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Nan Tepper created this gif, her first, during the 2016 presidential campaign. Now that we are in 2017 + the worst has occurred, she feels it even more.   ...

I had a fabulous experience on New Year’s Eve Day. Before I get to the meat of it, here’s a little bit of the back story: Back in June I was published for the first time. I had the honor of being asked to write for...

Okay. Here I am at the beginning. The beginning? A new year. Is it really a beginning though? Isn’t it just a continuation? Isn’t it just a new day in 2016? I’ve always put so much import on the NEW YEAR moment. An opportunity to...

I started writing this post yesterday. When I weighed in yesterday morning the scale reflected a total of 19 pounds lost so far. Wow. I’ve been enthusiastic, happy and feeling good. Whenever I start a new quest, I go into it full speed ahead, unflappable and...

The quick update: 33 days. I weigh 14 pounds less than I did when I began on October 23, 2015. I am pleased. The most satisfying piece of this is that I’m fully engaged. I do not feel deprived. I’m learning how to eat like...

It’s been quite a week, one that flew by. So many times, I thought “I need to write a post about...

I'm having a tough day. I got through Halloween all right. Didn't eat candy, hardly had any trick-or-treaters. The ones I did have loved the money. Today's been challenging. I've felt sick for the last few days, dealing with either a cold or allergies or...

Halloween? Really? I have the best timing ever. I start a diet 5 days before my favorite holiday? I really did think about this before deciding to start. This is a true test of my resolve. I have NO candy in my house. NONE. In...

Drama queen. Yes, I did not eat any real food yesterday. Oh, wait. I did eat that quarter of an apple. And it was heaven. The rest of the day I ingested a cleansing liquid loaded with herbs and antioxidants and fruit-like flavor...