Sep 02

Meat & Potatoes – Recipe Book Review

Rahm Fama, having cooked all across America, is now the corporate chef for US Foods. He has a wonderfully inspiring story, which is included in the book. With roots in Spanish fare, he also incorporates Southwestern cuisine, and many vegetables. His book, Meat and Potatoes, includes so much helpful information about choosing high quality meats …

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Sep 01

Gratitude Linkup – 8/31/14

One of the best ways to have perspective, for me, is to remember the things I’m grateful for. There have been times when I’ve gotten stuck in negativity that I’ve done a quick gratitude list (in my head or with another) and started on the path of releasing that negativity. Gratitude lists help me to …

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Aug 28

Breastfeeding Troubles – Mastitis

** This is a repost from a free months back. I’m feeling a bit under the weather, so I figured today is a fine time to repost about another time I felt under the weather. ** For those of you who mayn’t know, mastitis is a terrible terrible infection to have. When one breastfeeds, it’s …

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Aug 27

Mostly Unedited Week in Review – 8/27/14

With the advent of digital manipulation of photos and the rampant sharing of people’s lives, often pictures and videos are only shown once they’ve been edited. This editing consists of filters, highlights, and touch-ups, not to mention often only sharing the highlights of our lives. With judgement and comparison being so interwoven into our social …

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Aug 26

Fertility and Family Planning or Child Spacing

In the last couple of months, I’ve menstruated twice since Baby Boy’s birth. This last time seemed much more menstrual like. Since I’m still breastfeeding, there’s a possibility this is not yet a regular thing. Meanwhile though, it does signal for Hun and I to start paying more attention if we don’t want to get …

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Aug 25

Gratitude Linkup – Week of 8/24/14

One of the best ways to have perspective, for me, is to remember the things I’m grateful for. There have been times when I’ve gotten stuck in negativity that I’ve done a quick gratitude list (in my head or with another) and started on the path of releasing that negativity. Gratitude lists help me to …

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Aug 22

More Wellness in My Life #16

Each Friday I’m talking about changes I’m making in my life towards more wellness. After all, wellness and health isn’t just about going to the gym. It’s not just about physical fitness, it’s also about lifestyle changes or improvements. It’s about overall wellness and how I’m working to achieve more of it in my life. …

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Aug 21

Depression Is Dangerous

I was there once. In fact I’ve been there a few times over the course of my life. The first time in my teens when I only had enough courage to take calculated amounts of pills, until one day I didn’t care anymore. I threatened that I’d stab myself in front of my sister if …

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Aug 20

Mostly Unedited Week in Review – 8/20/14

With the advent of digital manipulation of photos and the rampant sharing of people’s lives, often pictures and videos are only shown once they’ve been edited. This editing consists of filters, highlights, and touch-ups, not to mention often only sharing the highlights of our lives. With judgement and comparison being so interwoven into our social …

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Aug 19

Right Now Challenges

Today’s topic, challenges, is inspired by The One Minute Writer where you’re tasked with writing for one minute. Though I’ve written for more than a minute, the topic rang true to my desire (or lack thereof) this morning. Patience with house hunting. We’re looking for a place to live, not just any place, a place …

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