It's been awhile since I have posted about my food challenge. I am still committed and have been consistent. Eating only the things that William is able to eat that won't cause agitation to his food allergies. Everything has been pretty consistent--regular routine of eating-nothing too our of the ordinary-- Until...my family and I hit … Continue reading 365 Day Food Challenge: July 1st (Day 80)
How do we manage to get through all the yucks of life--challenges, downfalls, disappointment, lack of time, hardships? My friend and I, in casual conversation, discussing the many things we as mothers, women, parents, people often find ourselves in the middle of--family concerns, financial concerns, career and aging concerns, health concerns and so many more … Continue reading A Speck of Hope
Funny thing or coincidental thing, this morning as I parked, getting ready to head into the store this Saturday morning for a quick grocery shop, a thought passed through my mind. One of those that sparks, you think about it for a moment and then go on with your day. The thought: Life can be … Continue reading Mom, What is the Purpose of Life?
Post baby weight loss is always a challenge for me. Amazingly in nine month I am able to gain 70+ pounds. The first few pounds after birth--the birthing pounds--are a cinch to lose. Baby born, lose about 7 lbs. Though, after that first seven pounds things can get a little tricky and the more kids, an … Continue reading Stretch the Commitment: One Week to a Way of Life
It is a rare occasion when we know exactly what someone is going through. This past Sunday, I sat and listened to woman share an experience she had with a co-worker years prior. "It was Christmas time." She started. They had an opportunity for secret Santa's and they were to make little simple gifts to … Continue reading How “To Be Continued…” Saved a Life
"Please, will you crack the nut with your hand again?" I remember the day vividly, we stood on the front porch at my childhood home. A warm day, I can't remember if it was spring or summer, I want to say summer, I was nine or so. He always cracked walnuts with his hands, no … Continue reading He Was Happy