April was a very interesting month around the Palatial Horvath Estate. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. One thing I learned in April is that I’m still a compulsive overeater. I was not magically cured by three months of more sensible eating. Go figure. As of the time of […]

A Brief Status Update

As you may, or may not, know (or care), I’m in the throes of several “Betsy makeover” initiatives this year. With luck, they will help me release my inner Betsy. Roar like a lioness, Betsy! Roar! mewwwww! Hey, it’s a start. Since I have taken to spewing my personal angst all over cyberspace, I thought […]

Meditation in Motion

As part of my diabetic makeover, I’ve started walking regularly again. ┬áThis is good for me not only physically, but mentally. Walking seems to unclog my mind and gets the streams of thought and creativity flowing more freely. I’ve read somewhere that walking is called “meditation in motion”, and for me that is true. Personally, […]

An Ode to Girl Scout Cookies

Well, don’t I feel all dramatic after my last couple of blog posts? Sorry about that. I’ll just tell you that the doctor’s visit went pretty much as I feared and my diabetes is bad at the moment. But I’ve decided that just because my diabetes is bad, and just because my debt is bad, […]

No Consequences

As I was eating inappropriately for my diabetic condition to celebrate Thanksgiving, I realized something important about myself. In fact, I had what Bob Mayer would call a “moment of enlightenment”. I have, as you may or may not know (or care), been trying to move forward in my life with varying degrees of success. […]

From The Doctor’s Office

Here’s a little stream of consciousness riff on my visit to the doctor’s office this morning. Proving that you can find a blog post everywhere you go. Time spent waiting to see doctor: 1 hour Time spent with medical professionals (doctor and nurse): 30 minutes. A fairly good ratio. This was my first visit to […]