Today makes 6 months since I started my weight loss journey. I was sick and tired of lugging all that extra weight around with me everywhere I went. The average watermelon weighs 20 pounds. Can you imagine carrying 2 or 3 watermelons around with you wherever you go? That … [Read more...] about Yes, 40 Pounds Lighter in 6 Months!
Hi everyone! It’s taken a really really long time, but I'm finally back among the living. After my Mom died (it’s still SO hard to write those words or to believe them), life was very very dark. I couldn’t grasp that she was really gone. I can't tell you how … [Read more...] about Out of the Dark … Into the Light
Every year on the anniversary of the terrorist attacks, I stop to reflect on the events of that terrible day and remember those who died. I watch the TV coverage and think about how many people went to work or were simply going about their lives, and never made it home. My … [Read more...] about Remembering 9/11
Words of wisdom from my wonderful Mother, it was typed on a sheet of paper she gave to me, author unknown... When things go wrong, as they sometimes will, When the road you're trudging seems all uphill, When the funds are low and the debts are high, And you want to smile, but … [Read more...] about Don’t Quit
Back in 2007, I read an article in the Houston Chronicle by columnist Leon Hale that made me stop and think. Here's what he said: When you get as old as I am, people come around and ask questions like, "If you could crank the calendars back and become 21 again, would you do … [Read more...] about Would You Like to Turn Back the Clock?