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Sunday, February 10, 2013      1 comments

One of my problems in the area of weight loss is that I really like food - the many flavors and textures - and it was hard to listen to the stomach saying, "Okay, I've had enough" when the tongue was saying, "But it's so GOOD, I want MORE." But ... Read more
Pumpin' Snow
Saturday, February 09, 2013      2 comments

We must have gotten a foot at the very least since the snow started coming. It is absolutely beautiful. But also inconvenient. I want to get to church tomorrow, especially since I didn't make it LAST week.So, I put on my boots and coat and hat a... Read more
Bathroom Wisdom
Friday, February 08, 2013      4 comments

There is a calendar in the ladies' room of the second floor co-ed staff lav where I work. It's been February for about a week now but it was just this morning when I looked below the photo of the pretty winter landscape to read the quote there: ... Read more
Thursday, February 07, 2013      1 comments

The more I deal with this world's trappings, the more I want of Jesus. I am not rich by U.S. standards, but certainly compared to most of my friends in Peru, I would be considered QUITE well off. I am able to make monthly payments on my van. ... Read more
Wednesday, February 06, 2013      1 comments

I finally got a more-or-less permanent assignment for this semester. I'm in a "Math Lab". No, not METH Lab! This is strictly legit! It's not a classroom per se. Rather, if students miss lessons or work or tests, they can come to us during their ... Read more
Monday, February 04, 2013      1 comments

I have lived in this house since I was pregnant with my son, who will be 30 this summer. It was my Dad's and he was still living here, along with my step-brother, when my husband and little girl and I moved in. We rented, with the option to buy.... Read more
"Regular" Cardio
Sunday, February 03, 2013      1 comments

I won't deny I had quite a workout, climbing the ladder, washing and painting the walls...My arms and shoulders tell me I challenged them. But my knees and hips did not appreciate all the standing I put them through. So today, to do them a favor... Read more
Several Months and 23 Pounds Later
Saturday, February 02, 2013      1 comments

My daughter Abi (AKA Glitterfairy, previously Raptormelon) and I have been at these walls since after breakfast. Actually, I started washing them last night during commercial breaks while watching Knight and Day, a fun action comedy. I was up ti... Read more
Preparing for Other Forms of Cardio
Friday, February 01, 2013      0 comments

One of my favorite forms of cardio is my stationary bike. I can get a good workout without the stress of my weight on my knees and hip. And the low impact enables me to keep those joints mobile. When I went to the orthopedic doctor for the knee ... Read more
"Vamos Pa'lante" - Let's Keep Moving Forward!
Wednesday, January 30, 2013      2 comments
tmAtbWkXkZc This song came to mind in the midst of everything. I've made some pretty serious mistakes in my time. But that's why I needed Christ - why I STLL need Him. Because (surprise surprise... Read more
"I'm Christian and I SHOW It!"
Tuesday, January 29, 2013      3 comments

A Ggroup called LMFAO made a very popular and funny video, "I'm Sexyand I Know It"
ISsRm1c676M which has had a number of equally funny parodies, from Elmo of Sesame Street Read more
Monday, January 28, 2013      1 comments

Levi has some nieces and nephews with whom I converse occasionally on Facebook, two nieces especially, in Pucallpa. It was harder to break up with Levi because I'd come to know and love so many family members, not the least these two. Well, yest... Read more
ALL Things
Sunday, January 27, 2013      2 comments

I am so glad that God is in control, and that He works all things together for my good - because I DO love Him, and I AM called according to His purpose. He uses our errors and our weaknesses too. I had a good time in Pucallpa last yea... Read more
Saturday, January 26, 2013      1 comments

Trust in the Lord with all your heart And do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He will make your paths straight. Do not be wise in your own eyes; Fear the Lord and turn away from evil. (Prov. 3:5-7, NAS... Read more
Friday, January 25, 2013      2 comments

But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.(Isaiah 40:31) If you're living, you're going to be waiting. I spe... Read more

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