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Transformation Day 2012: Update for 01/09/12

With week 24 of my Transformation Day 2012 challenge behind me, I feel like I’m back on track.  Things aren’t perfect, but things are peaceful again.  A girl can’t argue with that, right? Last week, I dropped 3.4 pounds of … Continue reading

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Making the Most of Your Living Space: A Prepper’s Perspective

When my family moved to a new city in 2004, we didn’t need a lot of room.  At that time, it was just me, my husband, our 2-year-old daughter, and our pets.  Considering we’d come from a 600-square-foot duplex that … Continue reading

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Transformation Day 2012: Update for 01/03/12

January 1, 2012 wrapped up week 23 of my Transformation Day 2012 challenge.  As many of you have come to expect from me lately, this week’s update includes some bad news along side buckets of optimism! Last week, my family … Continue reading

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Transformation Day 2012: Update for 12/20/11

It’s amazing how a perspective can change over just one week’s time.  This week’s Transformation Day 2012 update brings some exciting news just in time for Christmas! After 21 weeks, my progress is still plugging along.  I got REALLY sick … Continue reading

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Transformation Day 2012: Update for 12/12/11

Yesterday marked the end of my 20th week in my Transformation Day 2012 challenge.  I didn’t post a week 19 update, but I’m posting a week 20 update for some accountability. This morning, I weighed in at 255 pounds.  That’s … Continue reading

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The Importance of Building Community

I truly believe that few people understand the importance of building community the way that I do.  Being legally blind, not being able to drive, and living in a rural setting all contribute to some degree of isolation for me.  … Continue reading

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Winter Is Upon Us — Preparedness Burn-Out

One of my favorite podcasters, Jack Spirko over at The Survival Podcast, published a podcast this week that couldn’t have been more timely for me and my family.  It was titled “Avoiding Prepper Burn Out“, and Jack couldn’t have been … Continue reading

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Transformation Day 2012: Update for 11/28/11

I realize that I haven’t been posting much lately, so it’s definitely time for another Transformation Day 2012 update. It’s been eighteen weeks now, and progress is still slow but steady.  I weighed in at 252.2 this morning.  That makes … Continue reading

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Transformation Day 2012: Update for 11/14/11

This past week has been by far the most difficult in quite some time.  My Transformation Day 2012 challenge isn’t supposed to be easy, but I wasn’t prepared for the sudden appearance of intense cravings and other frustrations regarding my … Continue reading

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Transformation Day 2012: Update for 11/07/11

Although yesterday marked the end of the 15th week into my Transformation Day 2012 challenge, I actually feel more like I’ve finished my first week.  There were lots of new changes last week, and they were all good! First, I’ll … Continue reading

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