Thursday through Sunday
These were some trying days. Hubby's brothers are both home and niece is finally showing some improvement . One brother, though home, is still not doing well.
I think I twisted my knee in some fashion this past week and could barely walk ... Read more
Calvary was a miracle. God's mercy and forgiveness are proof that he cares. Today is not permanent. Your worst circumstances are subject to change. You are never as far from a miracle as it first appears. (Read Is. 40:4-5)
Blessings!!!... Read more
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday
Sunday-- Soup and sandwich lunch at church. Was very nice. DH made his requested chili.
Monday-- off to our friends' house for lunch. it was cold out, but our fellowship warmed the heart. We had sandwiches and salad for lunch. It wa... Read more
Thursday and Friday!
Went out 'thrifting' with a friend on Thursday. Got some nice tops for 25 cents apiece. May have to get pics and post! Went to lunch at a local hospital cafeteria. I had turkey, some potatoes with skins with sour cream, and a nice creamy cuc... Read more
Friday through Monday
Friday--Lovely supper and game night at the DD. The other grandparents were there, too. Laughs! I sort of kinda was speaking about how one could use a dry cow patty(lots of farms with cows around here) to make a little boom. Actually had ... Read more
Today was a Better Day!
Rarely do I get to say this: I met my nutrition tracking goals today!
It was a tough week. So gl... Read more
Tuesday -- Thinking Thighs
"The thigh muscles are the largest in the body and need to be exercised both aerobically and with repetitive exercises. I have found that as my patients with diabetes increase the muscle mass in their thighs, their blood sugar typically decreas... Read more
Friday, Saturday, Sunday
On Friday, I had an apt with the Nutritionist/ND. There are a few things I have to work on. She gave some suggestions for my painful knee-- one is usually worse than the other. She also suggested a few supplements. One i have never tried bef... Read more
Disappointing First Week of Challenge
Didn't even lose a pound. Hoping to do much better this week. Tried to get my walking and some walking aerobics in and had two days of painful knees at night.
Oh, bother! Thinking I should try some chair exercises this week. Maybe tha... Read more
God Bless Friends
Poet William Carlos Williams wrote:
When trouble comes your soul to try, you love the friend who just stands by.
Perhaps there's nothing he can do--the thing is strictly up to you.
For there are troubles all your own, and paths the soul... Read more
"Jest fore Christmas"
Father calls me William, sister calls me Will,
Mother calls me Willie, but the fellers call me Bill!
Mighty glad I ain't a girl---ruther be a boy,
Without them sashes, curls, an' things that 's worn by Fauntleroy!
Love to chawnk gree... Read more
We had a great time at son's home. I took my yearly favorite of sweet potato/apple casserole. This year I took a GF chocolate cake with peanut butter icing. I am out of sugar and low on brown sugar. Not that I use that much -- just at this t... Read more
Thanksgiving -- Over the River . . .
... and through the woods,
to Grandma's house we go. Hubby will drive the four wheel drive, thru the white and drifted snow--oh! Over the river and thru the woods, hoping for homemade rolls, When warm and toasty with butter on, the kind that w... Read more
Difficult, but still Determined!
The sciatic and knee problem has kept me from doing too much exercise on this challenge. SO, the therapy exercise has counted toward my exercise. Because it is difficult to sit, stand, walk and lay down, I have to move from one position to ano... Read more
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Some Finished Projects
We had a birthday celebration last night for SIL. The guys watched football and we ladies played games -- and ate too much! No ice cream. The DGD... Read more