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Update: I have not quit--just slowing down to help take care of others!
Wednesday, January 09, 2013      6 comments

Oh my! Where does the time go?? I have been off & on with so many things lately. Not because I was trying to be, but "Life" happened. I think writing this blog will help me make time for sparking and consistent exercise. Due to family... Read more
Update on sister
Tuesday, February 28, 2012      6 comments

Thanks to all of you for your prayers and concerns. My sister's major surgery (kidney removal) went well, Praise God!. She is recuperating, still has lots of pain, and some other very uncomfortable issues that come with surgery, BUT her attitude... Read more
Just thankful things are as well as they are...
Wednesday, February 01, 2012      9 comments

It's been a while since I posted a blog. Last few months have certainly had a great deal of stress and test of my faith--but I'm still here and thankful that things are as well as they are! Nov. 25th, one of my older brothers went into re... Read more
He didn't have to do it..But HE did!.....
Monday, October 10, 2011      9 comments

Nice cool morning, did not have to get up at 5 am, DH was home too, (we seldom have days off together) but I just HAD to get up & walk--I did it for ME! Because I am worth it! Because Diabetes and High Blood Pressure does not take the day o... Read more
A new month...new season...still working on improving ME!
Monday, October 03, 2011      9 comments

continuing my morning walk as much as possible and the benefits are amazing! Losing inches, feeling soooo good and mentally able to handle the day better. Sleeping much better, smiling more....improving "ME", and I am worth it! YOU ARE TOO... Read more
Encourage yourself.....
Monday, September 12, 2011      10 comments

There's a gospel song that says, "sometimes you have to encourage yourself", and "sometimes you have to speak victory during your test". I agree with that song more and more each day. Sometimes we wait for others to notice our weight loss,... Read more
How could I forget?!
Saturday, September 10, 2011      4 comments

September 8, was my 2 yr anniversary with SparkPeople! I've been so busy, too busy and I forgot it! I can say I am so grateful for some positive lifestyle changes, which have helped me lose weight, get better blood pressure and gluco... Read more
A great walk!
Wednesday, September 07, 2011      4 comments

Another great walk this morning! I missed walking outside this summer--I just WON'T walk in 100+ weather; I'm just not the one! Actually I'm not the one to walk outside past 90 degree weather, in Texas, OH NO! Not going to be able to do it! ... Read more
Monday, August 29, 2011      6 comments

I love to read, and often times find myself looking for some thing to read to escape "life", even if only for 15 minutes! Lately, I've just started browsing Spark People blogs rather than just reading two, to get "points". There are so ma... Read more
Back to Work!
Friday, August 19, 2011      3 comments

Well, it's been a short, hot, dry summer! But I did accomplish some things I wanted to do while off work this summer. It's also a reminder that life is ever changing, with something new everyday! I'm thankful. Peace & bles... Read more
It rained!
Saturday, August 13, 2011      7 comments

Thank God! It rained just enough to wet the streets and cool down the temperature! Never take anything for granted; in all things give thanks. Peace & Blessings, ... Read more
A new month, a new day!
Monday, August 01, 2011      3 comments

It's still so very, very hot and dry, but I won't complain. It's a new month and a new day, that I have the blessing of seeing and living to the fullest. Praise God! It helps to look for the positive in all situations, and the benefits are... Read more
Feeling great....now....won the battle today!
Thursday, June 23, 2011      9 comments

Walked 2.4 miles on treadmill, AFTER running errands, doing some housecleaning at home, and for my neighbor, shopping for my neighbor, -- now to some that may be no big deal, but for me today that was a big deal, because I really had to talk ... Read more
Definitely mind over matter..
Tuesday, June 14, 2011      7 comments

Trying to get my eating back in line! Have been so far off track and why? Not planning ahead, letting the flesh control the mind, allowing food to "comfort"....and I'm ending that behavior. I've worked too hard to go back to destructive habits,... Read more
Tornado Time in Texas!
Wednesday, April 27, 2011      6 comments

It's been a "week" already, and it's only Wednesday. Monday & Tuesday, many tornadoes all around and in the area I live in Texas! Thank God for protection! Saw three tornadoes yesterday, that touched down few miles from where we were on the sch... Read more

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