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Lessons From a Comedienne

Ok, back to mindful eating.  It seems like I’ve gotten a little off track with my theme for the year.  Honestly, I have probably gotten off track with it in life as well. I recently read a trending online article … Continue reading

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The Need for Teeth

I had five children within eight years.  If you do the math, I was pregnant for almost 50% of my late 20s and early 30s.  The idea of going to a dentist appointment under the nausea and discomfort of a … Continue reading

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Giving Up

I was not raised up with an observation of Lent.  Even Easter was a holiday about hiding eggs and eating chocolate.  There was not an emphasis on any period of deep reflection or need of redemption.  It wasn’t until I … Continue reading

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You Are What You Eat

Two of the least favorite phrases I heard as a child revolved around the dinner table.  “You are what you eat” always conjured up images of wearing a bad meatloaf get-up with my sister in a corresponding ensemble looking like … Continue reading

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Lavish and Unrestrained Conditions

Last year, my husband’s company had a contest designed to get everyone motivated and improve their production.  The employees that reached a certain goal won a trip to an all-inclusive resort in Mexico.  My husband reached his goal!  But unfortunately … Continue reading

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Resolving To Be Mindful

Last year my resolution for 2013 was to be more optimistic.  While I felt I wasn’t a particularly negative person, the goal for me was to be more reflective and effective at being optimistic.  Now that the next year has … Continue reading

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The Boar’s Head

As I type I am chaperoning a rehearsal for my son’s madrigal dinner performance at his school.  Inches from my computer is a giant paper Mache head of an abnormally large pig with an apple in its mouth! I love … Continue reading

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Comfort Food

Thinking about how faith played a part in the last several days is obvious.  This was quite an emotional week.  Already packed with a heavy workload and plenty of family activities, it was all brought to an abrupt halt by … Continue reading

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