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I am simply trying to be a better person than the person I was yesterday.

'I chose the road less traveled, and that has made all of the difference'.

Robert Frost

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My wake up time was 8am. I went through my morning routine of housework and self-care, having to take several much-needed breaks. I had a meal of roasted pork, sweet peas and wild rice. I watched...


January 30, 2021

Busy, Busy..... in And So It Goes....

Had a lot to catch up on this afternoon and into this evening. This morning I had my coffee and meds, got a shower and washed laundry. This afternoon, I had to fold and put away laundry, do dishe...


I ended up going to bingo. I won twice. I am going to receive 13 and 1/2 hours per week of environmental and personal care, combined. I will get to keep on receiving Meals on Wheels, even though ...


January 28, 2021

Sojourn in And So It Goes....

I walked through an open field With quiet all around, And gentle snowflakes, Falling softly to the ground. Snowdrifts, God’s gifts. His call, my answer. I walked through this night, Without a sta...


Having a care team is going to be a good thing. I also have a new case manager through the behavioral health agency. It already seems as if my quality of life is improving. I know that I will be ...


I was approved for a home health aide. I met the 3 criteria. It is very cold here in the valley. If it were windy, it would be worse. Tomorrow, I have a telephone appt. w/ my primary care physic...


January 26, 2021

Days Go By... in And So It Goes....

It has been a rainy day, here in the valley. The temps. have not been too bad. Tomorrow is my tele-assessment to see if I will qualify for personal care services. It is at 9am. I have to hav...


Someone asked me to go, so I did. He barely spoke to me the whole time. He tried to embarass me in front of everyone, over something really stupid. The whole time he had his back turned away from...


I am not feeling well, this morning, but I managed to toggle through my routine and get a shower. I am waiting for my Meals on Wheels. Have a good day, everyone. :)


January 24, 2021

Untitled... in And So It Goes....

I lost this entry for some reason.


January 24, 2021

Reminiscing... in And So It Goes....

I was on messenger with Bear, talking about a friend from years ago, whom we both had in common. We would hang out, have dinner and play board games. Liz and I would color while John would read. ...


January 24, 2021

Frustration... in And So It Goes....

Addendum to the previous entry : One thing that really upsets me is that as much as I help people here, it is very very difficult if not impossible to get help when i need it. That in and of its...


My wake-up time was 6:30am. I slept in an extra hour, being that it is Sunday. It takes a little while for this old, sixty year old body to get moving, but by the time that I have had my large st...


Bear and I just finished messaging each other. We were reminiscing about how we would walk all over town and go to places such as the bus terminal, the dinor and Burbank’s. Those were the days. W...


January 23, 2021

It's Still Me! in And So It Goes....

I uploaded a different photo. This is Anne Marie Brier, (formerly chocolatechip).


January 22, 2021

New! in And So It Goes....

I changed my photo icon. What do you think? I was chocolatechip.


The guys fixed my bathtub drain. I bought a 50” color tv from my neighbor, w/ Roku to boot. My friend asked me to attend tonight’s bingo. I said I would go. My apt. is in pretty good shape. This ...


January 21, 2021

About Myself? in And So It Goes....

Favorite color : black Favorite meal : steak, baked potato, salad Favorite book : “Love Story” Favorite hobby : baking cookies How do I purge? Writing poetry Who is my best friend? Bear. Fav...


January 21, 2021

Untitled... in And So It Goes....

My friend stopped by to have me look up something on my computer. My friend likes to order things to add to his many collections. He is also a big fan of geaneology. I have known him for years, w...


We’re having another sunny and mild day here, in the Upper Ohio Valley. I would not mind going down to the thrift store, except that I am unable to take a shower until the guys come to unclog my ...


January 21, 2021

Knock, Knock... in And So It Goes....

This morning, he paid me back. Thank God. Now I can pay off the brand new pair of tennishoes that were delivered to me and of which I have been billed. They are the only kind I can wear, Propet’ ...


I had a very good friend. His name is Norman. We used to sit outside often, and talk. We were such good friends, that we were able to confide in each other, w/o any fear of the information being ...


January 20, 2021

"Ripped Off" in And So It Goes....

Well, the tenant to whom I loaned $25.00 was supposed to pay me back the money today, at 1pm. At 2pm, I knocked twice on his door, w/ no results. I went back up to my apt. and wrote a note to him...


January 20, 2021

Of Wednesday... in And So It Goes....

This morning was nice. The sun was out. It offered a feeling of warmth and hope. Later on, it clouded up. It is now windy and cold. The weather does seem to “play on the moods” of many, myself i...


I just came in from outside. Earlier today, someone asked another tenant and myself if either of us had $25.00 they could borrow until tomorrow. I loaned it to him. He said that he would pay me b...


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