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Good Grief! I just realized I haven't blogged since Christmas Eve! Well, the holidays are now all behind us, but I pray we will continue to remember the Christ of Christmas.
I won't go into all the details of everything I've been doing/do... Read more
Late Christmas eve
I baked a pumpkin pie this morning, followed by dozens and dozens of cookies. My DD and her sons helped me frost and decorate them. I only ate 2....I know, I already said I'd only eat one, but I was weak. Still stayed without my calorie range... Read more
'Tis the Thursday before Christmas....
My grandsons and I will be decorating sugar cookies tomorrow, and today I checked how many calories each has.....approx. 111 withOUT frosting. ... Read more
Devotional - ON His hands
I've attended a women's conference these past 2 years in Roanoak, VA. The conference is sponsored by E(xtraordinary) Women, and led by Julie Clinton. I get a weekly devotional by Julie, and would like to share from this week's.
"On His Ha... Read more
Today's sermon was "Christmas Love: The Story of God's Gift to Us" I John 4:9-11
God's gift to us is measured by its usefulness.
"In this the love of God was manifested towards us, that God has sent His only begotten Son into the world... Read more
I met a goal!
Well, I didn't blog yesterday, but I DID exercise more than the 24 minutes I needed to meet my 2010 goal of 12K fitness minutes. And I added another 40 min this morning.
Unfortunately, I don't know just how much exerice I'm going to get t... Read more
Thurs night's confession
I KNEW I shouldn't have said anything Tuesday about eating well.....I blew it today! Actually, it was good for me to share my 'high' of Tues, and also good that I'm letting you know I didn't eat well today. Tomorrow is another day.
I DID ... Read more
I love food, and food loves to spend (LOTS of) time ON me. Even tho' I've been making better choices of what to eat, I've been eating too much. BUT TODAY I STAYED WITHIN MY CALORIE RANGE for the 1st time in ages! And I don't feel deprived, a... Read more
Sweet Potato Casserole - updated
12/14 - I forgot to tell you, use a 9 x 13" pan. Also, I plan to use veggie spray in it. I went online last night and figured the calories, etc for the whole receipe and it's scary. I'll have to wait until I make it on Christmas to figure ho... Read more
This Sunday month our minister is preaching on different aspect of Christmas. Last week was "Christmas Wisdom: The Story of the Wise Men". Points made were:
- A wise person's journey is one of faith. FACT: God's journey always involves fai... Read more
II Cor 1:3-4
These past few days, I've been reminded 3 separate times of II Cor. 1:3-4, "PRAISE BE TO THE GOD AND FATHER OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, THE FATHER OF COMPASSION AND THE GOD OF ALL COMFORT, WHO COMFORTS US IN ALL OUR TROUBLES. SO THAT WE CAN COMFOR... Read more
Success at dinner tonight!
I'm so glad I read NANHBH's blog about self effacacy. I'm going to try to quit looking at losing 5 pounds at a time, and instead look to lose just 1 measly pound; and then another, then another. I KNOW I can lose ONE pound. With that succes... Read more
Whew! I didn't do quite as well as I wanted to while on vacation, and gained a few pounds - but I took the cowards way out by not posting my weight last Monday. So, when I weighed today (Sunday's my 'official' day) I was delighted to find that... Read more
Friday the 26th
Yes, I over-ate Thanksgiving Day, but I'm looking at the positives: I ate less than I used to on such occasions, and I spent 40 minutes on the treadmill last eve. Unfortunately, my eyes were too big today, and I over-ate again. sigh. At leas... Read more
I hope everyone (in the USA) has had a very nice (and safe) Thanksgiving Day. And for those of you who are or have been buried under snow and/or ice - I hope you soon are able to get relief from those circumstances.
I had a healthy breakf... Read more