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What do you want?
Thursday, May 07, 2020      6 comments

A simple tactic to chose healthier foods more often Studies show that when choosing between food options, if you say "What do you want?" you are more likely to choose a healthy item than when you say or think “What do I want?” Researc... Read more
Comments, Compliments and Opinion
Wednesday, May 06, 2020      5 comments

Comments about Adele, British singer-songwriter, caused a stir on social media on Wednesday after she posted a photo of herself. Adele has been losing weight over the past six months which she credited to a special diet and a lot of Pilates. ... Read more
Feeling food insecure
Saturday, April 11, 2020      9 comments

I’m dealing with food insecurity. It’s not that we don’t have enough money or food. It’s that I find myself obsessing over availability. The quantity of food available is fine but the options are uncertain. This makes me think about food much mo... Read more
Take the Medicine
Friday, April 03, 2020      8 comments

Yesterday, I clarified my feelings in our present circumstances. Here’s the short list. Anxious Antsy Bored Confined Cravings Emotionally Fatigued Fearful Hopeless insecure Irritated Lonely Powerless Resistance fatigue... Read more
Feelings gone Viral
Friday, April 03, 2020      9 comments

I’ve been struggling with my feelings lately. My feelings were confused and I couldn’t adequately name my feelings in this new situation. I went on the net and searched for words. I thought once I understand my feelings I will be in a better pla... Read more
Tips I’ve found useful
Saturday, March 21, 2020      10 comments

When you bring groceries in from the store, place the bags on the floor as you put things away. Keeps your kitchen cleaner. Use a damp cloth to wipe off bottles and cans. Be sure you wash your fresh produce that other people may have touched. ... Read more
Funny incident
Friday, March 20, 2020      13 comments

We all need a bit of humor to offset this situation. Today I was playing with my dog. Good exercise for him and a little for me. He chomped on the cuff of my jeans as I walked around. Good fun. And then I had to quickly reach under my top and fi... Read more
Tough Times
Tuesday, March 17, 2020      11 comments

Watched a friend lay-off his employees and shut down his restaurant today. We went there to buy gift certificates and show them support. I told the owners that the Coronavirus is their generations Polio epidemic. My brother and my DH siste... Read more
Learned something new today
Tuesday, March 10, 2020      5 comments

I have journaled about emotional eating and binge eating. Rereading those blogs showed me they were about overcoming those situations, restarting and not beating myself up because it happened. This past week, someone hurt my feelings and d... Read more
Down Sizing
Saturday, March 07, 2020      13 comments

Put on a new pair of size 14 pants today. I bought them for church. Prayers answered. They fit. I haven’t worn that size in years. WooHoo. Size 24 to a size 14. So cool. Go me.... Read more
When you least expect it...
Thursday, March 05, 2020      9 comments

Standing in the bathroom today, I was unhappily looking at my midsection. Still round. Not flat yet. emoticon ... Read more
My Journal
Wednesday, February 26, 2020      10 comments



This blog is an example of how I use my journaling to change my thoughts and my mindset so I can journey in peace. ONEKIDSMOM posted the following quote: “Perfectionism is a self destructive and addictive belief system that fuels this p... Read more
What are we afraid of?
Saturday, February 22, 2020      8 comments

This journey stirs things up in our heads. Old wounds resurface. Old guilt trips resurface. It is a lot to face and I’m glad I’m not facing it alone. Fear of failure is there. We’ve all tried our best through the years and then given up. T... Read more
Come take a walk with me
Wednesday, February 19, 2020      14 comments

This is San Diego bay which is 20 min. from my home. Th... Read more
Things that make my journey easier
Tuesday, February 18, 2020      9 comments

I’ve been on SP for 10 years. Been on this journey since 10-19. This time it is so much easier. The hard part of the journey was never about the eating. It’s always been about the inner head issues. This time I have prioritized and focused on my... Read more

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