Author Archives: losingtheshadow

Hello world!

Welcome to! This is your very first post. Click the Edit link to modify or delete it, or start a new post. If you like, use this post to tell readers why you started this blog and what you … Continue reading

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Calm My Crazy: Chilling Out

This weekend I want to chill. I want to relax, do some fun stuff and just not worry about it. Sometimes chill songs make me happy. This song came out the year I graduated from high school, 1991. The fact … Continue reading

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Depressing Dreams?

Since I took the day off today to take my Dad to the Heart Center at MGH (the appointment went well), I had most of the afternoon to myself. While I was flipping through the channels and landed on a … Continue reading

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Low Tide Prettiness

I had a post in my mind tonight. I had planned on getting photos from my phone to my computer and well, technology is failing me tonight. I can’t get them transferred. I did get to post one on Facebook … Continue reading

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Reading Away Depression

Can a book help with depression and anxiety? This Huffington Post article talks about Bibliotherapy. I would be a perfect case study. I love to read and have not hidden my love of books. They take me away when I … Continue reading

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Falling Back

Where do weekends go? The week drags on, especially today, Monday then in a blink of the eye, the weekend is gone. I am really looking forward to the Labor Day weekend coming up. I don’t think I have plans … Continue reading

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Calm My Crazy: Comeback Kid

  It is Friday! You know what that means. I need some fun music to kick off the weekend. This song really shares how I feel a lot of the time. I have to drag myself up and be a … Continue reading

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Planet Fitness?

I can’t believe that it is almost Labor Day! You know the symbolic end of summer, not in my mind but it is the beginning of the end summer wise. Though, some of the nicest weather is in September leading … Continue reading

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Six Months

I just realized that it has been over six months since my mother died. Six months!  Where does the time go? I still find it hard to believe that I have no more nursing home visits for a long time, … Continue reading

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Jen Reads: The Silver Linings Playbook

Ever read a book that you liked so much that you just had to pick it up again and read it? I finished reading The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick. I loved it. I have lacked hope in my … Continue reading

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