Redneck History

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I was wondering about redneck history, so I did a little research.

Redneck is often used as a derogatory term for rural white Americans that are seen as low class, poor, and uneducated.

The term was originally used to characterize farmers, because they often had sunburns on the back of their necks from spending hours working in the fields.

In the early 1900s, the word “redneck” was used to designate a political faction within the democratic party.  Supporters of this faction wore red bandanas to rallies and other events.

Today, the word isn’t always used in a negative way.  It can be used to describe anyone that lives in a rural area, enjoys being outdoors, or drives a truck.

 Source:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Redneck

What do you write about when you can find nothing to worth writing about?

What do you write about when you can find nothing to worth writing about?

Life can become commonplace, mundane, and even boring.  Maybe there is something in the unremarkable aspects of life worth writing about.  Maybe I should pay more attention to the world around me, so I can find the extraordinary in the ordinary.

 

Why I Eat When I’m Not Hungry

There are a lot of reasons for people to eat when they are not hungry.  My main reasons are:

  1. Boredom
  2. Taste
  3. Comfort

If I am going to be successful in my weight loss journey, I have to find a way to deal with the craving to eat when I am not hungry.  I have to find another way to fill that desire.  I need replacement behaviors like:

  1. Change tasks
  2. Take a Walk
  3. Talk to Someone

Do you struggle with the desire to eat when you are not hungry?  If so, how do you handle your cravings?

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