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Countdown to baby, maybe.
Saturday, May 31, 2014      3 comments

The thought of a little one in my arms again sends me into a place of mixed emotion. Both the thought of holding him or her close to me, nursing and rocking, and also sleep deprivation and hormonal upheaval! All of it, good & bad, is beckoning... Read more
Three Day Reboot with Joe = JUICING!
Monday, January 06, 2014      3 comments

Inspired by Joe Cross & his documentary film Fat Sick & Nearly Dead, I recently completed the three days of juicing. A juicer came in our stocking this year, wink wink, and so I got started with it. My experience was deep, and this is a ... Read more
Feeling energetic
Wednesday, December 18, 2013      1 comments

Building snowmen. Housecleaning. Upstairs & Downstairs. Errands. I guess all those burned calories add up, right? Even if I cannot make it to the gym, or outside for a walk, little things mean a lot! How do you get your body... Read more
Slow down, you go too fast.
Saturday, December 14, 2013      3 comments

Winter. Ahhh. That time of year when our instincts say to slow down. Sometimes slowing ourselves down takes more work than just going going going! Right? Putting it in low gear for me looks like this: ~Acceptance of who I am right n... Read more
goodies & sweets consumption
Saturday, December 07, 2013      8 comments

Hello, Today I ate cake. And had a piece of fudge. Aaaand 2 donuts. The donuts were for breakfast, and then I snacked on them later. They were not gluten-free. My stomach now hates me. To be fair, I did not buy them or seek them o... Read more
Thanksgiving Success
Thursday, November 28, 2013      1 comments

What makes my Thanksgiving successful are the following things: 1. Feeling grateful for my family. Last night I discovered my old Sony mini-cassette recorder in my sock drawer. Curious, I lay down in bed and began to listen to a random... Read more
Progress sans Perfection
Tuesday, November 26, 2013      2 comments

Why have my days been so dark? Today I choose to face the light of Jesus. Hola and Guten Tag. Another day of living has arrived and I'm still not perfect. Darn.... Read more
Soda Substitute
Monday, November 25, 2013      3 comments

this is one example of xylitol, although I use a different brand called Xyla. You want to make sure it's 100% with no fillers. For those moments I feel the urge for a... Read more
Love that Grass-Fed Angus beef
Sunday, November 24, 2013      3 comments

emoticon Yes I do. Trader Joe's sold... Read more
What I ate for Lunch in a picture
Saturday, November 23, 2013      3 comments

5oz salmon 3oz spinach heated in 1 teaspoon of organic expeller pressed coconut oil Also 2T hummus and 10 baby carrots :) Off to enjoy! ... Read more
Faith it or Fake it
Friday, November 22, 2013      1 comments

Is this true? My first impression is that I cannot reasonably put faith in myself as I am so easily distracted, tempted to get off track, so easily fallen. I'm recommend... Read more
Hormone repair and sleep
Thursday, March 21, 2013      5 comments

How closely tied are these? Very. Being kind to my body, and helping it to heal as God designed, sleeping well is an absolute foundation essential to good health and happy hormones. Since beginning my hormone repair journey one mont... Read more
Daily Affirmation!
Friday, March 08, 2013      2 comments

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Desperately Seeking a hormone overhaul
Thursday, February 07, 2013      5 comments

So, i've come to the unofficial conclusion that my hormones hate me. And that I need to work at stabilizing their anarchist behavior. It is wrecking my weight loss attempts. Some suggestions I've read about: 1. reduce use of plasti... Read more
The gauntlet fell: disappointing weigh-in.
Monday, February 04, 2013      4 comments

Am I weird? Am I allergic to weight loss? Ever since having children, I have been navigating this world like an alien in a foreign body. Who are these thighs anyway? They are not mine! I'm an athlete: I love volleyball, swimming, and wo... Read more

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