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Lavender Lemonade Fun

Sunday, July 12, 2009      1 comments

Today I was able to spend over four hours with my little girl helping her run a lemonade stand at grandma's "Lavender Acres." She had so much fun and was quite happy that she has $5 in hand after expenses. Just a sweet time. Read more

The 10-Day Challenge just got tougher!

Wednesday, July 08, 2009      3 comments

It appears I need to add a couple goals (thanks to the doctor today) which will make this even tougher for me. The new ones are: 1) no dairy 2) no glutens along with my other goals of.... 1) treadmill 5x/week for 30 min. 2) r... Read more

10 Day Challenge

Tuesday, July 07, 2009      3 comments

I signed up to be part of the 10-day challenge with others on LIL Mommies. I had to select three goals and meet those goals for 10 consecutive days. If I don't, I have to start all over again! I think this will be "fun!" My goals are: ... Read more

Taking inventory

Friday, July 03, 2009      2 comments

Thought this was a very appropriate "healthy reflection" today. So here's my list of some things that are good in my life! * 26 1/2 years of married life * a wonderful hubby * two blessings from God (my children) * a nice home to l... Read more

A reason to be determined.

Friday, June 19, 2009      2 comments

If this isn't a good reason for me to get in control of this weight journey I don't know what is! ... Read more

The Angels are Singing!

Monday, June 15, 2009      2 comments

What a wonderful time at the lake yesterday. The weather held out and dd said all day that God would make sure it didn't rain. Turns out she was right about that! LOL Ther... Read more

Lifting Yourself Up

Sunday, June 07, 2009      0 comments

Oh how this one hit home today! I definitely needed this pep talk: "Remember that what happens to you is not who you are. It's history. It's past. Your true self takes that history and decides how to make the best possible future out of it.... Read more

Sent Packing!

Wednesday, May 27, 2009      5 comments

After two years in the wilderness God finally has said "get going" so I've packed up and headed out for the unknown! For those that know me around here that will make sense. For began with a Beth Moore study called "A Woman After G... Read more

Believing In Yourself

Friday, May 22, 2009      1 comments

I needed this reminder today. Especially this: "No matter what anyone says--no matter what you might believe--it can be done. " I've been feeling as though nothing is going to work but I know better. It can be done. My "Godly Baby Step" th... Read more

Tackling Big Challenges with Small Actions

Thursday, May 21, 2009      1 comments

I once again find myself in a place where the Healthy Reflection mirrors my current thoughts! I was just discussing beginning a "baby steps" type of thing on the God's Weigh team and here I am with a great thought regarding this very thing! ... Read more

Paying Attention

Tuesday, May 12, 2009      1 comments

Here's the keeper for me today: "...we're waiting for something else to happen in the future, and we don't take advantage of the day that we hold in our pocket." I know the days slip mindlessly by so this has been a good reminder that I reall... Read more


Thursday, May 07, 2009      0 comments

The last line says a lot: "Sometimes, you can find victory in the effort." I do find myself saying "why bother" when it seems nothing is working and the scale won't budge. I get so tired of trying so hard and seeing nothing. I know that mean... Read more

Take a Stand

Saturday, May 02, 2009      1 comments

I believe I often take the easy way out so this will be a definite challenge for me. Here's the part that caught me... "Do you live bravely or do you often look for the easy way out? Next time you're faced with two choices, choose the bolder. ... Read more

Neglecting the Body

Thursday, April 30, 2009      3 comments

Here's the reminder I needed from today's Healthy Reflection: "For so long, we've been hearing so many bad things about different foods, it's almost as if food is our enemy, one that can kill us or ruin our lives. Truth is, food--good food--is ... Read more

Rolling with the Punches

Wednesday, April 22, 2009      0 comments

Here's what I needed from today's Healthy Reflection: "Focus on the possibilities of a fresh start, instead of hanging on to old frustrations. Sails are made with cloth for a reason. When they're stiff, winds beat against them until they tear. ... Read more

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