As part of the Spring 5% Challenge, I have been asked to list my 10 motivations for losing weight. Honestly, I've been struggling with motivation for quite some time. I have been very motivated to maintain, but not so motivated to lose.
Rece... Read more
Or it was, on Monday. But I was feeling alone, with all my family away. My son was accepted into the California Conservation Corps and he had to go away for training the day before my birthday. Hubby didn't get back from helping out his paren... Read more
Mother-in-law had her surgery this morning. She did really well. She is in ICU for a few days, then 5 days in regular hospital, then home. Hoping she will stop smoking and drinking after this. Hubby is staying with them for another week and ... Read more
Thank you for all those who reached out through your prayers and support after my prayer request blog. Here's an update:
MIL's open heart surgery is scheduled for Tuesday, February 24. Prayers are still appreciated.
Hubby's MRI was g... Read more
Okay, my friends. I am putting it all in God's hands, but my family could definitely use your prayers.
First, my mother-in-law is having a heart bypass and valve replacement in a few weeks. The surgery will be in Portland, OR which is thr... Read more
So yet again I basically maintained, even though I intended to lose weight. Still no gain for another year is a definite plus.
The biggest area I made progress on in 2014 was self-care. I learned that I need to keep my salt intake low o... Read more
I realize that I mostly blog about my emotions and family relationships. The reason is that I've finally figure out I need to process my emotions instead of stuffing them down with food. I hope you understand.
Anyway, things have been goi... Read more
Last night DS came over, profusely apologized and begged for his room back. It was an adult discussion and we were very proud of him. His girlfriend, is a different story. She "refused" to apologize, then when she realized she would be alone A... Read more
Last night we had to call the police and have my DS, 19 and his girlfriend, 18 removed from our house. We are all okay and I am mostly relieved. It has been a long time coming. Finally, last night, while I was being called many ugly names a l... Read more
I have worn glasses since I was about 7 years old. And they've always been pretty thick and absolutely necessary. For awhile, in high school, and then on and off throughout my adult years, I wore contacts, but with all my sinus problems my eyes... Read more
Last night DH and I went to a game party at a friend's house. It was my first time "out" with my new eyes. You wouldn't believe the trauma I went through in my head because I am 1 1/2 weeks away from being able to wear eye makeup!! Read more
I have been stuck in a rut for a couple of years now. Bouncing back and forth over the same 5 pounds. I know that a lot of it is due to my myriad illnesses and a lot of it is due to my work schedule. I do feel good at this weight, but would ... Read more
It's amazing how much exercise you get cleaning up after an earthquake!! We're all okay - no serious damage (lost a TV and lots of glassware). If you'd like the gory details, you can read them here:
teressamorris.com/2014/0 8/napa... Read more