Over the last two years I have lost over 60 pounds by logging my food each day and making healthy choices. But my weight loss progress had stalled for several months and discouragement settled in. Because of recent arthritis flare-ups which ... Read more
To Eve, Jack, Abby, Avery, Sammy, Katie, Autumn, Noah, Lily, Emma and Gabby,
Grammy's having a wonderful time; wish you were here with me on this fun, virtual holiday.
Some people go to Florida to get away from the winter chill, bu... Read more
Several years ago, I discovered Spark People with all the great tools and resources here. I lost enough weight that I needed a new winter coat. A friend had given me a very nice one that fit great, except that I couldn't quite zip it up. No wor... Read more
This week my angina flared up suddenly again after being very quiet for about the last month. I was afraid I'd have to go to the ER - again. They don't do much except monitor things and make sure it isn't a heart attack, then send me home with i... Read more
As a grandparent, I am just starting to realize what an influence I can be to teach my grandchildren about healthy eating. I was staying with my daughter and her family in February until she delivered baby #8 - doing Grandma duty so they didn't ... Read more
Wash and make yourselves clean. Take your evil deeds out of my sight; stop doing wrong. Learn to do right; seek justice. Defend the oppressed. Take up the cause of the fatherless; plead the case of the widow.” Isaiah 1:16-17 NIV
My... Read more
“For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people. It teaches us to say “No” to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age,” Titus 2:11-12 NIV www.bibleg... Read more
“This is what the LORD says— he who made a way through the sea, a path through the mighty waters, “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in t... Read more
Yesterday we brought home a beautiful 8 year old French Brittany named Danny. He is a "rescue dog" from the National Brittany Rescue and Adoption Network or NBRAN.
After we had to put our Aussie Shepherd mix Oreo down, I prayed about gettin... Read more
Well, it's official - I'm a binge eater, according to an article I read in the Everyday Health newsletter I get each day.
- Eating faster than normal
- Eating past being full
- Eating large quantities of food despite not bei... Read more
My daughter, sister-in-law and I spent Memorial Day cleaning my mother-in-law's front porch. Ugh - what a dusty job as we sneezed our way through piles of old cardboard boxes containing fabric, craft supplies and yarn.
My first inclination... Read more