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friends are a blessing
Saturday, June 26, 2010      0 comments

I'm glad my friend Rachel is coming over this afternoon. I'd normally be by myself and that's when I begin binge eating or closet eating. I'm going to share Spark People with her while she's here.... Read more
feeling frustrated . . .
Friday, June 25, 2010      0 comments

I eat whenever I'm alone. Even when I KNOW I'm not hungry, I eat. What's the matter with me? I get so frustrated and angry at myself and then I eat more!... Read more
decided to come back to spark people
Thursday, June 24, 2010      1 comments

I was thinking about joining weight watchers then realized why pay so much for that when I can do the same thing here? Think I'll encourage my friend Rachel to join too. Weight loss always works better with a good friend!... Read more
baby steps
Thursday, March 11, 2010      0 comments

Well, our first TOPS meeting here in Manor will be this Sunday afternoon. I've agreed to be the leader for the new group. Also, I've walked 1.8 miles both yesterday and today. I feel pretty good about that. Just one day at a time . . .... Read more
bi-polar and depressed
Thursday, March 04, 2010      0 comments

The manic side of my bi-polar has gotten me in a lot of financial trouble. Now I'm depressed, eating and gaining weight. I feel like I'm in a downward spiral but I refused to let it entangle me any further than it already has. I'm attend... Read more
weekend of renewal
Friday, February 26, 2010      0 comments

I'm going to a women's retreat today and will be spending the whole weekend on "Soul Care". For me, it will be a renewal and recommitment to caring for myself spiritually, ph... Read more
okay, it's been a long, long time . . .
Saturday, February 20, 2010      2 comments

It's time to re-commit to better nutrition and exercise. I've been really "bad" about my choices. Time to try again. I can use all the encouragement I can get!!!... Read more
so tired, but looking for change . . .
Friday, September 18, 2009      0 comments

I am exhausted physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. I am struggling through a valley of troubles in health and finances. Heavenly Father, lead me beside still... Read more
commitments and priorities
Sunday, August 02, 2009      0 comments

I just got out of the hospital yesterday after spending most of the week in and out of the emergency room. Final diagnosis? I'm getting "older" and need to slow down! The d... Read more
temptations . . .
Wednesday, July 15, 2009      1 comments

There are all kinds of temptations in this world. Despite the record heat, I'm managing to get some daily exercise in. Playing in the pool with my grandson is both good exercis... Read more
Curious? Convinced? or Committed?
Tuesday, July 07, 2009      0 comments

That's what's been on my mind today. Jesus Christ is my Lord and Savior. Of that I am convinced. But am I committed? God's will is for me to treat my body as the temple o... Read more
My constant companion
Saturday, July 04, 2009      0 comments

Each time I was tempted today, my constant companion was there to lift me up. Where would I be without him? "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me!" Philippian... Read more
Sometimes I forget just how far I've come . . .
Friday, July 03, 2009      1 comments

I was feeling fat, bloated, and ugly earlier today . . . kind of depressed by my own lack of commitment to better health. Then, a "sister" gently reminded me of just how far I'v... Read more
My "best friend"
Saturday, June 27, 2009      2 comments

My hubby is my best friend. We've been married for 26 years now. I had the scare of my life when I had to rush him to the hospital with chest pains yesterday! By God's grace, ... Read more
Stress-related headache
Wednesday, June 24, 2009      0 comments

I'vew been suffering from a stress-related headache since last Friday night. It got so bad that I finally ended up going to the doctor yesterday. He put me on some strong muscl... Read more

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