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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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It was a relatively happy and peaceful Saturday. I avoided any source of unpleasantness or drama. As a good friend on this site commented to me, there is no need to be in the presence of those wh...


At bingo, I had a reasonably good time. I won many prizes, and won three nights of free bingo. In a foil-covered pie pan,I brought down 2 ten count boxes of cereal bars, as part of the refreshmen...


Where do I begin? Well, I am going to be very general in what I am about to write. There are probably at the very least, 3 people (not on this site) whom are no longer on my list. I have absolute...


June 28, 2021

Of Monday! in And So It Goes....

There has been talk of a party here, for the 4th. I have not seen anything posted at my building. My oldest sister came up, yesterday for a visit. We went to Shop n Save, Goodwill, Bob Evans and ...


June 25, 2021

I Tried. in And So It Goes....

I gave the nicotine cessation program my best shot. I have been totally smoke-free for five days. It has gotten worse, everyday. I was at the point in which I felt as if I were totally unable to ...


Today marks my officially leaving the ranks of the smokers. I am an official non-smoker. I am in a nicotine cessation program. The method prescribed to me by my doctor is the nicotine transdermal...


As of late, my life has not been to bad. It is the time of the season to get out and socialize. I do, and it helps me, immensely. I was not always a people person, not in high school. I won’t go ...


June 18, 2021

Bingo Fun... in And So It Goes....

I went in late for bingo. I won twice. After that, some of us sat down at the gazebo until about 11pm. The fire alarm in the building went off. I do not know what level the call was on. Today, I ...


In this journal community, I have probably written more troubling entries than happy, positive entries. Yes, I have been told that your journal is for you but, over the years, I have developed a ...


Further, I am no longer upset by those two people. Why? You may ask. I will tell you why. The way I see it, if people do not care about my situation, or do not like me, period I really do not car...


I give and I give and I give. Once in awhile, it would be nice to get back. I am in no way talking about anything of material gain. There are 2 people I know, of whom I am no longer going to go o...


Check out my new summer photo icon for my PB account. :)


It was a warm and sunny day, here in the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia. I socialized a lot. I talked with my good friend, “Sally”. She is a real sweetheart. I am glad that I have a friend i...


June 10, 2021

June 10th... in And So It Goes....

It has not been too bad of a day. I put in a few calls to a person whom assists me with transportation. I am in need of several rides, this month. Every month, I also purchase a $40.00 bus pass, ...


It was a rough day, a few days ago. It may have been signaling some type of bowel infection. For the past two mornings, when I look in the mirror, at my tongue, it is white. It is normally pink. ...


June 09, 2021

Update... in And So It Goes....

I phoned my gastroenterologist. He is going to run tests to see if I have a bowel infection.


June 08, 2021

Later On... in And So It Goes....

I have not yet heard back from my doctor. My health concerns may or may not be serious but, as with many other seniors whom live alone, when a health situation sets in, I worry about not being ab...


June 08, 2021

Of Today... in And So It Goes....

This morning, I experienced the usual nervousness, worrying and anxiety. In addition, My tongue was white this morning and one of my bowel movements consisted of mucous only. I called my doctor, ...


June 07, 2021

Realization. in And So It Goes....

I am glad that I can utilize this site to jot down my feelings. I got up for a late night snack, and thought of something. When I am interested in someone, and think that there may be a chance th...


June 07, 2021

Hello. in And So It Goes....

Today, I was sick. I was having gastric distress. I also had diarrhea. I was also worrying, a lot about just about everything. Yesterday, I was out in the heat, for a few intervals, well several,...


June 06, 2021

Of Sunday... in And So It Goes....

It was generally, a beautiful summer day. Several times, I went outside and down to the new gazebo. Sometimes, other tenants were around. Sometimes, there were not. I am trying to be friendly and...


My friend “Sadie” has twiced tried to tell me what to do. She had tried to tell me what to do about two different situations, of which were absolutely none of her business. She was actually tryin...


May 29, 2021

Hello. in And So It Goes....

Hello to my ProseBox family. Have a fun, safe holiday weekend! :)


This morning, I felt nervous and agitated. I declined going grocery shopping with my daughter. It has been raining. I just was not up for it. I have things that I need to accomplish, around my ap...


For the past few days, I have been moderately stable. With Bipolar 1 Disorder, any small upset can make me do a tailspin into Bipolar Depression. I try to avoid upsetting situations. Here is a pr...


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