Reflections from a brand new empty nester!

Our nest is empty. But my heart and mind are full. Full of memories. Full of laughter and tears. Full of God’s goodness and grace. Full of hopes and dreams. Here are some reflections of a brand new empty nester. For the last month Katie has been sorting through all her stuff. We’ve been making […]

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A success story-weight loss strategies too!

Ready to give up on this healthy living idea?  Frustrated because it seems to be taking too long?  Read Cecile’s story and be encouraged! My friend lost 141 pounds and went from a size 24 to 12-14! Cecile, was a faithful member of the support group I led. She also attended Weight Watchers in the […]

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How God gave me an attitude adjustment!

Do you need an attitude adjustment? I did! Three little girls from Uganda helped me realize that. Our Church hosted the African Children’s Choir from Uganda. We had three beautiful little girls and their fun choir leader stay with us. I learned so much from our time together. Especially when a 2-day visit turned into […]

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My secret strategy? A daily food budget.

I’m not on a diet! But I spend my calories carefully. I have a daily food budget! It’s part of the lifestyle I have that really helps me eat healthy and keep the weight off. One of the best things I learned from my time with Weight Watchers was the point system. I was given […]

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How to make nutrient rich choices everyday!

I want to reward myself with something to eat or drink. I know I told you not to reward yourself with food but it still tempting, isn’t it? It’s a hot summer day and I’m hot and tired from my day of running errands. I want a rich cold sweet coffee drink from Starbucks! I […]

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Happy Spring

I love spring!  It’s my favourite time of the year! Our snow finally disappears and everything comes to life. I took some pictures when we were at the cottage this weekend. I am always excited when I see tiny shoots breaking through. I am reminded of a verse my Mom quotes this time of year. […]

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4 SUPRISINGLY SIMPLE STEPS TO BE DIET FREE FOR LIFE!

Diets don’t work for long. No one wants to live a life of deprivation. Little lifestyle changes made the difference for me! I’ve lost 20% of my body weight and have kept it off for 7 years!   I know your battles my friend because they’re mine too. I’m five feet tall with a petite […]

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What does everyday grace look like?

What does everyday grace look like? Do you give grace when the waitress gets your order wrong? Do you give grace when someone cuts you off in traffic? Do you give grace when you receive poor service? Grace is underserved favor. It’s a term that is used a lot in Christian circles. We talk about […]

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Surprisingly simple decisions for your best health!

My eyes open and I’m making decisions: Should I hit the snooze button? Will I wear the pink top with blue jeans? Make coffee or pick it up? Who will take the kids to swimming? What to have for dinner? Today I will make approximately 35,000 decisions, and so will you!  Wow, I’m tired before […]

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What she did to triumph and get healthy!

My friend lost 141 pounds and went from a size 24 to 14-16! Cecile, was a faithful member of the support group I led. She also attended Weight Watchers in the summer months. Her health journey has taken over 7 years. Cecile is still on her journey up the Mountain of Health and Well Being. […]

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