Journeys Through Meditation

Tastefully Delicious

“We not only have fast food, we have fast eating!  Try slowing down to experience mindfully and taste your food.”  - The Meditation Bible by Madonna Gauding This exercise in meditation gave me a chance to slow down while eating my food.  It taught me to pay attention to each bite of food, and I… Continue reading Tastefully Delicious

Diary of a Fat Girl

Get Up and Try, Try, Try!

My husband’s health insurance has a new policy to help people attain a healthy lifestyle.  With the effort to save over $700 in premiums this year, we agreed to one of many options offered in their new health program.  There are many reasons in which I don’t support this kind of intrusion in our lives,… Continue reading Get Up and Try, Try, Try!

Diary of a Fat Girl

Tame Your Sweet Tooth Challenge

This week, I have joined SparkPeople, and I am thrilled to announce my participation in the Tame Your Sweet Tooth Challenge. I have identified a long time ago that I have a problem with sugar. It is an addiction of mine. I have also detoxified from sugar and felt wonderful. I even got rid of those sugar cravings! However, just like an alcoholic, it just takes one chocolate bar and I am hooked, again...

Diary of a Fat Girl

Aging Gracefully

Since I am now seeing the signs of age, and feeling the pains that come along with it, I am more determined then ever to shed this weight. I remembered how good I had felt when I shed only thirty pounds just a year and half ago...

Diary of a Fat Girl

A Simple Gesture Can Help Depression

I have discovered that it was easy to isolate myself from those I love, and it got easier as the purse strings started to tighten even more...

Journeys Through Meditation

Meditations with the Sangha

I attended a meditation known as a Sangha to the Buddhist community...

Diary of a Fat Girl

The Burden of Grief and the Future of Hope

The celebration of the holidays is usually a weak spot for me. My mother, a devoted fan of my blog, chastised me for taking home a handful of chocolates after she had extended an invitation to the candy dish on Halloween night...