Bariatric Surgery, Devotional, Faith, Fashion, Fibromyalgia, Style, Weight loss

Back to Square One

This past Saturday, September 9, was my two-year “sleeve-aversary” – the anniversary of my bariatric sleeve surgery. This, I confess, is hard for me to fathom. It has truly been a journey, an adventure, and a life-changing one. When people hear “weight-loss surgery” I’m sure they think that’s all it is, that’s what it’s all about – weight loss. But, …

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Bariatric Surgery, Depression, Fibromyalgia, Weight loss

The Juggling Act

“Oh the weather outside is frightful…” and it certainly is! mid-March and I’m staring out the window at a blur of white as far as my eyes can see! But, my heart is NOT singing “let it snow, let it snow, let it snow”! I’m more of the the “winter you had your chance and blew it – move along now!” mind set. Frankly, that’s not even true. Honestly, I’m more of a “winter if I never, ever have to see you as long as I live, except in other people’s pictures, I’d  be perfectly happy” kind of person! So, no, I’m not one of those disgustingly cheerful people on Facebook today posting “yippee, snow” pictures and taking their kids and grandkids out to play in the piles of frigid fluff. I’ll just sit here at my computer with my cup of tea, my blanket and my Morkie, groaning mournfully each time I look out the window and dream of Spring! (more…)

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Bariatric Surgery, Devotional, Faith, Fibromyalgia, Weight loss

Death by Jellybeans and Other Updates

Does it seem like it’s been a while since I’ve posted? Well, it has. And the reason is simple – I’ve been all “tuckered” out – literally! Meet the newest member of our family, Tucker, a Morkie (maltese/yorkie) puppy who joined our family March 4. Tucker is sweet, lovable, playful and ALL puppy! Having raised 5 kids, let me say …

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