I Will Pray for You!

I Will Pray for You!

I don’t show these pictures very often, because they are part of a past life that was filled with sadness, pain and anxiety. Trapped in a body I couldn’t escape—no matter how hard I tried--the oppression was suffocating.

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The Mighty Bean

The Mighty Bean

For the sake of simplicity, I’m going to refer to the family of legumes as “beans.” (Technically, all legumes are beans, but not all beans are legumes. I know, it’s confusing. If you want to study the difference, do an online search—it’s quite fascinating to learn!)

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Danger in the Rip Current!

Danger in the Rip Current!

Two weeks ago, my husband Kurt, me, and all of our grown children and their spouses and a girlfriend gathered along the Central Coast of California. With our kids scattered all over the country, it was a glorious getaway with everyone!

I had every intention of sticking to my plan that guarantees freedom from food addiction; but how does a landlocked, Midwest girl pass up clam chowder samples, or a family birthday celebration with traditional cake, or plenty of recreational eating?

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