thinking

saturday inspiration

  My fingernails are caked in paint. Not like a pretty manicure, more like a mottled mess. But I don’t care because I love to paint. This is new. In the past whenever I’d try to paint, I would only see the mistakes. I’d think, “I’m not an artist.” And pack up my paints and […]

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the year of more

Yesterday, I mentioned that 2010 felt like the year of less. So I’m declaring 2011 the year of more (I like balance). I don’t really like resolutions because they don’t really work. Well, at least not for me (how many have you kept? be honest). They feel like rules and I get weird about rules. […]

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crossroads

Sometimes there is a sign in the road that you can’t ignore. My infrequent posts and general blogging malaise is a sign to me. Maybe I’m not doing something right? Maybe I need to slow down and look at that sign before I hit the hump going full speed and find myself flying through the […]

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a quick note

Hey, I’ve been meaning to tell you about something lately but kept putting it off. No, it’s nothing bad, but because it’s not really food related I’m feeling a little shy.  And besides, there’s been cookie dough and lemon bars.  Yeah, those got in the way. Anyhow, so here I am. Sharing some news. Well, […]

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confessions of a sugar addict, part 2

As I mentioned yesterday, I wanted to tell you a little about some of the changes I’ve been making to bring my eating and my life into balance. I’ve been going to spin class twice a week since the beginning of the year. This is a big improvement over the end of last year. Even […]

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confessions of a sugar addict

Hello, my name is Patricia, and I am a sugar addict. It has been ten days since my last binge. By now you should know that I love sweets. Even if this is your first visit to my blog, it is pretty obvious with a quick glance around. From brownies to biscuits, and from cravings […]

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pumpkin pinwheels

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Seventy days. Ten weeks. Two months… no matter how I express how long I have been away from work, it does not match how long it feels. I left work about that long ago. I voluntarily, without coercion or drugs, bid adieu to my job as a software engineer and left my colleagues with dulce […]

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