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I Do have a sense of humor
Sunday, February 19, 2012      5 comments

I think sometimes people must think I am either preachy or overly serious. Actually I have quite a sense of humor. I love laughing. My DH is a man of great humor who know when to be serious and how to let out his inner child. I used to be enviou... Read more
DO NOT let another's perceptions of you dictate your reality!
Monday, February 13, 2012      3 comments

I read today a note from a friend and I cried. I cried for many people that I know. I cried because I spent a large part of my life letting others dictate who and what I was and was not. I am Not unworthy of anything. I am a child of God and ... Read more
Will Power
Friday, January 13, 2012      4 comments

Many, many times in the three years that I have been with Spark People, I have heard how do you keep will power and motivation. Will Power is defined as the trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior. Motivation is defined as factors wi... Read more
Tuesday, January 03, 2012      6 comments

Many people that I know want to spend what precious time they have on earth with excuses for why they do not do something. I choose to count my blessings at this point of my lif... Read more
"It is what it is"
Sunday, December 11, 2011      5 comments

Over the last several weeks i have learned this phrase. I suppose it is meant to answer the question of life's things that happen over which we have no explanation and have to accept at face value. Example, my son's death, there are things in li... Read more
Holiday Fever
Monday, December 05, 2011      5 comments

Here we are getting ready for the second leg of the Bermuda Triangle of weight gain woes. So, what are you doing? Are you making healthy treats to share? Are you eating portion controlled snacks? Are you exercising to relieve the stress of the... Read more
Thanks Giving
Wednesday, November 23, 2011      3 comments

Tomorrow is a national day designated for thanks. I give thanks today and every day for a God who loves me. I no longer have my son here, as you know he went to the loving arms of his Father, on 9/4/2011. I was not supposed to have had him. I... Read more
What can I say
Friday, November 04, 2011      5 comments

What can I say to the angels with feet that God has sent to me over the past two months, but thank you and bless you all. Whether you be Spark friends or FB friends, or life friends, or guides through this recent journey God has sent me on since... Read more
Revelations/ Perspectives
Sunday, October 09, 2011      5 comments

I have not posted here since my son's death last month.. Death brings with it deep thoughts and revelations or new perspectives. I have found that many of the things that concerned me were very small in relation to the change that occured in my ... Read more
My Biggest Loss Ever
Wednesday, September 14, 2011      13 comments

I lost my one and only child last week due to a tragic car accident. He was a jewel, the original "diamond in the rough". He to quote a friend was a guardian angel to his friends on earth. He had a mischievous smile, a hearty laugh, a pure so... Read more
Caregivers Unite
Friday, August 26, 2011      4 comments

I recently took the team leader role on Nurses take Care of your Own Healthcare Nurses and all caregivers share a common bond. I became a nurse to alleviate the pain and suffering from others. I was an abused child. I continued in nursing for ... Read more
Thursday, August 11, 2011      3 comments

I read with great interest and joy today's Motivational blog. I loved it. I am a retired Public Health Nurse who spent 30 years of my 38 years in nursing working with people in disadvantage situations. I worked with people from the projects, ... Read more
The Moral of My Story
Tuesday, July 26, 2011      5 comments

I have been on this journey for a while now. I have learned much. I have changed routines of the past gradually. My lifestyle has been modified. What was a struggle at first has become habit. I have grown in confidence and independence. I mov... Read more
How to be OBESE
Saturday, July 09, 2011      11 comments

Using the word OBESE in a healthy way?? O- Be Obstinate about your health goals. Define your life changes and make them goals. Set a date on the goal and Obtain your desired result of better health and the weight "will come." A synonym for p... Read more
Standing on stable ground
Wednesday, June 22, 2011      5 comments

One of my favorite quotes from the Bible talks about building your life on solid foundation> This applies to relationships, job knowledge, preparing for a future, gathering knowledge related to dietary needs, etc. I feel as though the last tw... Read more

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