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Life is a journey with bumps on the road.
Thursday, December 20, 2018      3 comments

Last time I looked it was 2014? Since then I was diagnosed type 2 diabetic but worse, my Mom died Aug. 28, 2017. I miss her all the time. I was her pr... Read more
Days go by so quickly.
Saturday, November 21, 2015      2 comments

Today (Sat. Nov. 21, 2015) So very much has happened since last visiting my Sparkpage. My dog was put to sleep because of a cancerous tumor. That was devastating. She gave us all so much that we opted to get another dog. The newest member to o... Read more
Having to say goodbye to my fur baby.
Thursday, September 25, 2014      2 comments

Today I found out that my 14 year old fur baby Mia has a massive tumor killing her. It breaks my heart to see her struggling and so our family has decided that the most humane thing to do is have her euthanized. The doctor is coming to our home ... Read more
Praise God!
Sunday, August 18, 2013      2 comments

It's been awhile since I've been on Spark people but appreciate the kindness and encouraging words of Spark friends. I continue to be the primary caregiver to my Mother and am in the process of hiring another Aide. I was upset that the Aide, who... Read more
I'm not certain why the weight is coming off now.
Thursday, January 24, 2013      0 comments

For years I've tried to lose weight and did but always put it back on. Yes I exercised and kept a journal to hold myself accountable. I had ups and downs. 1 year ago I became my mothers caregiver and wasn't much taking care of myself or interest... Read more
The Realization.
Saturday, July 28, 2012      1 comments

Hi Spark members, I have been away for awhile because I have been primarily taking care of my Mother, and that in itself, has many challenges. I was doing well before having to take care of my Mother on a full time basis, and now I have to adm... Read more
The struggles continue.
Tuesday, March 06, 2012      5 comments

I am now into my 5th month of taking care of my Mom who is no longer able to walk because of the crippling Rheumatoid Arthritis. She has had to adjust to being a widow and now not being able to walk. We are fortunate to have found the CDPAP prog... Read more
Will be taking some time off.
Thursday, November 03, 2011      5 comments

Well it looks like my time is very limited right now. I am not neglecting my self and have continued to lose weight , which is a great thing! I am currently taking care of my Mother who is disabled and has become more incapacitated. I am helping... Read more
Learning to accept and change with the times.
Sunday, March 07, 2010      0 comments

I've gained weight and hate to admit that I let it happen. My youngest just moved out and moved in with her boyfriend. I'm glad that they are happy and we are all close, I'll just miss everything she bought to our home. The kidding around at... Read more
Now it's two.
Saturday, January 09, 2010      1 comments

Wow, it's another year gone by. This past year has bought us all many changes. Menopause isn't so bad anymore except for the occasional hot flashes and weight gain, that continues to be a struggle and concern for me. My Dad passed away June 2... Read more
Here we go again.
Wednesday, December 31, 2008      2 comments

Well, I did it again. I gained back 10 lbs. I got sick a couple of weeks ago and that was my excuse for not working out. I was doing really good for the longest time (10 months). Winters are trying here. My husband and I walk in the spring,... Read more
Summer's are busy but I haven't forgotten what I've learned.
Monday, July 21, 2008      2 comments

I give thanks and praise to God that I have maintained my optimism and continue to apply everything that I have learned at SP and from it's members. I have lost 22 pounds and continue to strive to get fit and fabulous. No more borderline diabe... Read more
Consistency is key
Wednesday, May 14, 2008      1 comments

It is now May 14th and I'm happy to say that I'm staying dedicated and consistent to a healthier way of life. I continue to exercise 4-5 days a week and love the energy and fitness I've accomplished through a healthier lifestyle. I continue to ... Read more
Still fighting the good fight.
Sunday, March 16, 2008      1 comments

Wow, it's been a tough couple of weeks. I've been entertaining at home and cooking for a lot of different taste. Deserts have been a plenty and I have gone over my allotted calorie intake at least twice. Not by a whole lot, thank God, but eno... Read more
Day by day with a smile and God's help
Sunday, March 02, 2008      2 comments

I say a prayer and commit the day before God, to getting in better health and well being. My cholesterol was a little high, I'm borderline diabetic, and my family's medical history isn't very good. I don't have to repeat the patterns if I mak... Read more