There are a group of ladies that have been my friends since high school (and before.) We lived in a much simpler time. If we wanted to get together, we used the one telephone in the house that all 9 of us shared and we called our friend hoping they would be home OR we… Continue reading SLZ Rebels 4-ever; the power of friendship.
Alive at 55 and 55 pounds lighter – It’s a Great Day! (originally published 10/2016)
It was July of 1962 and I was a 9-month old baby girl crawling around on the kitchen floor when my 2- year old sister thought I might like to try a peanut (a Spanish peanut with the skin on.) Due to a series of unfortunate events – no 911, fire department going to the… Continue reading Alive at 55 and 55 pounds lighter – It’s a Great Day! (originally published 10/2016)
Be Kind – It Doesn’t Cost a Dime!
I believe when you are heavy, people look at you different, perhaps even judge you. They may not even know the first thing about you, but they assume you must want to be “fat.” There’s a high-end clothing store in our city that whenever I went into it the saleswomen would just ignore me –… Continue reading Be Kind – It Doesn’t Cost a Dime!