Tag: body image

Not defined by weight

 I have to be honest; I’ve been dealing with some self-loathing lately. I’m about ten pounds overweight, and my clothes aren’t fitting right–as in everything is either too tight, or makes me look 5 months pregnant.  Not exactly the look I’m going for, if you know what I mean. I look in the mirror and

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My Word for 2017

I’ve never really been a big fan of choosing a “word” for the new year, but this year is different. In 2016, through different conversations and circumstances, God revealed some areas of brokenness in my heart. not only did he graciously reveal these things to me, but he also gave me a name for the

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Meanderings….

I’m sick.  Again. and quite frankly, I am so tired of this cloud of sickness that seems to be hovering over my house; since Thanksgiving, my kids and I have had one virus after another, with barely a break in between. last Wednesday night I was hit with a nasty stomach flu, and I mean

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10 Things I Learned in 2016

 As 2016 has come to a close, I’ve been taking some time to look back on the year and reflect on all that’s happened and all that I’ve learned along the way. there were many things that came to mind, and other things that I couldn’t really put into words, but I did manage to

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Happy New Year!

 Happy New Year! Am I the only one who’s having a hard time believing that Christmas has come and gone and it’s now 2017? i had a wonderful Christmas with my family; however, I feel that it went by so fast that it seems like it was already a long time ago! now we’re starting

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Can you believe that Thanksgiving is over, and Christmas is literally only 25 days away?  CRAZY! So, how was your Thanksgiving?  I hope you were able to relax and enjoy some down time. I spent all of Wednesday preparing food, which made Thanksgiving day go much smoother; it was nice to be prepared for once!

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The Real Deal

  I’ve been doing a lot of thinking lately and have come to some eye opening conclusions. I’ve been blogging for about eight years now, and it’s something that I love. My first blog was basically a journal of my walk through Alzheimer’s with my dad, as well as my forty-pound weight loss. after having

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this and that….

  I love Fridays.  plain and simple. We do four-day school weeks around here, so Thursdays are our Fridays, which I love! And trust me, the kids love it too! It’s been a crazy and full week around here, filled with appointments, errands, and taxiing my kids around to and from their friend’s houses! Add

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