experiment with the word...
Monday, April 23, 2012      6 comments

But Behold, if ye will awake and arouse your faculties, even to an experiment upon my words, and excercise a particle of faith, yea, even if ye can no more than desire to believe, let this desire work in you, even until you can believe in a mann... Read more
Yesterday's Tender Mercies
Thursday, April 19, 2012      3 comments

From the LDS Addiction Recovery Manual, chapter 2 Hope: "You will see the the tender mercies of the Lord in your life as you learn to watch for them ad as you come to believe that the power of God can indeed help you recover." What evi... Read more
Wednesday, April 18, 2012      1 comments

Hope should be a positive word, but the way we use it today, it has a element of doubt in it. "I hope we win the ballgame." "I sure hope this diet works" "I hope the Lord answers my prayers." Inside each of those statements is an element of dou... Read more
And my soul hungered...
Friday, April 13, 2012      1 comments

Yesterday in reviewing my old blogs I came to the beginning of some of the trials that I have experienced over the past couple of years. It was very painful to reread. I realized that the past decade has been a very painful one for me and my fam... Read more
submitting versus resigning
Thursday, April 12, 2012      2 comments

As I have been reading my old blogs, I saw that at one time I used the 12 step program to lose weight. After General Conference the church did a segment between conferences about how the 12 step program helps people overcome problems of addi... Read more
Thought provoking questions from one of my old blogs
Thursday, March 29, 2012      2 comments

Thought provoking questions Sunday, November 23, 2008 The other day I was looking at the piece of paper I use for a bookmark in my scriptures. I had the following questions written on it: "Yea, how is it that ye have forgotten t... Read more
Where have all the sparkfriends gone?
Friday, March 23, 2012      4 comments

I have been reviewing my old blog posts, and noticing who commented on my blogs way back then. I have gone to their sparkpages and found that a good majority of them are no longer active with sparkpeople? I wonder why? Did they meet their g... Read more
Tips for losing weight after 50 - [four years later ;-) ]
Thursday, March 22, 2012      2 comments

I am in the process of rereading my original blog posts (I have been a member of sparkpeople for over 4 years). I came across a blog I originally wrote on July 10, 2008 that has helped to rekindle some spark. I wrote then that I learned these ti... Read more
Need a tip to renew your motivations? read this...
Wednesday, March 21, 2012      0 comments

Here I am again restarting my spark program. I have been a member of spark since Dec 2007, you would think I would have this down pat by now, but alas this is a life long journey. BUT found something to rekindle my motivation. I have decide... Read more
Will three times be a charm?
Tuesday, March 20, 2012      1 comments

This is the third time in as many years that I am losing the same ten pounds, will this be the time that it stays off for good? I saw a commercial on TV about a cartoon figure that wanted to quit smoking, but a started up once again. The vo... Read more
Reviewing old blogs
Monday, March 19, 2012      0 comments

Since I have been a member of sparkpeople since Dec 2007, I have a lot of old blogs. It is very enlightening to read what you wrote four years ago, and ask yourself has anything changed. Yes, one thing has changed, I have more emotional ba... Read more
I refuse to let the old lady in!!!
Tuesday, March 13, 2012      1 comments

My goal for this year is, "Don't Let the Old Lady In." That goals stems from my mother. My mother has always seemed old to me. She went gray early and has acted the part all of her life. I remember when she turned 55 she said, "Now I can get th... Read more
I'm back, and I am older and wiser
Sunday, March 11, 2012      1 comments

Today is such a beautiful day that it is a good day for a new beginning. I now have an ipad, which I entered the sparkpage app to, and I hope it helps. For those of you who know me, nothing has really changed. My husband is still unemployed... Read more
Today's Reflection: Considering things from another's point of view
Wednesday, January 18, 2012      0 comments

"You never understand a person until you consider things from his point of view." - Harper Lee, writer That statement is the true art of empathy. So many times people have given me advice from their point of view, and it doesn't reall... Read more
Where do I see myself in ten years?
Tuesday, January 17, 2012      1 comments

In a blog I read last week there was a series of questions asking where you would like to see yourself in ten years. The author of the blog said the answers to the questions came rather easily. For me, because my husband and I are in a state of ... Read more

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