1STICKBLUES's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=1STICKBLUES 1STICKBLUES's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ Can I get a 'hell yeah?' HELL NO! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5448852 So, for the past several months I have fallen back into the unhealthy patterns I had long before and shortly after my dad died. I have forgotten how to say no. Yes I let my brother move in with me rent free, yes I'll spend my weekends helping mom prepare to move (which keeps getting postponed), yes I'll babysit, yes I'll cancel a movie date with a guy I have a crush on to support you, yes I'll allow you to claim my kitchen as an office of sorts so you can start a new business, yes I'll tell... Thu, 8 Aug 2013 13:08:36 EST My hero, my spark. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5301308 Tomorrow would have been my dad's 61st birthday. Sadly, on September 16, 2011 he lost a short and violent battle with cancer. After he died, I truly felt that a piece of me had died with him. For several months after he passed, I fed my grief. I ate everything that was put in front of. Devoured it in a decadent, indulgent attempt to fill what was missing. Then one day, I woke up. I realized that the sorrow and emptiness I was feeling was just a small measure of the joy and inspiration t... Tue, 26 Mar 2013 21:33:35 EST