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Why You Need to Stop Using “In Moderation” and Other Excuses to Eat Unhealthy

In 2014, when I was deployed to Afghanistan, I mentioned to a co-worker that I was looking to lose some weight. I was 5’11” and about 215 at the time, so compared to society’s view of people who need to … Continue reading

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#NotMyAriel: Here Is Why This Further Demonstrates “White Privilege”

Actress Halle Bailey (NOT “Berry”) will be playing Ariel in Disney’s live action The Little Mermaid. As you have likely heard by now, or can see from the pic, Bailey is black. For those of you familiar with The Little Mermaid, that CARTOON … Continue reading

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#BlackLivesMatter: I Once Said I Did Not Support This. I Was Wrong

On September 2, 2015, I wrote a blog post which was titled, “Here Is Why I Don’t Support ‘Black Lives Matter’ and Never Will.” In case you are interested, here is the post: https://pplscrt79.wordpress.com/2015/09/02/here-is-why-i-dont-support-black-lives-matter-and-never-will/ At that time, President Obama was still … Continue reading

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#MarchForOurLives: POEM – Don’t Let Adults

DON’T LET ADULTS   Don’t let adults try to box you in silence, More worried about their guns than repeated school violence; Not caring if children die while school is in session As they cling to these silly, inanimate possessions. … Continue reading

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#ThoughtsandPrayers: After A Mass Shooting, Why I Feel This Is Incredibly Selfish

Many of us just learned a few hours ago of a mass shooting that took place at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, near San Antonio. At this time, more than 20 are dead and about as many wounded. Following … Continue reading

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#Death: Why Do We Have To Be There Before Some Choose To Care?

Whenever someone passes away, I can pretty much count on someone saying, “Life is short. Cherish your life and those around you, because tomorrow isn’t promised,” or something to that effect. I’m going to be blunt here. Sometimes I roll … Continue reading

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#ConnieBritton: Why She Does NOT Owe Anything To Fans of “#Nashville”

…and by “fans,” I am including myself in there as well. If you’re a fan of Nashville, chances are that by now, you’ve suffered with the rest of us, the tragic death of Connie Britton’s character on the show, “Rayna Jaymes.” She died … Continue reading

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