I'm finally back!
I don't know why I quit sparkpeople. I just skipped 1 day, then 2 days, now it's been 1 1/2 years. I've known I needed to get back on track, but I just didn't want to. Isn't that awful? But, I'm honest, and I'm sure I'm not alone. Anyway, I... Read more
My Special Project to Build Wonderful Memories
I have been wanting to share a special project that I finally finished the week before Christmas. I had some "play" furniture (table/4 chairs, refrigerator, crib, buffet, high chair) that my dad built for me as a Christmas present in 1960, when... Read more
I Was Right!!!
My daughter had her gender reveal party about a month ago. Only my husband, mother-in-law, and I thought that it was a girl. I was shocked when the blue balloons came out of the box. I had been so sure. Well, guess what???? I WAS RIGHT!! S... Read more
The Big Mess
The other day, Hannah had a good time with her diaper cream. Instead of playing quietly in her room, she decided that she'd "paint." When her mother walked in and saw the mess, Hannah proudly said, "Look, Mommy, paint." She just left the room... Read more
As the Deer
As the deer panteth for the water
So my soul longeth after thee
You alone are my hearts desire
And I long to worship thee
You alone are my strength my shield
To You alone may my spirit yield
You alone are my heart's desir... Read more
What I have learned this first year with SparkPeople
Today's my one year Sparkversary. I woke up a year ago, and decided that I was tired of the way I looked, tired of letting MS rule my life, tired of thinking that it didn't matter anyway because I could never be healthy because of the MS, tired... Read more
A New Grandbaby!!
I put in my status this week that it was going to be an exciting week. Well, today was that day. Our daughter and husband told us on Good Friday that she was pregnant, due December 10. Today was her first sonogram. The baby is healthy with a... Read more
I'm Happy to be Back!!
I had a good time on my vacation, but I'm very happy to be back home. My son-in-law is now a Warrant Officer in the La. National Guard. We (husband, daughter, granddaughter) left Monday to go to his graduation. FYI: It's challenging to drive... Read more
I'm somewhat discouraged about my weight loss--or the lack thereof. I realized that it's the end of February and that was suppose to be when I met my goal of reaching 210. I had made my goal around Christmas. Since I seem to be losing weight ... Read more
Not a Fun Day
Today was a challenging infusion day. First it wasn't until the afternoon. I like to go on and get it over with. They did the usual blood work--no problem. Then, my veins decided to not cooperate and FIVE stick and TWO nurses later, they fin... Read more
Church Bulletin Bloopers #2
1. At the evening service tonight, the sermon topic will be "What is hell?" Come early and listen to our choir practice.
2. Remember in prayer the many who are sick of our church and community.
3. The concert held in Fellowship Hal... Read more
Church Bulletin Bloopers #1
Even if you've heard some of these before, I think you'll still enjoy them:
The Pastor would appreciate it if the ladies of the congregation would lend him their electric girdles for the pancake breakfast next Sunday morning.
For thos... Read more
My Unexpected Week Continues!!
I was looking forward to yesterday--Friday. Things were looking up since we had electricity. I was trying to do a few things around the house. I woke up feeling so refreshed since I was finally able to use my CPAP machine. Hannah and I didn'... Read more
My Unexpected Week
This week has certainly been unusual. I went to my daughter's house to watch Hannah there on Monday so that DH could study. At 4 p.m., the area schools announced that they would be closed on Tues. due to bad weather. So, I went back home Mon... Read more
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The Proper Way to Pray Poem
People are sometimes too concerned with the "how to" pray rather than to JUST pray...talk with God, develop a relationship! I found this cute poem about "The Proper Way to Pray."
"The proper way for a man to pray,"
Said Deacon Lemuel ... Read more