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How To Survive Family Road Trips and The Fear Spiral

God will work all things for good. And, if all I have left in the world is God, then I have everything

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If you give a mouse a paleo cookie…. he’s gonna want a glass of coconut milk to go with it.

I’ve been hearing a lot of buzz about a current “trend” in self-denial called “Whole30”. I say “trend” because most of the time, trends tend to be quite popular but usually unhelpful. This is getting popular, but I think it might change my life. In 2008, I developed a weird, bizarre allergy to milk. Now,… Continue reading If you give a mouse a paleo cookie…. he’s gonna want a glass of coconut milk to go with it.

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Skinnified Recipes anyone?

It has occurred to me, since moving to the Low country, that healthy cooking is not the norm. I’m sure the 76% obesity rate could have tipped me off, but no. It didn’t. Neither did the moldy produce at most grocery stores. Is nobody buying fruit??! Guess not. So. I had a nice convo with… Continue reading Skinnified Recipes anyone?

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Update: I made it 27 days

Sorry I haven’t gotten around to updating anyboday in a while. I made it 27 days without sugar and on the 27th day, I caved and had a key lime pie at my going away party. We have moved since then to Hilton Head Island, SC… and it is so hot. I can’t eat anything… Continue reading Update: I made it 27 days

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Day 15: Self soothing and the stress bomb.

It’s day 15 and I’m at my parent’s house for the 6th day. Let me show you what I’m up against:   Yes, the tub of english toffee is nearly empty, but there is one in there taunting me. Yes. Those are giant marshmallows. And Yes. That’s a pint of Half Baked. Seriously!?? The reason… Continue reading Day 15: Self soothing and the stress bomb.

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A little background on why I hate sugar

Since I can remember, I have been a sweetaholic. As a child, we had no rules about sweets. My mom was a sweetaholic too. We were poor and on a very tight budget, but the one thing we could afford for fun was food. Whenever we did something special, it was centered around food: and… Continue reading A little background on why I hate sugar