• Trim Healthy Mama

    Hello Onederland!

    I started this journey in January of 2017 after reaching my highest weight ever. I had been through the valley of death, mourning my cousin’s death and walking her children through the valley too. I had eaten my feelings and everyone else’s too. I felt terrible emotionally and physically. I knew I HAD to do something, and soon. I weighed in at weight watchers at 248 pounds. It was hard to face. Part of me was just glad not to see 250, though, if you know what I mean‚Ķ.. I spent a year and a half trying to work the plan at Weight watchers. It had worked for me in…

  • Is God Good?
    Faith,  Grief

    Is God Good?

    Recently, I attended the funeral of Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal. Sandeep was a Sikh, which meant his funeral was a Sikh religious service. It was a very beautiful service, full of chants and songs. For the most part, they had a lot of translations up on the jumbo tron (it was held in a stadium because over 7,000 people came to honor him) so that those of us who were not of their faith could know what they were saying. I was also sitting next to a friend of mine who was a Sikh, so he could translate for me. The bulk of the chants were things like, “God is the…