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And So It Goes....

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22 hours ago

Baking, Tomorrow...

I am either going to use some of my Betty Crocker baking mixes or make cookies from cake mix. I have not yet made up my mind. With chocolate cake mix, you can make an easier version of chocolate ...


1 day ago

In Good Spirits!

I feel good. I got out, today. I shopped at a local grocery store. I used the lift to ride the bus. I have a basket for my walker and put some of what I bought in that. The other two bags, I tied...


2 days ago

Of Wednesday...

This morning, I had to take the bus downtown to take care of some business. I really did not feel like going out, after last night’s bout of insomnia and gastrointestinal symptoms. I made a Caraf...


4 days ago

I W, ill Be O.K.

This special friend that I mentionednot going to be some , became slightly more than a friend, emotionally because they told me that there was absolutely nothing between they and their ex-(?) gf....


I have been reading and studying about infection control in my course. I am not allowed to submit any exam answers until the end of my hiatus that the school granted me, due to spraining my knee....


I woke up at 4:30 am. I had coffee, took my medications, put a pain- relieving topical on my knees before taking my trash to the rubbish chute. After that, I washed my dishes, made my bed, did so...


4 days ago

Things Change...

I was outside with my special friend. He had his arm around me. When he saw who is “supposedly” his former girlfriend, he moved his arm. Now what does that tell you? Yesterday, I asked him straig...


6 days ago

A Day of Baking...

This morning, I started my Christmas baking. I baked two large Betty Crocker Chocolatechip cookie mixes. I started at 11:30am, and finished up at 2:30pm. I stored th or raisins. Works em in waxed...


I won twice. I picked two rolls of paper towels. I made the coffee for bingo and brought a pumpkin crunch dessert. I sat with my friend Norman. Most everyone seemed to like my coffee. They asked ...


I feel good, at peace, and content. Our building is beautifully decorated and Christmas music is playing over the P.A. system. I have a good friend with whom I enjoy spending time. I really feel ...


7 days ago

Of Thursday...

I was blessed with a delicious, home-delivered Thanksgiving Dinner. I am very grateful. That having been said, I am trying to understand the dynamics of my most recent situation...


November 23, 2021

Sister Visit...

Yesterday, my oldest sister from Wheeling, West Virginia came up for the afternoon. I had a gift bag for her. We shopped at Goodwill. I bought a Cabella camouflauge comforter for my futon sofa, f...


November 18, 2021

"Best-Ever Sugar Cookies"...

1 cup butter 1 cup vegetable oil 1 cup powdered sugar 1 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup sugar for rolling 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 4 and 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1...


“Catherine” is coming up on Sunday. We are going to do one-stop shopping at Walmart, given my recent physical li mitations. If I finish my shopping before my sister does, I can wait for her ...


November 16, 2021

Cannot Do This Anymore...

I am through getting close to anyone in this building. I just cannot do it anymore. I will be polite, helpful and courteous. That is absolutely as far as it goes. There will be a limit as to how ...


November 16, 2021

Mixed Feelings...

My best friend and I were walking down the main lobby hall in our building, to go outside for a cigarette. My stalker was walking past us. He stopped my friend, to talk to him. I kept on going. I...


November 15, 2021

Exhale!

I put my “Tea and Friendship” cd in my BOSE stereo to listen to. It is very quiet, soothing music. My oldest sister gave me the cd. I stayed home, today. I had a pharmacy d...


November 14, 2021

Of Holiday Baking...

Mental, physical and emotional health permitting, I am planning to begin my holiday baking the day after Thanksgiving. Being that I did not begin my baking back in October, and being that my free...


November 14, 2021

The Aftermath and Moving On...

I guess it is a little early for this title, because I thought he might have moved out, but he came in the side entrance of the building, when I was sitting in the lobby. I did not look at him an...


November 13, 2021

Of Saturday...

The meat, cheese and cracker tray that I bought up at Walmart to take to bingo was a success. I won three games. I think my stalker may have moved out. I am already getting my san...


November 12, 2021

Friday Night Bingo!

I am going to bingo, tonight. I bought a meat, cheese and cracker tray to bring down to add to the table of refreshments. Wish me luck! :)


November 12, 2021

Last Night at Bedtime....

My neighbors know when I go to bed because I turn off my music, and flush the commode . Well, within a fraction of a second of placing my head on my bedpillow, someone slammed, and I mean SLAMMED...


November 11, 2021

A Good Day....

It reached a high of 72 degrees, here with sunny skies and warm, gentle breezes. Daughter took me to Walmart. I spent about $200. I am set for food for quite a while. I am gett...


November 11, 2021

Of Thursday...

I am having some side effects from the Covid-19 booster, which I received at home, late yesterday morning. I had some mild discomfort in the muscle at the site of injection. I had a mild headache...


November 10, 2021

Tuesday Afternoon...

I had a good teletherapy appointment. I received my Covid-19 booster vaccine, today. We are having our Indian Summer, here in the Upper Ohio Valley.


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For now, this a journal about my thoughts and feelings.