“How Are You Feeling?”

I've been getting that a lot lately, combined with seriously concerned looks, both in Kentucky and here in Costa Rica. I was wondering why until I happened to catch myself in the mirror last night. You know, just regular, without the posing. It was a little scary:...

Stress? What stress? Hey! I asked you a QUESTION!

Moving is really easy: you just throw everything you own into boxes, then lug them around the world on airlines for $100 a box. Piece of cake. Actually, I could use a piece of cake, now that I think of it. A big fat piece of three layer chocolate cake with gobs of...

Fallout (or More On The Hangnail)

DAILY REFLECTIONS July 4 IDENTIFYING FEAR: “The chief activator of our defects has been self-centered fear…” When I feel uncomfortable, irritated, or depressed, I look for fear. This “evil and corroding thread” is the root of my distress:...

Dr. Kim’s Alkaline Diet in English

Since I’m going to be eating this way, at least for awhile, my shopping list needs to be in English. Click here for Dr. Kim‘s alkaline diet in pdf: Download Alkaline acid foods list. It was really gratifying when I didn’t have to look up too many...

About the Lipstick Fund

Last week, I found out that my little medical adventure cost us over half our net worth. Not including the '95 Rav4 with the 150,000 miles and a very slightly crinkled hood where I ran into someone. Hey, it was his fault: he slammed on his brakes to miss a dog....

Thank You

I just read all the comments. There are not words to express my feelings right now. (Yes, I'm speechless.) It meant so much to my family to hear from you, cheering me away from the edge. It worked!!! Everything is going great: I lifted a bottle of Clorox over my...

Saratica Continues to Improve

Sally is still in the ICU at San Juan de Dios hospital in San Jose. She is much improved. She is spending ever longer periods of time conscious and disconnected from a ventilator. The IV antibiotic treatment is making progress against her pneumonia. She has no liver...

Repeat After Me:

You heard me. g-NOWF-glinz. It stands for God's Natural Organic Food Grown Locally In Season and is my new favorite blog. I'm already in love with Wardeh (Wardee), the mom, and I only just discovered her Saturday! She and her family started out five years ago...