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Temple - Take a Hard Look
Saturday, December 26, 2015      6 comments

I remember learning that for Christians, the body is compared to a temple that God dwells in. (1 Corinthians 6:19-20 [NKJV] 19 Or do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and you... Read more
2 Weeks Strong!!
Saturday, December 12, 2015      4 comments

I've been Sparking for 2 weeks in a row! Woo Hoo! I have enough energy. Food actually tastes better. I've been meeting my goals. I feel good about myself. I just wish I could blink and 30 weeks of this will have gone by. (Kinda like I wish ... Read more
Protein Pancake w/egg, oatmeal, blueberries
Wednesday, December 09, 2015      0 comments

MMMMM! I started experimented with making these "pancakes" this summer--but today I found the perfect touch--protein powder! I'm so happy with my discovery! I added 1/2 a scoop of the powder--and now I've got a breakfast pancake with 25 g of pro... Read more
Good Morning, Lord
Monday, December 07, 2015      4 comments

My grandma used to say this every morning. "Good Morning, Lord. I love you. What do you have in mind for me for today? I want to be a part of it." --Mama... Read more
What Would Lynn Say?
Sunday, December 06, 2015      2 comments

My college roommate Lynn was a competitive athlete. She ran cross country, did the heptathlon in track, and played on the women's basketball team for our college. She was amazing. And she was my best friend. Lynn inspired me to push myself ha... Read more
Shut Down Debilitating Self-Criticism: Love and Faith
Saturday, December 05, 2015      4 comments

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Thursday, December 03, 2015      4 comments

I started back with SparkPeople last Saturday. I've been recording my food and exercise. I'm doing great! Or so I thought. At work yesterday, (I teach 6th graders in a public school), a parent conference sent me off the deep end. As soon as... Read more
I am not a Tree
Monday, November 30, 2015      4 comments

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Inspirational Motivation
Sunday, November 29, 2015      0 comments

I'm wanting to put scripture around the house to remind me to stay disciplined and focused on my pursuit of being a more disciplined me. I even thought about posting little index cards all around that said, "What would Lynn say?" or "What would ... Read more
MMMMMM Haystacks!
Saturday, November 16, 2013      0 comments

I haven't seen Allen (my brother) in more than a year. He was flying in to town for business--with an 1 hour window of visiting with me before flying out. And it was his birthday. So, I made his favorite: Haystacks!!! (most people call them c... Read more
8_week loser challenge fizzled out
Monday, March 25, 2013      2 comments

8 of us at work did an 8_week biggest loser challenge. It was over March 8. I have no idea who the winner is because most dropped out. I initially lost 5 lbs....but am sure I have gained back already. I have been bingeing on oatmeal cookie dough... Read more
2 Weeks and 3 1/2 pounds to go!
Sunday, February 24, 2013      1 comments

My 8-week biggest loser challenge at work is 3/4 of the way done. I've lost 5 pounds and have 3 to go to meet my personal goal!! ... Read more
Trying Ok
Monday, February 11, 2013      0 comments

Ok, let's see how disciplined I can be this week. M,,y last month has been up and down like a yo-yo. Not giving up today.If it is to be, it is up to me.... Read more
Goodbye Mamamarge---1 year anniversary
Tuesday, February 05, 2013      3 comments

100 years ago, God put a fabulous person in this world. She was the most influential person to me. She went to sleep a year ago and was found resting peacefully with he... Read more
I am not my mother.
Monday, February 04, 2013      5 comments

I told my husband today that I really needed him to do me a favor and take the Nestle's Tollhouse Ultimate Chocolate Chip Pecan cookies he had made and hide them from me. Put them in his truck, somewhere....because I was just too weak to resist... Read more

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