How Abuse Made Me Fat and What I Plan To Do About It

How Abuse Made Me Fat and What I Plan to do About It

The self esteem of a woman is baffling to me. How is it that we so often undervalue ourselves, or determine our worth by others’ actions or words? I can definitely see how and why this is done, but is there a way to stop it? I am on a lifetime mission to see if this can be stopped, or at least repelled most days. There is too much in this world (from the media, to the people at work, to the people we hold most dear) telling us we are not good enough, in one way or another. It is my belief that it is how we choose to deal with this quandary, that makes us who we are, and how we will allow others to affect us.

How Abuse Made me Fat and What I Plan to do About It

 

Something that has been on my mind A LOT lately is how abuse made me fat, and what I plan to do about it. Now don’t mistake what I say for blaming someone else for my choice to stuff my face with sweets and fatty foods. I am responsible for me, my actions and my health. I know I am not a dumb woman, which is why I spend a lot of time trying to figure out how I got to be where I am, and how I can change it if I’m not happy with it. …

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The Inner Ramblings of a Woman Getting Ready For Date Night

Have you ever had a little personal drama happen while trying to figure out what to wear on a date night with the hubby? If so you will probably be able to relate to my funny inner- monologue on getting ready for a recent date night! Plus read all about how my sponsors at Best Buy…

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Discover Home Away from Home for Family Vacations

As my family has grown, I have found there are some ways to travel that are better than others. Allow me to explain how I discover home away from home for family vacations through VRBO, which is part of the HomeAway family. I am proud to be partnering with HomeAway to spread awareness about their services which…

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Dollar General as a Quick One Stop Shop for Pet Supplies

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sponsored by Purina. All opinions are 100% mine. It’s the end of the day, you’re tired, and you’ve run out of dog food. What do you do? At the end of the day (sometimes before), my pajamas are likely calling my name. If I…

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Sacramento River Cats heat up with Barefoot Refresh

The Boys of Summer are back, and nothing says summertime fun than an evening at a baseball game. We’ve always been Giants Fans, and now the Sacramento River Cats are affiliated with the Giants as their Triple A Team. So, we’re going to some baseball games nearby, and I’m here to tell you how to…

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Patriotic Twizzlers Flag

Compensation was provided by The Hershey Company via MomTrends.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions of The Hershey Company or Momtrends.  There are some holidays that I have oodles and oodles of decor for, and then there are the ones where I have to rummage through my many tubs,…

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Patriotic Floral for the front door

Patriotic Floral Fireworks

You know how I love to decorate for a Holiday – well it’s kind of a dry spell from Easter until the 4th of July, so I like to spice up my front door for what I call The Patriotic Holidays. These Holidays would include Memorial Day, 4th of July and Labor Day. Or I…

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5 Healthy Hair Care Habits for Kids

5 Healthy Hair Care Habits for Kids

“I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Influence Central for SoCozy. I received Target gift cards to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for my participation.”  Not too long ago I shared with you a new hair care product I purchased, to try on Miss Bea’s hair. I discovered SoCozy…

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5 Clever Tricks for Bathtime Routines

5 Clever Tricks for Bathtime Routines

I participated in this sponsored campaign on behalf of Firefly® and One2One Network. All opinions stated are my own. Does trying to get your kids bathed and ready for bed leave you wanting to make a clean getaway? Check out these 5 clever tricks to clean up your bathtime routines. Plus learn how you can…

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