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Is the world today making you depressed and anxious too?
Thursday, May 23, 2019      2 comments

I had terrible depression as a teenager and it grew throughout my life until menopause, then it diminished. Mine was estrogen based more than from neurotransmitters in my brain. I'm allergic to anti-depression medications, so I found other ways ... Read more
Gluten free has changed my life!
Sunday, May 19, 2019      4 comments

For over 20 years I have had stomach problems. I was diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome about 25 years ago. The advice was if you bloat up and are in agony, don't eat that again. The only thing that seemed to be recurring was beef, so I gav... Read more
Taking my clothes off for Cancer for a 2nd time!
Thursday, March 07, 2019      10 comments

So as a woman in my late 50's with a tummy, stretch marks, breasts that have succumbed to gravity and arms that need to do more push ups...I am doing it again! I'm taking my clothes off to raise money for cancer. Two years ago, not too long afte... Read more
The number on the scale doesn't make life perfect
Monday, September 17, 2018      4 comments

I have been doing everything wrong. I have weighed myself every day since I was 14 years old. I honestly believed that the "magical" number of my perfect weight would fix everything in my life. I read this today from a blog by ~Indygirl "It’s ea... Read more
It's Monday, time to make a plan!
Monday, July 02, 2018      5 comments

So it's Monday and I am making a plan to succeed in getting healthy again. I used to be a wedding planner and I see that some of those skills are needed ... Read more
Trying to balance work, home and health.
Thursday, April 26, 2018      8 comments

This is the toughest thing to do in life! How do you find time for romance, making healthy meals, exercise, alone time, kids, pets and work? I don’t know if any of you remember the Enjoli perfume commercial back in the 1980's where the beautiful... Read more
I got tested for cancer yesterday. RESULTS-NO CANCER!!!!
Friday, February 09, 2018      10 comments

Wow, the big "C"! It's amazing how life comes to a screeching halt when your doctor mentions that word. I actually just went in for a routine check up and Boom, he says, "let's do a biopsy right now!" Holy crap! Luckily, my husband was with me a... Read more
What defines success in healthy living?
Friday, August 11, 2017      4 comments

Over the years, I always thought that being healthy was a certain number on my scale or a body that measured 36-24-36, the measurements thought of, as pe... Read more
Staying on track with a broken heart...
Thursday, April 27, 2017      6 comments

This is our beautiful and sweet baby, Topaz. She passed away last night in her favorite furry bed surrounded by all of the family. She had congestive hea... Read more
Dealing with my mortal enemy!
Monday, March 20, 2017      6 comments

Well, I have been wounded once again by my mortal enemy and his deadly weapon. Yes, it is true, Stress has attacked with a vengeance and provided the perf... Read more
Staying positive in a negative environment...
Thursday, February 02, 2017      9 comments

Everyone I've talked with has told me how crazy the past year has seemed. There has been so much negativity, especially on social media! There are people... Read more
Dealing with disappointment...
Friday, January 06, 2017      4 comments

My hobby is acting, I've been doing it for over 40 years. I love every part of it from the auditions to tearing the set down on the last day. I have won some awards and I am fairly well known throughout the local acting community. Yesterday was ... Read more
I'm starting a new journey and a new career today!
Wednesday, October 19, 2016      5 comments

In 2009, during the recession, I lost my job in sales. After sending out over 200 resumes and hearing nothing back, I realized I might never find another... Read more
Finally beat my emotional eating habit!
Wednesday, July 27, 2016      8 comments

I have been battling with my weight for many years. The major mistake I made over and over was to justify my bad eating habits due to emotional issues. I lost my job, that meant it was ok to eat chocolate chip cookies as my side dish. My teenage... Read more
Learning to love my imperfections...
Sunday, June 26, 2016      2 comments

I hated myself for years! I felt so insecure inside and it was because of my weight and how my body looked. If the scale said the wrong thing, I would drown my sorrows in pizza and hot fudge sundaes! I was bullied and fat shamed. Men only dated ... Read more

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