My Soul Place

I think everyone has a soul place. A place on earth where you find solace, peace, beauty, love.  My soul place is the Charlestown Breachway. The Breachway is a man made permanent breach that replaced the natural breach between the Atlantic Ocean and Ninigret Pond in Charlestown, Rhode Island. The natural breach between the bodies […]

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Raspberry Walnut Caprese Bites

Today I participated in a Cook Off that had an appetizer category. I wanted to make something tasty, fast, and easily shared. I love Caprese Salads and this is a tasting version that is just a great refreshing bite. Enjoy! If you make this recipe let me know!  Raspberry Walnut Caprese Bites 1 Container Mozzerella […]

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Being Ken or The Truth About Men

As a woman experiencing weight loss and weight related issues I write from my point of view. A couple of weeks ago I sat on a panel at the hospital where I had my surgery. There were several of us there representing different stages of post op and the people interested in surgery had the […]

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Watch It Wiggle 

People ask me questions all the time about my weight loss and I welcome it. One of the biggest post surgery questions I receive is about loose skin.  Yes, loose skin is definitely an issue after weight loss. As you gain weight your skin grows and stretches to accommodate the weight. You can get stretch […]

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Earn Your TV

Sometimes the hardest thing to do is to start especially when it comes to changing your habits and lifestyle. I was very sedentary for a long time and just the thought of moving around – for fun – seemed crazy when I was struggling to move out of necessity.  What do you do? Start where […]

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Weight Loss Surgery Is Hard Work

I knew when I decided to publicly share my weight loss struggles and surgery with the world I would face scrutiny, judgement, and ignorance. Being unaware of the process in the beginning I also had a lot of misunderstandings. It was worth it to me to be open and clear up some of these misconceptions […]

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Just Go In Quietly

Sometimes you just have to laugh at yourself. I’ve had a gym membership for most of my life. I really believe that I thought if I paid my $29 per month that should get me some pounds off. I did put forth some effort by writing a check!  Flash forward to a couple of years […]

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