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Thanksgiving and the Emotional Bondage of Food

FLASHBACK: This was originally posted on my Facebook page on November 14, 2016. For reference, this was nearly 2 years after surgery and one week after the NYC Marathon. Food. If Halloween is like the World Championships then Thanksgiving is definitely the Food Olympics. This is where you gather with family and friends and eat. […]

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You Don’t Look Like You Have Anxiety

I’ve heard a particular statement repeatedly since I started blogging and speaking about my anxiety: You don’t look like you have anxiety. Humans are “gap fillers.” What are gap fillers? We often get presented with some information and then we have a tendency to fill in the gaps with our own perceptions. It’s not “right” […]

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FLASHBACK – Sadly Running With My Paper Bag

This is a Flashback post that was originally written on January 18, 2007, on MySpace…yes, MySpace.  The human mind can be so powerful. From inventions that have changed our lives to surgeries that improve the human condition, the human mind has proven itself to be immensely vast yet amazingly unknown. How could anyone think that mold […]

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Five Years in 2 Hours

Five years ago Jeff and I bought new furniture for our offices from IKEA. I love IKEA because it’s affordable, convenient, and matched my aesthetic. We picked out what we needed and everything was fine. After a couple of weeks, Jeff wanted a file cabinet to match his desk. We went back to IKEA and […]

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Battling Perfection

Sometimes there’s something powerful when you see your behavior for what it really is and deciding to leap instead of continuing to look! If you haven’t already feel free to like my Facebook page! There’s a lot new information coming that I can’t wait to share with you! Thank you! https://www.facebook.com/plugins/post.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fnavigatingweightloss%2Fposts%2F527265257730185&width=500

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What You Feed

FLASHBACK POST: I’ve blogged for over 15 years on various platforms. I’ll be moving some of my favorites from LiveJournal, MySpace, and my own blogs here.  It’s interesting to see how time passes but some messages are timeless. This blog was originally posted on July 17, 2009.  I used to look around corners. Slowly, methodically, […]

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Living Like Koi

There are certain species of fish that are rumored to grow as large as their environment allows. I say rumored because the validity of that statement cannot be wholly substantiated on the great wide internet. It’s alleged that Koi fish are one of those fish who will grow in that manner. Koi fish are beautiful! […]

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Beautiful Destinations in Pain

If there’s one thing that’s universal it’s struggle. We all struggle with something. Do you struggle with fear? Anxiety? Failure? Success? Do you struggle with loss? Gain? Misunderstanding? Do you struggle with food? Weight? Alcohol? Drugs? Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations. – Zig Ziglar I’ve seen this quite every where and often quoted […]

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