Wednesday, January 2, 2013
And So It Begins....
Happy New Year everyone. I had an...um...interesting day yesterday. I was extremely anxious to get the decorations down and put away (I always am...after a month I get sick of them), but this time, for the first time ever, I was sad. Hmmmm...
As I started thinking about it, I think I was sad because this Christmas wasn't what it could have been. There was too much pain for too many people and I had a very hard time getting past it. I tried...but I really don't think I was very successful.
But now there's the promise of a new year and our ability to maybe, for once, get it right in the world. Peace anyone? Help for Sandy victims? Hey...a girl can dream right?
The hubs is ill today. Sounds like bronchitis but after my little dance with B this year, I'm not taking any chances. I'm working from home today and will accompany him to the doctor this afternoon. Know how I know he's sick? He didn't once give me any grief when I asked him to see a doctor. Yup...he's sick.
Plus, he's a heart patient. He's had bypass surgery and his cholesterol has a habit of taking up residence inside his arteries. Congestive heart failure comes on quick and, sometimes, without warning. We have a neighbor whose husband died two years ago of congestive heart failure - one day he was fine, the next day he was chatting up Jesus. The family is still recovering (wife, 17 year old daughter, 10 year old son) - he was in his 50's.
I told the hubs years ago I would nag him into his 80's...I didn't lie.
I'm on the sugar free bus as of this morning! For now, I'm sticking with no refined sugar. No candy, cookies, cake, fudge...anything made with that vile but wonderful white stuff. I'm also trying to stay away from white pasta and rice. If I can make it 30 days without any of that crossing my lips, we can talk about the next 30 days. Until then, it's one day at a time.
Yoga? Well that wasn't an option this morning but I will be twisting and stretching this evening for sure...I can't wait.
Hope your new year is off to a good start.