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The Perfect Fit…..

It was bound to happen…and I can blame it all on that thing called “CHANGE”. They can warn you all day long about the mental and physical changes that come about after Gastric By-Pass surgery. But I think they are a bit too clinical and don’t really prepare you for reality and the things that

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Getting Hit by a Beer Truck….

So my mom asked me, “Are you getting excited honey?” About what mom?..”Well, your surgery.” ( I’m having gastric by-pass tomorrow) Mom, really? That’s like asking me if I’m excited I’m about to be hit by a beer truck at full speed!…. No, I am not EXCITED about surgery. I am scared and anxious and

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By Letting It Go….It All Gets Done…..

Every day I wake up is another day full of opportunity to make my life a better place to be. My goal is to have peace and prosperity in every direction I turn. The end result?  It’s just a whole hell of a lot easier to live a healthy lifestyle when you are just damn

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Diary of a MAD*FAT*WOMAN takes to the stage….

IT IS FINALLY HERE! A SHOW!!!!!!! NAME IN LIGHTS…..Diary of a MAD* FAT * WOMAN. A Night of Cabaret with Juliana Wathen TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW AT http://www.obsidianartspace.org/coming-events.html Based on the popular blog by the same name Diary of a MAD * FAT * WOMAN…..a journal of personal insight, crazy rants, battle of the bulge and

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Going to the source…..

This is my favorite picture from my vacation in Hawaii. My final morning when I took my rental car and headed for the Road to Hana. This picture is special. I keep this picture  in a frame top box on my coffee table to remind me of what is possible. That final morning I spotted

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Set Sail…..

There will come a day when I will go unseen and unknown. No forwarding address, no email or phone number.  It is the fate of all that have come before me and the waiting legacy of all who come after me. Few have the chance to choose the when, where or how. And no one

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What’s a girl to do?…..

I never, ever get a cold. EVER!!!    But this morning? Aching, sneezing, stuffy head, soar throat. WTF? My mother assured me it was all mental. A stress reaction to finding out my health insurance provider had dumped me three days ago without telling me. Lovely. They …(shhhhh.. .United Healthcare) had told me in July that

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A big case of AGHHHHH!!!!!

It is absolutely stupid how freeing leaving 8″ of hair behind on the salon floor made me feel this afternoon. It was a spontaneous decision. Call and if they could take me – GO! Ohhh ….I find those are the best decisions! All spur of the moment and exciting. I was a bundle of nerves

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Don’t give up the ship…..

One of the greatest assets we can possess is HOPE. Hope gives us the ability to move forward, to see ahead through the storm and on to clearer days and calmer seas. It tells us “we can” when others, including ourselves, say “we can’t”. Hope is that small seed that propels us into the future.

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