A Big Answer to Prayer!

This past week I have seen a miracle and another goal met since beginning this new journey!! As I’ve stated over and over my health had pretty much broken and I was going downhill quickly. I could hardly do anything and spent a lot of time just teaching the kids from my chair. By the second month things began to…

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Stress, School Still Going

This week has been an up and down ride! This is beginning our 29th week of our journey. This week has been a tough one. There have been so many changes over the past few months and I have found that I have struggled more lately than I have in a long time. Watching my mother over the past few…

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One Day at a Time

Christy Lane wrote a song called “One Day At A Time” and I enjoy hearing her sing it. This week these words have been played through my head over and over from that song. One day at a time sweet Jesus That’s all I’m asking from you. Just give me the strength To do everyday what I have to do.…

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Twenty-Six Weeks and Counting

Wow, we have just finished 26 weeks! So many changes and yet so far from the goal!! We have learned it takes one step at a time to be able to reach the goal that we have so far. Another thing I have had to get used to, is that people notice Michael’s weight change immediately, but they don’t really…

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Happy 4th of July

This is week 21 and it has been tough and rewarding at the same time. This week I saw rewarding numbers, 45 lbs GONE! This has been tough due to no air condition in the house. God did give us some beautiful days with His air conditioning but it is now hot again. We are all looking forward to tomorrow…

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New Accomplishment!

This is week 20! Wow, time has flown by!! This week as I finished preparing for the 1st dinner that our area has done, I was reminded of how far we have come. Until you start thinking back of where you have come from, you don’t realize how far you have really come. Since we began this journey Feb. 3rd,…

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Week 18 Trying To Get Back Up

You have heard the old saying “When you fall off the horse, get right back on”, well that is what we are trying to do. We did great on the diet until the flood hit us April 29th, we had done great on our meals and meeting goals. But due to messed up schedules, being on the road and trying…

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On the Road Food is TERRIBLE! Week 15

This has been the HARDEST week yet!!! Monday night we left right after seeing Dr. Abrams, for a meeting in St. Louis for Michael. What we have learned from this week is traveling is hard for us! We have been VERY strict and no cheating since we began in February. We agreed that no matter how much we wanted to…

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Week 13 an Emotional Week

Week 13 has been filled with emotions and been a tough week. Saturday we lived through a terrible flood that people say has never happened in their life time here. Within an hour of the rain starting creeks were over their banks and roads were impassable. Life changed in just a short time. Our basement flooded and we lost so…

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12 Weeks and 1st Goals!

We have finished week 12 and we are fighting toward our goals! Michael’s first goal was to be able to go up and down our split level stairs without having problems and be able to fit into his letter jacket from high school. Well, he has met that and here is a picture of him in his jacket, newly dried…

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