Friday Fictioneers

The Distance so Close

Even here, far away from their everyday life, he found the time and a place to make a call. Nothing important, in just a short while he won't remember who he talked to. His eagerness to stay connected with the world had turned into an addiction. Soon he would be back, and she would smile… Continue reading The Distance so Close

Recipes

Spinach-Cucumber-Avocado Salad with Wasabi Dressing

My old way of eating has left me morbidly obese. My new lifestyle and my new way of cooking and eating will make me perhaps not the biggest loser, but I am determined to lose the extra weight, and I intend to have fun while doing so. 15 pounds down so far. High Five to… Continue reading Spinach-Cucumber-Avocado Salad with Wasabi Dressing

Fighting RA, Obesity and Weightloss

My Hero – A Dog

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-HFFSYcEMCI I met him online last night. He made me smile, he made me cry. Mixed emotions, my favorite cup of tea. Of all the success stories and transformations I have seen, it's Kai's story I relate to the most. If I could meet him in person I would sit beside him and pet him on… Continue reading My Hero – A Dog

Opinionated

What I learned from The Waltons

While I love the freedom that comes with working at home, it can get lonely at times. These days I can't stomach listening to the news for too long, and often I get tired listening to the radio, and then Olivia and John Walton -and their kids and Grandparents and friends- come over a daily… Continue reading What I learned from The Waltons

Obesity and Weightloss

Big Girls Do Cry

I am always the clown, the one who is in a good mood and tries to lift others up. Today in the morning I tried to lift myself up –literally- and I couldn’t. I couldn’t lift my own weight up, had to hold on to the nightstand to get back on my feet.  Searching under… Continue reading Big Girls Do Cry

Friday Fictioneers

The Perfect Surprise

Blindfolded, with kids laughing around her, she won't see it coming, they had made sure of it. "Now or never," the moment had come, it would change their family forever -there was no going back. Slowly she reached behind her, made sure nobody was watching. The last thing they needed was a witness. Finally, the… Continue reading The Perfect Surprise

Fighting RA, Obesity and Weightloss

A Goal without a Deadline is just a Dream

I looked outside and saw the cars driving by. Many of our neighbors had tables set out, our annual Spring-Community-Sale was in full swing. I stayed inside and watched from the sideline. This was not how I had planned it. I felt a bit like a grounded child, felt like someone had sent me to… Continue reading A Goal without a Deadline is just a Dream