DARE2LIVE2011's Blogs

My A - X List!
Tuesday, February 07, 2012      0 comments

A - Available or married? -- Available B- Book? BOOKS, BOOKS, and MORE BOOKS! C- Cake or Pie? Red Velvet Cake D- Drink of Choice? -- Diet Coke baby! E- Essential Item? -- Contacts F- Favorite Color? -- Blue, almost any ... Read more
Niggling Fear
Thursday, January 26, 2012      0 comments

Well, year 2011 with SparkPeople was nothing short of miraculous. I lost 70 pounds between Cinco de Mayo (no particular significance to that date, except I like to say "Cinco de Mayo") and the end of the year. Thank you Lord for your love and ... Read more
Tuesday, January 10, 2012      2 comments

Well, here I am, on my last day of work in a "real" office, ready to make the transition to working from home. How God has blessed over the past 6 weeks as I submitted the proposal to my employer. Initially it wasn't even going to be considere... Read more
My "Aha" Moment (during the frosting binge)
Wednesday, October 05, 2011      4 comments

So last night, I was making some carrot cake bars with cream cheese frosting "for a friend". This, combined with recent stresses at work and in my family, created the perfect storm for reverting to OLD behaviors. After stopping the Kitchen... Read more
That's God
Tuesday, August 30, 2011      1 comments

I received this in an email 9 years ago. It had a huge impact on me then, and it still does today! I don't know who wrote it, but if I did would definitely want to give them credit... "That's God" Happy moments, praise God. Difficu... Read more
Getting to Know Each Other ~ FUN!
Friday, July 29, 2011      1 comments

I borrowed this from JINLYNN - you're invited to borrow it from me , post your own answers and pass it on. It is a fun way to get to know your spark friends! Blessings to you all! 1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? No, but my name means “... Read more
"Your Attitude"
Tuesday, July 26, 2011      1 comments

Philippians 2:5 “Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus…” 1 Corinthians 2:16b “…but we have the mind of Christ.” Today I woke up quaking in my boots. I’m coming up on an important meeting tomorrow night with my parents.... Read more
The Happy Rumble
Tuesday, July 26, 2011      0 comments

I've been on my latest "journey" to healthy for almost 3 months now... and eating in the evening is really tough to overcome. What I do: Drink a glass or bottle of water, start counting my blessings and focus on how good that empty feeling in my... Read more
Clearer Thinking ... New Ideas!
Saturday, May 28, 2011      0 comments

Here I am, nearly 3 weeks into my “sans sugar” journey! I encountered slight discouragement this morning on learning I had actually gained .2 pounds. Yep, that’s “POINT 2”, as in a fraction of one pound, almost not enough to count, right? Rig... Read more
My "Commando" Day
Thursday, May 26, 2011      1 comments

Today was one of “those days”. I awoke, headed to the basement, to discover water seeping in from the extensive rains over the past few days. I sighed, shook my head and proceeded to the laundry room to look for clean underwear. Not a pair in... Read more