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Loving Life, 5 years later

Tuesday, July 10, 2012      5 comments

Hi, everyone. Thank you so much for the Motivator of the Day award! I just want anyone who might wonder to know that I am loving life--still a healthy size after 5 years. Here are some images of what I did during the past couple of days: Hi... Read more

Grace is Offered...So What?

Tuesday, April 03, 2012      3 comments

About 2000 years ago, Jesus, King of the Universe, condescended from the throne of Heaven. He stepped out of incomprehensible light and love to walk this earth, putting on flesh. Perfect, sweet fellowship within the Trinity was transformed. Mov... Read more

What's Really "Mine! Mine! Mine!" ?

Monday, April 02, 2012      3 comments

Corrie Ten Boom, a Christian who survived life at the Nazi concentration camps, was asked by a reporter in a press conference if it was difficult remaining humble while hearing so much acclaim. She replied immediately, “Young man, when Jesus Chr... Read more

New Things

Friday, March 30, 2012      3 comments

Last weekend, I had the wonderful privilege of speaking at a women's retreat for some women in Mt. Vernon, Washington. They were the most delightful women. I have spoken to women's groups before...often, they are Thin Within groups...but never h... Read more


Saturday, August 20, 2011      2 comments

Forgiveness has been crucial in order for me to release the weight. I know that to release eating out of mindless emotion or resentment, I need to keep short accounts...forgive anyone and everyone who I feel wronged by--even if that is ME or GOD... Read more


Thursday, August 18, 2011      3 comments

It is so strange...weird. All my life I have perceived myself as a very large person. I still do, apparently. Today, I had something strange happen. It has me unsettled because of what it says about what I STILL believe! I went in to the UPS/Box... Read more

Trust the Process? But it FEELS so WRONG!

Friday, July 22, 2011      1 comments

I currently have lots of opportunities to play doubles tennis with a lot of wonderful women. I find the interaction tremendously fun. So, because volleying is an integral part of doubles and since I want to be an asset to my "team," I have been ... Read more

Muscle Confusion?

Monday, March 28, 2011      2 comments

After almost 7 months of Turbofire, I have been changing things up a bit. Today, though, my rear was kicked by the Cathe Friedrich Intensity WARM UP...good grief! I have done the entire step portion a few times without having "issues." Today I d... Read more


Wednesday, March 23, 2011      1 comments

I love what a Facebook friend said: "Pain is youth leaving the body." I can SO relate to that. After 6 months of TurboFire with all due diligence and daily faithfulness, I think it is just too hard on my joints. I have been IN PAIN! So, re... Read more

New Life in the Thin Within Team!

Tuesday, March 22, 2011      2 comments

I am so thankful for NANA717 who has joined the Thin Within SparkTeam and infused it with life! Thank you, Lord! Truly, she has a fire lit under her and it is spreading! If you haven't stopped by the team in a while, please do. Nana is leading u... Read more

Exercise Stuff and P90X

Wednesday, March 09, 2011      0 comments

I haven't really used the P90X yet. I have continued with TurboFire and today I went to a Body and Soul class. I won't be teaching a class at my church soon, though. Our pastor is eager for us to offer it in the future, but now isn't the ideal t... Read more

What is Body and Soul?

Monday, February 28, 2011      3 comments

Body and Soul is bringing together joyful movement and worship music--the best of popular Christian music. You can read more about it at . It is great fun, but more--it is like an expression of worship. What b... Read more

Body and Soul

Saturday, February 26, 2011      2 comments

I have decided to apply to be a Body and Soul instructor. Seems random, but it really isn't. It is something I have considered over the years and now seems to be the time to give it a go. I would love to encourage other women to joyfully move an... Read more

P90X Arrived Today

Friday, January 28, 2011      3 comments

::Gulp:: P90X arrived today. I am waaay intimidated. I am in the 5th month of TurboFire and found today's workout in *that* challenging enough. I don't know why, but I really felt out of it. I know these things happen from time to time and I *ha... Read more

The Next Step

Friday, January 21, 2011      1 comments

I just began the last month of TurboFire. I am ready for something new and then I will intersperse TF workouts in with whatever I do next. I ordered a pull up bar (scary thought!) and P90X today. I want to investigate the Zumba DVDs, too. A... Read more

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