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the value of STEWARDSHIP
Sunday, May 21, 2006      0 comments

I remember in the days of being a Missionette leader of the Primroses, we spoke about being good STEWARDS...of time, talent and money. I've been having a problem with one young believer who is lacking in maturity, and hasn't learned this lesso... Read more
Friday, May 19, 2006      0 comments

getting together with other believers to talk about experiences in the Lord, and even just to talk about's a time of being knit together, of enjoying one another. How's that Bill Gaither song go? Something like..."Going together, enjo... Read more
values and beliefs
Thursday, May 18, 2006      0 comments

Why do we do the things we do? Lord, I know I undertook this weight loss program on Dr's strong exhortation...but what keeps me going is my desire to be all YOU made me to be, to head towards that ideal. And I want to be a good example in all ... Read more
Wednesday, May 17, 2006      0 comments

Abi changed the exercise bike so that one works the arms as well, which makes it easier to pedal, but the WAY the arms move is still a good workout! This morning I also did a few stretches for my knees before pedaling. I've been gradually adding... Read more
Let your Yes be Yes
Monday, May 15, 2006      0 comments

I was very angry today. Yesterday Abi and Lafayette told me they'd get the lawn mowed today (my mother's day gift)...but Abi said she couldn't start the gas mower, and the push kept sticking on twigs, so she gave up...and Lafayette "couldn't get... Read more
Love the Truth
Sunday, May 14, 2006      0 comments

As believers, we HAVE to love the truth - after all, Jesus IS the Truth! So part of th ehelp I find in Spark is the calorie tracking, and taking responsibility for recording EVERYTHING, even those 2 Whopper Juniors I had Friday. Truth and acco... Read more
How many calories...?
Sunday, May 07, 2006      0 comments

How many calories do I burn to assemble an excercise bike? Whew! But it's nice, it has features like speed and virtual distance and thumb pulse and water bottle holder and book rack. When Abi and I unpacked it, we didn't find any directions. So ... Read more
Could have been so much worse
Friday, May 05, 2006      0 comments

While I went considerably over my max in calories today, the accountability thru Spark has helped to keep it from going so much higher as it would have otherwise. So I am not totally displeased. I WAS prepared to be careful, and did try: it was ... Read more
How Beautiful
Sunday, April 30, 2006      0 comments

How beautiful is the Body of Christ! Especially when we see beyond our own church's walls. I LOVE my home church, of course, but it is so precious to get toknow other saints and get a broader view of the Body, thru Spark.... Read more
not up to snuff
Saturday, April 29, 2006      0 comments

I went WAY overboard last night BUT I RECORDED everything. Kind of to show myself "see what you did???" Went over today too but less so. From eating without taking account first. I need to do the measuring FIRST and adjust BEFORE I eat. Also, we... Read more
a bit off...
Thursday, April 27, 2006      0 comments

Tonight, we sent out for Chinese cause Abi wasn't feeling well nor up to cooking.It made for difficult calorie tracking though. I had a veggy eggroll...but that's not listed. SHRIMP is, so you pick that, but wonder about the calorie equivalent. ... Read more
sleep and water
Tuesday, April 25, 2006      0 comments

The challenge to drink 8 whole cups of water daily is met with tryng to get 8 hours of bladder can't hold as well as it used to since being nicked in surgery, and I have to get up during nap and night to get rid of some of that water!... Read more
moving on up...
Monday, April 24, 2006      0 comments

This being day 13, tonight I moved up to stage 2. Abi and I have been using measuring cups anyway the last couple of days. We are being more careful about portion control. I DID splurge a bit tonight. Genya'd given me a burger patty and bun (I... Read more
Friday, April 21, 2006      0 comments

I was weighed in at the doctor yesterday, and I weighed 11 pounds less than I did when my gynecologist had me weighed 2 weeks ago! The Nutrition tracking of SP is definitely helpful, and the exercise bike helps accomplish what diet alone could n... Read more
first results
Tuesday, April 18, 2006      0 comments

This morning when I weighed in, my (inaccurate) scale said I weighed 245, finally budging from the 249 it had been showing the past week...bearing in mind I have to add about 10 pounds thereto.(GOTTA get a new scale!) Even though I know it's not... Read more

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