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Shutting Up and Giving Up … Control, that is

While visiting my parents two weeks ago we chatted about a friend who had suffered terribly with cold and flu-like symptoms for several weeks. During that conversation I made a mistake. Not a tiny mistake. No, not this girl. There’s … Continue reading

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The Motivation I Needed

Earlier this week I wrote about fresh starts and the process of letting go of past failures and other things that hold us back. That post about my new beginnings with Weight Watchers was very healing as writing helps put … Continue reading

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Still climbing back up on the wagon and other Lenten reflections

The season of Lent is the 40-day period (excluding Sundays) preceding Easter. Traditionally in the church it was a time when new converts practiced spiritual disciplines in preparation for baptism on Easter. A focus during this season is repentance – … Continue reading

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Ouch!

Anyone who has seen me lately knows that I’ve gained weight. It’s pretty obvious. It’s not something I can physically hide. Emotionally, you ask? Sure, I can hide that way. I’m good at that. If I don’t talk about an … Continue reading

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A Lenten Discipline

Over the last several months I have shared from my heart about the ups and downs of my weight loss journey. Admittedly, it’s much easier to write about the successes, but in the spirit of honesty and humility, I confess … Continue reading

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Reflections on the New Year

2013 is here! Happy New Year! May this year be one of new possibilities and opportunities for love, health, happiness and wholeness. Though most people think of a new year starting on January 1, as I reflect on the meaning … Continue reading

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Shortbread Dough, Christmas Cookies and Other Challenges

Time sure flies! In the “busy”ness of the Advent and Christmas seasons, my blog has been idle. After breaking the 70-pound barrier two weeks ago (71 pounds to be exact), I had a minor set-back last week, gaining 2 pounds. … Continue reading

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