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Another lesson learned, Romans 14:17
Sunday, July 28, 2013      8 comments

Last week I spent four mornings helping teach crafts at my church's Vacation Bible School. I had a light breakfast before I went out each day because I always start out that way. But when I got there, the teacher I was working with went and got ... Read more
New weigh in results,new lessons learned
Wednesday, July 17, 2013      14 comments

Yay! I finally made it to a new weight loss badge. It was one of my unspoken goals on Spark and a long sought after goal at weight Watchers. My leader asked me today what was something I did differently to get to the new weight loss and I said w... Read more
Stopping to use the tools we have
Thursday, July 11, 2013      9 comments

Yesterday I had my weekly weigh in at Weight Watchers. It took some courage considering that this past week I managed to eat out more than normal. I only gained one pound which was a minor miracle. I'm still below the 300 mark, so I have survive... Read more
Don't feed the wound
Thursday, July 04, 2013      12 comments

HAPPY 4th of JULY to all my Spark friends emoticon ... Read more
Time to exhale and do summer.
Monday, July 01, 2013      6 comments

Thanks be to the grace of God, the dangerous month of June has safely passed, and life resumes once again. Time to exhale and let out the deep, deep breath that took me through June. Since my daughter passed 17 years ago on June 3oth, the month ... Read more
My walk on the wild side birthday week
Sunday, June 23, 2013      13 comments

It was the best birthday WEEK ever! I feel like I was partying from one end of the week to the other. I tried my best to do the right thing most of the time, but other times it just got away from me. But I'm so grateful to have several groups of... Read more
Fighting the good fight
Tuesday, June 18, 2013      5 comments

My emotions want to be all over the place this week, but I'm keeping a lid on the pot that wants to boil over. This is how I have been managing this very emotional time by the grace of God: I pray, I call out the edible emos by name and evi... Read more
Edible Emotions, follow-up
Sunday, June 16, 2013      8 comments

Edible emotions are out of the closet and into the open now. They have a name, EDIBLE EMOS, and I can call them by name and command them back into the recesses of the closet from whence they came. ... Read more
"Edible Emotions" the good, the bad, and the sad
Sunday, June 09, 2013      7 comments

I just spent the last half hour writing a detailed blog of how I had begun to do a lot of emotional eating once again, and all the reasons I thought this was happening to me. Then I hit a wrong key by mistake and the whole thing went into cyber... Read more
Another batch of lemonade coming up
Thursday, June 06, 2013      11 comments

Here I (must) go again and make another batch of Lemonade from the lemons I have been dealt lately. So about a week after some serious dental work, an extraction of a dinosaur size lower molar, I wound up with a form of TMJ. I must have had a do... Read more
My very own personal trainer (Goodie!)
Tuesday, May 28, 2013      14 comments

I went to Physical therapy again this morning and now i know what i've been missing all along-----a personal trainer of my very own! Yes, it's true. I'm not an exercise fan, and don't have a clue or the least bit of self- motivation to get going... Read more
The Terrific two's
Wednesday, May 22, 2013      7 comments

Oh! how I love those TERRIFIC TWO' s!! Thanks???????????to my dental work, mouth pain and subsequent dealing with what may be newly developed TMJ, I lost 4.2 pounds this past week. So I'm into a new set of numbers. ... Read more
The Terrific two's
Wednesday, May 22, 2013      2 comments

Oh! how I love those TERRIFIC TWO' s!! Thanks???????????to my dental work, mouth pain and subsequent dealing with what may be newly developed TMJ, I lost 4.2 pounds this past week. So I'm into a new set of numbers. ... Read more
Still battling with dietary challenges
Saturday, May 18, 2013      9 comments

The challenge continues and I still can't chew, crunch or eat "normally" . Even pasta became a problem, and getting bits and pieces of soft food out of a gaping hole in my gum wasn't easy. Then I started having pain when I went to open my mouth... Read more
A challenge: An opportunity to learn
Thursday, May 09, 2013      8 comments

On Tuesday I had my second tooth extraction in a little over a month. Seems like my teeth are getting old and weary and they just want OUT! Who can blame them after more than 6 decades of eating, chewing, biting and crunching? They're just tired... Read more

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