Honesty, Recovery, and my 10 in 20 day detox

This post is very hard for me to write. Until recently I believed my family were the only ones who read these posts, so I didn't feel a sense of responsibility to my readers. But words matter, written, typed, texted, or spoken, words can raise us up, or break us down, they can heal, or …

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Blueberry Cobbler, Miracles, and Day 10 of my 10 in 20 Detox

All day I've been asking myself: What's my motivation,? Why am I doing this? Today is day 10 of my Dr. Fuhrman lose 10 lbs in 20 Day Detox Challenge, and today was the hardest day for me. Multiple times during the day, I wanted to give up, grab whatever I wanted out of the …

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Salad Stuffed Pita’s, Buenas Noches Black bean soup and Day 9 of my lose 10 lbs in 20 days detox!

Today is day 9 of my Dr. Fuhrmans lose 10 lbs in 20 days Detox. I've decided I want to change the name to "Dr. Fuhrmans lose 10 lbs in 20 days challenge." This doesn't feel like a "detox." It feels like a "challenge" to me. Yes, I was on a whole foods, plant-based diet …

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50 ways to say no, Cheesy Kale Soup, and Day 7 of my 10 lbs in 20 days detox

I have a list of 50 ways to say no.  Why is saying "no" so hard, that someone had to create a list? We have no problem telling our kids no, they might not listen, but we said it, so we get Mom points for trying. We scream nooooo, at the cat before he coughs …

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