Category Archives: Food Cravings

Food & Love

I’ve thought so much about writing this blog entry but haven’t sat down to do it, until now. I love food. I love to eat, or, rather, I’ve always been an eater. Because if I loved food so much then … Continue reading

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Breaking THE DIET COKE Habit

How long does it take to break a habit? Some say 21 days; others say more. A quick Google search reveals numerous books and articles that present varying view points. I suppose, in the end, it’s up to the individual. … Continue reading

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A Reactionary Tale

“Real Communication Happens in Silence” ~Osho I am reactionary by nature, and that does not serve my physical or mental or spiritual health. I react because I base too much of my sense of self on others’ perceptions of me. … Continue reading

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Food and Feelings

I find myself spending too much time on the internet surfing for something outside myself. Approval. Love. The list goes on. I’ve spent far too much of my life looking for approval outside of myself. I still do. I fear … Continue reading

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Nancy’s Nutty Nut Butters

When I started decluttering, I remember reading about all the new spaces that would be created. Mental spaces. I didn’t quote know what that would look like, and I still don’t, but a few weeks ago I found myself developing … Continue reading

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My New Year’s Resolutions for 2016

A couple of days ago a neighbor asked me “what New Year’s resolutions do you have?” My answer? “None.” For so many years I promised myself perfect eating behaviors, starting January 1st. I’d eat so so so clean starting that … Continue reading

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A History of Weight Loss Attempts

I have spent the greater part of the past three hours going through one file box of old papers from the early 2000’s. The plastic container of personal historical documents told stories of countless weight-loss attempts: ionamin, personal training, gym … Continue reading

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It starts with Pumpkin Spice Lattes in September and that leads to pumpkin oatmeal, pumpkin cheerios, pumpkin cookies, pumpkin pancakes, pumpkin spice nuts, pumpkin body lotion, pumpkin body wash, pumpkin pasta sauce, pumpkin kale chips, pumpkin marshmallows, pumpkin spice oreos, … Continue reading

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Today: Just Because

Today I took myself out to lunch: just because. Just me, myself and I’ve heard it said that the best way to relate to others is to relate to one’s self first. Since I have an issue with food, I … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts on Bullying, Food, and a Book

Several weeks ago an advertisement for a book, Gorge, about a woman who climbed Kilimanjaro popped into my mail box. Oh and this woman happened to weigh 300 pounds. So much of this book resonated with my core, with my story. … Continue reading

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