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What Cookbooks Jamie Is Using

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My wife has always loved collecting cookbooks. What is even better than her collecting them is she actually uses them on a regular basis. Before my diagnosis, Jamie would often use her cookbooks as a source of inspiration for our meal times. Now, I think she is capable enough to write her own. Even though Jamie is a very gifted cook, she hasn’t stopped purchasing new cookbooks. In fact, since July, the amount of new cookbooks that have been added…

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Journey Life Update

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dəˈpreSH(ə)n/ noun 1. 
feelings of severe despondency and dejection.”self-doubt creeps in and that swiftly turns to depression. 
 Have you ever been there? Depressed. Alone. Isolated. Hopeless. I can remember a time in my life when I actually thought I was untouchable. There was no way a guy like me would ever struggle with depression or be diagnosed with cancer. It was just not possible… or so I thought. It’s hard to admit our weaknesses. We don’t want people to…

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Getting Over My Fear Of Food

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There once was a time in my life (only 9 months ago) when I paid absolutely no attention to what foods I was eating. I grew up in a home that taught the importance of the four major food groups, but didn’t really follow the guide to nutrition. As all parents I am sure, mine did the best they could with what they knew. It’s the same for all of us. We only know, what we only know. I have…

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Castle Fun Park – A Scary Trip

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It seemed like a good idea at the time, but … Earlier… I had just finished my treatment at the doctors when I got an idea to take the kids to Castle Fun Park. We jumped in the Flex and headed east to CFP. The entire ride the kids couldn’t contain their excitement. It was like someone had given them a 2L of Coca Cola to drink before they got into the car. We arrived after a 10 minute ride,…

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