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Flying Through Chemo
Saturday, March 09, 2013      6 comments

I haven't posted anything since August of last year. Back then, I felt like my world was falling apart, but now, I have found renewed strength and a more joyous heart. I was diagnosed with breast cancer in August 2012. Since that time, I've had ... Read more
Unexpected diagnosis
Wednesday, August 29, 2012      4 comments

Not wanting to mince words, I'll just come out and say it. I have breast cancer. I'm still trying to make sense of that. Cancer is something I've always feared... doesn't it strike fear into the heart of so many of us? Cancer of the breast is so... Read more
Diabetes-- A Blessing in Disguise?
Sunday, May 20, 2012      5 comments

My husband just found out recently that he is diabetic. As distressing as the diagnosis is, it seems like a blessing in disguise. It is forcing him to really be serious about his dietary choices and encouraging him to add more exercise to his li... Read more
Monday, June 20, 2011      2 comments

Big sigh. If there is one word I would choose to describe how I feel right now, it would be "cumbersome". My joints ache. The idea of walking in the heat is distressing. The act of picking up my 44 pound sleeping daughter and carrying her upstai... Read more
Back on Track!
Monday, October 04, 2010      0 comments

My mantra today is "I'm back on track!" I slid off the rails a couple of months ago, a derailment precipitated by some unplanned-for house guests who stayed longer than expected. It's not surprising to me how stressful that time was- I already k... Read more
At times like this, you realize what really matters.....
Sunday, August 01, 2010      4 comments

I had one of the biggest scares of my life last night. We were getting ready for bed. I had just put my 3 year old in her bed... she didn't want to go to bed and was angry about it. I headed to my room and chatted with my husband while putting s... Read more
Antsy today
Friday, July 30, 2010      1 comments

Ah, it's Friday. I love Friday. Hubby gets the weekend off, so it's always kind of like the last day of school when he gets home from work... a mini-vacation. I'm sitting here at my computer, wondering what to do for lunch today. I'm not r... Read more
Cool Tool- Nutrition Feedback Report
Thursday, July 29, 2010      3 comments

Is that a Cool Tool, or what?! I'm returning to SparkPeople after a long hiatus, and I looked at my report for the first time ever. I was shocked at what it showed. Most of my calories today have been from carbohydrates, though most of t... Read more
Am I a Saboteur?
Wednesday, July 28, 2010      3 comments

I was in a deep depression at the end of last year. My self-esteem was at an all time low; my weight was at an all time high. My relationship with my husband was suffering, and I thought my world was falling apart. I was extremely unhappy with m... Read more
Becoming a better ME
Tuesday, July 27, 2010      2 comments

I've been thinking a lot about how much time I've wasted in my life NOT doing the things that I love to do. It seems I get caught up in the mundane, day-to-day requirements of life and miss out on doing the things that I believe God has put in m... Read more
Birthdays and the Passage of Time
Tuesday, February 12, 2008      0 comments

It's hard to believe that my Baby is a year old. Time is moving so fast, it seems. I recently watched a show on the Science channel that showed that we each have an internal 'clock' in our brain. They did an experiment in which they had people... Read more