Every time. Every single time. Perhaps because they’re beautiful, meaningful, perfect. Or because they speak to my heart. Maybe because they draw out a deliciously aching, perfectly wistful, sweetly nostalgic feeling of longing. Or because they explode with joy and triumph and make me [click to continue…]
In spite of one indulgent day of feeling rather sorry for myself (yes, I managed to keep it to just one day!), it’s been a terrific week of working through another chapter in The Beck Diet Solution and also (re)starting my diet.
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Can I get a show of hands from those of you who love pasta?
Yes, I thought there might be a few of you!
Thanksgiving is past, December is here, and, for those who observe it, today is the first Sunday of Advent. This is bound to be a busy month for many of us, full of holiday parties, shopping, travel, time with family and friends, celebration… yet in the midst of all the seasonal frenzy, I still plan [click to continue…]
No WAY is it going to be December tomorrow. No way! I don’t care how clichéd it may sound: time is simply flying… and the older I get, the faster it seems to soar. As a child, I would have welcomed the speedy passage of time (especially when it came to Christmas or summer [click to continue…]
Today’s mail delivered a heaping dose of joy, affirmation, excitement, and hope… in the form of nothing more than a piece of printed paper folded and tucked into a thin white window envelope.
Yesterday concluded with a scattered collection of frustrated, unproductive,“why me-poor me” thoughts wisping through my mind, which, instead of being blown away by a good night’s sleep, have now managed to amass themselves into a gloomy cloud that is currently hovering over [click to continue…]
Inspired by NaBloPoMo writing prompt for Wednesday, November 27, 2013:
What accomplishment are you most proud of?
In the spirit of giving myself credit – one of the key strategies in The Beck Diet Solution – I want to start today’s post by acknowledging that I am really proud of myself for completing my first two weeks’ worth of tasks on the program, and for (re)starting my diet yesterday. Yay! [click to continue…]
The temperature is steadily dropping, and the colder it gets the more I crave a hot, satisfying bowl of spicy chili, preferably accompanied by a side of warm cornbread… so I thought it was only logical that today’s Meatless Monday experiment venture into warming chili territory. [click to continue…]