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11-17-2013 Tornado hits Washington, IL
Monday, December 02, 2013      3 comments

My town the blink of an eye. I was in church as the sirens went off. Everyone crowded the safer hallway. The tornado pass us by. As people eme... Read more
Thyroid struggles...hairloss
Thursday, August 22, 2013      6 comments

Any other hypothyroid sufferers continually struggle with hair loss? I see fluctuations of how much I lose, but today was ridiculous! If I have many days like this I won't have much hair left! This is what came out in my morning shower: ... Read more
Wrapping things up...
Tuesday, October 02, 2012      3 comments

Fall is here. Sunday it was 75 and sunny...but Monday (October 1st) is was grey, 62 and a breezy. Talk about an over-night change of a season! I decided I need a change of... Read more
Is Muscle Really Heavier than Fat?
Monday, February 28, 2011      4 comments

Last month I posted a picture of 5 pounds of fat. Pretty disgusting, really. I went to the doctor for a routine check up. I complained that I had been faithfully exercising but not seeing the scale move quick enough. She explained that my ... Read more
What does 5 Pounds of Fat Look Like?
Monday, February 07, 2011      5 comments

The treadmill work paid off the month of January when I finished the month with a 5.6# loss! I found myself curious as to what that really amounts to, so I went on a pictu... Read more
Back on Track
Monday, June 28, 2010      2 comments

Yesterday I read a quote here on SP: "Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there." I have been trying to loose weight and be fit just by tracking my calories and eating healthier. This quote caused a ... Read more
Friday, April 30, 2010      4 comments

Did you know there is a plant called Physostegia. The common name for it though is the Obedient plant!!! It earned the nickname because you can move each of the tubular f... Read more
You are loved
Thursday, April 22, 2010      5 comments

Just wanted to remind all of you: You are loved by the Greatest of All. Isn't that such a simple phrase...yet such a complex fact...He is truly amazing! May your nigh... Read more
I surrender
Wednesday, April 14, 2010      5 comments

I read a quote yesterday and posted it as my status on Facebook : "God has the right, and my permission, to rearrange my life to achieve His purposes. "-Anon. That stopped me in my tracks!! Yes, I believe that God has a right...but ha... Read more
For all you missionaries out there!!
Tuesday, April 13, 2010      7 comments

Taken from Facebook and copied here for your laughter! If you tell the airline's international check-in desk the name of the capital city that is your destination, and they've never heard of it... you might be a missionary. If you k... Read more
Fall does not mean fail!!
Friday, October 02, 2009      4 comments

I wanted to evaluate how I did on my September goals...then I realized I didn't have any written down!!! As an organized, list driven person...I shocked myself!! One goal I had in mind was to track the team goals every day... I succeeded in that... Read more
Owen's Nana
Thursday, May 28, 2009      4 comments

I changed my screen name today. Malawi09 just didn't fit me anymore. It gives me joy to be Owen's Nana and that will ALWAYS be true, not matter where God takes me in life. Now...if other grandchildren enter the picture, that could cause delima..... Read more
Abraham and Isaac
Friday, May 22, 2009      4 comments

Sure wish there was an autobiography out there written by Abraham. The Bible passage where God told Abraham to sacrifice Isaac is only 18 verses long (22nd chapter of Genesis). I really wonder what emotions Abraham went through as he prepared: d... Read more
No more countdown
Wednesday, May 13, 2009      7 comments

Well, after my husband agonized for three days, he told me this morning that he believed that God was telling him that we needed to stay. I must say, I did not take the news very well...and I am struggling with my emotions. Our small group... Read more
Tuesday, May 12, 2009      3 comments

One week from today...we depart for Florida!! I think the sadness is lessening and the excitement is growing. Mike got to eat lunch with Steven today and that went very well. He wanted to have a heart-to-heart, man-to-man, father-to-son ch... Read more

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