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
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
Again, are you kidding me??
This weekend we had our little grandson with us from Texas. The kids were home for a week so Oliver got to spend some time at our house. I love having that little guy around. He is so much fun and keeps us laughing!
Well, in the midst of all t... Read more
It is very hard to eat light at IHOP!!
Our grandson is visiting from Texas this week. He spent the night with us last night. This morning, as a treat, we went to IHOP for breakfast. Oooooohhh, those pancakes!! I love pancakes!! But, pancakes are full of calories and carbs, which I d... Read more
Yes, I Matter!!
A quote from Joyce Meyer today.
"Don't determine your value by how people have treated you."
I am in the process of learning this and understanding that I am valuable!!
Lisa... Read more
I have been on Sparkpeople for a good while. But, I am really just beginning to utilize the tools available for me. Since my last visit to the doctor, I have been seriously trying to lose weight, eat healthier, drink more water, move more and g... Read more
Meeting goals and moving forward!
I have been relatively quiet all summer. I have been keeping up with you as much as I can without spending too much time on the IPad!
I have been resting and staying very low-key in my everyday activities too. My doctor wa... Read more
Summer Break Goals
I hope it is warm and sunny where you are. Here in Tennessee we are having summer already. But, summer always starts early in the South. Just another reason I love being Southern.
I am officially on Summer Break from scho... Read more
10 Days of What the . . . What???
When I was little, my family watched a variety show called "Hee Haw." It was a country music show filmed in Nashville. There was a skit several of the singers would perform each week about bad luck. It went something like this: "If it weren't f... Read more
A little catching up!
I hope you are all well and happy. I haven't blogged in such a long time I hope you haven't forgotten me. lol
It's funny, but I kept thinking that I didn't have anything to blog about, yet, lots of things have been happeni... Read more
Back to School (Work)
**Sigh** My summer break is over. I have to go back to work in the morning. Oh, don't get me wrong, I am very thankful for my summer break. I have had a lovely break and even enjoyed being lazy more than usual. So, I am not complaining that it ... Read more
I haven't had the opportunity to share something with you until now.
On July 4th, we were blessed with a new addition to our family. Our first granddaughter was born at 6:33 p.m.
Please allow me to introduce you to Miss Sarah Jane.
All Things Southern
I love living in the South. I was born in Virginia and currently reside in Tennessee. Two very Southern states, rich in history and tradition.
So, I thought I would share a little bit of the South with you today. For those of you who live in ... Read more
A Joyous Day
Hello Sparkfriends!! I haven't blogged in a long time, but honestly, there hasn't been any grand and wonderful news to share until now.
Yesterday, May 31, 2014 was a joyous day indeed! Another tribute to Sweet Daddy along with my dear uncle. T... Read more
The Ugly Truth
I haven't blogged in a long time. Actually, the ugly truth is, I haven't done much of anything in a long time. This is my confession - and it ain't pretty.
For the last few months, I have been very lazy. I have been lazy physically, mentally a... Read more
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