Tag Archives: rest

I will – I did!

Too cold to get up and out of bed this morning – not prepared to face the day yet. But – I will be. Not hungry enough to eat breakfast – a little nauseated from the new meds. But – … Continue reading

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I Just Can’t Get it Out of My Mind

It was three months ago today – my last chemo treatment. I want to forget – but I also want to remember. I am tired. Weird.  I’ve had lots of energy lately – but today, I just want to rest. … Continue reading

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The mind is willing…

The mind is willing but the body is unable. How many times did I hear my Dad use this very quote?  Did I ever pay attention? No.  It wouldn’t have done any good anyhow – what could I do to … Continue reading

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Round and round

“Mom, I don’t know what to do with myself.  I want to do – but I don’t have the energy.” “Just rest, Stacey.  Read a book.” “I don’t really feel like reading a book – I’d rather be in my … Continue reading

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Bon appetit!

I did it!  I got out of bed and went downstairs this morning!  Of course, I’m not sure I could have done it without Kevin and his invitation to our morning coffee. It has been a very long three days … Continue reading

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Snow Day!

The snow-blowers are cranked up full throttle in an effort to dig their owners out of the drive-way to create a clear path “out”.  To the parents, today is a nightmare.  To the kids, today is a dream!  Today – … Continue reading

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I too, have promises to keep and miles to go before I sleep

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening BY ROBERT FROST “Whose woods these are I think I know.   His house is in the village though; He will not see me stopping here TO watch his woods fill up with … Continue reading

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The Object of My Dejection

I was wondering what angle I was going to take with this morning’s update when I saw a “challenge” offered by WordPress.  I must confess that it is a bit of a cheat to take a prompt from an outside … Continue reading

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Today – I am just still

The blank screen stares me in the face. What can I write? To whom shall I write? What do I feel? How do I feel? Today I feel like I am drowning.  I am surrounded by life preservers, but am … Continue reading

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Saturday Mornings with Barb

“How are you feeling, Barb?”  was the question with which I began my Saturday morning walk with Barb. “More informed.”  I think was her reply.  “I am much richer because of my experience.  Running for council was one of the … Continue reading

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