Category Archives: Depression

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Virtual Gastric Band Surgery

First, it's not surgery, but hypnosis! This is why it's "Virtual" and not actual or invasive, cutting into the body. How do I find out about these things, you ask? My Twitter account gets spammed with folks who follow me … Continue reading

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SURVIVING INAUGURATION DAY 

Once every four years, the peaceful transfer of power in our national capitol takes place. Lots of marching bands show up, but no floats or inflated balloons. This is how we know it’s not a football bowl game or holiday … Continue reading

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Monday Morning after a Trauma

Most of us don’t much care for Monday just because. Yep. Says it all, right? Work, the daily grind, routines, dealing with problems, and the people who want it yesterday already! What are they thinking, we’re magicians? Or they’re the … Continue reading

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SNAP CHALLENGE AT NASCAR

Can I live on $4.17 per day for 7 days? I went to Texas Motor Speedway for NASCAR and Indy Car racing. While I was at the Lodge I stay at when I go over for these weekends, I usually … Continue reading

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Good Health is a Process

 Walk or run your way into better health, physical and mental. My testimony might encourage you. As my old daddy was fond of saying, “Rome wasn’t built in a day.” Good health is a process. 2009–I couldn’t walk around the … Continue reading

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GET A ROUND TUIT 

   I’ve been going through many old scrapbooks lately, as part of my healing process. I found a photo of my mother from the 1940’s, I think. She had lots of projects going, all at one time, and would say, … Continue reading

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Positive mental attitude: it’s what’s happening!

   Exercise helps our mood, the experts say. Sometimes we’re in such a bad funk, we can’t even get off the couch to go walk down the block. Just getting out of bed seems a chore, or brushing our teeth … Continue reading

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