Thanking God Today
We started out around 1pm yesterday to take a 1 hour drive with 2 DGDs to go to a 3rd DGD's birthday party. It started raining and we got about 2 miles from our exit when the traffic stopped and the roads turned icy. I was driving and had never ... Read more
All in God's Plan
It's strange how things work out. Take how my DH and I met. I had moved to PA from Florida in Sept. of 1988. I February of 1989, I, my ex-husband, and his wife, went to a square dance where I met my future husband. Even stranger cause he wasn't ... Read more
Last night I went to Pilates. I had eaten a salad with roasted chicken on it before class and the instructor was showing me some of the basics. Eating chicken was my first mistake. I usually get gas after eating chicken. I did a sit up and promp... Read more
Blood Test Results
My doctor prescribed some blood work and I am very pleased with the results. The last test had been done over 3 years ago.
My Triglycerides stayed the same 76
My Cholesterol dropped 35 points, from 236 to 195
My HDL dropped 16 points, ... Read more
Thank you one and ALL
I want to thank EVERYONE for the birthday wishes. It warms my heart to see all the messages and goodies from everyone.
Today I actually have off from work, I think this is the first time since starting with the bank 10 years ago. I'm going... Read more
The New Start Pledge
Today, I promise I will not quit.
I pledge that no matter how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue on my journey.
I pledge to make a NEW START today, to forgive myself for my past, and to stop being so critical of mys... Read more
The loss of my KOPS status
I have been a member of TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) now for 13 1/2 years, most of that I have been a KOPS (Keep Off Pounds Sensibly) and this year would have been my 10th consecutive year. In TOPS, once you reach your goal, you have what is ... Read more
Reunion and Vacation
We're back!! We left for my 35th high school reunion and vacation around 1am on June 5th from PA and made it as far as Kingsland, GA before stopping for the night. We continued to Fort Pierce, FL. on the 6th where my reunion was. We stopped for ... Read more
Did anyone watch the mini-series The Bible on the History channel over the last 5 Sundays? We did and it gave me greater insight to what Jesus went through so that we could be saved. What a cruel, cruel way to die. And the beating He took before... Read more
Pray for our Nation; Pray for Connecticut
I heard about the shooting this afternoon and am horrified at the details and pictures that are emerging. As a mother and grandmother, I cannot fathom what these families are going through. I just pray that God will take them in His arms and hol... Read more
I spent this past weekend at an antique machinery show. Usually I had helped in the homemade potato chip and french fry stand. This year I had a new job, I helped the treasurer collecting and counting money. I loved it! I also worked in the sho... Read more
Be Careful What You Wish For
We were coming home from camping yesterday and I had the NASCAR race on in the car. I was behind my husband who was towing the camper. Well, the announcers kept saying how Jimmy Johnson all but had the race won with only 5 laps to go and him bei... Read more
Cute Guy hurt me.
Some of you know that I've been going to PT for a heel spur and Plantar Fasciitis, and I usually have this real cute physical therapist. Well yesterday I went and after a few exercises, he started massaging my foot like he normally does and went... Read more
5 reasons I WILL lose weight
This is part of a BINGO game.
1. To fit into my skinny jeans again.
2. To make me feel good, cause when I'm at my ideal weight, I feel like nothing can stop me.
3. So that I don't have to worry at weigh in at TOPS if I will be out... Read more
10 Things I love about Myself
This is part of a BINGO.
1. My eyes. I have beautiful blue eyes and everyone has always said how pretty they are.
2. I love to get dressed up in a fancy dress. It doesn't happen too often but I still love to do it.
3. I love to da... Read more