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There's Something A Bit Magical About This Place

Sunday, March 04, 2012      4 comments

I just got home from my Made To Crave Bible Study. It was good, but it seemed a bit more challenging to me today. Maybe God is getting at some deeper issues and I am resisting a bit. Maybe it's because my pastor preached a very emotionally in... Read more


Saturday, March 03, 2012      4 comments

I am sick...again. This is the third time in about two months that I have had this particular chest cold. Every time I get rid of it, I'm so thankful and then it comes back a couple weeks later! Ugh! (And, before you say I should check my hous... Read more

Learning To Listen To My Body

Thursday, March 01, 2012      2 comments

Last night, an absolutely amazing thing happened! I had already planned out all my eating for the day and knew what I was cooking for dinner and everything I'd eat for the rest of the night before I even left work. So, I ran my Daily Nutrit... Read more

Inspiration from "Made To Crave"

Wednesday, February 29, 2012      2 comments

Been doing pretty well in the food area, mostly due to the awesome things I'm learning from Made To Crave. There is a quote from the Participants Guide & DVD that has been very inspirational for me this week: "Remember who you are. You are... Read more

HUUUUGE Breakthrough!!!!

Monday, February 27, 2012      5 comments

Today, I had a HUGE breakthrough...and it came MUCH earlier than I expected! In order to understand how amazing this is for me, you have to know that two years ago, I was planning on trying out for roller derby and I had a terrible accident... Read more

Help Me Teach My Kids A Better Way!

Friday, February 24, 2012      2 comments

So, I've been watching (or actually, just listening) to a bunch of TED talks online as I work today and one of them was very powerful. It's a talk by Ann Cooper, the Renegade Lunch Lady, which portrays school lunches and the terrible state that... Read more

Made To Crave is already a life changer!

Thursday, February 23, 2012      3 comments

If you are a Christian and have struggled with weight, body image and food issues, I would highly recommend this study called "Made To Crave". I had originally heard about... Read more

I'm Back (Hopefully For Awhile!)

Wednesday, February 22, 2012      3 comments

Well, what can I say??? Last year, I was going very strong and doing really well - I got to Level 11! I lost 7 lbs and was working out almost every day. But then, things happened (sickness, depression, vacations, stress of life) and, frankly, I... Read more

Sitting Around

Wednesday, July 20, 2011      0 comments that I have given away most of my work...I still have 8 days of work left and not much to do. Good all my SparkPoints today. Bad news...I have a guilty conscience so I feel bad for doing nothing and getting paid. Guess... Read more

It's A New Day

Tuesday, July 19, 2011      1 comments

So, I didn't have the greatest weekend, health-wise. But it was a WONDERFUL weekend filled with fun and family and love. So I am really not complaining and I definitely don't feel guilty about it. Moving on...that was then, this is now. ... Read more

Eeeek! Harry Potter night!

Thursday, July 14, 2011      1 comments

OK, so yesterday I went hiking with the family and we hiked for at LEAST 2.5 hours and it was some rugged terrain at times. All of us were thoroughly exhausted by the end of the day. My 3 yr old is such a champ for hanging in there all day! Po... Read more

I'm Back. Again! Lol.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011      4 comments

So, thanks to an old high school friend who unexpectedly reached out to me on FB, I have returned to SparkPeople. I've been lazy and haven't taken care of myself and that is just enough of that. So...moving on. It is morning. I feel sick ... Read more

Been awhile...

Wednesday, June 08, 2011      4 comments

So, it's been awhile since I last updated my blog. As you read before, I was kind of down in the dumps. But I am pleased to say that things are getting much better. I have still been slacking in the logging of my food and such, but I am worki... Read more

I Need Something...

Tuesday, May 31, 2011      5 comments

I need something. And I keep saying I don't know what I need, but I do know. Deep down. I need to learn how to love myself and not desperately grasp for that love from other people. Ever since I went on vacation, my health goals took a... Read more

Text From Dad

Wednesday, May 11, 2011      4 comments

My Dad went back to San Diego a couple days ago. At 3am, I received this unusually emotional text from him: I love you so much. You're my "baby Leah". I was there when you were born. I cut your umbilical cord. I'll never judge you or dis... Read more

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