The Writer's Life

Accomplishing Dreams in the Working World

It’s that time, again!  This is my writer’s update where I inform you, the reader, about my comings and goings as a writer. As everyone knows, a writer’s world is fraught with financial insecurities.  Some of the lucky few either have a partner with a decent income to support their endeavors or have hit the… Continue reading Accomplishing Dreams in the Working World

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

News & Updates, The Writer's Life

Writer’s Update From 2013 to 2014

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 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 in… Continue reading Writer’s Update From 2013 to 2014

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

Diary of a Fat Girl

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!

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?

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!