(Photo courtesy of one of my best friends, Trena. This photo was taken in 1990, our senior year of high school.) Yes, I was a smoker. Key word? Was. Before I even get started, I will say right off the bat that I know there is nothing I can say or do to change you, your mind, how you feel and what you do. YOU … Continue reading Celebrating 10 years!
Where do I begin? Our five-year wedding anniversary trip is over and we are now back home in good ol’ Alexandria, Minnesota. We ran our second half-marathon, we drank lots of wine, we ate good food and oh, so much more. I have so many great memories of our trip to California…the time spent with my amazingly awesome husband, the scenery, the wineries, the weather, … Continue reading We did it!
I am going to write about a different kind of loss today. It’s not the kind of loss you see at the scale, but the kind of loss you feel in your heart. Yesterday, January 31, I lost my big sis, Donna, to breast cancer. She was 58 years old. She is the oldest sibling in my family and I am the baby. There are … Continue reading Loss
Okay, I was going through some pictures tonight and found some before pics and some after pics that I thought might like to see. All I can say is WOW! Hope you enjoy them as much I did: This was Christmas of 2007. Seriously, my face was so CHUBBY! I kind of miss the red highlights I used to put in my hair, though. Kind … Continue reading You might enjoy these pics…
I had a mammogram this morning and I have to share a funny story. First, this is my third mammogram I have ever had. I started when I was 35 because, unfortunately, my sister has breast cancer. Actually, she could use a few prayers right now as she is battling it again. She was first diagnosed when she was 50 years old. Then, seven years … Continue reading Mammo