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Fearlessness
Tuesday, March 04, 2014      20 comments

Live fearlessly. "Perfect love casts out all fear." Today I purpose to live my life with love as my goal. I will not be motivated by any fears: * fear of failure *fear of success * fear of what others think of me ... Read more
Old Man Winter
Monday, March 03, 2014      22 comments

Old man Winter shakes his cold fist, Trying to hold us in his grip. But as surely as the warm sun shines, He slowly slinks away- One drip at a time. Poem by Jackie... Read more
Sometimes Things Don't Turn Out Pt 2
Sunday, March 02, 2014      23 comments

After making plans with my Spanish friend (in Spanish-my second language), I spent 40 minutes waiting for my friend to show up, but she never did. I got a call the next day, and Adelfa was laughing. I had made a mistake which she had made ... Read more
Quality Clothes at a Discount Price
Saturday, March 01, 2014      22 comments

Yesterday I went into Upsie Daisys second hand children’s clothing shop. I wanted to visit with one very positive Mom, and to see what is new in the store. Well, I found out that there is plenty of new clothing, baby cribs, strollers and cloth... Read more
Sometimes things do not come out as expected.
Friday, February 28, 2014      27 comments

Last night I went to visit a friend. I brought the healthy appetizer of HM hummus and veggie sticks. We made our plans while talking in Spanish, but I was sure that we were meeting at her home on Thursday at 5. I waited from 5:10 (I realize t... Read more
Thankful!
Thursday, February 27, 2014      18 comments

It is so easy to focus on what we need and want. Let's face it, life is never going to be perfect! Today I will take time to appreciate this beautiful day, and all the blessings that God has given to me. ... Read more
Out of the shadows, into the light
Wednesday, February 26, 2014      19 comments

In 1975, I married a man who turned out to be an alcoholic. Since he was a Christian, I did not see the other side of Two children and many years later, I was a depressed woman. I had ulcers, and felt stuck in a sad situation. In the middl... Read more
Affordable Health Care-Dr visit
Tuesday, February 25, 2014      29 comments

Today was my first appointment since changing over to the ObamaCare Insurance called Affordable Health Care. Things went well! I was surprised to find out that there was no co pay for my first (preventative) visit with my new doctor through El... Read more
Alone Time
Monday, February 24, 2014      31 comments

Being alone and being lonely are two very different things. Loneliness is a cue that you need to have more social connections, and spend time with others. Being alon... Read more
The Pot Luck Goodie Table
Sunday, February 23, 2014      30 comments

Well, last night, I did not avoid it. Usually I do well with one small treat. Too many people, too much food, and I overate. Today I will hike and burn off the bad stuff. The past is behind me, and today I will make healthy choices. N... Read more
Looking UP!
Saturday, February 22, 2014      17 comments

Looking up is one of the secrets of life. Often, we want to look down at the ground and our feet. The Bible states, “lift up your eyes, your redemption is near!” Good things are coming! Look for them today! ... Read more
Deep Snow At My House!
Friday, February 21, 2014      29 comments

Snow at my house This year, we have been blessed with snow, and lots of it. My husband has done lots of snow blowing. I have been able to get in many workouts just shov... Read more
Adventure!
Thursday, February 20, 2014      16 comments

Make today an adventure by taking a step outside of your comfort zone. Embrace the newness and freshness of today. Find joy in the gift of this day! Start with a smile... Read more
Dealing with hurtful people
Wednesday, February 19, 2014      31 comments

Finding balance, and protecting my heart. Sometimes there are no easy answers… Finding the balance is not a simple process for me. There is an upcoming family event where I will be spending time with people who have been unkind and hurtful... Read more
Evaluation Time-Am I meeting my Goals?
Tuesday, February 18, 2014      19 comments

Today I have to look at myself, and my progress. Blood Sugar Readings: I made it through Christmas and my birthday with no major binges. I stayed on trace, and I am so happy about it! Now I am starting to get readings of 90, and this is whe... Read more

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