Month: September 2018

Blogging
Sarah's Musings

My Fellow Beachwalkers

From my perch on the beach house porch, I have a great view to people watch. There’s always someone walking, running, or sunbathing right in front of our rental, and my favorite past time on vacation has been to sit in my beach chair, drinking in the sounds and smells of the sea while contemplating […]

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Blogging
Sarah's Musings

Leaving to Go To Some Beach, Somewhere

I’m leaving in my Hyundai Accent; don’t know when I’ll be back again…..okay, maybe that is not exactly true. Leaving. That’s all that has been dominating my thoughts this week. I think my brain checked out on Monday and is already waiting for me on some beach in South Carolina, already ready to start working […]

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Chronic Illness

My Stomach Has A Bad Attitude

I remember the gastroenterologist telling me the news. I had experienced all the tests: endoscopy, colonoscopy (before 25 no less), abdominal CAT scans, and a HIDA scan to check my gallbladder for issues before telling me that I had irritable bowel syndrome. I later found out that this diagnosis is partially based on my symptoms […]

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Sarah's Musings
Weight Loss Journey

To Destroy a Digital Scale

Do you all think my husband will notice if I take our scale and drop kick it out the back door? Because that is what I want to do with that malicious piece of machinery that measures the significant impact gravity has on my body. Weight loss is already harder on women than men. Ryan […]

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Blogging
Glorious Food

Soup-er Obsessed

It’s that time of year again. The kids are going back to school, the Halloween and Christmas decorations are asserting themselves in our stores, and the hurricanes are bearing down upon us, threatening to sink my coastal home under the ocean. Fall. Autumn. Harvest. Pumpkin Spice Latte Season. It’s my favorite time of year. I […]

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Sarah's Musings

Flo Has Got to Go

I keep trying to write blog posts about soup or the changing seasons, and they might make it on this blog yet. However, these past few days I’ve had only one obsession, and her name is Hurricane Florence. It’s jarring to go on my Facebook and see people talking about pumpkin spice lattes and soccer […]

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Growing Up
Sarah's Musings

Things I Hope Change In My Thirties

Age is of no importance unless you’re a cheese. -Billy Burke   Well, I’ve officially been in my thirties for nine days now, and I got to tell you that I feel exactly 0% different. Apparently, crossing the threshold in “old lady” territory (per my little sister) does not endow you with some sort of […]

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Sarah's Musings

An Introvert Walks Into A Park

Sunrise is just peaking over the edge of the trees in front of my house when I wake up in the morning to squeeze in that necessary morning workout. I sleepily lace on my sneakers, slip on a comfortable, old sports bra, and wrangle my hair into submission with a headband before heading out the […]

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Blogging
Clumsy Chronicles

An Epic Fall (It’ll Have Me In Stitches)

I took off at a brisk run towards the set of cement steps that led to the door to our dorm, completely focused on getting to my room rather than looking to see if any half melted puddles had refrozen and set death traps for me along my journey.

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