Granny’s Cabinet

My granny, in the middle, me in the green shirt on the bottom and my second mother, Aunt Mary on the right. For most of the years I knew her, Granny lived in a very small modest house.  Her kitchen used to be a back porch that was enclosed and so it had very few…

Life Lessons from a 13 Year Old

Many things in life can be scary. Trying things for the first time, changing your lifestyle, letting yourself be vulnerable. You make the choices. Do you stay in your safe place or take a hesitant step towards a more fulfilling and fun life? My granddaughter showed me the way.  Be scared, but do it anyway!…

Surrender

I have been spending my time on the internet looking for jobs, at least 2 hours a day. Plus I have set up searches on various job boards to email me when new jobs appear. Waiting to find my way and still trying to surrender to controlling the outcome. Doesn’t mean I’m not trying to…

Low Carb Breakfast

Spinach Omelet with Black Olives and Feta Cheese Low Carb can be good!

Celebrities in NY

Carrie and I in Tour Bus                                   Becky – top of the Empire State Bldg Carrie and Trace Adkins                                     Me with Pearce Morgan While in NYC we ran into one of the competitions for The Apprentice. These guys were selling hot dogs for charity and to see which team could raise the most money. Me with…

I’m Here

Bus Tour Harlem                                                                     Me in Times Square New York City is a wonderful place.  I had never been and had always wanted to go and see a musical. In 2006 I went to tour the city and see The Color Purple with Fantasia starring in it. It was fantastic! Both the city and the musical. …

Today I feel Grateful

What a powerful and heartfelt performance.  I am thankful for my loving family and all the blessings I have been given.  Thank you God.

Yipeeeeeeeeeeeee!

Yeah me! Celebrate each victory. Today I walked for an hour. Well, it was in Wal-Mart and Macy’s, diverse opposites. But my knees hurt tonight so it must have done something. Baby steps, baby steps. Got on the scale today and I’ve lost 3 lbs.  I was hoping for more, but don’t I always?  It…

Put on a hardhat, under construction!

I am still struggling with the thought of an exercise program.  And I have slipped a bit on my low carb journey.  Not a complete binge, but more carbs than I should have eaten.  Okay, today is another day.  Weight loss is a journey. I am a work in progress! It’s a lazy Sunday and…