• Tips

    How To Deal With Stress

    Sometimes stress comes up on you and the most inconvenient times. Usually in connection to being extra busy, running low on sleep, or not having enough time to treat yourself well. Once one thing happens, like falling behind on sleep, things start to snowball. I know, it’s been happening to me. I like to have everything in control and when there are too many balls juggling in the air, it’s tough to control them all. So here are my tips on dealing with stress. If you’d like to share your thoughts I’d love to hear them. Get out in nature – Take a walk at lunch or on your way…

  • Tips

    31 October Ideas

    Hello October! Wow it finally feels like fall. I am amazed that the weather here in my part of the world has changed so quickly. I’ve taken out my slippers and hoodies, sweaters, and scarves. It is that time of year. I tend to think that the beginning of a new month or a new season is a fresh start. So in the spirit of fall and Halloween I’ve collected 31 things to do this October. Begin a healthy lifestyle challenge – Here are a few ideas, quit sugar or limit soda intake. Try a new fruit or vegetable a few times a day. Start a fitness challenge – Join…

  • Thoughts

    Hello Again.

    Hi readers! I apologize for my absence this week. I really try to hold myself to a high standard of posting daily Monday to Friday. I even blogged the week that I broke my arm! Lately that hasn’t been possible. Where have I been? Running around like crazy, lots of work and commuting crazines. I hate neglecting the loft but I’d like to thank you for your patience. I hope you all are snuggly warm at home this weekend and enjoying yourselves. Look forward to my regular posting this week!  

  • Thoughts

    Surgery Update

    It has been 10 days since the surgery to correct the broken bones in my arm. Yesterday, I saw my doctor for a follow up appointment. I hadn’t seen my arm since the day of the surgery. As the nurse cut away my bandages, I was apprehensive with what I saw. My arm is smaller and difficult to move, the inside has medical tape covering my incision, which is about 3 to 4 inches long, and the stitches. Then my doctor entered the room, took a look and said it looked great. (It didn’t look great to me, I have fond memories of my left arm looking like my right…

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