Saturday, May 31, 2014

Hanging Out In The Waiting Room

“Someday you're gonna look back on this moment of your life as such a sweet time of grieving. You'll see that you were in mourning and your heart was broken, but your life was changing...”  ~Elizabeth Gilbert 

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Captn' Gus and I are always having such fun adventures.  This past week Gus developed a urinary tract block and had to spend a week in and out of the emergency vets and our regular vets. Urinary blocks in cats are life threatening and even though he's home and off the catheter, he's still not back to his old self yet.  The next two weeks will be cautious ones for Gus as there is still a high risk of him forming a block again.
 Gussie paws! Still in hospital... But is feeling better and he has no kidney damage! 
 
And so the painting begins here in DeluxeVille!

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Pyrex Pink Baby!  I've decided to bring some color back into my life and since I've always wanted a pink bathroom, I decided to start there!   I'll post some pictures when it's all said and done.

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I've also been doing some of this!  I love having my little truck "Ruby the Rocket" to drive around!   I should have gotten myself a little truck a long time ago!

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Still working on getting this back to what it was.  Rebuilding takes time and I'm trying to remind myself to enjoy the journey of rediscovering things about myself I had lost.

“Living with integrity means: Not settling for less than what you know you deserve in your relationships. Asking for what you want and need from others. Speaking your truth, even though it might create conflict or tension. Behaving in ways that are in harmony with your personal values. Making choices based on what you believe, and not what others believe.” ~Barbara De Angelis

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Feast On Your Life

Love After Love by Derek Walcott

The time will come
when, with elation
you will greet yourself arriving
at your own door, in your own mirror
and each will smile at the other's welcome,

and say, sit here. Eat.
You will love again the stranger who was your self.
Give wine. Give bread. Give back your heart
to itself, to the stranger who has loved you

all your life, whom you ignored
for another, who knows you by heart.
Take down the love letters from the bookshelf,

the photographs, the desperate notes,
peel your own image from the mirror.
Sit. Feast on your life.