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Dealing with loss and maintaining health

Saturday, December 05, 2009

That dreaded phone call came the day after Thanksgiving. Craig had passed away.

My 54 yr. old brother in law had been struggling only a few weeks with a new found health issue and it had taken his life.

When life hits you with a wrecking ball the last thing you want to do is count a calorie, but I did. I made up my mind that even when life sends you a storm, keep up your healthy lifestyle, just as you need to continue breathing. I refuse to medicate with food. I will pray, shout, cry, talk or journal, but I will NOT lean on food. Food is no longer my therapy, but rather a pleasant necessity. While I cry I will only have a Kleenex and my Bible in my hand...not a brownie.
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  • v RENA1965
    Sorry to hear your brother in law lost the battle. Learn from his ending we all need to look efter ourselfs. Cholestrol is not bias about whom it takes out- it will take out skinny with a normal BMI as well and fat people..
    All humans need to have a new view of food -eat to live and not live to eat..
    2397 days ago

    Comment edited on: 12/5/2009 5:08:47 AM
  • v RONIH2O
    Sorry for your loss, it sounds like you can stay strong and this is a life journey, so good for you for hanging in there.
    2397 days ago
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