Back to the Beginning (Part 1)

During my first separation in 2010, I began journalling my marriage to an abuser, and then how I left. I am reposting those journal posts — unedited, except to correct grammar and spelling, and without images. These are raw and unfiltered.  They are simply a description of what happened, from…

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Meal Planning: Picking, Packing and Preparation

It really never ends. Meal planning doesn’t end when you’ve figured out what’s for dinner. It doesn’t end when you’ve made your lists and actually bought the groceries, either. Now that the food, in its raw forms, is in your home, you actually have to do the preparation. Simplify the…

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