Breaking free from the usual monotony of unmotivated teens,
I feel myself exhaling as I loosen my denim jeans.
No longer in charge of lesson plans and "forgotten" work.
I can relax, let my hair down, and chill like Captain Kirk.
The s... Read more
Word for the Day: Wisdom
"If thou seekest her as silver, and searchest for her as for hid treasures; then shalt thou understand the fear of the Lord, and find the knowledge of God. For the Lord giveth wisdom: out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding." Proverb... Read more
Sparking Makes Me Feel Better
As many of you know the past weekend brought some serious emotional jerks.
Husband's aunt died...
Sorority sister in house fire with her 80+ year old mother...
Another sorority sister 80+ years old, hospitalized on Monday... ... Read more
At home...PJs...TV...death...burned house...whew!
Since last Sunday, I have taken in alot.
My mother-in-law's sister, was lying in ICU holding on for life after another stroke.
Her husband, now deceased, was the preacher who married my husband and I.
Seeing her lie there ... Read more
Love...Happy Valentine's Day!
On this day,
with a loved one and enjoy each other's company.
Celebrate the love you share with a significant other, children, friends, & /or relatives!
Why be t... Read more
Rekindling a love...hmmmmm!
Two weeks ago while perusing the snack aisle at Wal-Mart, I spotted a bag of Pistacios.
It had been YEARS-literally since I even ate 1.
So as I read the nutrition label, I thought, "Why not?"
That partially opened shell, calling...teasing... Read more
1. Drink 8 glasses of water/ day.
2. Strength train for 3 days/ week.
3. Cardio 2-3 days/ week. Include ... Read more
Meditated Word for Sunday, Jan 29, 2012
"Which things also we speak, not in the words which man's wisdom teacheth, but which the Holy Ghost teacheth; comparing spiritual things with spiritual. But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God:... Read more
The Plan...the alternate
Tonight, after work, I planned to do the 15 minute ab video from the Jan. Jumpstart Challenge. I know Coach Nicole reserved a spot for me in her studio apartment where she diligently beckons me to join her.
Love it when she starts off with tha... Read more
When the Lie is Caught...Uh oh!
My hubby asked my 8-year-old son if he had homework last night.
My son innocently replied, "No."
Now I know we have high expectations of our children, but we certainly don't condone dishonesty.
So at this point, understand how I felt when... Read more
Usually, I try to avoid funerals.
Today was an exception.
One of my neighbor's wives died unexpectedly. Don't even think she was ill... Just died.
Here last week.
Buried this week.
It's amazing how we don't usually reflect... Read more
Motivation to Persevere... Conversations with My Mind
Watching the progress over the past (almost) 2 years has proven to be another
From 167 to 145 has been a... Read more
Our Future in MY Hands...Whew!
Well, here I am hoping to post about the beauties of getting fit and healthier...
Ain't gonna happen right now! ( I only have a Texan Southern drawl when writing- HA!)
Need to vent first...
So today was our first day back from Winte... Read more
Twisted Family Members... -Part 2
Yesterday, I dropped off my mother's present.
Yes, I had her come out to the car to get her gift.
Later, I was pleased that no matter how much she decides to sabotage her health, I refuse to be an enabler.
I refuse to allow my child... Read more
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Twisted Family Members & Religious Holidays
Yes, you've been waiting for it.
So, here it is!
This holiday, like many others, I am forced (somewhat) to be nice.
Those of you who have been keeping up know how awkward my biological (still can't figure out why "logical" is part of t... Read more