So, I’m really sick. I even walked into a doorway this morning while getting the kids ready for school. I was so dizzy and disoriented. Not fun. The only thing that makes me feel better when I’m sick is homemade chicken noodle soup and my grandmother Marie’s patchwork quilt that she made for me when I was little. I’m very sentimental and feel better when under my quilt, sipping my soup. This quilt had made me feel better through all the hard times. I’ve snuggled under it when feeling blue and used it to keep the chills away when feeling ill. It’s gotten me through over 15 underways and deployments and countless ‘sick days’. Do you have something that makes you feel better? Recipe? Something special like my quilt? Hoping the healing powers of both the soup and quilt will shorten my sick days. I’m not good at sitting still or being sick.
Stupid, Stupid, Stupid. That’s what I keep telling myself. I have really change my eating habits over the last few months. I’ve read labels, buying fresh fruit and veggies every week and making out weekly menus so that we never have to guess what to make for dinner. It has been WONDERFUL. I eat 6 times a day. I am never hungry, I have plenty of energy and I never have that full bloated feeling of eating too much. Even the kids and husband have gotten use to eating the whole wheat bread and pasta! We are all eating better and it shows! Tonight we had Violin practice, then straight to Basketball practice. After Basketball we splurged and stopped at McDonalds. Continue reading