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What is it going to take?
Saturday, August 31, 2013      2 comments

Today, I saw photos of myself from last week's staff party. The same shock, the same shame, the same determination to stop the upward spiral RIGHT. NOW. that I had from photos of 30 pounds ago - 20 pounds ago - 10 pounds ago. I'm uncomfort... Read more
Staff parties
Saturday, August 24, 2013      2 comments

So last night was my company's 10th Anniversary party. The whole thing was food-oriented - we spent about three hours in a cooking competition, cooking six dishes and being judged on our teamwork and results, then sitting down to a huge buffet o... Read more
Paper journals vs. blogging
Monday, August 19, 2013      2 comments

So, I was an avid journaler. Think boxes of journals, going back to when I was 14 (I'm 47 now!) Locked up, since I seriously considered suicide if anyone ever read them. Journals that kept me sane, worked out my relationships in, fantasized abou... Read more
Planning meals
Sunday, August 18, 2013      0 comments

Okay, so I'm not bad at this. Every week I plan the next week's suppers. I hate standing in the kitchen at 5PM, grumpy and hungry, trying to find something to cook, or trying to put together a meal with one or more ingredient substitutions... Read more