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N'tima Preusser
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N'tima Preusser is a 21-year-old military wife and new mother. She received her degree in culinary artistry in 2011. She has been blogging since 2009 over at She lives in Northern California, but is preparing to move with her little family to Tokyo, Japan this spring.

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Liebe Tochter, verlieb dich bitte erst in dich selbst

(2) Comments | Posted October 16, 2014 | 1:40 PM

48,5 Kilogramm.

Ich habe hart für dieses Gewicht gearbeitet. Ich war leicht. Ich war zerbrechlich. Ich zählte die Maiskörner auf meinem Teller. Meine Haut war farblos, übersät mit verstopften Poren, meine Augen gelblich verfärbt. Meine äußeren Organe zerfielen förmlich, als ob sie verdeutlichen wollten, wie sehr mein Inneres zu...

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A mia figlia, rivolgerò una preghiera

(2) Comments | Posted October 16, 2014 | 6:40 AM

Quarantotto chili.

Mi sono impegnata parecchio per raggiungere quel peso. Ero leggera. Ero fragile. Contavo i chicchi di mais. La mia pelle era priva di colore, punteggiata di pori ostruiti, e i miei occhi si stavano ingiallendo, mentre i miei organi esterni si stavano corrodendo, come a...

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To My Daughter, I Will Beg

(12) Comments | Posted October 10, 2014 | 9:49 AM

One hundred and seven pounds.

I worked hard for that weight. I was light. I was frail. I counted my corn kernels. My skin was colorless, punctuated with clogged pores, and my eyes were yellowing, my external organs corroding as if to prove that my insides were struggling.

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5 Things My Mother Taught Me About Perfection

(0) Comments | Posted May 11, 2014 | 1:39 AM

If you know my mother, you know full well how eccentric she is. Or in other words, nutty. She's energetic and quirky. She's chatty and long winded. She is sarcastic. She is messy. She is cantankerous.

If you know my mom, you know her ability to drive one a bit...

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An Ode to My Postpartum Body

(7) Comments | Posted February 5, 2014 | 11:32 AM

Before I became pregnant, someone told me, "don't have a baby, babies ruin your body."

It has been over a year since Anabel began her life. This time last year she was a microscopic speck inside of me, and we were announcing our pregnancy. Between then and now, I have...

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