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Saving Changes 12/29/13

Sunday, December 29, 2013      5 comments

Hello and Welcome! I felt a jolt of new inspiration today, so I thought I'd revamp my sparkpage (again). (Birthdays and special seasons have a way of doing that to me) lol I believe that I have something good going on in my life th... Read more

DAY 8 GRATITUDE. . .Expect the unexpected if you dare

Sunday, November 25, 2012      2 comments

I have a screen-saver on my phone that is actually pretty cool. It says when God closes one door He opens a window. I've been meditating on this thought for a while and wondering to myself, how can I know for sure that the open window befor... Read more

Day 7 Gratitude

Friday, November 23, 2012      2 comments

You know the saying,"Appreciate what you have now because someday it may be gone". Well, it's very true. A few years back (2007) I experienced the loss of both of my parents within two months of each other. I can't even begin to explain how d... Read more

Day 6-- - Gratitude Journal Happy Thanksgiving Everybody!

Thursday, November 22, 2012      2 comments

I just realized. I love cooking for others. I love traveling. I can do and have done these things for a living. I love a lot of things, if I believe I don't HAVE to do it, but rather, WANT to do it. It's when I think I HAVE TO do it is w... Read more

Day 5- Gratitude

Wednesday, November 21, 2012      1 comments

One look outside and I know my city is gearing up for its first snowfall of the season. The day looks dreary, like a whole sheet of fog has engulfed the area and this, just in the past five minutes. As I sit here nursing my irritated throat wi... Read more

Day 4 Gratitude

Tuesday, November 20, 2012      1 comments

Today I spent the day cooking,and preparing for guests for Thanksgiving. A lot of my dishes were traditional, but the funny thing is when i made the pumpkin cheesecake, I wasn't particularly trying to make it alighter version, but when I doub... Read more

Day 3: Gratitude journal

Monday, November 19, 2012      2 comments

Today I'm winding down from a somewhat long day- - and have been reflecting on what I've read. I could say I'm thankful for a number of arbitrary things and call it a day. But I've decided to give my journal entries than just a passing though... Read more

Day 2 - Gratitude journal

Sunday, November 18, 2012      2 comments

Today in church, I was reminded of a promise from God that I am going to claim as my own personal promise from Him!!! 1 Cor 10: 13 No temptation has seized you except what s common to man. And God is faithful; He will not let you be tempted ... Read more

100 days of Gratitude. . .My journal. . .Starts today

Saturday, November 17, 2012      8 comments

Day One: I'm thankful to be able to come back to sparkpeople and pick up where I left off.... Read more

Yes God. I need YOU not food.

Thursday, January 05, 2012      9 comments

OK- - -I know I'm a wholehearted outlaw when it comes to devising a plan of attack on my excess weight. My body is not a prison AND I REFUSE TO LIVE LIKE A PRISONER IN IT. My body is the temple of GOD. How I treat it and dwell in it must r... Read more

Being Fat is Hard. Being Fit is Hard.

Saturday, December 31, 2011      6 comments

IT'S TIME TO CHOSE YOUR HARD. MAKE 2012 YOUR YEAR FOR SEEING THE CHANGE THAT YOU SO DESPERATLY WANT. IT'S REALLY YOUR CHOICE! HAPPY NEW YEAR em... <a href=Read more

Things you didn't know you already knew

Wednesday, December 28, 2011      2 comments

“First we form habits; then they form us. Conquer your bad habits or they will conquer you.”“The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment” “A moment on the lips, forever on the hips!”Neve... Read more

In case you haven't heard: SOMEDAY IS NOT A DAY OF THE WEEK

Friday, December 23, 2011      2 comments

HEY YOU!!! (I have this habit of speaking to myself in the third person) GET UP!! SHAKE OFF THAT SNAKE AROUND YOUR NECK Can't you see it's choking you and imobilizing you? YOU MUST DO IT NOW. . .FACT IS YOU WILL BE DEAD SOMEDAY. ... Read more

Behind every negative thought and action is a positive reason

Friday, December 23, 2011      1 comments

But not every positive reason is rational, right or yields the expected outcome especially if it is fueled by negativity. We have to decide which side of POSITIVE we want to be on. Let me explain. Think about the Roman ruler Nero who me... Read more

Love what you have

Thursday, December 22, 2011      3 comments

You know the secret to getting over your negative body image? Love what you have! Every woman has a different set of hangups over her body, even the ones we consider "perfect". Yeah I said love what you have!!! Love every inch of it. Love yo... Read more


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