How I Lost 22 Pounds Without Even Trying!

Okay, maybe I did  try.  I tried  not to either pass out or throw up every day.  I tried  not to bleed on everything I wore, sat on, or walked past.  I tried  to actually stay at work every day.  (A day not spent in the ER was a win!)  I tried  to just survive until surgery…

New and Improved Janet

Now with fewer internal organs and more blood inside! Well, I had my surgery on December 12, and I’m finally feeling up to posting about it.  The only pain killer I’ve taken today is ibuprofen, and so far, I’m making it on that.  First time in weeks I don’t have narcotics in my body while at…

Mani Monday: Some Bargains and Where I Found Them

I’ve gotten way behind on my Mani Monday posts, so once again we’re doing several manicures at once.  Let’s start with this past week.  I wore Zoya Azalea, which I found half price at my local Ulta.  Ulta is hit or miss for bargains on polishes.  I either totally score, or I walk away with…

Don’t Look Back. You’re Not Going That Way.

I just had a brilliant epiphany.  I keep looking backward in my life trying to make sense of current situations, and wondering what I should do moving forward.  The thought came into my head suddenly just now that I need to stop looking to situations, people, and relics from the past trying to figure out…

She Lived

Today would have been my mom’s 69th birthday.  I took off work, mostly because I had to work Saturday.  I didn’t consciously take off because it’s Mom’s birthday, but I think maybe The Universe was looking out for me. I decided the best thing to do to celebrate would be to eat the chocolatiest cake I…

Well, That’s Not What You Want to See

So, I use this free online tarot card reading site sometimes.  I’m not entirely sure I believe in it, but somehow it does manage to hit the nail on the head most of the time. The last two times I’ve used it, I swear, this is what it has said: “Card 1: How you feel…