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Recognizing Hunger

Sunday, January 31, 2016      7 comments

I had been working on a project for a couple of hours when the thought "I'm hungry" appeared. I really thought I was hungry for food but when I thought about it I recognized it was emotional hunger. I knew I was getting a little tired but had ig... Read more


Saturday, May 03, 2014      4 comments

What characterizes an addiction? Simply this: "you no longer feel that you have the choice to stop. It seems stronger than you. It also gives you a false sense of pleasure, pleasure that invariable turns into pain." One can have fal... Read more

Food. Do you have a hold of it or does it have a hold over you?

Thursday, May 01, 2014      1 comments
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Eating with awareness.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014      1 comments

Day 25 The magic is within me. emoticon I have been working on making eating with awareness a habit and eac... Read more

Day 5

Wednesday, April 09, 2014      2 comments

The magic is in me. emoticon I have completed my plan to follow for the next 95 days. I will just make min... Read more

Getting Stronger

Monday, February 10, 2014      5 comments

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My Teacher is Only 2 Years Old

Thursday, February 06, 2014      5 comments

We take care of our 2 year old grandson and we have learned so much from him. 1. He smiles for no reason. 2. If it is a dreary day, he still thinks it is a wonderful day. 3. Besides his food and naps, he needs very little. 4. At m... Read more

An "Aha" Moment

Tuesday, January 28, 2014      4 comments

Yesterday's blog was an "aha" moment for me. Everything clicked. I realized I was upset (angry) because I believed life was so unfair. At times I would think of other things but the belief of unfairness was always there to come back to. ... Read more

A Course in Miracles

Monday, January 27, 2014      2 comments

Anyone interested in studying A Course in Miracles I invite you to visit:
gid=27703 Lesson 22 - "What I see is a form of vengeance." The logic all rests on t... Read more

The Cookie Battle

Thursday, January 23, 2014      7 comments

Last night I had a cookie battle. I kept wanting to comfort myself with a cookie. I kept saying "no". Finally it dawned on me that my body was telling me something and I wanted to shut it up with a cookie. I cleared my mind and asked what wa... Read more

Lemonade from Lemons

Tuesday, September 24, 2013      3 comments

Awesome story! When an engaged couple calls off the wedding, it is usually a time of sadness and anger. But one family in Atlanta found a way to turn a terrible situation into a beautiful one. They invited 200 of the city's homeless to feas... Read more

A Binge Meditation

Saturday, September 14, 2013      6 comments

I was super tired this week and a little depressed yesterday. When this happens I revert back to old insane thinking that junk food comforts me. I wanted the comfort but not the calories so I planned a mini binge party. I enjoyed: ... Read more

I am an Olympian Athlete in Training

Friday, September 06, 2013      3 comments

One has to have a sense of humor to enjoy life. emoticon I call myself an Olympian because I am competing in ... Read more

A Stress Free Day

Thursday, September 05, 2013      2 comments

Today was another stress free day. Was it hard? Not really. I have been working at this forever. If I do not quit, I will succeed. I have failed many times but I never quit. I will still have to work at it for a long time until it become... Read more

Hungry and Relaxed

Wednesday, September 04, 2013      2 comments

Yesterday I was tired and emotional hunger thoughts entered my mind. Instead of listening to those thoughts I took a nap. Before, I would have rested by watching mindless television. Emotional hunger would of kept tempting me until I m... Read more

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