Not Just A Blonde

We are "Not Just" who we seem to be on this Earthly plane, but so much more. We are ALL children of a loving God who is calling us home to Love. This blog is dedicated to those of us on that journey together…

Isn’t it the sad truth that we are taught so much more by our enemies and those who irritate us than those who are within our inner circles and those who we easily love? From those we dislike we learn patience, forgiveness, humility, acceptance, and most importantly how to truly Love. We learn from those …

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Taking care of yourself, nurturing yourself, & assuring your basic needs are met is not a selfish act! The healthier and happier we are the better equipped we are to love others. So go ahead, love yourself! Remember: loving yourself does not mean you place your value above others… but it doesn’t place you below …

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Hello August! I made it through another 30 day challenge! I committed at the beginning of the month to work out everyday for at least 30 minutes a day and I did it! It was MUCH easier than my last 30 day challenge of no sugar! Adding a new habit was much easier than letting …

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Part of my spiritual journey is trying to live a healthier life. Last month I went 30 days without sugar. So now here I am experiencing life post sugar-detox… and what have I noticed?  Well, for one, I noticed the huge SUGAR CRASH that follows any indulgence of a highly sugary treat such as a …

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A little something sweet I ate today… Actually the only something sweet! Unsweetened Greek yogurt with ripe raspberries and raw honey drizzled on top… delicious!  I’m doing VERY well with managing my sugar consumption lately. I do believe that the 30 Day Sugar-Free Challenge definitely helped me detox! Honey now tastes better… and sweeter than …

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On June 1st of this year I went cold turkey on sugar including: processed sugar, corn syrup, artificial sweeteners, honey and agave… basically ALL sugars except that which is naturally found in fruit. I learned quite a few things during this challenge… most of those I will share with now, although I may expand on …

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Well, it’s day 29 folks and day 30 should technically be my last day eating processed sugar, honey, agave and artificial sugar FREE! What a month! Hard to believe that for this whole month if I wanted something sweet, fruit was my only option!  Why isn’t day 30 my last day of my 30 day sugar-free …

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My sugar-free journey is soon coming to an end and I am still finding I crave sugar. Everyday I continue to be acutely aware of what I’m not able to eat. It’s not as hard to resist though as saying no is almost a habit. I’m curious to see how I will continue once this …

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27 days of sugar-free living have passed. I’m doing much much better everyday with less and less cravings. I have found that I am beginning to plan what sugary treats I may consume when I finish this challenge. Part of me can’t wait… and another part of me is scared. to. death.  The “what ifs” …

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In just a few days I will go out to eat without menu restrictions! I’ve been having to avoid eating certain menu items because of the certainty of lurking sugar! No honey walnut shrimp at Panda Express today… instead I had mushroom chicken. Don’t get me wrong, it was good. In fact, it was VERY …

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