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Tuesday, Apr 13th 2010
Do you hate stress as much as I do? I mean, it just feels just so...bad. And it has a LOT of side effects. It makes me lose my appetite, eat too much, sleep too little, oversleep, lose my memory, my patience, my motivation, my mind.
Thursday, Apr 08th 2010
I have a dear friend who just turned 80. Remarkable in many ways, the thing that is most enviable to me is her astounding memory. It seems that as mine gets worse, hers remains the same. She remembers every name and detail of every movie she has ever seen and every book she has ever read.
Tuesday, Apr 06th 2010
Every time I roast a whole turkey or chicken, my husband can't wait to get his hands on it. It's not so much a matter of practicing his carving skills with a knife. Instead it's that moment when the bird is finally cool enough to handle.
Tuesday, Mar 30th 2010
My days have gotten so busy lately, with mounting work responsibilities colliding with ever-present personal responsibilities. And since I'm one of those people who gets easily distracted, once I sit down at my desk I know I'd better stay put, lest I lose my train of thought.
Thursday, Mar 25th 2010
Once upon a time there was a woman who woke up one morning and was fat. (At least, that's how it felt; like it happened overnight). Year after year, as the pounds multiplied, so did the new clothes in her closet, one in every size.
Friday, Mar 19th 2010
Oh, my. The weather is finally showing some positive signs – like temperatures above freezing! – and I'm feeling happier than I have in months. Ecstatic, in fact.
Tuesday, Mar 16th 2010
Last weekend, I spent a lot of time sitting, unusual for me. Most weekends, I'm busy with what I call "flitting" – running around doing things like errands, cleaning, laundry, food shopping; catching up from the week. But instead, I spent a lot of time sitting in my car – a LOT.