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MY BEST THANKSGIVING DAY EVER
Thursday, November 26, 2009      4 comments

This is day # 37 of being accountable to myself for my actions around food. And it was a major food holiday. I have been preparing for this day for the past few weeks by banking my weekly WW bonus points and paring back a little some days to s... Read more
Progress Not Perfection
Saturday, November 21, 2009      5 comments

FR 11/20/09 CRAVING CONTROL By 700pm I was wanting to munch. I started with a mini-bag of popcorn, then pretzels, some chocolates, then ice cream. I weighed and measured each thing and ate it slowly. I had banked points to cover it. SA 11... Read more
MY THOUGHTS IN PRINT
Saturday, October 10, 2009      5 comments

The only thing that stands between you and what you want from life is simply the will to pursue it and the faith to believe it is possible. AUTHOR UNKNOWN but GREATLY APPRECIATED The real problem with me is I just don't know what I really w... Read more
UNWILLING TO BE WILLING
Thursday, October 01, 2009      7 comments

I have to be honest with myself and someone else; so if you are reading this, thank you for being that someone else. I do not want to weigh and measure my food. I do not want to use the nutrition tracker. I do not want to cut back on my crutch o... Read more
THE ULTIMATE PARENTAL LOSS
Wednesday, September 09, 2009      12 comments

Someone in my extended family has committed suicide. He never got over his injuries and mental traumas from serving in the Iraq war. His vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb and his two buddies were killed instantly. He felt so guilty about hav... Read more
A GIFT SENT FROM HEAVEN
Wednesday, September 02, 2009      6 comments

Our mom, whose nickname was "Cookie", was a talented artist and seamstress. She passed away from cancer in September 1974. My sister, Debby, is now facing a cancer ... Read more
OH THOSE DEMANDING EMOTIONS!
Wednesday, September 02, 2009      6 comments

I was thumbing through my journal this morning when I ran across this entry. I could eat cause I’m happy; I could eat cause I’m sad. I could eat cause I’m bored; ... Read more
HAVE YOU BEEN GRAZING LATELY?
Tuesday, September 01, 2009      4 comments

It has been awhile since my last blog. My attitude and commitment to healthy living has been suffering lately and I felt like I really had nothing worthwhile to share. I finally decided that admitting the truth in a public forum might shake me... Read more
SPIRITUAL BEINGS JOURNEYING TOGETHER ON MONDAY 08/24/2009
Monday, August 24, 2009      5 comments

You should always part company with lov... Read more
HAVE YOU HEARD ANY ECHOES FROM HEAVEN LATELY?
Sunday, August 23, 2009      3 comments

I love the soothing sounds of wind chimes. I am grateful to the inventor who not only realized a breeze could produce a melody, but also followed through and created an ... Read more
Are you convinced?
Saturday, August 22, 2009      3 comments

I don’t know when or why I started believing that being me was bad. God created me to participate in life and contribute my unique talents for the benefit of all. Being me is wonderful! Now all I have to do is convince myself that it is true. ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts SOMETIMES GIVING BIRTH TO A BLOG TAKES A LONG TIME.
Saturday, August 22, 2009      20 comments

I started this blog two days ago, but the "laboring" was interrupted when I got my sister's poor health news. Focusing on my health issues faded into the background until my fears for her were faced and a small amount of reluctant acceptance s... Read more
IF I HAD A BAG OF COOKIES RIGHT NOW...
Tuesday, August 18, 2009      22 comments

Why didn't I get a bag of cookies last time I went to the store? A treat now and then would not be a problem. Well that may be true; but if those cookies were here right now I would be eating them all. Now what is really going on here? M... Read more
BUTTERED POPCORN
Saturday, August 15, 2009      16 comments

Last night I was searching for comfort so I filled my Revere Ware stockpot half-full of air-popped popcorn. Usually I am satisfied with a bowl of popcorn seasoned with butter-flavored spray, but last night I just had to have butter on my popcor... Read more
ARE YOU SEARCHING FOR A COURTESY TROLLEY AS YOU TRAVEL THE CORRIDORS OF LIFE?
Friday, August 14, 2009      20 comments

What was supposed to be a biopsy taken in the doctor’s office yesterday turned into a trip to the hospital last night when my sister had to have an emergency D & C. After I parked my car, I entered the long corridor connecting the parki... Read more

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