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12 Actions You Can Take To Help Someone Dealing With Depression

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Yesterday I shared this post written by an anonymous person about what it’s like to live with depression. The post likens living with depression to living where it snows every day. It’s the best analogy I’ve ever read. At the conclusion of the post, the author says: I don’t have a message for people with …Read More

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I’m Ready To Start Shoveling Again

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I have been on a downward spiral for the past couple days, and things came to a head last night. I cried myself to sleep and even though I haven’t had a drop of alcohol in almost a year, I woke up this morning feeling incredibly hungover. I had stabbing pain behind both if my …Read More

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Top 10 Words Of Wisdom for ALL parents.

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I’m pretty sure if God gave out 10 Parenting Commandments, this is what they would be…

1. Laugh at yourself- First and foremost, Laugh. Parenting is hard enough, if you don’t find the…

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Warm BLT Breakfast Salad

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Now that I’m really taking better care of myself and not filling my body with total garbage, I have really made the biggest changes with breakfast. No more sweet stuff. Not only has this cut down on cravings for sugar, but it has changed my palate. In my quest to find savory breakfast dishes, I …Read More

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Week 10

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I am entering week 10 of taking care of myself. My body is not only changing, but so is my level of fitness. There are a few things I do to help myself stay on track. I weigh myself to monitor change. I take pictures to remind myself of where I started and where I …Read More

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5 Summer Safety Tips Every Parent Should Know

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YAY!  It’s finally here… Summer! The warm, beautiful weather, outdoor activities and family fun are plentiful this time of year. Unfortunately, so are the opportunities for sunburns, heat…

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The Easiest Way To Make The Perfectly Cooked Bacon

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If you haven’t been cooking bacon this way, you need to start. Now. This will give you the perfectly cooked bacon that you don’t have to monitor or flip or do anything to, and the clean up as a CINCH. It is a great way to easily cook large batches of bacon. For my family, …Read More

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