Category Archives: emotional eating

CARING FOR OURSELVES 

“Home again, home again, jiggety jog.” My daddy always said this phrase from the old Mother Goose rhyme when we pulled into the driveway after a road trip. Even though I wasn’t gone long, I’m always glad to return, just … Continue reading

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WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU CUT CALORIES?

Another word for cutting calories is “dieting.” If you’ve been used to eating high calorie, pleasurable foods, learning to make healthier choices from lower fat, higher fiber, whole grain and lower sugar foods will feel like a “DIET” to your … Continue reading

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The Best Dinner Yet

Announcing to anyone who cares: my appetite is back! And so is my attitude! So are the exclamation points!! I don’t apologize for this, for I’ve had a touch of the epizootic. This is a complaint southern ladies had back … Continue reading

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Restorative Power of Real Food 

I live in a tourist town, so I’ve access to many wonderful restaurants for fine dining, as well as many mom and pop diners. I have friends, who also live here, who swear by Blue Apron and other fresh meal … Continue reading

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SIGNS OF THE APOCALYPSE: Cheesus to Mac n Cheetos 

Scripture tells us when the end times come, the Lord will appear to save all who are eagerly awaiting him! (Hebrews 9:28) Cheesus has arrived, for who doesn’t like Cheetos and Jesus both? Mac and cheese, a comfort food for … Continue reading

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Monday Morning after a Trauma

Most of us don’t much care for Monday just because. Yep. Says it all, right? Work, the daily grind, routines, dealing with problems, and the people who want it yesterday already! What are they thinking, we’re magicians? Or they’re the … Continue reading

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GRILLED CHEESE & GRIEF

  I no longer seem to know where my body ends and the world begins. If I were a practicing Buddhist, this might mean the distinction between self and other was falling away. I might be on the path to oneness, … Continue reading

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