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Dealing with life today

on April 23, 2008 - 9:41am

Every thing seems to be a challenge today.I hate the weather we are having and it seems to be spilling over into how I are handling other things.I can't get out doors to walk away my mood or the stress I feel about it and it is making me,I'd love to cuss right now,cross.I am not comfortable walking on ice because a fall could be detrimental to me.I took just over a year away from work to go through rehabilitation from a car accident and I don't want a set back.Yes,even those of us who work in physiotherapy, need to use it once and a while.I have now returned to work though and back into the field that I love.The weather man says that we are supposed to have warm weather by Thursday so hopefully the week-end will be all out doors.I need to walk for my exercise as I am also on a weight loss program[taking of the gain from being inactive during recovery]and I miss the empowerment of having control over that aspect of my life.I want to regain the woman I am and not the one that has surfaced for the time being,[I don't like her],if you know what I mean.

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more snow

on April 22, 2008 - 11:42am

We had more snow through the night and now it is melting and water is running like rivers.We need the moisture in this country but I wish it had come in the form of rain.Oh well, moisture is moisture when you live on the prairies.We have a Russian olive tree in our front yard and in the spring it attracts the robins,[my favorite bird as they are the first sign of spring],and there were about 15 of them in that tree at once yesterday.I have never seen that many at one time it is probably because all other food sources are under snow.They were lovely to see.
I have to share this, after seven years of turning Josh's voice on every day my husband gets up for work in the morning and turns it on for me to start my day---he really does love me as he knows Josh soothes my soul and sets my day on the right track.

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winter again

on April 21, 2008 - 1:28pm

We ended up with a huge dump of snow on the week-end and now it feels like December rather than April. At least it was one of those snows that is thick with moisture and will disappear quickly.I am however,ready for spring and it sort of bums me out as I don't walk as much in this weather because I hate ice. I do have a wonderful book to read while I listen to Josh's beautiful voice. I am getting so excited for the DVD release and than only a mere 4 to 6 weeks to arrive at my door.I can't wait to see Josh again live.I hope my Josh fund grows quicker that it has been so I can make a holiday around one of his performances.I would like to visit the states again as it has been many years since I went south.
I grew up only 45 minutes north of the border and trips to the states were pretty much a week-end occurrence, [mostly into Montana],but I did spend a lot of my youth wandering about the good ole U.S.A.Then you didn't need a passport, how sad the world has become with that change.I makes me feel that the neighbourly relationship between our countries has lost out.I always loved the people I met south and wish for peace and safety for all.
P.S. I just checked my e-mail and they shipped my Josh bracelet on the 16th I am so excited!!!! Now I just have to wait on the postal service.

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Josh's new look

on April 20, 2008 - 12:08pm

I would love to know where I can find pics of Josh's new hair-cut.I can't imagine him without those wonderful curls.

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humbling day

on April 20, 2008 - 12:35am

I was honored today with my uncle asking me to spend the day with him.He is just 60 years old and is losing his battle with cancer.He is so brave and strong with his disease that it humbled me.We had a wonderful day together as I kept him company while his wife had to work.I was able to help provide him with some pain relief [mostly mid/lower back]with positioning and adding support with towels.He was able to sleep really well for three hours and when his wife came home, my husband joined us, and my uncle was able to visit as he felt refreshed.He was even strong enough to enjoy most of a hockey game and was quite animated and excited over it,I even heard a curse when the wrong team scored and it made me smile [that is a normal thing when watching hockey].It seemed like a typical Saturday evening in Canada watching hockey and I was so glad that my uncle had a typical evening.I am so honored for today as he is losing his battle.He is quite amazing at this time as he will be leaving us soon.

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