As I look back on the past year, I see some goals not quite reached and a few accomplishments that make me proud. And I begin the New Year by creating new goals while finishing up old ones. I began the year in full force, eager to beat the 14 books I read in 2012… Continue reading Writer’s Update From 2013 to 2014
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
So, Everyone Else Is Having A Baby…But Me!
Over the Christmas holidays I was overwhelmed with news of pregnancies. I learned that two of my husband’s cousins were expecting and one of them was to have twins. Then, I learned two of my cousins were expecting; both of them due in May. As hard as all that news was, I swallowed my tears,… Continue reading So, Everyone Else Is Having A Baby…But Me!
Barefoot by Elin Hilderbrand
If you are looking for a great summer read to dig yourself out of winter’s trenches, Barefoot will make you feel warm and tranquil with the familiar grit of sand between your toes...
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?
Get Up and Try, Try, Try!
Weight: 260 lbs. 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… Continue reading Get Up and Try, Try, Try!
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.
Blessings in My Glass
After thumbing through this book, I have decided that working with it chronologically is not the way the universe works. We live in a chaotic world where, at any given moment, things change. Sometimes, our world is flipped upside down, and sometimes they change for the better. We just roll with the punches and continue to forge ahead...
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