NGCHILD's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=NGCHILD NGCHILD's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ Motivator of the Day? WHO ME? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5914420 Thank you Spark People for allowing me to grace the Community Spark Page as Motivator of the Day! What an honor! <BR> <BR> Thank you for all the nice messages from my fellow Spark Friends congratulating me. I haven't been feeling very Sparky lately and this is just the thing I needed to get me back on track! <BR> <BR> Spark on!! <BR> <BR> <em>212</em> Mon, 20 Apr 2015 08:57:49 EST 1,000 Calories a day? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5912330 Good for him but 1,000 calories a day?? <BR> <BR> <link>greatideas.people.com/2015/04/08/pen<BR>n-jillette-weight-loss-las-vegas-home/ </link> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:42:34 EST Information on FitBit active minutes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5908185 We’ve made some changes to your active minutes! <BR> <BR> We’ve made some improvements to active minutes that are changing how we calculate that stat and how you see it on your Fitbit dashboard. <BR> <BR> One of the main changes we made was to only count active minutes when you do an activity for 10 minutes or more, because that’s the guideline suggested by organizations like the American Heart Association. <BR> <BR> This 10-minute rule means that walking to refill your coffee mig... Thu, 9 Apr 2015 09:22:57 EST Good advice http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5902362 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/3/l737387841.jpg"> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:46:11 EST NO MORE http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5898135 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1063851826.jpg"> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:54:55 EST Leslie's WATP workout for the week March 19th - 25th http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5895750 Who wants to start SPRING TRAINING??? <BR> It’s not just for baseball players !!!! <BR> Here is a 7 Day SPRING TRAINING Plan! <BR> START … Thurs. March 19 … END Wed. March 25! <BR> You will need 40 Minutes each day … It’s my 20 / 20 Plan! <BR> Each day for 7 days do: <BR> -20 Minutes of Cardio (Aerobic) Exercise <BR> -20 Minutes of Strength Training & Stretching <BR> For the Cardio choose one of these options: <BR> *** Any of the fast segments of the Walk at Home DVDS <BR> (Try the... Thu, 19 Mar 2015 08:37:32 EST Article to help with super easy healthy eating http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5892133 <link>pulptastic.com/24-must-see-diagrams-<BR>will-make-eating-healthy-super-easy/ </link> Fri, 13 Mar 2015 08:33:43 EST Leslie's WATP workout for the week of March 12th - 18th http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5891631 SPRING FEVER ... I have it BAD!!!! <BR> Good Wednesday Evening Walkers! <BR> The warmer temps have me excited to add "Outdoor" Walks to our "Multi Muscle" Walks this week ... are you excited for SPRING too? <BR> If you haven't been on a regular routine to get in Spring Shape ... this is the perfect week to START WALKING! <BR> Just follow this plan for the next few days and it will give you the perfect KICK OFF to a healthy ACTIVE Spring! <BR> Thurs. March 12- Walk Outdoors for 30 minutes! (Y... Thu, 12 Mar 2015 09:46:05 EST Leslie's walk plan March 5th - 11th http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5887995 Good Wednesday Evening Everybody! <BR> <BR> Sorry so late to post our Walk Plan ... I started watching The Voice ... and well ... you know ... I just started singing every song!! <BR> <BR> Ok back to WALK .... I am excited to plan the next 7 days ... there's nothing in the way (holidays, b-days, etc.) to interrupt a good strong run of healthy miles ... so let's get to it! <BR> <BR> ...Thursday, March 5 - Strength Train - The Core, Upper & Lower Body! <BR> <BR> Friday, March 6 - 2 Miles e... Fri, 6 Mar 2015 08:54:21 EST Leslie's walk plan Feb 26th - March 4th http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5882445 Cabin fever everybody? <BR> Join me in a 7 DAY - Quick & Easy WALK at HOME Plan! <BR> You will FEEL so much better! <BR> <BR> STARTING ...... <BR> Thursday Feb. 26 - 1 Mile in the AM & 1 Mile in the PM <BR> (2 a day WALKS are a BIG way to surge metabolism!) <BR> <BR> Friday Feb. 27 - 2 FAST Miles - just BURN those cals! <BR> <BR> Saturday Feb. 28 - 5 Miles! Enough said! <BR> <BR> Sunday MARCH MARCH MARCH 1st!!! Do I hear an AMEN for March? RECOVERY DAY! No structured exercise! <BR> <BR... