It is a Lifestyle!
Saturday, March 25, 2017 18 comments
It isn't a diet, it's a lifestyle! I had heard that so many times, but it finally became a reality for me as I buckled that seat belt (and even pulled it tight) and lifted off for vacation with my husband in London and Paris last week. I didn't ... Read more
Be a Champion!
Monday, December 05, 2016 6 comments
This weekend I ran/walked a McDonalds Stripes for Reading 5K with my ministry teaching team and my youngest daughter. It was a lot of fun, yes, it was fun! As I was walking in the drizzly rain, not a cool, fall rain, but a hot, muggy rainy seas... Read more
A Cry of Victory!
Sunday, October 30, 2016 7 comments
This is not a rant, but a cry of victory! This morning at 4:15 AM, I received a call from the guard at our ministry office that there had been an explosion on the third floor and that fire trucks were on site. I quickly grabbed my sleeping 7 yea... Read more
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 10 comments
Today was a very special day for our family. We celebrated "Gotcha Day" with our oldest daughter, Lilia. We brought her home from Guatemala nine years ago and our family has been blessed with much joy and love. Lilia is my hero! The last t... Read more
Happiness in a Drawer!
Friday, February 19, 2016 19 comments
Sometimes motivation can be found in the oddest places! Have you ever found yourself looking at old photographs and wishing you were that size again? Some of my favorite photos are of my anniversary trip to Martha's Vineyard with my husban... Read more
Thursday, November 19, 2015 15 comments
There it was, this horrible paralyzing fear. My husband had just informed me that he would be traveling to Nepal to do relief work. As the day drew closer for him to leave my anxiety and panic grew worse. I kept asking myself, "Am I going to be ... Read more
Saturday, November 07, 2015 12 comments
Dear Lisa, Wow, I am so proud of you! You have made great strides to get me healthy this year and it has not been an easy feat. So many times you felt like giving up and wondered if it was all really worth it. Well girl, this is your body and ... Read more
It Is Well
Sunday, October 18, 2015 10 comments
ROARRR!!!!! Yes, that is me roaring with pride! I did it, I really did it! I completed my very first charity run, granted it was only a 3K, but it is 3Ks more than I could do six months ago. Not only that, I stepped out of my comfort zone and pa... Read more
Is That A Roar I Hear?
Friday, October 16, 2015 4 comments
Tomorrow I will participate in my first charity run. My team and I will be walking/running the October Pink Run for breast cancer awareness. We are walking in memory of Julie Whaley, a beautiful woman whose battle was an inspiration to all who k... Read more
Monday, October 12, 2015 11 comments
Today was a really tough day. No that isn't right, this month has been extremely tough. Delays in the adoption process of our daughter, trying to gather unobtainable, required documents resulting in sleepless nights wracked with panic attacks an... Read more
I Shaved My Legs!
Monday, September 14, 2015 15 comments
I was just finishing up, when it hit me...I can shave my legs! I get that if you are reading this you probably think I have gone stark raving mad or just a bit crazy, and you would be correct! I am crazy that I can do things, normal things,... Read more
I Am Not Stopping!
Thursday, August 20, 2015 7 comments
I PLANKED, I PLANKED, I REALLY PLANKED! Okay, so it was only a 5 second plank, but after four months of trying, today, I was able to lift my body off of the ground. Yeah, I get that what I did is no big feat for some of you, but for me, it is a ... Read more
Putting the Wind Back in my Sail!
Monday, August 10, 2015 3 comments
This week I reached the 50 pound weight loss milestone! More than a month ahead of my scheduled goal date. Needless to say, I was feeling very proud of myself! On Friday, we packed and prepared to attend the Asian Mission Forum. The hotel h... Read more
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