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Other Numbers Matter, Not Just the Scale
Thursday, August 13, 2009      30 comments

So in the span of my doctor's visit, maybe 15 minutes actually with my endocrinologist, I think he hugged me about six times. lol He kept saying: I'm so proud of you! I'm SO proud of you! You look so BEAUTIFUL!! Oh, gush, gush, gush. I so... Read more
Routines Can Be So Comfortable
Wednesday, August 12, 2009      8 comments

It's always such a zoo when my husband is home for his two weeks off. We just don't stop the whole time. He's cooped up on that 187 foot ship for 28 days, so when his feet hit the earth, he's ready to stay on the go, go, go! It's fun, but it ... Read more
About My Boat Captain Husband...
Wednesday, August 05, 2009      20 comments

I have to show you the surprise my husband had for me when he returned from the grocery store this evening. Now wasn't that sweet?! I DID get my approval for the Wel... Read more
Catching Up
Tuesday, August 04, 2009      9 comments

I promised some of you photos from Melanie's birthday party and I'm just now getting around to processing them. The birthday girl surrounded by our grandson, Heath, our o... Read more
My friend, StarLovesBlake, has joined us!
Monday, August 03, 2009      11 comments

I'm so happy to introduce you to one of the dearest women I've ever known, StarLovesBlake (aka Cyndi). Many of you have heard me mention our two young youseguests. One of them, Katy, is Cyndi's daughter, and she is as precious as her mama. Yo... Read more
Meeting My First SparkFriend in Person
Saturday, August 01, 2009      21 comments

What a blessing!! It was SUCH a joy to take the hour and a half ride down to the bayou and visit with a dear friend I'd not seen in a while, a former coworker of my husband's, and to meet DBLDELITES! She is just precious and I love her! (THAN... Read more
Released by the Surgeon... a Glorious Day!!
Friday, July 31, 2009      12 comments

Five months later, I get to tell the surgeon goodbye! I have so looked forward to this day. There were times when it felt like it would never happen. I think lots of difficult seasons in our lives feel that way. My mother's old adage, "This,... Read more
The Presence of Loved Ones
Thursday, July 30, 2009      14 comments

Instead of making me wait until Monday, Charter had two of their techs (not subcontractors) out here today. They found a wire that was tattered and torn up in the attic. When they replaced it, my Internet connection zoomed from negative ten to... Read more
Missing My SparkFriends
Tuesday, July 28, 2009      8 comments

My Internet connection has been off all day. When it came back this evening around eight, it was iffy at best. Yuck. I did manage to get my nutrition and my little walk tracked, thank God. I am so spoiled by the trackers!! Digging through m... Read more
Setbacks Are Temporary
Monday, July 27, 2009      13 comments

I feel like I've lost so much ground. My foot is draining again, swollen, warm to the touch, inflamed, angry, angry, angry. I called my wound care specialist and she said as long as the drainage is not colored, to wait it out. I see the ortho... Read more
People Who Get It
Monday, July 27, 2009      12 comments

I shared a SparkMail with a friend today that caused me to voice something I've thought about often. You ever meet someone and bond with them instantly? They just seem to GET you and you GET them. It feels like you're both in the same stream,... Read more
Happy, Happy Birthday, Baby
Sunday, July 26, 2009      13 comments

We had a lovely time with family and friends for my youngest's 12th birthday. My ex gave her an acoustic guitar and we've got the first two months of guitar lessons lined up for her. She seemed very happy with her gifts. I was careful to get ... Read more
Never, EVER get on a treadmill barefoot!!!
Friday, July 24, 2009      42 comments

Many of my SparkFriends have encouraged me to share the story of my injury. If even one person is able to avoid a needless injury because of my foolish mistakes, it will be worth the telling. In late February of this year something in me s... Read more
Every area of our lives is a place for God's hand to touch
Thursday, July 23, 2009      8 comments

As the stuff of life occurs, broken attic steps, running water not running, a child leaving from under my wing to go to camp, a computer breaking, a program not operating, a child in crisis, a toe severed, bills that must be paid, uncertainties ... Read more
Almost forgot!
Thursday, July 23, 2009      11 comments

I've had computer issues all evening and couldn't even reboot for a long while. Now, all of a sudden, the program that reads my files for work tells me my files are corrupt. This makes no sense whatsoever. It was working one minute and the ne... Read more

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