Category Archive: Personal

Taking it one sip at a time!

The oral surgery went well. It took about 1 hour and 15 minutes. I could feel a lot of pressure on my jaw at the beginning of the procedure and I could feel the last few stitches being done! Other than that it was tolerable. The pain set in right away and I used ice …

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I’ve Moved!

Welcome to the new and improved Nutmeg Notebook! The move is done and I am happy to be here. Just like any other move I still have some unpacking to do, and maybe a little rearranging, as I figure out exactly where everything should go. Of course I couldn’t have made this transformation with out …

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One Year Ago Today

January 19, 2010 I launched Nutmeg Notebook! I remember feeling excited and yet nervous. Perhaps no one would read my blog much less leave a comment. Would I have enough ideas, recipes and topics to write about? How does one take good photos of food? Even though it meant stepping way outside of my comfort …

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When Compliments Turn Into Awkward Moments

Sunday at church I helped serve communion which required me to stand in front of the church facing the entire congregation. When I was overweight I would have been standing up there feelingĀ embarrassed about my appearance and feeling self conscious. Well actually, I probably wouldn’t have been standing up there because I would have been …

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Damaged Goods! A Challenge & I Have To Quit Something I Enjoy!

Yesterday I was cleaning house and son David is gone for the weekend so I decided I would do his weekly chores as well. One of them is emptying the waste baskets from all the bedrooms. So I coming out of his room and I turn to take another look at his messy room behind …

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