A winter walk with my sister at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens.
First snow in Richmond, VA.
You know that my sister and I will be out in it!
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Photos from this year's Walk out of the Darkness
September 19th, we had our Richmond Out of the Darkness walk, and our team Kenny's Walking Warriors, were there to honor my son Kenny, and others, while raising awareness about suicide prevention and the importance of ending the stigma associate... Read more
Up and down and all around, but not giving up.
After seeing a Spark friend's blog on the progress made since starting SP, I had to take an honest look at what I have been doing.
Kathryn, my friend, has lost 40 pounds and is doing great! Her before and current photos tell her story and she ... Read more
Richmond Out of the Darkness Walk 2015
Hello everyone! Kenny's Walking Warriors will be heading to Deep Run Park, on September 19th, for this years, AFSP Richmond Out of the Darkness Walk.
Here is a photo of our team, last year.
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A walk down memory lane.
After sleeping a much needed 11 hours, I sipped my coffee and pondered a walk, at Three Lakes. A favorite place, not far from my home.
Hopped in the car and was there in short order. The morning, cool for August, in the upper 60's, with a ... Read more
My son Nicholas is married!
My Nicholas and his Jodi were married on June 5th and it was a glorious day.
After several days of rain and even some earlier in the day, the clouds stayed, to keep it just the right temperature, but no rain drop feel.
Small and casual. Per... Read more
Mother's day weekend 2015
My first Mother's day, since, my oldest son, Kenny, passed away.
2014, on Mother's day, was the last family gathering we were all together and although I sensed something was different, I had no idea that the following Sunday, Kenny would be g... Read more
Six weeks to get ready for Nick's wedding!
The ever changing plans of my son Nick and his fiancé, Jodi have always kept me with a wait and see attitude.
They had planned a Winter wedding, but last year things happened that prevented it from taking place.
They had already booked the... Read more
The many faces of March.
Getting around to my March blog, a bit late, but here it is.
March was a long month in more ways than one. The last month of my 90 day challenge, found no change in weight and my photos did not look different than the previous month.... Read more
A day in the life of a southern girl.
What a wonderful morning for this southern girl.
A rosy sunrise, over a snow covered scene, sipping coffee ... Read more
Lent ....just 40 days
Ash Wednesday is here and perhaps, this year more than others, I feel that Lent will be more meaningful than ever, to me.
With my son Kenny passing away, last year, my faith has grown ever stronger. Out of bad situations, good things come and ... Read more
Day 32 of the 90 day Challenge
Feeling good about my January as I have made it a habit to spin the wheel, and track, most of my things, as well as drink my water and increase my activity.
As part of this challenge, I am posting photos, each month.
Last month, I had old... Read more
Moving along the spark trail.
This past week has found me sparked and moving more than I have in awhile.
I have enjoyed many workouts with my old favorite, Gilad. I loved working out with him, back in the day, when he came on TV at all hours. Very convenient.
Gilad is... Read more
90 day challenge
My spark buddy Pixie has started a 90 day challenge and suggested to post photos, from front and side.
Well, I have no one to take my photos, at least for a few days, so here are some, 9 pounds ago, So just imagine, what a few more would look ... Read more
2015 USING GRIEF FOR FUEL (part 2)
2014 , my line snapped and I was adrift on a sea of the unknown. Fear and pain, surrounded me, with swells so huge I thought that I might get sucked under, for good.
What I had known for almost 34 years was gone. It would never be the same.
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