Monthly Archives: January 2012

Brownbagging at the Potluck

I’m Southern Baptist. Y’all, we can eat. So when we had our quarterly church business meeting and potluck lunch today, I had to make a decision. I made a double recipe of meatloaf and a big bowl of pasta salad. … Continue reading

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This Email Message Made My Day

Pam- So I’ll go ahead and admit what I’ve been able to share with almost no one, though my guess is you probably knew…I was a closet smoker for 20 years. I’m talking serious closet, as in lying to everyone, … Continue reading

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Some Inspiration: Guest Post

It’s January 23. We are beginning our 4th week of the year. How are you doing with that New Year’s Resolution to lose weight? To exercise more? My gym is packed as it is every January. But I know that … Continue reading

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Poor Paula Deen

Cyberspace has gone crazy since Paula Deen’s earth-shattering revelation that she has Type 2 Diabetes. Health bloggers are weighing in (pun intended). Deeniacs are going crazy over the fitness folks’ posts. I’ve been kicking around my own ideas for a … Continue reading

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They Struggle Like Many of Us

Last week my local daily newspaper ran a story about Tennessee Titan Shaun Smith. Smith had a sub-par season and he blames it on being overweight. You can read the story here. Now, people. Shaun Smith is PAID to be … Continue reading

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Wheat-Free Living: A Preliminary Report

Warning: this post includes TMI. Last week I began an attempt at wheat-free living. I was going to give it a month and then introduce a small amount of wheat into a meal and judge how I felt afterward. Throughout … Continue reading

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Entering Unchartered Territory: Wheat-Free Living

I’ve recently re-read two books. I read them annually as one year ends and another begins. The books are Food Addiction: The Body Knows by Kay Sheppard and Trust God (and buy broccoli) by life coach Gerri Helms. Every time … Continue reading

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Being in the Game Is Enough

I’m a Vanderbilt fan. Always have been. Always will be. Vanderbilt football fans are long-suffering. I’ve spent years watching my team wrestle defeat out of the jaws of victory. So when my team became bowl eligible, hubs and I decided … Continue reading

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