Category Archives: On Being Imperfect Me

Why I Don’t Comment

Over the past year and a half of writing on this blog, I’ve done precious little commenting or in-depth reading or following of other blogs.  I sometimes feel quite guilty about this, because there’s a lot of good stuff out … Continue reading

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Women’s Issues:  UTIs and Pelvic Floor Problems

A decidedly non-sexy post: in this blog where I pretty much have vowed to be honest—this post is brutally honest and “graphic.” I’ll discuss a demoralizing (and often embarrassing) medical issue many women face.  I’m not going to be fun … Continue reading

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Over 55– No more “Sexy?”

I’m packing for our upcoming 25th anniversary cruise.  And a sobering truth is sinking in. I’m 59, and I don’t get to be sexy anymore.  Waaaa. Dang, that sounds so sad, doesn’t it? I’m ashamed to admit that so much … Continue reading

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So You Want Your Wife to Lose Weight?

This is for the men out there.  Of whom I probably have few following.  But for what it’s worth if you’ve stumbled into my blog… mwah ha ha… Dear Husband– So, you want your wife to lose weight?  Do you … Continue reading

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I Have a Problem, Therefore I Matter

There’s something about the aging process that seems to bring out the very negative in many people.  And it’s not without reason that many older folks feel negative.  The bloom of youth is gone and never to return; health is … Continue reading

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Why Is Communication in Marriage so Hard?

We’ve made it through another few days.  I suppose that’s something.  I need to be grateful for that. He has been diligently reading away, marriage books.  Love and Respect (The Love She Most Desires); The Respect He Most Needs); The … Continue reading

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Apathy

I love world rhythms, I love international cultures.  Today I was around these things, and the joy I normally feel did not bubble up in me.  And the irony made me really sad. How does this happen? Where does apathy … Continue reading

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Needing– and NOT Needing– Him

It’s nine o’clock in the morning and I’ve already been up for over 4 hours. It’s partly the jet lag that just won’t resolve. And it’s partly because I drove him to the airport very early. I’m starting to write … Continue reading

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Diamonds from the Ashes

I’ve not done a great job on taking my own advice of late.  I’ve been in a blah mood, and not so nice to hubby.  I’ve not been practicing my loving thoughts and attitudes.  Yeah, maybe a little bitchy.  Sometimes … Continue reading

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Gratitude Recalibrated

A story popped up on my Facebook yesterday, from Humans of New York.  Sometimes I find these stories a bit trite, but the opening words caught my eye: “I miss that we can’t go out and dance.  Or visit other … Continue reading

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