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Monday, October 03, 2011

I don't normally do these as what I have to say is not very interesting. Yes I could rant and rave that I'm not losing weight like I want...but why?? I know what the problem is this time....not having enough good food to eat but when things get tough I don't eat right because I can't afford it.

Yeah yeah I've heard all the stuff before too. It doesn't cost that much more. You can do it.

But what if you can't? I've been living off food banks for the past month and I can't wait until I can actually buy "FOOD".

Anyway this is just to meet a challenge. Yep it's met! No one else needs to hear MY problems. I have too many to gripe about but there are other people that are worse off than me and those I can and do try to buoy up when they need it.
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SHIRLEYX 10/10/2011 9:35AM

    EPJ, you have been through an incredibly tough time. I'm so glad that you have found the new job, and I hope that your finances look up soon. You are an amazing woman and things will work out.

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HEALTHYNOW4ME 10/5/2011 1:38AM

    You are right about it being tough to eat right when the money is not there! I hope it get's better soon. Our food bill keeps getting bigger and bigger but the bag keeps getting smaller and smaller. We are on a fixed income and everything is going up but our income. I tend to ignore my medical bills and try to buy healthier foods. I love the farmers markets, but it is not hard to drop 20-50 or more there a week, and they are almost over for the season. I like to stock the freezer for the winter, but even that costs extra for the freezer bags. Hang in there! emoticon

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4-1HEALTHYCYNDI 10/4/2011 4:14PM

    **HUGS** Hang in there and do what you can. Thanks for all your support.

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3AUSSIES 10/4/2011 7:12AM

    Dearest Jane,

Food banks cannot offer perishable goods ie fresh fruits and veggies...boxed foods - starches mainly.

Since I've known you you have NEVER given up. You continue to take Life as it comes your way and have done the best you can with it. How is the new job? Worth it I hope. The financial will work it's way through...continue with the preservation you have shown us all.

I admire you, you are a winner in my book!!


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TWINKS55 10/3/2011 9:34PM

    Jane - I agree - it can be very difficult to get the healthy food. And, it is expensive.
You do have trials dear lady, and they are real. They are your challenges and they can be very hard to work through.
Please give yourself credit that you are still here and have not given up. Plus, with your golden heart you reach out to others'

You are awesome Jane!

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GIRLINMOTION 10/3/2011 8:21PM

    The problem is bad food is subsidized, good healthy food is not!

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FITNHEALTHYKAL 10/3/2011 8:13PM

    You are a wonderful buoy to me sweet Panda Jane!!! Thank you for being a friend that I can come to no matter what! {{{{{{{{{{{{Jane }}}}}}}}}}}}}} Your friend, Mama Kal

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