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Toughest Time of the Year
Thursday, October 25, 2012      5 comments

Well, so far I've done really well. However, it was through the spring and summer. The fall and winter are the hardest times of the year for me to lose weight. I love my warm comfort foods and I hate going out in the cold. I'm going to have ... Read more
Noticing Bad Behaviors
Sunday, September 09, 2012      3 comments

I have recently noticed three very bad behaviors that I have developed throughout my lifetime that definitely effect my weight. #1 - Socializing and celebrating always seems to involve food. This is a terrible behavior for me. I think fo... Read more
Flirting with healthier recipes
Thursday, August 30, 2012      4 comments

The one thing I have always had trouble with is not wanting to give up my favorite home cooked meals (comfort foods). But lately I have been taking my family recipes and trying to update them with some healthier choices. I have also tried some... Read more
Tragedy In Colorado
Saturday, July 21, 2012      5 comments

Just wanted to take a moment to send out prayers to all of the people touched by the recent tragedy in Aurora, Colorado. No explanation will ever be enough to relieve the pain of terror and loss these people feel. We were touched with fe... Read more
More Blessings By the Day
Friday, July 13, 2012      4 comments

My husband and I have been "sponsors" the the Jr. Lambs youth group at our church for quite a while now. The only requirement of sponsors is being supportive, be it financially, baking for bake sales, donations for rummage sales, etc. We have ... Read more
One Day Setback Will Not Stop Me!!!!
Monday, July 09, 2012      1 comments

Yesterday I had a horrible setback! I was very depressed. I was feeling very physically unwell and just laying in bed, watching tv and eating. I mean eating ALOT! This morning I got up feeling even more depressed because of the disaster... Read more
LifeLight Concert
Thursday, July 05, 2012      2 comments

Well, last weekend I was blessed enough to attend the LifeLight concert. For those of you that do not know what this is, it is a free two day outdoor christian concert. There were three stages, a merchandise building, several prayer tent... Read more
Rewarding Work
Monday, June 25, 2012      1 comments

I haven't blogged for a few days. I have been busy working with some of our church youth group kids. I have to admit, for the last few years I have not participated much because I just haven't had the ambition or energy. It's amazing how rewa... Read more
Gravitational Reality Check
Friday, June 22, 2012      1 comments

Okay, so I finally get the okay to start swimming. I haven't been able to go into a pool for 7 years. My swim suit arrived yesterday. I was so excited. My husband and I went to the pool and really enjoyed ourselves. I went through all the a... Read more
It's easier with a partner
Thursday, June 21, 2012      2 comments

I have tried and tried to stick to a diet/exercise plan alone. It is almost impossible. About 10 years ago I joined Weight Watchers and did okay but honestly didn't make much of a connection with the people there and began to drift away from b... Read more
I feel a rant coming on LOL
Wednesday, June 20, 2012      2 comments

Have you ever felt like a fish swimming upstream? After 7 years of medical issues and not being able to go into a swimming pool, my surgeon finally gave me the okay. I ordered a swimsuit and it got lost in the mail. Woman Within will ... Read more
First Blog Ever
Wednesday, June 13, 2012      3 comments

Well, this is my first blog entry ever. I have been working the Spark for about a month now and am having more success that I expected. To be honest, I have failed so many times that I don't put much stock in "diets". But learning how to actu... Read more