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Tuesday, October 04, 2011      11 comments

There are two components to acceptance that I've been pondering a lot the past few days. The first comes from Alcoholics Anonymous and the second from a book on Cherokee medicine that I've started reading. Well, after reading over both of them... Read more
Day 7:
Wednesday, September 28, 2011      1 comments

Another short one...long day of work 1 of 3. I am grateful to have work and a job I enjoy with people I enjoy to work with! Today's motivational pic and another thing to ponder: To thine own self be true! Let your true colors show. ... Read more
Day 6: points to ponder
Tuesday, September 27, 2011      1 comments

Just some stuff I'm pondering... -- my inner critics: what are they saying? What purpose are they serving? What's an appropriate rebuttal? -- what motivates me? What is my passion? What long term goals do I have and am I working towards them... Read more
Day 5...
Monday, September 26, 2011      1 comments

I so enjoy having Mondays off! (but then again, it's only after having been first call all weekend) After staying up all night, I decided after about half a cup of coffee that I'd just go back to sleep until 9 or 930. Good idea. 3 hours j... Read more
Day 4...
Sunday, September 25, 2011      3 comments

I'm a rambling wreck from Georgia Tech.... Still enjoying that GT is 4-0 and Georgia is 2-2. Honestly, I really don't give a patooty about football. I'm just grateful for having the opportunity to go to Georgia Tech and graduate from there. ... Read more
9/22/11: Day 1
Thursday, September 22, 2011      1 comments

Yay!!!! I made it a day without temptation from sugar and artificial sweeteners. I'm also realizing that I need to work on reducing my carb intake in general. Love me some bread! Took the latest batch of eggplant and tomatoes from the gar... Read more
Day Zero...again
Wednesday, September 21, 2011      4 comments

Okay, just because someone else says the lemon cake with raspberry in the middle is REALLY good, doesn't mean I have to try it. I don't care how much I love lemon flavored stuff. Of course, that led to the strawberry cream cheese wrapped in fl... Read more
9/20/11: Day 0, again
Tuesday, September 20, 2011      4 comments

Okay. No more sugar, no more sweets. I did fine for 63 days then kinda got on that slippery slope. No cravings, no problems. I let the stuff trickle back in the past couple weeks and it's got me feeling squirrelly again. I start feeling suga... Read more
Time to regroup
Monday, September 19, 2011      3 comments

I've been struggling a bit as of late. I haven't been exercising regularly. A milkshake here, a soda there, burger and fries a couple times. No fast food, but still just as greasy. It could be the start of a slippery slope. Sinus infection. Al... Read more
Experiment eating out...follow-up
Monday, September 12, 2011      1 comments

Well, after having gone just over 2 months without sugar and then having the yummy real strawberry milkshake on Friday, I've had a headache ever since. A short one... I'm tired. Actually got a full 11 hours in at work today. Sleepy time! ... Read more
Analogies and symbolism
Sunday, September 11, 2011      3 comments

I met up with a friend of mine for coffee this afternoon. Her therapist is having her work on her "roots" -- they use a tree analogy a lot; friends are branches that get severed, tap roots, etc. It got me thinking about what all makes us... Read more
Experiment eating out.
Friday, September 09, 2011      2 comments

I tried an experiment tonight... Went downtown to a local burger joint (not fast food or chain). I managed to only slightly exceed my calories for the day with a cheese burger, fries, strawberry shake. I was aware of how I was feeling when I or... Read more
Thursday, September 08, 2011      5 comments

I've just got a short one for today. A dear friend was telling me about a prayer group he belongs to and asked if there was anything I'd like for them to include. I've been reflecting back on world events, including the events of Sept 11, 2001 ... Read more
Kitchen experiment update
Tuesday, September 06, 2011      1 comments

Well, the counter expansion is complete. The cats still have their dining area and I've got some more counter space to put the bread machine and a place to put groceries when I come back as I'm sorting to get them put up. The bonus today was m... Read more
Experiments in the kitchen...
Monday, September 05, 2011      1 comments

Experiment No. 1 -- bizarre recipe for chocolate pudding. When I was home with mom, I found an odd recipe for chocolate pudding that I thought was worth a try. For 4 servings, it calls for 3 avocados (yep, avocados), 6 tbsp cocoa powder, 1/4 c... Read more

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