“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 meditation exercise allowed me to slow down while eating my food. It taught me to pay attention to each bite of food, and I had to ask myself… Continue reading Tastefully Delicious
The Island by Elin Hilderbrand
Birdie Cousins, a recent divorcee, has taken on all responsibilities for her daughter’s, Chess, wedding. But, Chess has plans of her own. She cancels the wedding, quits her job, and moves in with Birdie. To console her daughter, Birdie invites her sister, India, and other daughter, Tate, for a month-long retreat to their summer home… Continue reading The Island by Elin Hilderbrand
The Leading Cause of Death in America
When I created Diary of a Fat Girl, it was for a healthier me. I was to be 100% truthful with myself and the world about my weight loss and infertility struggles. After all, how was I to maintain a healthy lifestyle if I could not face the truth about myself? Yes, it is true that… Continue reading The Leading Cause of Death in America
No Time to Write?
As you may have noticed, I have hit a stalemate regarding my writings. Many have asked for new materials, and I continue to ask for more sleep. But how do mothers maintain a writing career while raising children? They are either brilliant individuals or seriously lacking in some other area as a wife and mother.… Continue reading No Time to Write?
Piece of Work
Julia Einstein was a former publicist and a stay-at-home mom. Until one day, her world was turned upside down by the unemployment of her husband, Peter. After depleting their savings account, Julia was forced to leave her three year-old son and return to work. It was meant to be a temporary situation until her husband found a new job. What she didn’t know was that her client, Mary Ford, was a brutal narcissist with bouts of kleptomania. Nor did she know that Peter was a better “stay-at-home-mom” than she ever was, and that her job would no longer be temporary...
What Do You Do When Your Accountability Partner Isn’t So Accountable?
My husband is my accountability partner. He and I would lift each other up and encourage each other to keep on going on; to reach our goals in weight loss and a healthy lifestyle. What happened?
2012 Year End in Reading
Now, I look to 2013 and wonder what kind of goals I should set, and if I should even attempt to set them. Of course, I should! Goals give us a purpose; a reason to wake up each morning. Without my goals, I would have nothing to look forward to, nothing to accomplish, and nothing to show for success.
Imagine a life of no electricity? Would we survive? Proven for thousands of years before the invention of the light bulb, the answer is undoubtedly, yes. Man has survived and prevailed! Mark Lewellyn lived an easy life. He was carefully chosen as a suitable husband by his wife looking toward a lifetime of wealth. Mark… Continue reading Survivor
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