessings,
    3322 days ago
    Thanks, Dearheart for the snowman! He is delightful! We'll probably just have lots of rain again this year as the weather man predicts the la nina system to be going through again. Ah, well, beats the town being shut down because of an in. of snow! This part of the country can't deal with the white stuff! Coming from Montana, I think they're nuts! Anyway, are you behaving yourself? I know, of course not! I hope you're taking good care of yourself, though as you are pretty precious to me! Take care and have a very successful week! emoticon
    3324 days ago
    Hi there! I'm so happy to here that your Princey is feeling better. I remember the money flying out of my wallet so fast when my babies needed it, and that was WITH a fantastic vet who worked with me on keeping costs down.

    I did post about my new mirror BUT I had a horrible mommy moment the other day when i accidentally closed the closet door on my Cheddar's tail after hanging it up! He's fine, just mad at me until I gave him some nip. I missed this week's weigh in because I was just checked out and W-I-P-E-D out after helping clean out my grandmother's garage for her. What a job that was...lots of picking things up and putting them down, too bad I couldn't count the whole five hours towards the team exercise.

    And what what WHAT is going on with these earthquakes and hurricanes??? It felt like a truck had backed into our loading dock too hard except the building didn't stop shaking for 30 seconds and I'm in NJ. I can't imagine what the people who live around DC and Richmond felt. I'll be holed up in my apartment with the furbabies all weekend with Irene coming to town...Tammie's super scared of storms so I need to be there for her to hide "under". You know that thing they do when they bury their head in your side and don't move for three hours?

    I'll be sure to check in so that we all know everyone's ok with this madness, in the mean time have a great Thursday!

    3324 days ago
    Hi Diane, I'm sure the moon was smiling beautifully but I rarely see it since my meds make me so exhausted, I never wake up and now I'm in bed by 11. I used to only sleep 2-4 hours a day and that was all I needed and I functioned well but now that is the compromise. I'm hoping to find a better alternative.

    I live in the suburbs but I love being outside, I could sit out on the patio if I was awake. When Adam was alive, we sat out on our deck a lot. When I was with my ex-husband we went to Lake Erie a lot and spent a lot of time outside and I loved it. I really love being outside.

    Maybe you can have a midnight bbq with your friends and enjoy the beauty and wonder and the company of good friends. Your upcoming dinner sounds wonderful, I hope you have a fabulous time.

    Your date with your BF sounds great, my sister and I meet at the gym and sometimes watch Biggest Loser "together" also. I'm glad you were able to tell her how you felt and she was able to acknowledge your feelings, her actions, and to say that she was sorry. I think it is healthy to have boundaries in most areas in our life. She does sound so very sweet and I'm glad you have her as a friend.

    I definitely haven't been on an MAOI because I haven't had food restrictions like that. I have several fatal allergies already and understand your fear of eating out and with others when you aren't in control of what is being served. I'm so happy for you that it has worked so well although it must be hard to want foods since so many are off limits.

    I haven't tried Lyrica because I am trying to lose weight and I don't want that side effect, if they could cause you to lose weight I wouldn't be as hesitant to take another pill although I would still have some hesitation. I seem to have the most problems if I don't move enough and if I don't keep my emotions in check so I exercise at least 6 days a week and have quiet time every day and listen to my music almost all day long.

    After the 13 weeks of therapy, you are in a position that you are equipped to act as your own therapist and don't need another one for the PTSD. I have been able to get through my flashbacks quickly and easily and have had only one or two since therapy finished but one was when I was doing something that you would expect to trigger me. I can call for an appointment if I can't get through something on my own, I have worksheets if I can't mentally do the work or if I need a quick refresher.

    I still have traditional therapy but I'm wanting to reduce my visits because I'm happy with the changes I've made in my life and only wish I had more energy and more hours in the day because there is so much I want to learn.

    It sounds like you have a great system in place and that everything works for you. GD's can be kinda messy, I understand. I used to have two pomeranians and there was so much fur but boy do I miss them.

    You have a great day/night. Blessings and Peace

    3325 days ago
    I'm doing really good thank you. I have been so busy! Lol! I posted. Blog earlier this last week because I had my graduation ceremony and to celebrate we went white water rafting. I posted some pictures you should check it out. I hope your doing well. Have a wonderful weekend!!
    3327 days ago