Journeys Through Meditation

Tastefully Delicious

This exercise in meditation gave me a chance to slow down while eating my food... Subscriber Content Photo courtesy of Ron Dove “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… Continue reading Tastefully Delicious

Year In Reading

The Island by Elin Hilderbrand

Birdie Cousins, a recent divorcee, has taken on all responsibilities for her daughter’s, Chess, wedding... Subscriber Content 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,… Continue reading The Island by Elin Hilderbrand

Diary of a Fat Girl

The Leading Cause of Death in America

When I created Diary of a Fat Girl, it was for the purpose of a healthier me.  I was to be 100% truthful with myself and with the world about my struggles in weight loss and infertility.  After all, if I cannot face the truth about myself, how was I to maintain a healthy lifestyle?...… Continue reading The Leading Cause of Death in America

The Writer's Life

No Time to Write?

As you may have noticed, I have hit a stalemate when it comes to my writings.  Many have asked for new materials, and I continue to ask for more sleep.  Seriously, how do mothers maintain a writing career while raising children?  They are either brilliant individuals or seriously lacking in some other area as a… Continue reading No Time to Write?

Year In Reading

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...

Diary of a Fat Girl

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?

The Writer's Life

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.

Year In Reading

Survivor

Mark Lewellyn lived an easy life.  He was carefully chosen as a suitable husband by his wife looking toward a lifetime of wealth... Subscriber Content 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… Continue reading Survivor