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New Neighbors
Thursday, September 03, 2009      6 comments

Well like it or not, we will have new neighbors ---closer than I wanted. We had always thought the property just to the rear of our wooded property was wetlands which meant no homes could be built there. Well to our suprise, there will be one, ... Read more
Family Reunion...
Saturday, August 22, 2009      6 comments

Today was quite a busy day for my husband & I but the best part of the day was the family reunion we attended. Unfortunately there were many familiar faces missing but we had some new faces in attendance this year. It's great to get together & l... Read more
Trusting in the Lord...
Wednesday, August 12, 2009      10 comments

Commit thy way unto the LORD; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass. Psalms 37:5 Recently my youngest daughter (16) started heading down a path that I felt was a destructive one. It seemed the more I tried to reach her the harder... Read more
Inspiring comments
Monday, August 10, 2009      8 comments

Yesterday at church, I received not one but two compliments on my weight loss. What is even better is that these came @ different times. One of the ladies even commented that it appeared I had lost a lot of weight, she wanted to know if I was s... Read more
New adventure
Saturday, August 08, 2009      5 comments

Recently I had been asked to consider if I would be a co leader on one of my spark teams. I must say it was humbling to think I would be considered since my weight loss hasn't been that great, but it is consistent --so at least that is showing m... Read more
Sunday, July 12, 2009      8 comments

I find it amazing to reflect on any given day the # of choices that must be made. I've learned since being on Spark that I can make healthy choices, I have to let my motivation to become a healthier person overrule my impulsive desire for the... Read more
Bittersweet birthday
Friday, July 10, 2009      6 comments

Well here I am @ my 40th birthday, I wish it was filled with much more joy. Unfortunately, with the tension I have in my life with dealing with my daughters poor choices of friends & activities, I'm finding that I'm focusing more on the what if'... Read more
Can't give up
Friday, June 26, 2009      7 comments

The past couple of days have been emotionally draining & have caused me to want to give up on taking care of me. I learned early yesterday morning that my 16 yr old daughter had contacted friends & have them come get her during the night. She ... Read more
Finding the Light in this week of difficulties
Friday, June 05, 2009      4 comments

Whew it's finally Friday!!!! Hopefully today won't be a repeat of last Friday when all of my difficulties seem to start. Started with the almost accident I was in due to someone running a redlight @ a very high rate of speed. Then $1100 later fo... Read more
Lindsey is 3 today!
Wednesday, May 20, 2009      2 comments

Today is Lindsey's birthday, hard to believe she already 3 years old. I can remember like it was yesterday holding her in my arms & realizing one day that she would be the first to call me NANA! I love it when she spends the weekend wi... Read more
Today is much improved
Tuesday, May 05, 2009      5 comments

I actually slept well last night (thanks to Benadryl --for hives). I am feeling so much better today that the past couple of days. It's amazing what sleep can do for a body. I even went for a walk after work, feel like I have more energy. Now th... Read more
Tired Monday!
Monday, May 04, 2009      1 comments

Didn't sleep well last night, kept waking up all night til about 3:15 am & then the clock went off @ 5am. I feel like a zombie walking around with having no decent rest since Friday. Not sure what my problem is why I can't fall asleep & stay asl... Read more
So tired....
Sunday, May 03, 2009      2 comments

This has been an exhausting weekend! We had both of our grandchilden (both ages 2) yesterday & part of today. Now if I had only a portion of their energy, I would be just fine!!!Also, I prepared & froze 14 quarts of strawberries yesterday. I don... Read more
Need to redo this day...
Thursday, April 30, 2009      5 comments

This day is not panning out to be positive like I had hoped. It sees everything I have tried to tackle @ home or work today is not going well. Feel like I have run into a brick wall. To make matters worst, instead of going & picking up a salad ... Read more
Tragedy strikes Kaylee on April 18, 2009
Saturday, April 18, 2009      3 comments

Our beautiful little Kaylee (our 3rd grandchild) was born into this world 3 weeks ago & today tragedy has struck. Her father was killed in a head on collision today while driving his best friend to the best friends wedding. Both young men were ... Read more

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