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Julie is a 30-something wife, mother, writer, designer, programmer, crafter, Lap-Bander, Austin native, all-around geek and novice runner from Denver.
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Happy anniversary to my brilliant, funny, charming, handsome husband. I love the flowers! And you, but mostly the flowers. People are often surprised that …

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This morning, at roughly the five-week mark, I had my adventurous first fill. For those unfamiliar with how the Lap-Band works – the band …

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Between not eating very much and working out a good amount, I’ve lost a significant amount of weight and inches. What a surprise! *cough* …

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Last week, as I was surfing around Etsy, I discovered the store of featured seller Heather Lecy-Martin, aka SoulPeaces. I was struck by the …

jason is famous
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Well, nerd-famous. Which is way cooler than other kinds of famous. First, the back story. There are lots of cool things you can do …

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Needles and I have a… well, let’s call it an armistice. I know they’re a necessary evil (when you’re pregnant, doctors treat you like …

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In addition to a lingering feeling of despair because I didn’t know how we were going to pay for surgery, I was also sent …

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My mom was diagnosed with diabetes and mild depression when I was in high school. I remember her telling me as if it were …