A small goal to get started again!!
I'm working on getting back in the swing of things. It's been almost a year since I found that lump - you, know, the one that completely turned my life upside down!
Well, I'm beginning to do a few more things now like I'm walking daily again. ... Read more
Countdown to 50!! 50 days until . . .
As of today, there are 50 days until my 50th birthday! That is all I have to say about that.... Read more
Countdown to 50!! 51 days until . . .
I got a little sidetracked and missed a few days on my countdown - a week to be exact. But, it was because we have been testing here at school and my schedule has been way off.
Schedule changes are hard on me, which is funny considering my job... Read more
Countdown to 50!! 58 days until . . .
Yesterday, I didn't feel like posting a blog. I had a terrible headache, so I went home and lay down on the couch.
I woke up this morning with the same headache - that's when I knew . . . blood pressure. So, I came on to school and had our sc... Read more
Countdown to 50!! 60 days until . . .
Oh, my goodness! Time is scooting right along, isn't it? Daylight Savings time began this morning and Spring officially arrives next Sunday. My goodness, it will be summer before I know it.
Today was beautiful!! We have really been blessed wit... Read more
Countdown to 50! 61 days until . . .
Haha! How did I miss 62 days?? Is that a sign? Oh, my!!
Today was a gorgeous day!! I took my Momma's dog for two walks while I was visiting today. We just couldn't stay inside because it was so pretty.
I just love days like this!! I am prayi... Read more
Countdown to 50!! 63 days until . . .
The weather is absolutely gorgeous today!! I would love to be outside. It is beautiful while I am working, but is supposed to rain this weekend. Ha, isn't that the way of it?
Spring Break is coming up and I can hardly wait. I think I will do s... Read more
Countdown to 50! 64 days until . . .
64 days to go!! I am having a pretty good day so far today!! I like good days when I have energy and my BP is normal. I feel like moving!! Me and the puppy dawg will be getting out of the house this afternoon when I get home from work. He loves ... Read more
Countdown to 50! Today is 65 days until . . .
Today is 65 days until my 50th birthday. Ouch, that hurt! It doesn't seem possible that I am almost 50 years old. Wasn't it just last week that I was in Mrs. Marlow's third grade class? Geeez, how time flies.
Anyway, I figure that it is a grea... Read more
Confession - I went Sugar Crazy!
I can't explain it. I have no reason nor excuse. It is what it is and that is that!
It actually started when I had my hair trimmed today. My darling hairdresser and dear friend, Sandy, has lost 35 lbs. Today, it was very evident and she looks... Read more
The Biggest Loser Influence
I love to watch The Biggest Loser. I really like Dolvett Quince. He is a great trainer with a big heart. I find it most inspirational . . . most of the time. This season, not so much. I enjoy seeing people reach their goals and get healthy. I wo... Read more
Momma has to have some tests done at the hospital tomorrow (more on that later). So, I will go with her. The tests may take the better part of the day.
So, I am packing a salad and plenty of water to take with me instead of buying something fu... Read more
Talk about a slap in the face . . .
Christmas Day at my Momma's brought many good times again this year. Since I was born, we have had Christmas in that house. The meal is traditional - cooked with lots of love - and fat. I never worry about what I'm eating on this one day a year,... Read more
Are pictures really necessary??
When I began this Sparkpeople journey, one of the things that was strongly encouraged was to take pictures of myself.
I have yet to do that. Why? Because I don't want to.
Frankly, I don't want to remember this fat, unhealthy me. If I ever ... Read more
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Stepping up my game with prayer
Back in July, my doctor told me I should lose 20 pounds to help my blood pressure. She said if I did, I might possibly be able to eventually come off my meds. She set a goal date for October 20th, which is the date of my next appointment with he... Read more