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You never know....
Tuesday, July 03, 2012      6 comments

Well, you never know what a day will bring... and you never know someone else's story... We seem to assume everyone has had the same decent to good day we have... but - you never know... Yesterday morning, we awoke at 4:30 a.m. in Boise, ... Read more
new mouse... Colorado fire
Saturday, June 30, 2012      3 comments

Learning to use my new mouse - the old one was sick for awhile and basically died this weekend... This new one is a challenge to learn at first - or at least I'm hoping it gets better as I go! It has a tracking ball that my thumb controls to mo... Read more
Grace received!
Friday, June 29, 2012      4 comments

I'm blessed to have SP friends who are kind and encouraging. After admitting my struggles and the lies I tell myself, and actually believe in my last blog entry, I was offered nothing but grace. Thank you! Today is my son's birthday - he'... Read more
Wednesday, June 27, 2012      9 comments

Honestly? It's easy to share with you all the non-scale victories - and, well - yeah - the scale victories, too! It's easy to share my physical frustrations with you... But I've found it very hard to share my bad choices with yo... Read more
Tuesday, June 26, 2012      6 comments

It's been a long time since I disabled myself like I did this past 3 days. Saturday -Grandma Day (if you're brave, you can read all about that day in my blog entry a couple days ago). ... Read more
Hey Hoe, I'm going to Idaho! :-)
Sunday, June 24, 2012      5 comments

Short note... packing today - hubby and I head to Idaho for a conference tomorrow by plane... Delta again - I survived the last time in May, so I'm not nearly as fretful as last time. Not excited walking through airports with my hurt foot,... Read more
a grandma day... whew!
Sunday, June 24, 2012      7 comments

sigh.... I'm exhausted! This has GOT to get easier as I lose more weight! Or at least I hope so! (My "less heavy" daughter AND husband both get worn out, too, so I'm not sure about it getting easier... To what am I referring? Gr... Read more
Thursday, June 14, 2012      5 comments

Well - first - might as well get this out of the way... today was a lousy day in my choices for snacking... nuff said... tomorrow's a new day... Had to leave home at 4:15 a.m this morning to take hubby to the airport... (the airport is 9... Read more
Iowa trip
Tuesday, June 12, 2012      8 comments

We traveled down to Waukon, Iowa Saturday and drove home last evening. What a beautiful drive from LaCross to DeSota (Wisconsin)! Along the mighty Mississippi! Where we crossed the bridge over to Iowa, the river is very wide, and there are ac... Read more
Pleasant words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.
Friday, June 08, 2012      7 comments

One of the stronger believers of our church stopped by unexpectedly this morning... in a hurry... and asked for a bowl... So - no problem! I let her choose the bowl she wanted, and she came back from her van with it full of fresh luscious straw... Read more
Surgery?...... Full.... and the word Grandma!
Friday, June 08, 2012      11 comments

So... yesterday I had xrays on my neck... the technician who was taking them was chatty. She asked about why the dr had ordered the x-rays. I answered, "Well, the dr thinks that I have two different issues going on." Then when she came out t... Read more
discovery - weight loss affects my body...
Tuesday, June 05, 2012      11 comments

Had my 6 mo dr visit today... and it was very encouraging! I know that I didn't lose much in the last 6 months - only 5 lbs, but the dr was ecstatic that I was losing and not gaining! So - hey - I'll take it! He was happy that my ankle... Read more
Life with the love of my life - in pics!
Tuesday, June 05, 2012      14 comments

Today, celebrating 30 years of marriage to my sweet godly husband! I am truly blessed by God! We spent the day together - also a blessing! :-) Just before our wed... Read more
My Journey - Then and now... (1st year)
Sunday, June 03, 2012      13 comments

THEN... (May 2011) -I hadn't lost any weight since 1998 (lost 40 then, coming down to about 240 lbs)- I've only gained since then- and that gain? 150 lbs more! -I never - ever - thought about calories, protein, carbs, etc -I could... Read more
Today is mine... Tomorrow is not mine...
Monday, May 21, 2012      5 comments

Came across this devotional today... If you don't know Elizabeth Elliot, check out her website, www.elisabethelliot.org/ or look her up on wikipedia- an amazing godly woman) Today is Mine~ by Elizabeth Elliot Sit... Read more

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