Who Am I? The Lady with MS (My story)
Several of my SP friends have asked me about my MS, so I thought that I'd share "My MS Story" that I wrote a few years back:
Using my walker, I slowly made my way to the front door. A woman who was delivering supper for my fa... Read more
My Non Scale Victories!
The other day on Spark Coach, they suggested that I figure out my NSV (non scale victories). In other words, assess my energy level, quality of sleep, how many inches I've lost , etc.
I started SP on May 20, 2013. I have not missed a sin... Read more
The Scale FINALLY moved!!!
I was beginning to think that the only way it would move would be for me to pick it up and throw it out the window!!! lol After being basically stuck for 3 weeks, the scale finally moved down TWO lbs. I was seeing other non-scale successes, b... Read more
My Husband Was Right!!
Don't you just hate when that happens???
This week I have been reading about exercise. I was thinking t... Read more
Turning Over a New Leaf
It might not be exactly turning over a new leaf, but I'm tired of this plateau (and my attitude about the scale not moving). So, today I decided that I'd change 3 things:
Exercise: Instead of doing what I had been doing which was either t... Read more
My 56th Birthday!
I had a great day today. My husband, daughter, granddaughter, and I (along with my sister-in-law and her grandchildren) went to the circus. Hannah loved it. She's 18 months old, but she took it all in. Angela got some good pictures with Hann... Read more
Three Month Sparkversary
I didn't realize until today that yesterday was my three month Sparkversary. Today, when I logged in to SparkCoach, it said that I had completed the 90 "beginning program," and that I needed to click on the choice to continue on to the 28 day "... Read more
I've been spending quite a bit of time on SP and I've thoroughly enjoyed it. My goal is to earn as many spark points each day as I can. I know, I lead a boring life. So, I've been reading a lot of the articles. Today, I focused on the motiv... Read more
Hannah's Dr. Visit on Saturday
Today has been a crazy day, so I've definitely gotten off my routine. Angela called to say that there were sores on Hannah's bottom and puss pockets in her mouth. She had 35 minutes to get her to the dr, before they closed, and it's a 20 minut... Read more
Update on Hannah
Thanks for your prayers for Hannah. She's 18 months old. Her fever got up to 104. We thought it was a UTI, but after the catheter, they decided it was a virus affecting her ears and tonsils. My daughter and I were nervous wrecks, so that's w... Read more
Jonah and the Fish--Bible Characters Who Suffered From Depression
You may not have ever thought about Bible characters suffering from depression. After all....they are in the Bible. Well, Job may be an exception. When I was writing a study on depression, I entitled it "Trusting God; Conquering Depression." ... Read more
Healed from MS
I write a monthly devotion for my church entitled "Treasures to Ponder." I named it this based on Luke 2:19: "But Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart." I have been pondering over my beliefs this week, specifically... Read more
Let's Count Our Blessings
Today is my monthly MS infusion. It only takes 2 hours, bt there were some delays today. It was because of those delays that I realized how many blessings I have. Normally, I come in and work on my computer and talk very little. Today, the l... Read more
The Sunroof Flew Off My Daughter's SUV
Yesterday, as my daughter and husband were making a 2 hour trip to a wedding, the sunroof flew off of her SUV on the Interstate. That fluke accident showed me one thing: Angela (my daughter) has learned the lesson that I've tried to teach her.... Read more
« First Page
Last Page »
Ten Years From Now
Today the program on SparkCoach asked for me to imagine my life ten years from now. It's been a long time since I've done that. Honestly, I didn't want to think about the future. Would I be in a wheelchair full time, in a nursing home, etc. ... Read more