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Beyond the Wrinkle, Chapter 10: The Wrinkle of the Revolving Door
Thursday, January 17, 2013      3 comments

Recently at a funeral (of all places) the minister comforted the family by saying: “Every exit is also an entrance. When you go out of the exit you immediately are entering onto a new path.” Somehow in my life – specifically my life as it rela... Read more
Beyond the Wrinkle, Chapter 9: The Wrinkle of Stress
Wednesday, December 05, 2012      1 comments

Well, this is a pretty straightforward one, huh? Stress is a normal trigger for so many people and boy oh boy is it ever one for me! The deeper issue becomes the cycle that it brings on. When I’m stressed out I tend to eat whatever is most co... Read more
Beyond the Wrinkle, Chapters 7 & 8: The Wrinkle of Routine and The Wrinkle of Infinity
Monday, November 26, 2012      3 comments

Thanksgiving has come and gone (with much success I might add!) and the best part was that my family was noticing my weight loss success! Yay! So why am I scared to death? I’m scared to feel the excitement I’m feeling. I’m scared to hope tha... Read more
Beyond the Wrinkle, Chapter 6 - The Wrnkle of Recovery
Monday, October 29, 2012      2 comments

I recently had the opportunity to go to a Women of Faith conference and one of the speakers said something that struck a chord with me. She said that she recently had surgery and her doctor had prepared her that “the pain of recovery is worse t... Read more
Beyond the Wrinkle, Chapter 5: The Wrinkle of Impatience
Wednesday, October 17, 2012      0 comments

In my quest to figure out my relationship with my higher power (that somehow deep inside I still believe is God and Christ) I’ve decided that I am going to do something I’ve been “too busy” to do for a very long time: read. Sad, yes? I know ... Read more
Beyond the Wrinkle, Chapter 4 “The Wrinkle of Faith…or the lack thereof”
Wednesday, October 10, 2012      0 comments

Step two in Overeaters Anonymous is to “(Come) to believe that a power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity." All of my life I have lived in the Christian faith. I even committed my life to full-time Christian service as a music... Read more
Beyond the Wrinkle, Chapter 3 (The Fallen Logs)
Monday, October 08, 2012      2 comments

At a recent parents’ meeting for my daughter’s wilderness camp program the group began discussing a recent trip they had taken down the Edisto River. They had planned to go 60-some miles but only ended up going 20+ miles because there were so m... Read more
Beyond The Wrinkle, Ch. 2 "The Wrinkle of Ease"
Saturday, September 29, 2012      2 comments

Sometimes wrinkles can become predictable. The wrinkle of the day? The wrinkle of ease. It's Friday night and it's just me and my son at home for dinner. Normal? "Let's pick up Chinese or would you rather have pizza?" Oh how I soooo wanted t... Read more
Beyond the Wrinkle, Chapter 1
Thursday, September 27, 2012      2 comments

A co-worker and I were hanging paper for a bulletin board at our school and, when trying to decide where to cut the paper, I said “cut it just beyond the wrinkle.” We both paused and then said “That would make a great title for a book!” It’s a... Read more
Tomorrow's Going to be Tough...
Friday, September 21, 2012      1 comments

After a successful week getting into a good healthy routine and attending (and loving!) my first OA meeting tomorrow I face a huge challenge: a day at a fall festival with my parents. I have no idea what the food options will be so I have no wa... Read more