Monthly Archives: February 2010

So, as you know, I’m on a mission to better deal with my stresses in life. I came across this great article from It shares the 4 A’s of dealing with stress: * Avoid the stressor. * Alter the stressor. * Adapt to the stressor. * Accept the stressor. #1: Avoid unnecessary stress HOW? * Learn how to say “no” – Know your limits and stick to them. * Avoid hot-button topics – If you get upset over religion […]

Dealing with Stressful Situations: The Four A’s

I was just given this amazing blogger award from Who Doesn’t Love Coupons! Her blog is a really wonderful one, you should definitely check it out. WOW…I’m touched. I’m flattered. I’m giddy. I would like to thank all who made this possible! (Would you ever guess this is my first award? hee hee) Seriously though, this made my day! Especially coming from such a gorgeous blog. Thank you so much! Now, to the official stuff: The rules for accepting this […]

Blogger Award!!

The Garden of Life Work on your garden early, while the dew is still on the roses … For the garden of your daily life plant three rows of peas 1. Peace of mind2. Peace of heart3. Peace of soul For strength of character plant four rows of squash 1. Squash gossip2. Squash indifference3. Squash grumbling4. Squash selfishness Plant four rows of lettuce 1. Let us be faithful2. Let us be kind3. Let us be patient4. Let us really love […]

Thursday’s Thought

I am a sickling. Everyone knows this about me. I hate it. There’s always SOMETHING wrong with me! But today, I had an epiphany. There’s really only one thing wrong with me. STRESS!!! Take May-June 2008, for example. I had chest pains that were so bad I couldn’t lift my kids or push a vacuum. Had EKGs done, X-Rays, and the like. The doctors decided it was pleurisy. Yet the meds they gave me for it made no difference. One […]

It’s STRESS, people!

Kids. Who else can be so fully entertained by a marker, a newspaper bag, and lotion? Goobers, my kids. They’re total goobers, and I LOVE EM!