Joys and Sorrows
Just want to share.
This was our joy.........
Jesus Heals the Sick.
I want to tell you what Jesus has done for me and my family this year.
In June, my granddaughter was lifeflighted to University Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah, with multiple blood clots in her leg and lungs. Thanks to the many prayers of... Read more
Skin Grafts are Coming
Bailie will see her surgeon Wednesday for a possible date for skin grafts.... Read more
Update on Granddaughter
Doctor's were able to remove some of the clots in her leg.... Read more
How Do I Define Myself? Who Am I?
My name is Edie. I have been quite diligent about my eating habits most of my life. I am a former Weight Watcher. Shortly after my amputations, I found my weight much harder to maintain and exercise was almost nil. Then I found Sparkpeople a... Read more
What?! My vegetables have carbs?
Eating enough veggies is rarely my problem. Loading up my salad with a multitude of colorful veggies and even fruits sounds and tastes so yummy. Let's have yellow and red peppers, garden lettuce, mushrooms, tomatoes, carrots, cucumbers. Let's... Read more
Quote Worth Sharing
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
Wow! I just love that.... Read more
NO ONE ELSE--JUST MYSELF
For the next blog in the 30 series I was to tell about someone I would like to trade places with for a day. Well, the answer to that is no one. I am happy with my life. Everyone has challenges to deal with, so I will just keep my own. I woul... Read more
They're not Animals--They're My Kids
Today's blog entry was supposed to be about my favorite animal. What comes to mind immediately is the animal that has always been a part of my life--dogs. They provide unconditional love. It doesn't matter what their human is going through or... Read more
Nothing Tastes as Good as Thin Feels
Several days ago, our friends called to ask if they could come over. We assured them how delighted we would be. It was after lunch but before dinner so we figured we woould eat later. About 5:00PM they called back to say they were finishinng ... Read more
ANN LIKES RED
Some time ago, when my daughter was young, she had a children's book called, "Ann Likes Red." It was such a fun little book and I told her it was written for me because my middle name is Ann and I've always loved the color Red. It was written ... Read more
WEIGHT LOSS INSPIRATION
Jillian Michaels is my weight loss inspiration! I wanted to have a big poster of her yelling in my face to put beside my exercise bike. Finding none, I imagined she was there. She has brought new life to many "Biggest Losers" and they all see... Read more
The Closest for the Longest!
This picture shows my sister, Lilli Marie, on the left. She is the person to whom I have been the closest for the longest time.
My sister picked my proper name, Edith Ann. She ... Read more
Recent Picture & Ten Facts
Ten Facts about Myself:
1. I am 71 yrs old
2. I live in Idaho in the summer and Mesquite, NV in winter
2. Jerry is my husband. This is second m... Read more
My Spark Teams--and, a little secret, shhhhhh!
For me, and I'm sure for all of you, my spark teams contribute so much to my weight loss success. We pick our spark teams by what we think we will have in common. That's only part of what we get! Oh, yes, we get commonality! And that means s... Read more