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Thursday, July 27, 2017

My inner child emoticon is a crafty character, always poised to take advantage of a vulnerable situation. Over the past 3 months I've been working furiously outside trying to revitalize my lawn. emoticon I've been fighting poor soil, weeds, moles, squirrels and (until recently) drought. Lots of sweat, dirt, bugs and sore muscles - but at least the grass started growing...and it was beautiful emoticon ...for a couple of weeks, and then for some mysterious reason it started dying off. emoticon emoticon

Understandably I was rather discouraged and when I get discouraged I tend to turn to sweets to cheer me up. My inner child was happy to help me. Tootsie rolls, Twix, jelly beans, cookies flowed into the house and into my mouth. emoticon Fortunately the sugar binge has come to an end (the numbers on the scale provided a big "wake up" call). emoticon I have also resumed my exercise routine which has always acted like "healthy" sweets for the spirit. emoticon emoticon

The fate of the lawn still hangs in the balance but I am not focusing on that anymore. It's only "dirt" and there are many more important things to contemplate. emoticon

Hope you are all having a fabulous summer. Thanks for reading this blog and for your support. emoticon

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    Glad that your inner child is back where she belongs. It is easy to jump on that slippery slope. Good thing you had that wake up call Kathryn.

    Could it be the sun burning your grass? Hope it starts growing again.
    1214 days ago
    Happy that you have this under control. Keep that inner child in it's place (sleeping).
    1216 days ago
    I call my inner child my lizard brain. I think I heard it on tv somewhere and I think it's the same thing. It feels easier to get mad at my lizard brain than inner child. Good luck with your healthy living and lawn
    1217 days ago
    Yes! You got the sugar under control. The weeds will take care of themselves 😊.
    1217 days ago
  • CDS427
    It is great that you recognized what was triggering you to eat sweets and you made a change.
    1217 days ago
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