I have a little blog elsewhere that I post sermons and other Christian writings I've done. This link goes to a piece I just wrote comparing financial debt and faith in Jesus. Please take a look!
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Feeling a bit better today. Finally got to talk to my pastor about some personal and some ministry issues that were eating at me. The conversation served as a big stress reliever. Now need to figure out how to NOT let that so... Read more
About this time last year is when I started getting serious with Sparkpeople. From my starting weight of about 250 pounds then, I lost as much as 65 pounds. Since March, I haven't made any progress, and have gained back a couple of pounds, but... Read more
The last month has been a weight loss waste-land. I haven't been tracking all my food. I've been eating pretty much what I feel like in the evenings and not tracking. Have lost the great consistency I had in daily wheel spinning, and review o... Read more
After a week or more of eating an extra 1,000+ calories each day, and not exercising since the weekend, I finally managed to rein myself in yesterday. Besides feeling good about my behavior, I got the added bonus of an instant (even if ephemera... Read more
...even as I made my plan to do it!
Yesterday evening was just not a good time. I was so good, all day long. I ate the food I had planned for breakfast, lunch and snack, I made a nutritious dinner and ate appropriate portions. I even s... Read more
Northern Virginia has been hammered by stormed this season. One plus, however, is that shovelling the 31 inches we got 10 days ago has provided a LOT of opportunities for cardio workouts!
Today, we're getting dumped on again. THis time ... Read more
Today, I am pleased with myself. I have recovered from the vacation "sidetrack" in my weight loss and am once again into new weight territory this morning. Only 2 pounds to my first major goal of weighing 189 (as I did 20+ years ago on my wedd... Read more
I have decided it's time to go ahead and update the weight ticker on my Sparkpage. I was going to wait until I actually reached my first major goal weight of 189 pounds before updating to a new and final goal. I really wanted to see that ticke... Read more
I'm trying to get back into the swing of work again after a week of vacation, and I'm having a terrible time of it! I DESPERATELY needed the vacation and time away, but it wasn't quite enough. And now that I'm back at work, I'm finding that i... Read more
I'm not quite sure how I feel about that, but there it is. I have internet access, but I'm not willing to spend the precious vacation moments away from home to track my eating. And while I have every intention of making sure I get in enough ca... Read more
I am now officially on vacation! I've been in desperate need of a break for some time, and I finally get to have it! Hubby is graciously letting me go off on my own - I'll be visiting two of my favorite girlfriends for a few days each. I'm lo... Read more
Well, I haven't really lost substantial weight in weeks. I had reached a new low of 193.5 on Christmas Eve, and didn't see that number again for two weeks. (Don't get me wrong - I'm quite satisfied with my holiday eating and excercise performa... Read more
I went to IHoP this morning for a work-related outing. I've been there on two other occasions in the last 6 month, and got an omelet with fruit instead on pancakes. Today, I had the same omelet I like, but I caved in and had the pancakes. Sad... Read more