Dating Someone with Different Food Lifestyles

chris hansen, compromise, dating, dealbreakers, diet, differences, Food, honeymoon stage, weight, wings

Ways of Self-Improving

Listen! I might be placing my foot into my mouth right now but at 213 pounds, I don’t even care. I was doing so good while on my healthy eating streak (smoothies, exercising at the gym and drinking plenty of water) but the minute I started dating someone who’s eating habits did not align with mine, the pounds quickly began to add up. I understand that no one forced me to eat but when we went out to eat almost once a week, I lost sight and sight of the “no meat” diet. “Buffalo and Lemon Pepper wings” became my favorite and the weather outdoors became “too cold for me to work out.


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Those were my excuses so let me be and stop judging!


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Living for Others

culture , herbs , mozart , syria

Dispatches from the Asylum

“Nothing in nature lives for itself. Rivers don’t drink their own water. Trees don’t eat their own fruit. Sun doesn’t give heat for itself. Flowers don’t spread fragrance for themselves. Living for others is the rule of nature. And therein lies the secret of living.” ~ Anonymous

And who can argue with the above…only the psychopath’s of our times and times before, would find fault.

Those who provide to each other, whether such providing is in the form of practicing their craft, their talents, the gifts afforded to them – or in humbler terms, affording a family member or loved one a chance to live on, despite all their sufferings – these beautifully ordinary citizens – are, in essence, living for others.

The humble Syrian Herbal Medicine Man, highlighted in the short clip below, provided to us from the outstanding correspondent and reporter, Eva Bartlett, who is actually on…

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