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Best laid plans…

As most of us know, we can plan, plan, and plan some more.  And, as most of us know, plans don’t always work out.  I adhere to a firm belief that things happen for reasons so when things don’t pan … Continue reading

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Gadgets and gizmos and life

My two weeks with the diabetes sensor ended today.  Actually it came off yesterday when I was changing my clothes.  Try to recall the most super-duper adhesive bandage you ever wore and add a tiny needle to it.  Riiiiipppp, off … Continue reading

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Write yourself well…

As some of you know, I struggle with weight issues.  I struggle with health issues.  I struggle, period.  I do grow weary of the attitude of “just get to it, do something for yourself.” Trust me, on some days the … Continue reading

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Living large in a medium world

For too many years I’ve struggled with my weight.  As is the case with many, I gained weight during my college years.  Though I was active, I wasn’t regularly participating in sports as I had in high school.  Time passed, … Continue reading

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Today’s rant(s)

I’m fairly well acquainted with our modern healthcare system.  Since I manage a few health conditions, I’m no stranger to doctor’s offices and testing situations.   Thankfully, I’m also blessed with good healthcare coverage.  More and more I notice the … Continue reading

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Reunion redux

The reaction to my previous post was overwhelming to me, in a good way.  Many of the comments gave me some good insight.  I’ve felt a little selfish thinking I would just keep to myself.  Some folks readily recognized my … Continue reading

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Spinning my way into the future…

If you thought this would be about exericse or textiles, you’re in the wrong spot.  However…give it a read.  Like most people, mind-numbing songs race through my head for inexplicable reasons.  I’ve given up trying to make sense of it … Continue reading

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A new window is opening…

There is a popular expression seen in various forms.  I remember it most from “The Sound of Music.”  To paraphrase, “When God closes a door, somewhere He opens a window.”  Since I believe firmly in that idea, I suppose it’s … Continue reading

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Thank you for being a friend…

Friendships are a hotbed of bliss and turmoil.  As we grew, we traipsed the pathways of gaining and maintaining friendships.  Those early years were fraught with glee, playfulness, mischief, hurt and heartache.  News flash…as we age, the “song remains the … Continue reading

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