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December 1

Ah –hurricane season is officially over.  I feel grateful that we were not impacted with major damage this year.  Losing the Live Oak was the most damage, and very thankful we didn’t have further damage than just losing the tree.Today is also National Christmas Lights Day! Yay!  I love mine, and they are already up… Continue reading December 1

Bariatric Surgery - My Story · goal · Goals · Uncategorized · WLS

Distance

Don’t compare your progress with that of others. We all need our own time to travel our own distance. A friend on Facebook posted this today.  A good reminder for me today in many areas of my life.  For me not to get anxious about math, our children and their path, or my weight, or… Continue reading Distance

Carmen · Carmen's Thoughts · college · Uncategorized

Carmen’s Thoughts – Finals Week

I have one year of school left before I graduate with my bachelor’s degree, and finals week always stresses me out. It stresses all students out. I’m borderline between grades in most of my classes, and there is never enough time in a day to get everything done. Add studying and homework on top of… Continue reading Carmen’s Thoughts – Finals Week

Bacon · Bariatric Surgery - My Story · Recipes · Uncategorized · WLS

Bacon

The only way to cook bacon is to bake it. No splatter, remains crispy. Line a sheet pan with aluminum foil, place the bacon in a single layer on the pan.  Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until the bacon is done to your liking. This is always perfect! And, we love bacon.… Continue reading Bacon

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Social Media

Last night I shared this picture: Everyone posted asking if I was okay. The tag line was tired. Just tired. I was ready for bed, and you can see it. Went to sleep…and got up…not tired. Still have decorations to finish for Christmas, and boxes are everywhere but: Volunteered this morning in the Raiders concession… Continue reading Social Media