I’m presently sitting in the customer waiting area of an auto dealership waiting for a part replacement and oil change. I am finding more and more I hate sitting around strangers. Every time I clear my throat, you suddenly feel eyes on you like you have the plague. Which makes me want to turn around … Continue reading Public spaces
I was not prepared for taking care of an elderly parent. I guess no one really is. However, I find the support systems for doing so seem non existent or hidden away. Most of my friends have no idea what I deal with and you find that you feel you have to just suffer in … Continue reading I’m overwhelmed
When you realize you are more than your job.
The best advice I can give the younger generation is don’t let what you do for work define who you are. There is more to life than work. There is more to you than your career. Sometimes I think people use career as a way to escape life. Just don’t do it. If you were … Continue reading When you realize you are more than your job.
Monday marked 270 days since I last had a cigarette. I remember when I started. I felt for sure I would break down and start up working a week or two. There have been a lot of things going in the past several months that I’m not sure I can write about in a public … Continue reading 270 days
Today is start of 191 days not smoking. I have to admit though. I have had a craving a few times lately for a clove cigar.
If a picture is worth a thousand words… Eat your heart out! Also day 124 no smoking 🙂
The day after…
I hope everyone has a nice Christmas with family and friends. I know a few people who were alone and not close enough to visit. They sounded miserable. Don’t forget to check on folks in your life. Especially those that are alone. The holidays makes it worse for them. Let me say… I am glad … Continue reading The day after…
This morning as you stop to read this entry, I’m starting day 118 of not having smoked a cigarette!!! That’s 3 months and 26 days. I am amazed by this. I figured for sure I worked have stumbled along the way but so far I’ve made it. I’m getting to the point now I am … Continue reading Changes
Reflecting Just me getting out this week during lunch to enjoy the nice weather and think about the future. I have allowed others to get me to doubt myself and no longer have self confidence that I once had. I want it back! There are going to be changes in this new year. No longer … Continue reading Changes
Parents of the social media generation are not OK
(CNN Business) Last September, just a few weeks into the school year, Sabine Polak got a call from the guidance counselor. Her 14-year-old daughter was struggling with depression and had contemplated suicide."I was completely floored," said Polak, 45, who lives in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. "I had no clue she was even feeling remotely down at … Continue reading Parents of the social media generation are not OK