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Update on Kyle....
Wednesday, February 02, 2011      9 comments

Kyle has now been diagnosed with Ewing's Sarcoma. He and his mom will be travelling tomorrow morning in some of the WORST of conditions. We got ice last night and this morning and are now having blizzard conditions. Travel will likely be dif... Read more
Tuesday, February 01, 2011      6 comments

For those of you praying and waiting on an update on Kyle, he is going to be having surgery sometime this week to remove a piece of the tumor and possibly the whole thing which is what Kyle is seriously hoping for! This will be a touchy surgery... Read more
Thursday, January 27, 2011      36 comments

My husband is an instructor at a local high school technology school. Recently one of his students, Kyle, had some leg pain that was being caused by a tumor in his back. They first believed that it was NOT cancer BUT Kyle's mom called us tonig... Read more
Did I Say I'm Giving It Everything I've Got This Year??
Thursday, January 27, 2011      11 comments

Well, I am............... and so much more! I'll find it within.........drive and ability I didn't even know was there. Know how I know?? Because this morning I spent time doing intervals on my elliptical. They weren't the 'oh... Read more
Giving it Everything I've Got in 2011!!
Tuesday, January 25, 2011      11 comments

It's been awhile, I know. Looking back on 2010 (finally), I got nowhere!! Think Yo-Yo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I hit 231 on 11-18-2009 and then again on 11-15-2010 after spending a few months "off track"!! That basically sums it up!! S... Read more
Pics (food +) and an insane stress update!!!
Thursday, January 06, 2011      13 comments

I had been doing great until Dec. 22nd. I had found my groove and just going with it was super easy right then. December 22nd was my 20th wedding anniversary and the day when all 3 of our teens made us dinner. There was so much food to try an... Read more
Lesson in determination from a 13 year old OR NEVER, NEVER offer money to.......
Monday, December 20, 2010      22 comments

a determined little girl!! A few years ago, Bob (DH) purchased a set of four fruit trees. He promptly killed off 3 out of the 4!LOL. Well, he managed to get one, the Lime tree, to survive and grow. I loved this tree. It was big and fu... Read more
Debt and budgeting for my health!
Friday, December 17, 2010      10 comments

As I sat at my desk yesterday, paying bills, this thought came to me......DH and I have a credit card we are working to pay off. We have been working at this for awhile now and we have made amazing progress BUT in the fall of this year we ended... Read more
Why Isn't Christmas The Time......
Tuesday, December 14, 2010      9 comments

to give ourselves our absolute best? Why do we tend to get to Thanksgiving and give it up for the rest of the year. We'll all just start again at the start of the new year, right? WRONG!!! This has been what I've done in previous yea... Read more
What a Pain In The Backside!!!
Friday, December 10, 2010      6 comments

Literally! There seems to be this "magic number" whereby I can no longer SIT!!! Kinda cool but makes Sparking somewhat painful!LOL. I've never felt my butt bones jabbing me before. My MIL lost lots of weight and said the same and sadly, beca... Read more
Had it and lost it!!
Monday, December 06, 2010      4 comments

During the middle of the week, I had gotten below my ticker weight but I said I wouldn't update until WID. That's partially because I know how weekends are for me. TOUGH!! I'm in a seriously bad habit on not weighing/measuring and tracking an... Read more
Challenge Before and After Pics!
Tuesday, November 30, 2010      11 comments

So in all that has been going on, I've completely forgotten to post my final results for BLC15!! I wish the pics were better but I'm happy with my results!! This shows a loss of 12.8 pounds and 6 inches lost. ... Read more
What A Horrid Day!! Prayers Needed AGAIN!
Tuesday, November 30, 2010      11 comments

Well, not eating hasn't been a real problem today. I'm on the "forced diet" today!! I guess, when it rains it pours and while it could be worse, it doesn't feel it right now. I went to the ER on Sunday with a swimmer's ear infection ~ get... Read more
Quick Update on Weigh-In and My Ankle.
Monday, November 29, 2010      5 comments

So I am up 1.8 pounds from last week. I swore I'd be down this week.....I didn't expect the ankle thing and I did workout a little without doing anything that would mess it up but it was actually harder than I thought it would be. So, up 1.8 i... Read more
Update on doc visit and need shoe suggestions
Wednesday, November 24, 2010      8 comments

So the news doesn't sound great. The doctor feels that I probably have a partially torn achilles tendon. BLAH!! I have to have an MRI done on Friday and am advised to use it to walk on but no exercising and he said it could fully tear at any ... Read more

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