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:27:20 EST Leslie's walk plan for Feb 19th - 25th http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5878639 WAKE UP & WALK my friends! HAPPY THURSDAY Feb. 19th!!! WOW - February is just speeding by ... if winter is going slow for you ...get on a healthy WALKING PLAN and life just seems to fill up ... in a good way! Here is what I will be doing for the next 7 days ... who is with me? <BR> <BR> 7 DAY WALK PLAN! <BR> <BR> Today - Walk 3 Miles (or with a Step Counter do 6,000 steps in one session) <BR> <BR> ...Friday Feb. 20 - Walk 1 Mile & Strength Train ABS! <BR> <BR> Saturday Feb. 21 - GO BIG - ... Thu, 19 Feb 2015 09:24:12 EST snow. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5876737 Thankfully Max didn't have school and today was a holiday for me. 10 inches has fallen so far with 2 to 5 inches more to today/tonight. This does NOT make me a happy camper!! <BR> <BR> On a side and happy note, Cardinal pitchers and catchers report to spring training on Thursday!! Bring on SPRING!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1987352327.jpg"> Mon, 16 Feb 2015 12:00:54 EST Leslie's walk plan for Feb 12th - 18th http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5874393 Good Evening Walkers! PLANNING really works to keep us all on track! Here's another 7 Day Walk Plan to keep February ACTIVE! <BR> <BR> -Thurs. Feb. 12 - 3 Mile Walk (or do a 45 minute walk) <BR> -Fri. Feb. 13 - Strength Training (do Arms, Legs, Abs) <BR> -Sat. Feb 14 - HAPPY LOVE DAY Walkers! 2 Mile Walk ... <BR> (or 30 minute walk) <BR> -Sun. Feb. 15 - REST & RESTORE! <BR> -Mon. Feb. 16 - 2 Mile Walk & Strength Train Core! <BR> (or 30 minute walk) <BR> -Tues. Feb. 17 - 4 Mile Walk (or 6... Thu, 12 Feb 2015 09:44:34 EST 20 Benefits of Walking http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5873678 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1006045749.jpg"> Wed, 11 Feb 2015 07:35:48 EST Busy weekend and new scale http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5872526 We had record highs over the weekend here in southern Illinois and it was FANTASTIC! We reached 70 both Saturday and Sunday. We spent about 5 hours in the yard on Saturday. We had 2 large trees that were close to the house cut down. We hauled branches, wood and various yard waste from around the yard to a huge brush pile we had and set it on fire. Max had a grand time helping daddy! LOL We finished cleaning up yesterday and spent about 6 hours in the yard. I can't believe the warm tem... Mon, 9 Feb 2015 12:46:23 EST Walk Away the Pounds workout for Feb 5th - 11th from Leslie http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5869918 And even if you woke up to THIS (BIG SNOW photo!)....like I did .... <BR> you can still WALK WALK WALK! We are the "No Excuse" Walk! I didn't forget about our Walk Plan my walkers ... so yesterday was a 3 Mile assignment ... here are our (me too!) next 7 Days ... <BR> <BR> Today - Thurs. Feb. 5 - Strength Exercise only (Upper, Lower, Core) <BR> (If you'd like a DVD suggestion- Try Walk It Off in 30 Days - FIRM 30 Session - Firms & Tones every muscle from head to toes!) <BR> Fri. Feb. 6 - 2 M... Thu, 5 Feb 2015 09:13:40 EST Strength training for walkers http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5868500 Posting this as a blog to save for myself. Good workouts here for walkers! <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness<BR>_articles.asp?id=2021 </link> Tue, 3 Feb 2015 09:13:45 EST Happy Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5867710 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/7/l275879767.jpg"> <BR> <BR> So many times we forget about doing for ourselves and concentrating on others. Me included! I am trying to get better about this. Hubby gave me a massage for my birthday and I just got around to using it. I realized I need to do this for myself more often. I feel so much better after!! <BR> <BR> Today is Max's 4th birthday. I do NOT know where the time has gone. He has grown up so fast!! <BR> <BR> Happ... Mon, 2 Feb 2015 08:44:19 EST Leslie's WATP workout for the week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5865069 She has started posting these again!! LOVE IT! <BR> <BR> Thurs. Jan. 29 - 2 Miles! (Quick- get those 6 songs ready!) <BR> Fri. Jan. 30 - Day Off! <BR> Sat. Jan. 31 - 3 Miles (Perfect for Walk to the Hits 3 Mile DVDs) <BR> Super Bowl Sunday- FEBRUARY 1 - (Amen to FEB!) Just walk around the TV while cheering for your team! No formal exercise today..just stay active! <BR> Mon. Feb. 2 - 4 Miles! (4 Mile Power Walk DVD) <BR> Tues. Feb. 3 - 1 Mile + Core Exercise! (Do some curl ups to Gladys so... