Time

Time does heal all things, right? It has been eight years since my Mom passed away (yesterday, February 8th), and it doesn’t get any easier.

In fact, there are times, especially today, where I think it is worse.  

I see my two beautiful children growing into responsible, (well – almost) beautiful adults.  I want my Mom to see that.  I want her to see every step they take. Bake her wonderful chocolate cakes for birthdays. 

Everyone close to me still has their parents, and in some cases, grandparents.  That is so foreign to me. They are sympathetic, and try to understand. But they really don’t.  Death has been a part of me for so long, with so many of my loved ones that I am certain no one understands.

I just miss her. All of her, the yelling German to the sweet Mom who would just sit and brush my hair. 

Oh, how I miss you Mom.

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2014

Well, as I sit here, smelling the sauerkraut cooking (recipe is on blog), I am happy. Happy that 2013 was kind to me, us. We had some major bumps, but overall have survived.

I am ready for 2014. Ready to cook more, blog more, and get this weight to something normal. Normal.

My symptoms have come back somewhat, and I am not looking forward to what that entails. But I also know that I must get healthy with or without Lupus.

Are you making any changes? Resolutions?  I swore that I wouldn’t make resolutions anymore, I don’t keep them.

So, say goodbye to 2013. I welcome 2014.

Happy New Year!!

Death Too Soon

Death. Always seems to come to a person too soon. Even when they are in their 60′s, 70′s, 80′s, etc.  But 16 is too soon. Accident. Yes. But too soon. My heart cries out for the family that lost their son yesterday.  My heart cries for my son who pulled him from the water. My […]

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Corned Beef. Sometimes I serve it with noodles, and sometimes potatoes, but I always cook it in the crock pot.  Turns out perfect every time.  This is one of our go to recipes around here.  Perfect for a work day, or on a weekend.  2 to 3 yellow…

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2013 – Memory Verse Time

Well, here we are in 2013…and it is January 1st. Two years ago I tried to keep up with Beth Moore’s Memory Verse.  I did better than I thought, but not near my goal.  So I am trying it again. Beth Moore Living Proof Blog - if you want to read why/how, please click here. So, […]

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Stephen and Driving

2012-12-26 12.04.23

Stephen finally got his driving permit today. I must say I have been grateful that he waited so long to get it. In our state (Florida) you can get your driving permit at 15, but you have to drive with a licensed driver for a year.  I know that I am getting older, but not […]

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Whole Wheat Banana Bread

2012 December 075

  Lisa Leake at 100 Days of Real Food  posted this recipe on her Facebook page the other day.  I had recently purchased whole wheat floor, coconut oil and organic honey for another recipe. This one sounded delicious and I had all of the ingredients. So I made it.  It is definitely different, and dense.  The […]

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Shootings in CT

MORGAN FREEMAN ON THE SHOOTINGS YESTERDAY: “You want to know why. This may sound cynical, but here’s why. It’s because of the way the media reports it. Flip on the news and watch how we treat the Batman theater shooter and the Oregon mall shooter like celebrities. Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris are household names, […]

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Sick

Well, I haven’t been feeling well at all, and was trying to keep it at bay.  It turns out I have bronchitis, sinus infection and borderline pneumonia. Joy.  Having nothing of an immune system doesn’t help.  And now, after a steroid shot (which I like a lot more than the pills – no bitter after taste, or […]

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Wraps

Wraps

I am now addicted to these wonderful wraps.  I have to choose whole grain when possible, and whole wheat.  I am able to have tortillas and bread now, and no added sugars are so very important.  These met the criteria needed. They include whole wheat, oat bran, flax seed, and no added sugar of any […]

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