To All the First Year Teachers Out There…

For those of us in Georgia, we head back to school this week.  For me, this will be my 16th year teaching.  For my sister, she is embarking on her first year.  She will be teaching in a Georgia Pre-K class!  We went shopping together on Saturday and every time she would see something cute, […]

The 10 Commandments of Weight Loss…Part 2

Karen Wilson is back with Part 2 of Jacynta’s 10 Commandments of Weight Loss. If you did not read the first 10 Commandments, don’t worry…you can find them HERE.  I am loving these posts from Karen and I am sure you are also! The first 10 Commandments were so popular in our Sparkle groups that Jacynta […]

The 10 Commandments of Weight Loss

Karen Wilson is back with another fabulous two part series.  Tonight, you get part one and tomorrow, she will share with you part 2!  These are awesome and I am so thankful she is continuing to inspire you! 10 Commandments of weight loss?!?  Bet you didn’t know there was such a thing, huh?! Oh, yes! […]

When Life Throws you Curve Balls

I was out on a walk this morning…shocking, I know.  Thankfully my husband asked me to go and in my moment of insanity, I said yes.  I was very thankful afterward.  Anyways, I was out on a walk this morning and I was huffing and puffing to get up hills and this post just sort […]

Living A Healthy Life…Family Style

Karen is back with another fabulous post!  Thanks, Karen for filling in on the weight loss posts while I am making this baby! When I started this weight loss journey in February 2014, I was focused on losing weight for myself. Soon though, my weight loss journey became more about my family’s health and how […]

It’s A…

BABY! Just kidding…we already knew that!  I had my doctor’s appointment today.  I was very anxious but it was all great!  The baby is growing as it should and we were thrilled to find out… We are surprised!  We truly thought it was a boy!  We are so thankful and blessed and thrilled and can’t […]

Father’s Day Weekend 2015

Happy Sunday Eve and Happy Father’s Day to all the fabulous dads out there! I for one have one terrific dad.  He has really raised great kids and loved his wife for over 45 years.  He is the example of a Godly Father and I am so thankful for him. Today, we also celebrated my […]

Pregnancy Isn’t an Excuse for a Food Frenzy!

I am so glad that I can now talk to you about what is REALLY going on with me and my weight loss journey. Pregnancy when you are already overweight is tricky.  I am going to do a full post on some things that I have been struggling with but one of them is how […]

Help! I Love Sweets!

Karen Wilson is back with another fabulous post and one close to my heart…sweets!  I will be back tomorrow to update you on what’s been happening in my life and more about my newly preggers status!  Enjoy and Happy Friday! Lemon pie tart and cool, tender sour cream pound cake with strawberries and whipped cream, […]

God Always Knew

Before you read this post, if you are a new reader, you might want to go back and read these posts: God Knows God Still Knows Expect a Miracle …and now, this one, God Always Knew! In 2009, I embarked on a weight loss journey to lose weight in order to get pregnant.  I know […]