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Wednesday, Halloween
Wednesday, October 31, 2018      0 comments

We went out to dinner last night with extended family. I call them family because they are really special to us. My daughter was engaged to their son but God needed him more than we did. He was one of the many that we are closed to who have b... Read more
It's depressing when you see it for real
Tuesday, October 30, 2018      4 comments

We are in the renewal season for insurance. During this time, we are required to chose a health plan, update/verify beneficiary, and fill out a health survey. Filling out the survey brought sheer sadness to me. I know that I have high hopes f... Read more
A small step forward
Thursday, October 25, 2018      3 comments

I'm on a women's bowling team and our league bowls every Wednesday night from fall - spring. I usually eat out before we start and partake in a few drinks. Last night I went for a chiropractor treatment for my plantar fascitiis instead of meet... Read more
NEED to make myself stick to my plan
Wednesday, October 24, 2018      4 comments

Life is busy and I always put myself last on the list of "to do". My weight has fluctuated up and down a few pounds but I really need it to go down and continue down. I'm trying to log to help me get back on track. It's time-consuming but I r... Read more
I'm Blessed
Tuesday, October 16, 2018      5 comments

My life has been very busy. We were able to enjoy a family vacation to Maine a couple weeks ago. It was absolutely beautiful. The leaves were in their prime colors changing into vibrant fall. We hiked everyday and my body is now paying for i... Read more
Thursday, August 23, 2018      2 comments

I didn't FAIL yesterday but I did have a setback. I had an errand to run on the opposite side of town that I normally do not go. I used to work o... Read more
Sugar Addict?
Wednesday, August 22, 2018      4 comments

I read this and had to do a double-take; REALLY??? I believe that I have this problem. I have tried to cut out sugar but honestly, I failed. I th... Read more
This is my motivation!
Thursday, August 16, 2018      4 comments

LOVE, LOVE LOVE this! Thank you to another Spark user (_KANDY) for letting me borrow it. Changing my relationship with food is difficult. I l... Read more
Advice from an allergist
Wednesday, August 15, 2018      6 comments

I went to see an allergist yesterday. She suggested that I omit all yeast and dairy from my diet. It's going to be very hard to do that but I'm wi... Read more
Tuesday pick me up
Tuesday, August 14, 2018      4 comments

Sometimes we need a little reminder that even though things seem so out of sorts, we are all worth more than we give ourselves credit for. I recall re... Read more
Vacation Bible School
Thursday, August 09, 2018      5 comments

It's been a very busy week. I work full-time during the day and we have had Vacation Bible School every evening with tonight being the last. I love helping with the program and I truly believe that I am more rewarded than the children are. ... Read more
Care Giving isn't easy
Wednesday, August 08, 2018      7 comments

As some of you already know, I am primary care-giver for my mother-in-law, who has Alzheimer's disease. She is in denial of this but knows there is something wrong in her head. I have met many others with this disease and it's amazing the dif... Read more
Monday's Motivation
Monday, August 06, 2018      9 comments

It's Monday...started off making myself get out of bed (because I would rather just sleep a wee bit longer). I need a little push to remind myself tha... Read more
Starting August with more motivation
Wednesday, August 01, 2018      3 comments

I'm starting off August at the highest weight that I've ever tracked. I believe that the scale has showed a pound or two higher at one time but that's... Read more
Need out of this funk
Monday, July 30, 2018      4 comments

Today is a "not so feeling good about myself" kind of day. My weight is creeping up; my pants are snug and I've been hungry all morning. I'm going to get out of this funk through writing and talking myself through this. ... Read more

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