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I never looked in the mirror
Thursday, October 20, 2016      19 comments

I was not a! I simply did not want to look in the mirror and admit to myself how much I weighed. I started with Sparkpeople in April 201... Read more
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Wednesday, October 05, 2016      127 comments

It is getting cooler and time to switch out the ol closet☺ My hubby brought up 3 tubs full of Winter clothes. I began in my wardrobe. I purged the clothes I did not wear once this Summer. Then, I purged the clothes that are now way too big😄... Read more
Emotional eating monster
Tuesday, August 09, 2016      9 comments

Maybe you are one of those fortunate people who do not eat when you are emotional. Good for you😠...I am an emotional eater. I feel like I should be standing in front of a group of people and saying, "Hello, my name is...and I am an emotional ... Read more
What to do with bad news on a good day
Monday, July 25, 2016      12 comments

I had a great week last week. Thank the Lord for good mobility while I helped with the music for vacation Bible school. I was rejoicing (& I still am.) I had my 6 month visit with my neurologist on Friday. We reviewed my MRI from Dec. I knew I h... Read more
VBS night 4
Wednesday, July 20, 2016      4 comments

Hallelujah! God is so good! We have increased our numbers each night and I'm still dancing! No walker or cane!!! Hallelujah! Don't ever give up!!! (T... Read more
Late night at VBS
Tuesday, July 19, 2016      3 comments

What a great third night at VBS! Praise the Lord for weighing less! Thanks to my SP friends and family for all the support! It is wonderful to be able to help teach the children music again! I have had a lot of people ask me what I've do... Read more
Night 2 of VBS... Going strong
Monday, July 18, 2016      5 comments

"The joy of the Lord is my strength."Nehemiah 8:10 Night two of Vacation Bible School. Still dancing.!!! Praise the Lord! I was blessed to be able to ... Read more
Vacation Bible School
Sunday, July 17, 2016      5 comments

Wow! God is so good! It has been 2 years since I helped lead music at vbs. I have lost 59lbs and am able to move better. I have prayed for this week fo... Read more
Friday, April 29, 2016      1 comments

This journey began 3 years ago in April 2013! My mother had just been diagnosed with cancer and I rejoined SP. I admit for 1 year and a half I was an emotional eater as Mom went through her treatment ups and downs. Finally, in the Fall of 201... Read more
Monday, March 07, 2016      3 comments

I did something after dinner tonight that I have never been able to do for more than 5 minutes...I played basketball with my family!!!!! It was girls against boys and girls won!!!! We played for 30 minutes and I didn't feel symptomatic until th... Read more
Rainbows in the snow
Monday, February 15, 2016      2 comments

I recently was diagnosed with silent reflux. I'm still learning about this disorder BUT I am so thankful that my respiratory and throat issues were not a result of MS. Anyway, I had already modified the way I eat through SP. Now, I have modified... Read more
The dangers of social media
Saturday, October 31, 2015      1 comments

I love SP! I do not like FB the last 2 days have been filled with high anxiety for my child's high school. It seems that a student made a comment that was taken as a serious threat. Even implicating other students in the plot. Rumors flew over ... Read more
Wednesday, August 26, 2015      7 comments

Who would have ever thought this beautiful morning in South Central VA would begin in horror. My best friend texted at 6:45am and asked if I was watching WDBJ morning show. I wasn't. She said there was what sounded like gunfire and the camera... Read more
Humor in pain
Saturday, April 25, 2015      2 comments

I spoke with a friend yesterday morning. After telling her about my broken foot, she gave me a great idea.....write a book. Well, I won't write a about I blog some funny things about my life? I have Multiple Sclerosis (MS.) ... Read more
Giving "it" to God
Thursday, October 23, 2014      3 comments

I have heard the phrase "Give it to God" a lot lately. I recently finished an IV solumedrol steroid treatment for MS. This led to desiring food and giving in to those desires. The people who used the phrase "Give it to God" did not use it in ... Read more

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