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In a bit of a funk
Wednesday, February 22, 2017      17 comments

Hi, I'm in a bit of a funk lately but I'm not too concerned as "funks" seem to be a normal part of my battle with depression. Everybody experiences highs and lows in life but mental illness means the lows are more prolonged. I know when a ... Read more
And I owe it all to Ernie and Bert
Monday, February 13, 2017      19 comments

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Friday, February 10, 2017      18 comments

Hi, Ouch, that's all I have to say. Several years ago, I experienced my first bout of sciatica and it wasn't pleasant. I saw my doctor who referred me to a physiotherapist and I went faithfully for three months. Interestingly, the pain stop... Read more
I taught my old dog a new trick
Sunday, February 05, 2017      19 comments

Hi, As I write this it is a little after midnight on a fairly cold winters night. I was in bed, asleep, for a few hours when I was awakened by a cold... Read more
The dash
Thursday, February 02, 2017      10 comments

Hi, I'm sure most of you have seen that inspirational message about the dash that has been floating around the internet over the past few years. Perhaps you've heard the poem read at funerals or maybe you own the author's book by the same n... Read more
Love is the weapon of the future - arm yourself
Tuesday, January 31, 2017      15 comments

Hi, I'm sure most of you are aware of, and maybe afraid of, the volatile political climate many of our countries are facing. There are widespread incidences of hatred, intolerance, and misunderstandings all around us and it only takes five ... Read more
The physical affects of mental health - please read and share
Wednesday, January 25, 2017      18 comments

Hi, A long time ago I needed to gain weight. You see, this 235+ pound woman hiding behind her computer screen wasn't always big. I was born long and thin and was practically nothing but skin and bones for most of my childhood. Food was some... Read more
Accepting the things I cannot change and doing something about the things I can
Sunday, January 22, 2017      18 comments

Hi, For any of you just getting to know me, I've lived with major depression since childhood. It's taken me years and years to accept that I, Susan, have an illness over which I have no control. It would be so easy to slip into a lifelong p... Read more
Life lessons from a diabetic dog (as told by Louisa our ten year old Lab-mix)
Tuesday, January 17, 2017      15 comments

Hi, I'm Louisa and I have canine diabetes. It's a little bit different than human diabetes and taking daily insulin injections has become part of my... Read more
Lazy Day - a getting things started kind of day
Saturday, January 14, 2017      17 comments

Hi, I'm still under the weather a wee bit with a not so lovely headcold that I picked up somewhere about ten days ago. But, the main thing is, I'm coming around. I always marvel how a headcold can make us feel so miserable and I'm very than... Read more
A funny thing happened on the weigh scales - pictures only
Thursday, January 12, 2017      18 comments

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Come along with me while I walk my dogs (pictures)
Tuesday, January 03, 2017      20 comments

emoticon Shortly after lunch today I took off my dress clothes (I only work mornings) and hauled on some co... Read more
You guys (and I hope you know that includes all you gals!) are the very best!
Wednesday, December 21, 2016      10 comments

Hi, Where would I be without all of you wonderful people I've virtually met (and continue to meet) through SparkPeople? You've encouraged me when things have been going well and you've dragged me kicking and screaming when things are rough.... Read more
Depression and Christmas - does anything help?
Saturday, December 17, 2016      19 comments

Hi, Unfortunately, my husband doesn't enjoy Christmas and since he is susceptible to situational depression, Christmas is always a a time of stress for him. Also, unfortunately, it's my favourite time of the year so you can see the problem.... Read more
Reading this could save your life - please read
Monday, December 12, 2016      15 comments

Hi, First off, thanks for reading this and I'm not trying to win "popular" blog post. I'm writing this because this happened to the vehicle I was in yesterday afternoon and it could happen to any vehicle in any country. I was along for... Read more

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