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About jaimmers

Learning to age gracefully and continue learning about myself. I blog about motivation, empowerment, family, weight loss and healthier living. Join me.

My Last Year

The year for me has been full of disappointment, hurt, ups and downs emotionally.  Hard to process and even more difficult to understand.   I spent time alone this afternoon, praying to God and asking him to show me answers. … Continue reading

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I’m Just a Girl

A girl who thought I would be young forever and even bad choices would have no consequence.  A girl who lived her life addicted to food as surely as others do to drugs or alcohol.  Buried my pain, my past, my … Continue reading

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Always

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Do Unto Others

Remember everyday to treat others how you want to be treated.  Criticism hurts and these are emotional scars that never go away.  Treat your loved ones as if each day is your last with them.   Have a happy and … Continue reading

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Granny’s Cabinet

My granny, in the middle, me in the green shirt on the bottom and my second mother, Aunt Mary on the right. For most of the years I knew her, Granny lived in a very small modest house.  Her kitchen … Continue reading

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Therapy for a Tired Soul

Blah!   That’s how I’ve been feeling.  Tired, frustrated, irritable and unmotivated!  Is it the weather, certainly the lack of sunshine and cold doesn’t help.  Or maybe my job, my boss is certainly a pain in the a**.  Or the commute, an … Continue reading

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A Day Late, but Still Thankful

Baked myself silly today.  Two pumpkin, one sweet potato, blueberry, cherry and a full pan of pecan pie.  People, bring your appetites! I like celebrating Thanksgiving a day later.  It gives me an opportunity to get ready and not on … Continue reading

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A Year and a Lifetime of Learning Later

Thanksgiving eve, a wonderful to time to review my choices and my life changes in the last year since I have posted. Many things have changed. I have gotten jobs, I’ve left jobs, I’ve been happy, I’ve been depressed, but … Continue reading

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Finally…….You’re Hired

Starting Monday I have a new job! I was beginning to give up, but it was in God’s time and not mine.  Looking back I can see that it was for a reason.  I was available to be with my … Continue reading

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Daily Inspiration

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