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:55:37 EST Superbowl workout http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5864276 I came across this today and thought with all the Superbowl watchers, this might be a good thing to remember. <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.asp?po<BR>st=the_super_bowl_exercise_game_work_o<BR>ut_while_you_watch </link> <BR> <BR> <em>281</em> <em>216</em> <em>311</em> <em>402</em> <em>281</em> <em>216</em> <em>311</em> <em>402</em> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 07:34:21 EST I borrowed this from my Spark Friend Shawn ... love it! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5862911 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1009647285.jpg"> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:31:23 EST Life cycles http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5855078 Life comes in cycles. Isn't is amazing how our motivation comes in cycles? I love one day we are into one form of exercise and one day you wake up and think ..... let's try this! For the last week I have been dreaming about jogging. Don't ask me why. I am NOT a runner/jogger. It makes me laugh tho to think I am dreaming about this. We just moved and I keep dreaming about jogging around our property. In the ice cold weather. LOL!! Maybe in my mind I am trying to get settled. Who kno... Thu, 15 Jan 2015 13:19:40 EST Start off January right! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5843638 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/7/l775123648.jpg"> Fri, 2 Jan 2015 08:20:54 EST Oct, Nov & Dec in review http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5841423 What a WHIRLWIND! In a nut shell, here has been our last quarter of 2014. <BR> <BR> OCT -- the house we have been waiting years to go on the market was listed on the 9th. We put an offer on the house and it was accepted on the 12th. Absolute elation followed quickly by panic. LOL! We started cleaning out our house of things that need to go to goodwill and donated tons of things. Had a great Halloween with Max. <BR> <BR> NOV -- closed on the house on the 7th. We worked nearly every ni... Tue, 30 Dec 2014 17:43:25 EST pondering http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5798813 Spark Friends ...... <BR> <BR> middle age spread! Perimenophause! HELP ME! Not gaining but not losing. I WILL BEAT THIS!!! <BR> <BR> I am pondering a new exercise routine -- I currently walk away the pounds or treadmill. Looking for something new to add to the mix. <BR> <BR> Suggestions appreciated! <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:12:01 EST October, really?? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5790245 I can't believe that today is October 1st! This year just seems to be flying by! <BR> <BR> I hope everyone enjoys my favorite month of the year ..... not just because it's my birthday either!! <BR> <BR> <em>212</em> Wed, 1 Oct 2014 08:18:22 EST Good article about running http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5786732 Thought I would share this article on running ..... <BR> <BR> http://www.cnn.com/2014/09/25/health/dai<BR>lyburn-running-motivation/ Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:01:19 EST TRM Drink Recipes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5776422 Thought I would post these since I had a few sparkies ask about them. All I can say don't get caught up in the ingredients. Give them a try! I am a tea snob and LOVE LOVE LOVE OOLONG! I modified the GGMS and added Lime and it's beyond yummy. <BR> <BR> Good Girl Moonshine (GGMS) <BR> <BR> <link>www.trimhealthymama.com/main-home/fr<BR>ee-recipes/good-girl-moonshine-recipe/ </link> <BR> <BR> my variation included 2 TBLS of lime juice <BR> <BR> The Shrinker (I swear this has what has ... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 09:13:37 EST S and NSV http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5775675 I lost weight over the weekend .... I know I am shocked too!! LOL <BR> <BR> I logged almost 34K steps between Friday, Saturday and Sunday. <BR> <BR> I am LOVING the Trim Healthy Mama drinks. The eating portion starts today. I have so much energy from the Ginger drink (GGMS) it is ridiculous! <BR> <BR> Can't wait for the rest of the week. <BR> <BR> Happy Sparking!! <BR> <BR> <em>386</em> Mon, 8 Sep 2014 08:17:49 EST Treadmill workout that isn't boring! