Thanks for the previous prayers
Many months ago, I had requested prayer for my best friend's sister, Sarah. At the end of April, she had a stroke and was in a coma. She had just turned 23 years old. In July, there was a decision to remove her feeding tube which was the only... Read more
Relay for life
Tomorrow evening and on into Saturday morning, there will be Relay for Life events through out Missouri. I have gone in the past, for a short time, to support friends who are survivors. This year, I will not only be going as a participant and ... Read more
4 down 2 to Go
We made it. The weather was wonderful and graduation when without a hitch. I'm so proud of my son, Bobby has really worked hard for this.... Read more
Prayers are working for Sarah
Last week, I requested prayer for my best friend's sister. She had suffered a severe stroke and was at one point not expected to survive. Since then she has had 2 surgeries. She has been breathing on her own. However, she is still in a semi-... Read more
Major prayer needed
Last Friday, my best friend's little sister became very ill. Sarah is only 23 years old. She had a severe stroke which they believe was caused by a brain aneurysm that burst. She is breathing on her own and appears to respond to voices. Howe... Read more
It has been a wonderful year.
One year ago today, I started a new chapter in my life. I found Sparkpeople, thanks to my cousin Jennifer. I have lost about 33 pounds. It may not seem like a lot for a year, but I'm so pleased that I have lost the weight and kept if off.
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Not sure how I feel at the moment
Have you ever been in a situation that can be good or bad, depending on how you look at it? That's were I find myself right now.
My daughter went to the dr. this morning and came home to tell me that at the beginning of November, I would b... Read more
I thought I'd take a minute to show you what motivates me to be a healthier woman. These are my granddaugh... Read more
April in February
Three years ago my oldest son moved half way across the country. It was so hard to watch him go. We have always been very close and I knew financially he wouldn't be able to come home to visit much. I knew I could go there because his little... Read more
Losing a friend is hard
A few weeks ago, I posted a blog asking for prayer. My friend, Diane, was diagnosed with cancer about 17 years ago. She fought long and hard. Today, she lost her battle and went home to be with the Lord. She was not only a very special perso... Read more
One year ago today
One year ago today, God blessed our family with a wonderful baby girl. She is such a blessing to her parents and to me. Being a parent and a grandparent are important jobs. I thank God that we have the ability to take care of and raise her. ... Read more
2010 has been a great year.
This year has been an awesome year for me and my family. There are too many things to list but there have definitely been some highlights. I was blessed with a new granddaughter and my daughter married a wonderful young man. Everyone has learn... Read more
God Bless my Parents
53 years ago today, my parents were married. They have set wonderful examples of parenting, marriage, and walking the Christian live. They have always put my brother and I first.
Years ago, I tried my hand at poetry. While not great, I w... Read more
I just spoke to my mother a while ago. One of my closest friends from high school has been refered to the hospic house where she lives. My friend, Diane, has been fighting cancer for the last 17 years. It has been hard for her and her family.... Read more
Church was awesome
Years ago, my family was very involved in one of our local churches. Due to bad circumstances, we faded away from the church, but not from God. My former husband wasn't a Christian and got angry if the children and I went, so I stopped attendi... Read more