Monthly Archives: May 2017

Just a general update: Plants and a Lunch Date

Yesterday I went grocery shopping. But I didn’t just buy groceries. I poked around the grocery store’s Garden Centre first. And after getting my groceries, I went and bought a pretty peach Begonia hybrid and a flat of four portulaca. … Continue reading

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There is Definite Improvement

I am getting better. I can see the improvements with each passing day. I am now getting out of my apartment 3-4 days a week, instead of only once.  Yes I still feel anxious when I go out, but I … Continue reading

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Is it possible to be addicted to plants and gardening?

So I don’t have a big apartment, but I have discovered that it is really great for growing plants. I never used to be able to keep indoor plants alive. I used to tell my family and friends if they … Continue reading

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I received a Blogger’s Award Nomination

I will confess, I don’t normally do these sorts of things. Mainly because I don’t like making people feel forced to answer questions. But Discovering Your Happiness, the blogger who nominated me for the Awesome Blogger Award, asked such interesting questions … Continue reading

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Meet one my of Hobbies: Sewing

I think I might slowly be getting myself back. Today I decided to tackle a sewing project. Even though I just bought some lovely new clothes this past weekend, I do have lots of gorgeous fabric that I have plans … Continue reading

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My Blog is 2 Years Old!

My blog, 161 Days in Paradise, is 2 years old today! When I started this blog, I figured only family and friends would follow it so they could see what I was doing in Barbados. I never really thought that other … Continue reading

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Picture Post: My New Clothes

In a pleasant turn of events, I was able to get all 5 items that I had put aside. I’d forgotten that the store was having a Surprise Discount sale (you put your hand in a bowl and picked a … Continue reading

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Picture Post: A Day in my Life

Last night, after dinner, I watched a storm darken the sky. The clouds rolled in and I could see the rain threatening. As soon as I snapped that picture, I thought that I should probably close my windows. Which was … Continue reading

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Retail Therapy and Window Shopping is Good for the Soul

Today I went out. I went out yesterday too. But yesterday was for an appointment. Today was for fun. Or rather, I made it about fun. I had to go pick up a prescription and while I waited for it … Continue reading

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Today I Hate Myself

Today I am filled with anger and hatred. Anger towards, and hatred of, myself. I hate that I feel like a failure. And I’m angry at myself for believing it. I hate feeling like I can’t function. And I’m angry … Continue reading

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