Time-perspective, priorities, people!

Is life overwhelming? Feeling like life is hard? I’m still adjusting to the new normal with the recent loss of a well-loved friend. My friend’s health deteriorated quickly and within 21 days she passed. This kind of shocking loss puts life into perspective. Priorities change. Irritations lose their power. Stuff loses its appeal. Careers lose […]

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I blew it! I veered off the path of health and well-being!

It’s time for this blogger to ‘fess up! Over this last week I didn’t eat well at all! It was a hard week emotionally. I said my final goodbye to my best friend. I attended the visitation, funeral and graveside service. Then I had the stress of packing and preparing for a big trip that […]

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How do we cope when God says, “no”?

What do we do when God says no? How do we cope? Maybe you didn’t get the job, or the pregnancy test was negative again. Perhaps the house deal fell through or the doctor’s report was not good? We all have hard times when God’s answer is no. God said no to my prayers. My […]

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Tempted? Count the cost!

I want to reward myself with something to eat or drink.  It is so 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 stand in line for a few minutes trying to make up […]

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My strategies, my struggles – summer!

I want you to know that I struggle too. I have reached some of my health goals but I have to continue to take these little steps to health. Writing this blog helps me stay accountable.  I find the summer especially hard because there is less routine and summer equals fun food! Here’s how I […]

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Need support when the food temptations are strong?

Feeling alone in your health journey? Wish you could chat with women who know what it is like to struggle on a daily basis with food issues? Wish you could get support on the days when temptations are strong? Wish you could get encouraged when you feel like a failure again? Wish there was someone […]

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2 Little words you should never say!

Change just two little words and feel empowered not deprived! Two little words that put you in control! Sounds too simple to make much of a difference? I thought so too, but there is research to back it up! According to James Clear words can make us feel like a victim or empower us. The two little […]

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How will I cope with the empty nest?

Our last little chickie is leaving the nest! Our daughter Katie will be moving out of our home. She will be working in full time ministry. She will be the Program Director at Galilean Bible Camp. We are pleased with the good choices she has made. God has blessed her with many gifts, which she […]

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Lifestyle advice from my Mom!

Hey friends I’ve had a busy week. Too busy. Felt overwhelmed with too many tasks. Got some good advice from my Mom. No one loves me like my Mom! She said slow down and take it easy! So I listened to her wise advice. I cancelled a few events. I spent extra time with God. […]

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15 TIPS AND TRICKS FOR WATER HATERS

We all know we need to drink more water. But what if you hate it? What’s a girl to do? Keep reading for some tips and tricks.  We know that we need 8 to 10 cups of fluid, each day. But it all doesn’t have to be water! We also learned that if we drink […]

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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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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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