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This is the record of my journey toward a more realistic and healthier lifestyle.

  1. Some unanticipated benefits to this new way of life

    by , 11-24-2008 at 04:15 PM
    So in an effort to be more frugal, I gave up grinding my own coffee beans. I now buy coffee in the big silver can with the name of the store's brand and the words "Ground Coffee" on it. (Those who are perhaps stronger than I will say that it would've been better still to give it up altogether, but it could be argued that divorce court is more expensive than cheap coffee.)

    So, fast forward to this week. I have an e-mail about a day camp planning meeting the first week of ...

    Updated 11-24-2008 at 04:15 PM by UUMomof3

  2. The First Real Test...

    by , 11-21-2008 at 03:04 PM
    DH got a promotion, which requires that we attend the annual December company 'do'. Fully aware of the great good fortune that results in this circumstance, I find myself with nothing to wear. I'm a full time at home wife and mother. We're in debt up to our eyeballs and are making serious lifestyle changes.

    At the very least I need pants, shoes and some knee-highs or hose. I have extremely difficult-to-fit feet. I'm fat. I'm shy. Not just bashful, nervous around strangers shy. ...
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