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this quote sat in my drafts for years

this quote sat in my drafts for years

“What becomes of words when they never find the eyes they were written for?”

Tyler Knott Gregson

On October 1st, 2012, I stopped writing.

Up to this day, I had thought it was because I had a nosy aunt spying on me.  That having a blog was more trouble than it was worth.  That putting myself out there was the problem.

When, after many months of harassment from my mother, I finally decided to log…

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I’m fermenting these days.   Today was a second jar of sauerkraut kind of day.  I started one…

I’m fermenting these days.  

Today was a second jar of sauerkraut kind of day.  I started one on July 10th, and because the next three months are going test my patience, I find it a good policy to just go ahead and create another jar of the stuff.

Maybe if I do such things every time the urge strikes, I will have a fine collection of fermenty goodness come this winter.   Perhaps I should label my…

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One of my high school BFFs/present day sister in law asked me WHY I was anorexic.  It threw me off…

One of my high school BFFs/present day sister in law asked me WHY I was anorexic.  It threw me off balance.

I quickly replied, “Well that is a very complex question.”

And then I handed her the three statements I had collected in my decades of self therapy.

1. I wanted to die.

2. I had no control over big things around me and could control food.

3. Because I was afraid of not being good enough.

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Tagged: #thrive

Tagged: #thrive

Tagged: #thrive

“Why does it feel so good to get rid of things? To unload? To let go? Maybe because when we see how little we need to survive, it makes us realize how powerful we actually are. To strip down to what we really need. To hang on to only what we can’t do without. Not just to survive but to thrive.”

Dr. Meredith Grey (Grey’s Anatomy, 2014)

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Thrive-Switchfoot (my pic, my writing)

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memmer19:

A warm body doesn’t mean i’m alive. 

It feels like I travel but never arrive.

I wanna thrive not just survive. 

I WANNA THRIVE NOT JUST SURVIVE

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moxievervelife:

So. True. All time favorite quote. Let’s dance. 💃 #fit #fitfam #fitmom #fitgirl #fitness #fitfamily #ownyourpower #moxievervelife #tonyrobbins #motivation #inspiration #instagood #instafit #thrive #move #go #dreambig #follow #love #followme #quote

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moxievervelife:

So. True. All time favorite quote. Let’s dance. 💃 #fit #fitfam #fitmom #fitgirl #fitness #fitfamily #ownyourpower #moxievervelife #tonyrobbins #motivation #inspiration #instagood #instafit #thrive #move #go #dreambig #follow #love #followme #quote

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