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5769903 When it comes to exercise, the treadmill is a reliable go-to option for cardio. Problem is, the second your foot hits the speeding belt you’ll remember: Running in place can be really boring. <BR> <BR> But it doesn’t have to be. There are plenty of ways to mix up your indoor run to engage your brain and maximize results. “The treadmill is convenient and allows people to exercise in all sorts of climates,” says Bill Pierce, director of the Furman Institute of Running and Scientific Training a... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:43:00 EST THM -- Trim Healthy Mama http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5769510 Has anyone heard of this or is anyone doing this and if so, are you having good results? <BR> <BR> I have a friend and her husband who have lost about 75 lbs doing this.....just pondering. <BR> <BR> Thanks in advance! <BR> <BR> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:19:07 EST Changes ..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5763142 So for a while now I have been contemplating not drinking my typical gallon of peach tea a day. Hubby and I drink alot of Crystal Light Peach Tea. Obviously. <BR> <BR> <em>198</em> <BR> <BR> I have been maintaining my weight loss of 66 pounds give or take 10 pounds for a year. I can gain 10 pounds in a weekend (no joke) and lose it the next week. It's crazy. I haven't slacked off too bad from exercise. Just for a short time while hubby was out of work and interrupted my daily ro... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:25:01 EST Sunday's fitbit entry http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5757772 Might not be alot to some but this is my screenshot of our day at the Illinois state Fair. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/9/l998771253.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Success for me!! Mon, 11 Aug 2014 19:32:42 EST hard http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5753973 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1584860185.jpg"> Tue, 5 Aug 2014 22:51:23 EST 50 reasons to exercise http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5748058 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1927878409.jpg"> <BR> <BR> http://www.aboutdepressionfacts.com/exer<BR>cise-for-depression.html Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:55:08 EST Water Jogging http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5725548 Sometimes I amaze myself with how unaware I can be. Seriously. <BR> <BR> <em>198</em> <BR> <BR> We have a pool. I will admit I am addicted to floating on a raft and soaking up the rays. I use sunscreen but not as much as I should. Over the weekend, as I was floating around I decided to take a walk around the pool. I have done that in years past and where I don't feel like I get as much of a workout in the water as I do on land, it still is a good workout. <BR> <BR> <em>311</em> ... Wed, 25 Jun 2014 10:47:57 EST Sick sick sick! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5721548 Truly .... didn't sleep at all last night. Tossed and turned felt like crap and woke up to a fever of 101.1 -- that hasn't happened since I was pregnant with Max. I hate being sick. Called off work even tho I work from home so at least they know I am really sick. First time I have been out of bed all day. Felt the need to blog.....crazy right? <BR> <BR> Went to my medical Dr. last Friday. Yearly physical. Took blood and a few other samples. (yuck) and he called and said everything was... Thu, 19 Jun 2014 17:27:22 EST Go the extra mile..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5720494 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/8/l389358930.jpg" <BR> <BR> <em>252</em> <em>252</em> <em>252</em> <em>252</em> <em>252</em> <em>252</em> <em>252</em> <em>252</em> <em>252</em> <em>252</em> <BR> <BR> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 09:30:00 EST 2014 Gulf Shores Vacation http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5719695 Thought I would share a few pictures of our vacation this year to Gulf Shores. It was amazing and I very much want to move there! Seriously. If hubby would agree, I could be packed and ready to go in 20 minutes. No joke. If you have never been and are looking for an economical beach getaway within the US, consider Gulf Shores Alabama. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1107936176.