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Obama Care saved me a fortune this year...almost $5,000 and my insurance premiums went down! Coverage for preventative care such as colonoscopies, mammograms, blood presure and diabetes screenings have been greatly expanded...some more affordable, some free. I am Voting for Obama, I see other things getting better too! Besides I dont want the Romney/Ryan ticket to take away a women's right to choose or for some not being able to go to planned parenthood....for pap smears, mammograms & more.
When something unravels, like our plumbing yesterday, I try to do something postive in getting it resolved. Yesterday I helped dh turn off the water, we cleaned out the waterbox, called the city maintenence man and then the plumber, got the area that needed fixing cleared out so the plumber could get into the tiny space. I think I gasped at the bill but was able to work out a payment plan so he could get all of his money in time.
I was having a rough day at work and beginning to fantasize about a binge. Instead, I began washing my hands. It was a wonderful time out for me, the water felt soothing and I felt as if I was literally washing away my urge to binge. I think it's all about, when you're in that emotional moment and thinking that you need food to soothe, you can still get that "time out" in so many other ways, like washing your hands. I quite literally "washed away" the desire to eat out of emotion.
My mother used to tell me and my siblings that stress causes cancer. I must have listened to her. When I feel a stressful situation coming on I ask God to help me with it. Sometimes it takes quite a bit of prayer, but I always seem to get the relief that I need. Through God all things are possible!