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Getting ready to get ready

Saturday, June 07, 2008      0 comments

I leave in 19 days; and on the one hand it feels like such a long time to wait to see my loved ones, and on the other hand due to work it feels like not enough time to get ready! I have ordered some t-shirts for my Soldiers (AND me) , 2 each - o... Read more

Counting down more than calories

Monday, May 19, 2008      0 comments

I would do better to track my calories...I'm hoping when my kids are employed I can ease off some of my work hours so I can get back into exercise. Weight has crept back up on me. On the positive side, I know that while in Peru I shall walk more... Read more

Full House, Full Heart...Full Tummy...

Friday, May 16, 2008      1 comments

My kids have all moved back home - My eldest DD and her 2 kids, my DGD and DGS, have been here, but now there is my younger DD and DSIL, and my DS and DDIL and THEIR baby girl. I'm delighted, to say the least - not that I see much of them, worki... Read more

Counting down, not calories...

Monday, May 12, 2008      1 comments

I have been very lax, not tracking my calories, but I have tried at least to eat responsibly, with occasional forays into chocolate... emoticonRead more

How We Influence Others

Friday, March 28, 2008      0 comments

I was chatting online with one of my Peruvian "sons" Dany (above at his mom's house in Iquitos, Peru) who is presently a missionary in Colombia. I'm going through some stuff here, and he wanted to encourage and comfort me. "Mom, I'll tell you, I... Read more

Prepare the Way!

Saturday, March 22, 2008      1 comments

Well, Foreman and family have been gone 2 weeks...I miss them! But today I went and had my taxes done, and am delighted that my return will be enough to pay my airfare to Peru this summer! Of course, I still need to raise funds for other parts o... Read more

Reflections before saying Good-Bye...

Wednesday, March 05, 2008      0 comments

Today is Foreman's last day, so I stayed home from school (I'll go to my evening job because he'll be out preaching anyway). He has made some contacts that he didn't have before, networking through people I have known - my friend Sonia's daughte... Read more

More Adeventures

Wednesday, February 27, 2008      0 comments

I've posted the pictures from Maryland and NYC as well. After we left Philly on Mon the 18th, we drove to Maryland where my sister Leigh lives (Pasadena). Not as difficult to find as our destination in Philly! We spent the night, and Fore + e... Read more

Phun in Philly

Thursday, February 21, 2008      1 comments

Well, BEING there was all right, but getting to our destination within the city was not a pleasant experience!On the 15th, I drove Foreman and family to Philly where he was reunited with a Peruvian pastor of a church there, Percy Torrejon - whom... Read more

ONEderland again at last...

Wednesday, February 13, 2008      1 comments

It's frustrating, to have reached 180 and then crept back up over 200. But okay, I'm finally dipping back into the hundreds, and if I lay hold of the grace and practice what I have learned, and work at breaking bad habits and building good ones,... Read more

A step back, but worth it...?

Monday, February 04, 2008      0 comments

Sunday we'd gone to a church in Naples (NY!) pastored by a Peruvian. God's divine appointments: a Puerto Rican sister introduced Foreman to a Chilean brother who worked for a couple who belonged to this church pastored by Ps Humberto.Humberto c... Read more

Fun with Foreman and Family

Friday, January 25, 2008      0 comments

It's so delightful to have Foreman and Yeli here...and the baby too! I had felt a little badly that here I'd brought them all this way, yet I hadn't had any time to arrange any speaking engagements or anything for Foreman to impart his vision... Read more

Calling things that are not as though they were

Monday, January 14, 2008      0 comments

Foreman loves to tease me and lately, knowing I put some of the weight back on, he's called me "gringuita menos flaquita" (less thin). I told him that bugged me - and to start calling things that are not as though they were. I have to look that ... Read more

Holidays and Happiness

Friday, January 11, 2008      0 comments

Okay, the holidays are over and now I'm working to regain the ground I lost from regaining the WEIGHT I lost. Had some special visits during the holidays- my high school buddies Vikki and Sue; DD Cass and SIL Brent. Afterwards, made a trip out t... Read more

Gotta change!

Friday, January 04, 2008      0 comments

I can't make excuses...stress or good food...I gotta get the eating under control. I COULD HAVE achieved goal by now. How frustrating! The good: I AM fairly consistent in exercise. And I HAVE increased the challenge to my muscles - for while I m... Read more


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