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1503473565.jpg"> <img sr... Tue, 17 Jun 2014 09:05:07 EST Friday the 13th http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5715758 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l103215839.jpg"> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 12:16:37 EST Cocktails with150 calories or less http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5710372 <link>www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.asp?po<BR>st=10_cocktails_with_150_calories_or_less </link> <BR> <BR> Just thought I would share. Wed, 4 Jun 2014 09:13:54 EST Thyroid Detox http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5705163 While on vacation, I picked up some car/beach reading material. I picked up the Woman’s World from May 12, 2014 and they had an article about Detoxing your Thyroid. It was splashed across the cover and since I was diagnosed with underactive thyroid after I had Max, I always try and read whatever I can find on the subject. <BR> <BR> The article was informative and gave lots of good suggestions about foods to eat, etc. The meal plan is what caught my eye. The military diet worked for us fo... Wed, 28 May 2014 11:11:46 EST Words to live by http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5699319 Came across this today and thought it was good advice. <BR> <BR> "People who focus on increasing their consumption of healthy foods lost 40 percent more weight in six months than those who relied on reducing portion sizes and limiting fat intake." Tue, 20 May 2014 15:06:45 EST Worst. Week. Ever. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5687909 Last week was a week for the record books. I managed to eat well and even lost 6 pounds. I discovered Coconut Oil and it's benefits but that is a blog for another week. <BR> <BR> Hubby lost his job on Tuesday. No notice, no thank you very much. Just bam. He applied for about 30 jobs last week and even had a appointment with a recruiter. He has a few good prospects but the fear of the unknown is mind blowing. I am doing a very good job of keeping a good outlook, so much so that it's sc... Mon, 5 May 2014 10:13:44 EST 11 reasons you aren't losing belly fat http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5683474 <link>greatideas.people.com/2014/04/29/los<BR>e-belly-stomach-fat-abs-workout-diet/ </link> <BR> <BR> Lots of good idea here!! Tue, 29 Apr 2014 20:19:53 EST Great article http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5674461 <link>www.fitnessmagazine.com/workout/lose<BR>-weight/burn-fat/burn-more-calories/?p<BR>age=11 </link> <BR> <BR> Good information here. Just sharing! Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:57:22 EST Follow up from 2nd Mammogram http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5658013 To make a long story short, I got the all clear! They said it was my lymph nodes. Nothing to worry about. Huge relief and tears of joy. <BR> <BR> Thank you dear Sparkfriends for your comments, prayers and good thoughts. I couldn't have done it without you! ! <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 17:56:10 EST Prayers Needed http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5656023 I went for my yearly mammogram last week and they called yesterday afternoon and said they needed to do further testing. They see a shadow on my right breast. I have been a basket case since they called. My next appt is Thursday at 1:30. They told me to plan for a 2 hour appt as I will be retested and will know the outcome before I leave. <BR> <BR> I have a friend on Spark dealing with this right now and 2 friends recently diagnosed. It is hitting close to home and would very much appre... Tue, 25 Mar 2014 09:09:57 EST Sparkle http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5650850 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1287201063.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Loved this! Get your sparkle on!! <BR> <BR> <em>212</em> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 14:42:22 EST Message from yesterday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5649915 Over the weekend we went to see my Husband's family in Arkansas. We went to church with them yesterday and it was a cute little country church. The bulletin was handed to me and it when I opened it, the title at the top of the page said "God never gives you a Goliath without providing the stone." I sat there and thought about that statement throughout the entire service. <BR> <BR> How true is that statement?? He has never failed me. He always provides what I have needed. Not when I tho... Mon, 17 Mar 2014 12:14:41 EST