How are you doing — really? Are you taking care of yourself? Are you taking the time to find the good in your situation right
I bought groceries in my pajamas this morning. Don’t worry – I didn’t leave the house. A couple of our grocery stores around here have
Today we took our first trip of the season to our local garden center (my home away from home). It’s still a little chilly for
I did something last Sunday that broke my heart a little. It was something I needed to do, but it was still difficult. I told
“I’ve decided 2020 is going to be the year of Terri” I half-jokingly said to my husband. I was only partially joking because I was
I’ve been so busy cooking, shopping and decorating, I haven’t been spending the time here in the blogosphere that I should…. That means I also haven’t
When you first got your diagnosis of fibromyalgia, did you ever wish you had a guidebook to help you find your way through this ‘new
Our son came to visit last week. He doesn’t live close by, so although we talk at least once a week, we only get to
“My painting lesson didn’t go very well” I said to my husband. Not too long ago, while browsing in our local bookstore, I came upon
This time of year we spend a lot of time and effort looking for that perfect gift for others, but sometimes we need to give ourselves some gifts too, especially if we have fibromyalgia or any other chronic illness. No, I’m not talking about the gifts we can find online or in stores. I’m talking about the kind of gifts we should be giving ourselves year-round, but get so overwhelmed by our circumstances that we sometimes forget.
“Lord, please take this pain away from him,” was all I could manage. This was our second time in the Emergency Room in just over
One day as I was watching a movie, one of the characters made the statement that the best wine came from grapes grown in rocky soil.
Many years ago I had returned from overseas and was heading westward to my next duty assignment. I pulled out a map – yes,
My husband is at war…..with the chipmunks who live in our yard. They’re absolutely adorable with their big dark eyes, beautiful stripes, and funny mannerisms.
We had some pretty nasty wind last week that left thousands without electricity. Our household was one of them – for three days. The
Snowy days, warm fires, and a new slate….. Those are some of the things that come to mind when I think about the month of
“I’m running on hot chocolate and willpower right now,” I said to my husband. It was Monday morning and we were on the way
Happy Friday everyone! Can you believe we’re already halfway through the month of December?! I don’t know where the time goes…. Thanks for sharing some
I spent the morning shopping today. I don’t like shopping at any other time of year, but at Christmas time, I like to actually go
WEEK SIX Welcome back to Mindfulness Monday! As you know if you’ve been following my blog, I’ve been going through the book Mindfulness, An Eight-Week Plan