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I thank my precious Abba Father (Creator God) for all He has allowed, is allowing, & will allow in my life! May all the glory for any modest successes achieved on this lifestyle changing journey be His & His alone! Amen & Amen!

Life is good - it always has been - however, there is a special new sweetness to it since I determined to stop playing around & get serious about following my program.

Like I said - life is good!

P.S. ~

The 'Twin Visitors" photograph was taken in early July. I looked out the window & had the pleasant experience of being eye-to-eye with one of them. Their Mama was right with them in the trees outside the window. They were so adorably cute!

My dearly treasured "Mr.V" quickly got the camera & took a few photographs. I think it is so cute how one seems to be posing for the picture to be snapped, while his twin is eagerly following their Mama!

Member Since: 7/6/2008

My Goals:
My goal is to keep my current fitness level (or improve upon it) as I age.

My Program:
For now:

Keeping abstinence!

Portion control!

Staying within daily calorie allotment.

Walking daily! Using the 'Walk Away the Pounds' workout & Richard Simmon's "Walk Across America" tape.

I love Richard! He is one dear person! And someone I would so enjoy meeting!

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I am the most happy wife of the dearest & most thoughtful man of integrity alive.

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The Lord God Almighty, my Creator, & His Son, my Lord Savior, Jesus Christ, are the Center of my very being. May it always be thus! Amen!

My two favorite pastimes are spending the moments of my days with my most beloved "MrV" & in deep research/study of the rich & wonderful Word of God (Holy Bible). Oh, the many fascinating facts to be understood by delving into the glorious gospel of Jesus Christ & Creator God's plan of redemption for mankind through His Son alone!

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    Happiness doesn’t come from having the best of everything, but from making the best of everything. Gail Lynne Goodwin
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    4 hours ago
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    Be with someone who brings out the best in you, not the stress in you. –Anonymous

    Grasp every opportunity to offer encouragement to others.
    13 hours ago
    The brake job was $500 plus. I don't know how much more. I heard hubby asking the amount while he was on the phone with the garage.

    The man that came to repair our refrigerator never returned and he never charged us for running a new piece of tubing for the ice maker. He put it on the fridge, but it needed to go through an enclosed area and he didn't want to mess with that. My husband and son ran the tubing through that area and hooked it up to the piping for water.

    We replaced the dishwasher in this house last year. The repairman said that one part was no longer being made for the one we had here. I too have a second refrigerator in the basement. The one upstairs has been repaired twice for dumping water all over everything on the inside. The repairman takes off parts and uses a turkey baster to clear a clog and then it will work for awhile, but it is doing it again and I hesitate to call the same repairman since he did not complete the repair the last time with the ice maker tubing.

    I lived in an apartment around the corner from the first house that we bought. I carried my stuff to our new home in laundry baskets. I really liked it because I could walk to the grocery store, the hospital, library and school. Hubby had our car for work and I had to rely on a taxi or city bus to get to places that were too far to walk to, A friend hauled me to/from work and I gave her money for gas. She lived at the other end of the block and I could walk to her apartment and ride to work with her.

    The rental with the green zone sounds so nice. My mother came to Hagerstown and lived in an apartment for the elderly. She loved it because she didn't have to do snow removal. I could walk to her apartment and she came to our house often. When I consider it, it is amazing how that it worked out. We lived under the poverty level for a family of four after our children were born and when I think about it now, I didn't have to rely on a vehicle to get to where I needed to go.

    The hospital was torn down and a new one was built. I cannot get to it now without a vehicle. The grocery stores are no longer within walking distance either. We had steps to the second floor at the old house and a walk-up attic. There were steps to go up to enter the house too.

    I had a foot surgery to have a bone spur removed that grew through my Achilles' tendon. The tendon had to cut, the spur cut off, then the tendon was reattached to my heel. I was on crutches and used a wheelchair and found out that I couldn't climb the steps to our bedroom for several weeks. I slept in the guest bedroom on the first floor. We lived in that house for 30 years. We considered the steps when we bought this house, it is a rancher.

    I imagine that Belinda is driving because it is a necessity. I don't remember what the bus fare was I used to pay when the weather was bad. I walked to/from work, it was a mile each way. I didn't make much money being a stocker. When you have little money, each expense tallies up quickly. I don't know about where Belinda lives, how close things are that she has to have, like a place to buy groceries. I do know that today's children do not want to be bothered with their parents' care. Even if one would take care of Belinda, it is hard for schedules to be worked out so the child can take a parent to appointments and keep up with their work schedules.

    I understand where you are coming from with the safety of Belinda's employers and her driving them around. I was shocked to learn from a nurse that one man drove himself home after having a colonoscopy even though his wife was there with him. The sedation would still be in his system while he was driving.

    I do not know whom makes the determination about taking a license from a diabetic. The other danger other than her eyesight is having the diabetes affect her while she is driving. If you don't check you blood glucose and it is known to go low and you get behind the wheel, they can pull you license for that, if you have a medical emergency and crash.

    The Last of the Summer Wine
    I have to laugh when a plate is passed at coffee time and someone always grabs the best looking pastry. The way the ladies all sip their coffee at the same time makes me laugh and Barry's wife being told to, "Drink your coffee!" by her mother.

    Compo's death made me cry too. All of those people on the hillside. Those three guys sure got into some messes and that they did all of those physical stunts (maybe they were done by stunt men) but they made age seem like nothing. Foggy cracks me up when he says in a high-pitched voice what people said about him when he was a soldier. I liked him the best of those that played opposite Claggy and Compo.

    My sister had a little white dog named, Kelly. I trimmed the dog, but I had never used clippers before. I had nicked her skin several times. When I was done, Kelly went behind the draperies and wouldn't come out. That was my first and last time at trying to clip a dog.

    My friend did dog grooming as a side business in her house. I went with her to a livestock auction and she bought a horse for $600. She earned back the money in two weeks doing dog grooming.

    1 day ago
    I grew up near Deep Creek Lake, Maryland. It was rare to get into the mid 90's there. We are in the mid-90's here today and we are under a severe weather alert until 10 PM. The water temperature in the pool is 86 degrees. My bathing suit is in the washer. I cleaned in it last night after dust from the ashes in our grill got into the house.

    I don't really know how the dust getting all over the house happened. Our son was using the shop vac to clean the ashes out of the bottom of the charcoal grill and I suppose his fiancee was holding open the side door at the kitchen. The grill sits outside on the side deck right in front of the kitchen door.

    l try not to complain about the weather, but my body does not react to the heat and to the cold like it did when I was a teenager. I don't know if you have ever noticed, but advertisements on the television show things like snow skiing and mountains covered in snow when it is hot and when it is cold, there are beach scenes and things done in warm weather.

    I don't like the beach. I have seen the Atlantic Ocean at Rehoboth Beach in Delaware. I didn't like the hot sand or the possibility of sunburn from being near the ocean. At night the wind would pick up along the ocean and it would be chilly. I did like seeing all the shops along the boardwalk.

    I suppose it is our depraved nature not to be content. My body temperature is one thing that I will complain about. I don't perspire like I used to and my temperature at the doctor's once this year was 96 something. That is two degrees below normal, so maybe it causes me to feel the temperature differently than others. Extremes either way did not bother me when I was a teenager.
    1 day ago
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    Be gentle on yourself. You are more than enough. Elise Bowerman
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    2 days ago
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