Two Years of Freedom

I’m finally free-  free from the bondage of food now I eat to LIVE  Today marks 2 years since I found food freedom!  Two years ago today, I embarked on a new way of eating- a plan called “Trim Healthy Mama”, developed by two fabulous sisters named Pearl and Serene. Before I tried THM, I […]

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ice cream is a necessity

Since I was a kid, I have had a love affair with ice cream. A friend through thick and thin, ice cream was always there for me in my time of need.  Summer heat and need a treat? Ice cream to the rescue.  Boyfriend breakup and need a pick-me-up?  Ice cream always did the trick. […]

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Starbucks ain’t got nothin’ on me

Ok, I admit that I have been rolling through that Starbucks drive-thru a little too frequently.  They just so happen to offer something fabulous for those of us who follow the Trim Healthy Mama approach to food- bacon and gouda sous vide egg bites!  They are so so good that I literally crave them.  And […]

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Free at last

I am free  like a bird  flying high I soar  because I’m not weighed down  anymore  the chains broke  the shackles fell  and I am feeling-  pretty swell  because you see-  I am finally  free New Year’s Eve marked the one year anniversary that I began following the Trim Healthy Mama plan. It has been […]

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finish your own sentences

While I am not slim by any means, I do try to take care of myself.  I watch what I eat and exercise at least 4-5 times a week.  My girls have joined me in this quest to be in the best shape we can be, and so the three of us- along with one […]

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One size fits all

There once was a mom from the ‘ville  She was so cool, she was “chill”  too fly to keep junk in her mini-van’s trunk  She finally took those bags to Goodwill! I had a little “aha” moment today…  It’s not all that life changing- but it was for me! I sat in my youngest daughter’s […]

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Breaking the (food) chain

peel me like an onion heavy on the layers I shed the outer skin as I go to You in prayer crying as I’m sliced up a little more, I’m diced up  I’m ready for the next plan dump me in the pan straight into the fryer  turn the heat up higher cook me till […]

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Love Lifted Me

…blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed.”  John 20:29  I adore little moments with my husband that bring me back to the early years… the days B.C. (before children) When we had so much free time, did lots of fun things, and simply enjoyed being together.    We used to go […]

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A Love Note- Hair today, gone tomorrow

I shed. A lot. One day I was standing in the shower, and noticed a wad of hair stuck to the shower wall.   Except that it was not just a normal wad of hair… it strangely resembled the letters EWW. “Did you see the note I left for you?”  my husband asked me later […]

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