Category Archives: Diet

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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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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There is always something to be grateful for…

The more time I spend acknowledging the things I have in my life that are blessings, the less importance the negative ones have in my mind.  Leave no room in your heart for “poor me’s” by filling it up with … Continue reading

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Beautiful Day!

Sky thru my pergola   Gerber Daisy   More beautiful sky.   White Birch in My Front Yard   Last of the Season Blooms   Woods behind my house.   Tomatoes ripening. THE MOST BEAUTIFUL THINGS IN MY LIFE:   … Continue reading

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Challenging my thoughts

I have been off my path of writing and eating healthy and generally taking care of myself. It is a familiar road to me, I give myself up so easily. But this morning I heard something that resonated with me. … Continue reading

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Losing – Hair and Weight

Pam in her beautiful baldness and in her new wig. Today I took photos of my sister after she shaved her head. Her hair was falling out so quickly that it was easier to take it off herself rather than … Continue reading

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Reminder from My Daughter

Having a not so great day and got on Facebook.  Becky posted this song today and it reminded me where to keep my focus.  Thanks Beck, I love you.  Love your Momma

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Family, Jobs and Dogs

I started last week by traveling to Kentucky for my interview. It went well, they have three other candidates they are interviewing. Wait and see, I am not in control. My sister, mother and aunt all traveled to Florida at … Continue reading

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