Life Without a Gallbladder

September 25, 2014

In July 2013, I had my gallbladder removed.  I had what one of my doctor’s called a dysfunctional gallbladder. Most people who have a cholecystectomy (surgical removal of the gallbladder) are suffering from gallstones. Gallstones can block the flow of bile from entering your stomach and can cause nausea, vomiting, pain, and other lovely digestive […]

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Menu Plan Monday

September 22, 2014

Even though I gave up blogging for a while, I never stopped menu planning.  Menu planning just makes life so much easier. For a while I was planning breakfasts and lunches too, but I was having trouble sticking to it, so I gave that up.  But I’ll never give up planning dinner. There’s nothing as […]

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A Life Update

September 19, 2014

Since April I… …planted my garden …hid in my safe place with Caty because of bad weather …wondered why people don’t think I’m as awesome as I really am Why is it so hard to accept that he's just not that into me? I don't understand why some people don't find me as awesome as I […]

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TBR Challenge – Recommended Reads: A Night of Scandal by Sarah Morgan

September 17, 2014

(I’m back! Well, sort of. Let’s see how long I can stick with it. ) This month’s TBR Challenge was “recommended reads”.  I collect a lot of recommendations from friends and librarian colleagues, but I get most of my book recs from blogs.  A Night of Scandal by Sarah Morgan came highly recommended from two […]

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“I’ve Been Cheated”

April 11, 2014

*Caution: very strong language ahead* Scumbag! Asshole! Shit head! Mother fucking cheating bastard! Those are the words that have been going through my head for about 10 days.  If you read yesterday’s post, you know that The Carpenter and I ended our 20ish month relationship about a month ago.  If you read yesterday’s post you […]

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The End. Or Is It the Beginning?

April 10, 2014

About a month ago The Carpenter asked if we could take a break.  He needed some time to “get his life together”. This was not unsurprising to me nor was it very upsetting.  We had been having problems on and off for over 6 months and things had gotten progressively worse since we returned from […]

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Adventures in Cruising

February 3, 2014

Almost a month ago, The Carpenter and I took a weekend cruise to The Bahamas.  And now I’m just getting around to blogging about it. :/ I thought I’d just share some pictures of our trip rather than turning this into the world’s longest blog post. We spent the night in Atlanta with The Carpenter’s […]

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Adventures in Snow and Ice

January 31, 2014

It snowed in Alabama in case you haven’t heard.  And we reacted to it exactly like we always do: sheer and utter panic.  Except this time it was 100 times worse.  Why?  There are lots of reasons which I won’t go into.  If you’re interested in that sort of thing and/or you want to find […]

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Real Food eBook Bundle – 5 Books for $7.40!

January 27, 2014

For readers who are overwhelmed by the idea of real food, unsure what steps to take in their kitchen and meal planning, or just looking for more delicious whole foods recipes, this bundle is packed full of value. With dozens of tips, hundreds of recipes and a complete 7-day meal plan, plus a shopping guide […]

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Weekly Wanderings

January 17, 2014

Things I found while wandering around the internet… Forever Young Adult: Best Books of 2013 {Looking for something to read?  Start here!} Tips on Using Google+ Effectively {With these new comment systems that use Google+, I should probably figure out how to use it. lol} What Really Happens When We Give Our Kids Everything They […]

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