A Simple Marvel

A couple of weeks ago during our morning black coffee, Kim said to me, “So a lot of my friends are going to see Captain Marvel.  Why are all my friends wanting to see this movie?” Fortunately, I had the answer.  I took a deep breath, and for the next 15 minutes, I described the

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Finally, a Plan for Real Men!

When I first tried to lose weight in my teens, I didn’t know where to turn for answers.  It was the era of the TV infomercial, and that market was dominated by women. Some were more knowledgeable than others, but most of them seemed to be selling colorful workout clothes more than solid weight loss

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Netflix & Fast

When I was a kid, I loved Saturday morning cartoons.  One of my all-time favorites was Spiderman and his Amazing Friends, a show that captured all the elements that lit me up.  Superheroes. Secret Identities. Cool gadgets. Awesome battle scenes.  I remember anticipating those episodes all week long, building excitement for whatever new story awaited

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With Great Freedom Comes Great Responsibility

A familiar refrain from my ninth grade students, especially when they are asked to do homework, is “I can’t wait until I’m 18, so I can do WHATEVER I WANT.”  It’s a natural reaction from a 14-year-old, who is feeling a deep need for independence and control while lacking the life experience to know that

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No Longer Shrinking, But The Unfolding Continues

This is my first blog here on Fasting, Feasting, FREEDOM in well over a month.  I have been working on the development of Kim Smith Mentoring and as such, I’ve been blogging “over there.”  I’m not sure what the fate of this website will be, except to know that it will continue to live here to promote

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The Yin & Yang of my IF Life

This picture is a perfect visual representation of the yin and yang of my IF life.  In the mornings, I drink straight black coffee, no frills, no fanfare.  In the afternoons, I love a high-quality espresso latte, creamy in texture from steamed whole milk, beautiful in design, sometimes with a fancy chocolate syrup flair.  They

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