Tag: diet

Nothing like a colonoscopy to throw a curve ball at your best efforts to stick with a food plan that doesn’t include sugar. The only item I could find with any natural calorie density was unsweetened apple juice. Paired with chicken broth, diet soda, sugar-free jello and frozen pops, my plan got me up to …

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I was thinking about the holidays this morning and the traditions we all celebrate with family and friends; so much of it centered around food for me. My well-intentioned diet probably fell by the wayside with just that one bite of Halloween candy. I’d be in free-for-all eating until Thanksgiving. Then I could start my …

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Can something as inanimate as food interfere with such natural instincts as intuition? Looking back, I think it can. I think of logic and intuition as that little voice inside of me that says, “Gerri, this isn’t a good idea.” It isn’t a loud voice in the first place, but when I disregard it, time …

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Being brought up in a religious home does not necessarily make one spiritual. Although I had twelve years of Christian schooling (thirteen if you count kindergarten), I did not have a substantial relationship with God. We prayed before every meal; instead of really asking God to bless my food, I inwardly prayed that my Dad …

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