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Pushing Forward
Friday, June 30, 2017      9 comments

This is the group of children that we were teaching at the Elks Club pool the past 2 weeks. The adults in the picture are some of my "Angel Helpers" Mi... Read more
Praying for Peace
Wednesday, June 28, 2017      15 comments

The entire world needs Peace. I pray for peace throughout the world daily. So much violence, terrorism, hatred, starvation, natural disasters, diseases.... it seems that there has never been peace in the world and maybe there never will be. I pr... Read more
Change is hard....
Tuesday, June 27, 2017      16 comments

Something that I have learned is that Change is HARD. Not only is it hard for US as we do our best to follow our food plans and get in those fitness minutes. It is hard for our families and friends. Sometimes they just don't "get it". They conti... Read more
Time to make a change
Sunday, June 25, 2017      23 comments

Sometimes I find myself falling into similar patterns that ultimately will lead to my destruction. As an emotional eater, I have to stay aware of those patterns and make a change. Lately, the stress in my house has been pushing every emotional b... Read more
the Lovely Limes NEED YOU
Sunday, May 21, 2017      7 comments

I am the leader of a Biggest Loser team (no relation to the show except for the name) called the LOVELY LIMES. We have room for a couple of members for the Summer Challenge. If you are looking for a small team that is very encouraging, this may ... Read more
Weigh Day
Thursday, March 16, 2017      18 comments

Today is my personal weigh day...and weigh day for the end of Week 1 for my Lovely Limes in the Spring It On BLC. I'm hoping that it is a successful week for everyone. As for myself, it has been a very good & successful week. I managed to stay o... Read more
Where does the time go?
Saturday, March 11, 2017      15 comments

This morning as I was taking my medications... it occurs to me that time is just slipping away. It seems as if just yesterday I filled up the weekly medication box and now it's time to fill it up again. How is it that my life passes so quickly t... Read more
SPRING IT ON... and more
Thursday, March 09, 2017      15 comments

The BLC SPRING IT ON challenge has begun. Thanks to a dear SparkFriend, WONDER--WOMAN aka Cathe'... our team has a wonderful new SPRING Lime tree for o... Read more
Where am I now?
Wednesday, February 01, 2017      17 comments

It surprised me to realize that I have not written a blog this year. Here it is, Feb 1st and this is my first blog of 2017. It is somewhat sad, because I honestly do better when I am blogging about my life and my feelings. I am encouraging mysel... Read more
Sunday, December 11, 2016      22 comments

The last two blogs that I have posted have been an exercise in getting deep down HONEST with myself about my failure for the past year. Gaining 100 pounds is definitely a failure. HOWEVER, it does not make ME a failure. Being honest with myself ... Read more
How does someone gain 100 pounds in a year?
Friday, December 09, 2016      21 comments

How does someone gain 100 pounds in a year? 1 compulsive bite at a time. After my blog yesterday, I really did some musing. Yes, I had some triggers around the holidays last year. Yes, I got upset & triggered this Spring. Yes, stress pushe... Read more
SPARK THE SEASON.... BLC Winter Challenge 2016
Thursday, December 08, 2016      21 comments

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Happy Thanksgiving... 11/24... just posted late
Saturday, November 26, 2016      9 comments

Our Thanksgiving was very pleasant and quiet. We started out by watching the Macy's parade. Kaydon, Aurora & I watched it sitting on my bed in our jammies. DH had to work 7am-6pm. I let the children bring their breakfast in & eat it in my bed...... Read more
November 23, 2016..... a list of things to be grateful for
Wednesday, November 23, 2016      10 comments

My sister/friend Deb posted this on her blog. I want to share it here because the list is a good one. For many, it's been a rough year. Sometimes it's hard to see that we still have many things to be grateful for. I find that this list hel... Read more
November 22, 2016 Preparing for Thanksgiving
Tuesday, November 22, 2016      11 comments

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