Forty Winks, Puh-leez!

I’m tired. Oh. So. Tired. I haven’t had a decent full night’s sleep in at least a week or so. Why? Because apparently my dog breathes too loud, snores too loud, licks herself too loud, asks to go out and pee at ungodly hours and my wife-to-be’s cat pulls and scratches at doors too loud, wants to eat at ungodly hours and loves to sit on people and stare at

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Habit Schmabit

I follow a lot of motivational pages on Facebook these days, and considering my high anxiety status, it is probably no surprise! This morning, as I was scrolling through my feed I was drawn to a “You ARE Enough” quote pic: and it got me thinking — just what does it take to create a habit? According to some quick searches, it certainly isn’t simply a few weeks. In fact,

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Follow-Up: Oatmeal? Ick! Well, maybe…

Banana oatmeal muffins were a bust! I tried the recipe I posted and they were thumbs down from all. One of my testers didn’t even make it through the chew before she was spitting it out! LOL Texture was … not good. I tried two other recipes and still didn’t have a winner, so I gave up out of frustration for the day and we took the kids Halloween costume

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Oatmeal? Ick! Well, maybe…

I had a check-in with my family doc recently, and he tells me that my cholesterol is a little higher than he would like. My first internal reaction was Oh, God, I’m gonna die — that was a bit severe. His suggestions? No eggs, no cheese, no red meat, and yes daily oatmeal, fresh fruits, whole grains and fish. OK, well I usually eat mostly that way to begin with

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