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F is for Flapjacks and Fortitude

[The following post is taken from my mission journal, while my husband and I were serving our couples mission in the UK from 2015-2016] I’ve been trying to be disciplined in my diet, eating healthy and losing the “mission-20” that … Continue reading

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V is for Vegetarian

In June 0f 2013 I wrote this in my journal: June 12th: Definitely leaning towards vegetarianism. “The average age (longevity) of a meat eater is 63. I am on the verge of 85 and still work as hard as ever. … Continue reading

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S is for Say NO!

“Say NO to HFCS” was my very first principle in my quest for greater nutrition and wellness. It was my oldest daughter who brought it to my attention more than 10 years ago. I was mostly enraged by the overtones … Continue reading

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B is for (My) Bread

“My Bread” is actually not my bread at all, but Jim Lahey’s bread, the author of the book, MY BREAD. I was introduced to this book via my son-in-law, and all it took was one loaf to make this MY … Continue reading

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Digging For Roots, or What the past has cooked up

I set aside blogging for a time after the April A-Z Challenge, but those who have read my entries there, may understand why I couldn’t pass up this Weekly Challenge. Thanksgiving Day, actually evening, as we couldn’t fit in desserts … Continue reading

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After feeling bleh from too many holiday treats, I decided today would be a perfect day, nutritionally speaking. I was encourage by cutting into an avocado for my green smoothie to find a perfectly ripe specimen. I’m taking my cue … Continue reading

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“And on this …

“And on this day thou shalt do none other thing, only let thy food be prepared with singleness of heart that thy fasting may be perfect, or, in other words, that thy joy may be full.” Doctrine & Covenants 59 … Continue reading

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1 Cor. 10:13

Hooray for me! Everyone is always bringing in goodies to share… Today I was in the break-room with a lone cupcake staring at me–my favorite too: chocolate with vanilla frosting. I picked it up, started to tear away the cupcake … Continue reading

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