Recipe Reduction Rehab: Upside Down Pizza
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 3 comments
I love watching a show called "Recipe Rehab." I love all of the new recipes I see there. I do have one problem with the show. When I take a family favorite and make it healthier, I want it to be as close to the original as possible, not chang... Read more
Genuine Faith: Do You Have It?
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 0 comments
Rachel Wojo's "Genuine Faith Bible Reading Plan" for day 2 was Hebrews 11:1-10. This section is focused on the triumph of faith, and begins, what many call the "Faith Hall of Fame." Abel's faith was shown through the sacrifice he offered to... Read more
Genuine Faith: "Daughter, Your Faith Has Made You Well"
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 6 comments
NOTE: This was my Bible study post from my Wordpress.com blog, yesterday. I decided to add it to my SparkBlog, along with today's. I have started t... Read more
Emergency: please pray
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 18 comments
We are on the road. We got a call today that my children's mom (age 41) passed away. One of the sons still lives with us. We are going to have to bring the 13 yr old daughter home with us and she is not happy. She has been living with her mom s... Read more
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 4 comments
from the past week. Because of anemia, I have the opportunity to have an imaging test rather than an invasive heart catherization. I have found ways to continue to move intentionally without getting my heart rate up, and I have been blessed to ... Read more
How Do I Feel Sparking?
Friday, February 19, 2016 6 comments
Even with the heart complications we have found, I feel wonderful when I am using SparkPeople. I have more energy, I have a better attitude, and I feel confident. It must show on my face, because even if I haven't lost weight in a while, people ... Read more
And the Results Are In...
Thursday, February 18, 2016 4 comments
The results from my stress test came back. My dr. told me I actually did ok on the treadmill. The problem is in the echo that was performed after the treadmill. It showed that one area of my heart wasn't functioning as strongly as it should. ... Read more
Cardiology Is In My Day
Monday, February 15, 2016 11 comments
Today, I go for a stress echo at the cardiologist. We have a genetic degenerative heart disease running through our family. My father passed away a year ago at the age of 63. His first strike was at the age of 42 and he had 5 bypasses at the ... Read more
Why I Want To Lose Weight
Thursday, February 04, 2016 2 comments
My husband and I both have a heart for mission work. Being healthy will open doors to more opportunities to serve others and to enjoy my wonderful husband together on the mission field. I won't be as limited in what I can do.... Read more
Where Are The Veggies?
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 4 comments
I got my dehydrator out a couple of days ago, thanks to the encouragement of a new sparkfriend. Now, when I go to the store, I have started looking for fruits and veggies on sale, or on the "clearance" markdown section. It is almost like a sca... Read more
Here's to Health
Monday, January 25, 2016 2 comments
I awoke in the night, and had something on my mind: I am getting healthy! My focus is not reaching a "dream weight." Right now, my focus is being healthy. Today ends my 3rd week back on Spark. I have lost 5 lbs. My doctor is happy with 1 lb... Read more
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