Unexpected Valentine’s Day Gift – Truly from the Heart
Tuesday, February 15, 2011      2 comments

Early morning Valentine’s Day 2011 - just after midnight. I have been having fluttering sensations in my chest for three days now. I have been shrugging them off. Couldn't be my heart. Could it? A visit to the ER, a Halter monitor, a beta bl... Read more
Nurse Gibson Coming Around Again!
Thursday, January 27, 2011      0 comments

My name is Nurse Gibson, (or Renee) and I am happy to be starting SparkPeople again. I am a 45 year old mother of a teenage girl, wife, performing songwriter and RN. I started SparkPeople a couple years ago and lost about 40 pounds. I was... Read more
Starting Nursing School!
Tuesday, August 19, 2008      2 comments

Well the time for Nursing School is finally here! Today I went to Orientation 20 pounds lighter thanks to Spark. I am happy to report that my clothes are looser and my confidence higher. I am a bit sad that I will not be able to Spark near... Read more
Brain Neglecting Body!
Thursday, July 03, 2008      1 comments

I have always taken my body for granted. It has taken me everywhere I wanted to go - sometimes unwillingly but it never complained until recently. I was blessed with a strong body, tall and naturally muscular. I was never petite, even a... Read more
Support Systems
Tuesday, May 27, 2008      1 comments

Except for my hubby, who inspired me by his actions to start this... I have told no one in my circle (except for my walking buddies) that I am changing my eating and exercise habits. I found that in the past, it sets me up to fail. I didn'... Read more
Overcoming Scale-A-Phobia
Tuesday, May 13, 2008      0 comments

I joined the Spark Community 3 days ago. I entered the number in my head for my weight. I had not been on the scale in over a year. My fear of scales goes way back - into grade school. I was tall for my age and blessed with a lar... Read more