This past Saturday, September 9, was my two-year “sleeve-aversary” – the anniversary of my bariatric sleeve surgery. This, I confess, is hard for me to fathom. It has truly been a journey, an adventure, and a life-changing one. When people hear “weight-loss surgery” I’m sure they think that’s all it is, that’s what it’s all about – weight loss. But, …
I admit, it’s the first time I’ve ever really watched the show – Adam Ruins Everything – but, I sat there not sure whether I wanted to reach through the screen and strangle this guy or congratulate him on a good, positive message. Wait, no, I wanted to strangle him!
“Oh the weather outside is frightful…” and it certainly is! mid-March and I’m staring out the window at a blur of white as far as my eyes can see! But, my heart is NOT singing “let it snow, let it snow, let it snow”! I’m more of the the “winter you had your chance and blew it – move along now!” mind set. Frankly, that’s not even true. Honestly, I’m more of a “winter if I never, ever have to see you as long as I live, except in other people’s pictures, I’d be perfectly happy” kind of person! So, no, I’m not one of those disgustingly cheerful people on Facebook today posting “yippee, snow” pictures and taking their kids and grandkids out to play in the piles of frigid fluff. I’ll just sit here at my computer with my cup of tea, my blanket and my Morkie, groaning mournfully each time I look out the window and dream of Spring! (more…)
Words can be medicines; they can also be poisons. Words can heal; they can also kill… It all depends on how, when and where they are used and against whom!