Who are your favorite authors, or what is your favorite genre? Here is a summary of my most recent reads.
I have spent much of my life, youth and adulthood, overweight. I have lost large amounts of weight in the last forty years, but this is the longest I have ever gone maintaining that loss. I take nothing for granted in this journey, but count it all gratitude and joy. Six months from achieving myContinue reading “Still #Stronger than the cookie: Maintenance on vacation, holidays and every day life”
Taken any sentimental journeys lately? Some people never leave their home towns, some leave and never look back, some return after an absence. Here is a part of my story; what is yours?
Have you ever lost a lot of weight and gained it back? Have you lost a lot of weight and are able to maintain the loss? Any secrets to share?
Do you blog? Is the experience of blogging different from what you expected when you began? Tell me how.
Do you love to cook? How old were you or at what stage in your life did you learn? Do you have favorite memories of meals from your youth?
I was going to title this My Summer Reading Plan, Progress Note, (https://michelesomerville.blog/2021/06/14/my-summer-reading-plan but I feel the quickly draining away of summer, with all of the school supplies on sale, the summer clothes on sale that seem to be heralding the close, or clothes of one season morphing into another. I never did buy enoughContinue reading “My Summer into Fall Reading Plan”
Sheba is our fourth rescue dog. Life with her is never boring. Do you have a special pet? Isn’t it amazing how quickly they become family?
I spent the first months of the COVID lock-down in Pennsylvania, doing what I have done for much of my life, downing my favorite comfort foods of cake (with frosting), cookies and ice-cream, until a fateful day in June 2020 when I had a wake-up call. You can read that story here: https://michelesomerville.blog/2020/07/21/the-cookie-diary I metContinue reading “#Stronger Than the Cookie: The first weeks of maintaining my weight loss”
I began journaling my prayers, essentially writing letters to God, in a composition book in 1998. It has been a freeing spiritual practice for me. This post contains prayers that were written for the post, they are not “ripped from the pages of my prayer journal” but are very much my thoughts, reflections and prayersContinue reading “Patient Prayers and Other Words”