I'm very tired. I've been dragging the past couple of weeks. Last week i had the chiro i work with check me - he does "nutritional testing" via kinesology that i have found to be very accurate. (Lab work confirmed his determination after he did the tests.)
I tested positive for pesticides - which has me rather puzzled as i eat mostly organic food - & my adrenals are shot - also not a surprise. He said he'd never had anyone test for adrenals as high (meaning needing so many supplements) before. I also bought the saliva tests for adrenals & other hormones. Did that yesterday, so i started the supplements today.
The fact is i've got a lot of supplements, & i don't use them much. Vitamin D3 is probably the only one i take regularly at all. If i'm really honest, i think it is because i don't really believe they will help me much. I think i'm past believing that anything will help much.
We are going to San Diego for Easter. It has always been tradition for us to go to Duane's Aunt & Uncle's place for a big family potluck (here in OC). However, this year Duane's step-brother T doesn't want to go there. (We're told he said that he didn't want to spend Easter with R, a cousin he is working for & there are some issues.) So T is having Easter at his house & Duane's mom & (step) dad are going there. I hate family drama!
This happened once before when X was mad at Y & didn't want to spend a holiday with them. We were able to smooth things over some then & work it out, but there is no smoothing this. We would understand if T had said, "I'm not home often (he's been working in Las Vegas) & i'd rather not go somewhere else for the holiday." But we don't want to get in the middle of a family issue OR have to make a choice, so we're going for a third option - we're spending the time with my sister in San Diego.
If the family is going to start drama we will opt out & take a third option. We will see some of the family on Easter, however, as Duane's niece K is being baptized & most of the family will be there. We will go to San Diego afterward.
Now that Grandma is not really in the picture anymore (she's in a skilled care center & has lost most of her memory) this will be happening more & more. Folks don't really want to travel much for holidays. Of course, most of the time WE are traveling a lot, but that is the reality of our decision to move 100 miles away. Still, as time goes on i can see that the big family function will fall away, & the individual families will be the ones getting together. We need to realize it will happen in time.
I'm staying home next week, tho. Maybe that will give me a chance to rest a bit.
I meant to bring the camera today, to take pics of the mountains & how much snow we still have. I forgot to grab it, however. The weather has been really nice & warm. Our non-fruit trees are budding to start leaves. I hope the fruit trees hold off for a while yet. We are expecting 3-6 inches of snow in the next couple of days.
So, in hopes of spring, here is a pic of our tulips last year on 22 April.