Dear Readers, Well, now that I am old, I keep wondering, where is the wisdom? Everyone keeps telling you get wiser when you age! LOL I mean, I still carry cups of coffee, water, and bags of stuff and wonder why I spill the coffee! Where is the wisdom in that! I am slow, having … Continue reading Waiting for Wisdom
Photo by Mr. UT Dear Readers, At my last writing meet-up group, we wrote on the word "plain". I thought of the definition of plain as, simple or ordinary. I struggled with this word for some reason. Maybe it was because I only had about 3 hours of sleep, and not enough coffee! Plain sounds … Continue reading I’ll Take Mine Plain, Please!
On Our Monday Walk! Dear Readers, I wrote this poem on Sunday afternoon, but am feeling it again today, Wednesday! Sleepy days are starting, I feel it in the light, My body knows, The trees and animals know. Time to rest. The afternoons cry out for a nap, To starve the blue mood that comes … Continue reading Sleepy Days
After my last post about my weight, I made an apple pie! LOL Mr. UntipsyTeacher was in heaven. It smelled so good, especially on a cloudy, fall day! I love baking, but then it's all we eat! Breakfast, lunch and dinner! Maybe I can learn moderation? (Ha, ha.) Cheesecake next! I had been feeling some … Continue reading A Secret!
Dear Readers, Today I have been sober for five years! Mr. UT and I both agree life is better. I just came back from a long weekend up in Northern Minnesota, staying at cabins with good friends. It's always been a hard weekend for me, because of people drinking. Not that anyone gets crazy drunk, … Continue reading 5 Years! Life is better!
Dear Readers, I am not sure if it's the changes of seasons, with lower levels of light, or a late summer cold, but I have been having feelings of uneasiness. A bit of sadness, mixed with a bit of anxiety, I think. I can't put my finger on it, but it is bothering me bit. … Continue reading A Bit of Uneasiness
Dear Readers, I have decided I am completely incomplete! Perfectly imperfect! What's better than that! My mom at 94 still loves learning new things, seeing new sights, so even at her age she knows her life is not complete! I find that people in recovery rarely feel complete, or whole. They struggle, as I do, … Continue reading Completely Incomplete!
High School Prom! Dear Readers, My husband has written several times over the course of my recovery. Here is his latest update! I love him so much! Untipsy Teacher asked me to write a guest post. At first I declined, I had nothing to say. As I thought about that I realized what a wonderful thing to … Continue reading Mr. UT Gives an Update!
Dear Readers, Yesterday I was caught off guard by reading some social media posts about music. I started crying. When they did I reached out to a friend, who held my hand, and they passed. I never know when those feeling of loss pop up. I know I write about this often, but I find writing helps me not only … Continue reading Joy with Loss
My Newest Health Adventure! Dear Readers, Five weeks after my hysterectomy, my stitches came loose, and my small intestines came out of my body! I held them up and my husband drove me to emergency room, where I was fixed up within a short time. Stayed at the hospital for two nights, where I had a roommate with a drunk boyfriend. … Continue reading And Then There Was…