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Diets Don’t Work. So Why Am I On One?

Food is more than just sustenance for humans, it has an emotional tie-in that is enormously strong. For a lot of us, it is social, art, creative, comforting, adventurous, and mood altering (think chocolate). For me it is all those things. I was just lucky to inherit “skinny” genes from my father’s side of the family or I would have been a card-carrying dieter’s anonymous member for most of my life. Or maybe not. I might have opted for the more direct approach of liposuction. Perhaps I would have chosen to just be okay with me as I was. That last one is doubtful, though, since I am from a skinny family. Well, except for my great-grandmother and she was such a bitch that no-one counts her. Continue reading

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Gluten Shmooten, Where’s my Bread?

I usually write about my whacky life and this is probably a detour from that, but not completely. Although I have lived the life unusual, it has not been without come-uppance karma. In my childhood I lived off of the five food groups—sugary, salty, crunchy, greasy, and gooey, plus my early adult life of partying, drinking, smoking, and, well other stuff, left its toll. Continue reading

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Dancing Fingers and Dead Cow

I don’t know where this is going today. I only know that my fingers wanted to dance. Lots of changes going on in my personal life and in the world. Have you ever noticed that the climate of the world often mirrors what is happening in your personal life, both inwardly and outwardly?
So here is the mind dump for today. First thing that comes up is that I used to be such a bitch. It was my way as the “right” way, all the time thinking that I was such an open, and accepting person. I’m especially thinking of the period in my life when I was a vegetarian. I was soooopo spiritual and enlightened. Snarkkkhh! Not. But it is how easily I was able to fool myself into thinking that I was that amuses me now. Continue reading

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