Monthly Archives: November 2012

November Foodie Penpals

Foodie Penpals is a great opportunity to interact with different bloggers and blog readers. Every month you are matched with someone, and then instructed to spend $15 on foodie items on your assigned person! This month my foodie penpal was … Continue reading

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Happy, Regardless of Size

As I’ve posted about before, I have been compulsively weighing myself. I talked about it with my helping professional. She suggested that I stand on the scale and say to myself, “This is how I get my self-worth.” Kinda shocking, … Continue reading

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Eating Out & Making it Mindful

For the last three months I’ve started a Sunday night routine that includes hanging out at the pool, noodling around, going to the hot tub, and then going out for dinner. As summer turned into fall, my friend and I … Continue reading

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GRATITUDE FOR SMALL THINGS It’s so easy to take the simple things for granted, electricity, running water, drinking water – As I prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving with loved ones, I am grateful to God for food on the table, for … Continue reading

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Healthy Habits Graduate (Cooking Light)

Yes, it’s true! I’m featured on p. 64 of Cooking Light! I was interviewed about my Mindful Eating/Intuitive Eating journey! Thanks to Dr. Susan Albers for the opportunity & the many of you who have stood beside me as I … Continue reading

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Sometimes feeling your emotions sucks really bad.

Sometimes feeling your emotions sucks really bad. I got some really bad news today. Well, at least it is really bad in my head. I’m really awesome at catastrophizing situations, so we will see. At first, I wanted to handle … Continue reading

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Nourished by a Tomato

Breaking Free from Diets! If you told me a year ago that I’d be eating a tomato everyday after work as a snack, I would have said, “Are you freaking kidding me?” That sounded too diet-y at the time. But … Continue reading

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