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Bending but not breaking...
Thursday, October 12, 2017      5 comments

Wow, has then ever been a tough year! I got some not so great news about my Dad yesterday and it has thrown me for a loop. He has been battling liver cancer and been doing chemo treatments since last December. Yesterday, his cancer doctor sai... Read more
Spreading the Spark
Monday, September 25, 2017      3 comments

I saw the dietitian today. She asked me lots of questions, signed me up for a four class diabetes education course and was very excited that I was using Spark People to track my food intake. She said that she recommends using it to a lot of he... Read more
Getting Better Every Day
Sunday, September 24, 2017      5 comments

I am feeling more myself and have been meaning to come here and update. I have started low carbing and have lost 10 pounds since 9/3. I feel better, my sugar is so much better and I have more energy. I have been exercising for at least 30 min... Read more
Tough Times
Thursday, August 17, 2017      2 comments

I haven't been here in a couple of months because we've had so many difficult things to deal with I have just had no energy to focus on me. I am sad to say that my Father-in-law went to his Heavenly home on May 30th. He was just not able to fi... Read more
Saturday, May 27, 2017      2 comments

Just when I thought things were going in the right direction, my FIL developed an infection and had to return to the hospital for treatment. We're concerned because he's a diabetic and it's harder for him to fight infections. we're praying for... Read more
Getting back to normal-ish
Wednesday, May 24, 2017      1 comments

The past ten days have been exhausting, stressful and emotionally draining. My hubby's parents both had to go into a care home last week. His mother has had dementia for several years. She has been cared for by her husband, although, his heal... Read more
Wednesday, April 26, 2017      4 comments

Hubby and I have been walking just about everyday for over a month now. He is pre-diabetic and has high blood pressure. His last doctor's appointment scared him into action. So, we've been pounding the pavement together. I am feeling good bu... Read more
Tuesday, October 11, 2016      3 comments

I'm feeling better than I have in a while. Physically and mentally. Decided to only focus on things that are within my control. No more worrying over those things that I can't change or can't control. These few pounds that I've lost in the l... Read more
Sunday, October 09, 2016      4 comments

I'm struggling with negative emotions today. Feelings of anger, fear, anxiety and disappointment are getting me down. I know I'll work through it all, but today I'm feeling a little sorry for myself. I'm not going to let it throw my eating of... Read more
The Countdown is On!
Tuesday, June 23, 2015      0 comments

We leave in just under a week for vacation! I'm in the process of packing and getting things ready for our trip. It's a blessing to have a meal plan for the week to keep me from just grabbing junk on these busy few days leading up to our trip.... Read more
Dreary Wednesday
Wednesday, June 17, 2015      0 comments

We've had rain for so many days in a row, I've lost count. Today is no exception. It's rainy and grey. The past few days have cleared up enough in the afternoon to see a little sunshine and make it possible to spend a little time exercising i... Read more
Thursday, June 11, 2015      2 comments

I have been trying to figure out the best way to eat for me. I have tried so many different diets. I've read about a 100 books on weight loss and dieting. I've joined online programs. I've used computer software. I have spent a lot more mon... Read more
Friday, May 15, 2015      3 comments

I am struggling to keep going. The past couple of weeks have been super busy and I've been stressed about getting things done. The end of the school year is always crazy! I have not worked out consistently and my eating has been off. I'm mak... Read more
Tuesday, May 05, 2015      1 comments

This has not been the best day I've ever had! Woke up this morning and it was stormy and raining. I hate going out in the rain, but have to take my daughter to school. The guy who rents from us hadn't paid the rent which was due the 1st and a... Read more
Sunny Sunday
Sunday, April 12, 2015      1 comments

What a beautiful Spring day! The sun is shining and it's warming up nicely! We decided to skip church this morning because Lindsay has a 4H meeting/community service project this afternoon and she also has a project to put some finishing t... Read more

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