Sonnet 116 by William Shakespeare

When I was in high school I learned this sonnet for a play I was in.  I’ve loved it ever since. For some odd reason, at random times I find myself reciting it. It is such a beautiful poem about the long-lasting effects of love despite the passing of time. I love this sonnet so… Continue reading Sonnet 116 by William Shakespeare


How Injuring My Arm and Gaining Weight Changed My Life and What Else I Gained In The Process

It was a freezing cold 9 degree January morning last year when I found myself on the ground in the parking lot. It all happened so fast I didn’t realize that I had slipped on ice and fell until I was on the ground. My first thought was that I hoped that no one had… Continue reading How Injuring My Arm and Gaining Weight Changed My Life and What Else I Gained In The Process

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The Greatest Gift- Eternal Life

Today I want to share with you what I believe to be the purpose of our lives here on earth.  I believe that God gave us life so that we can love and glorify Him. Many people believe that eternal life in Heaven is something that we earn through good works, or something we inherit because our… Continue reading The Greatest Gift- Eternal Life


Healthy and Happy

Healthy and happy is way better than skinny and sad. There’s always that little voice inside that can trick us into thinking that losing 5 more pounds will make us happier. Don’t listen to the lies that society tells us. Skinny does not equal happy…and skinny does not always equal healthy. On the same note,… Continue reading Healthy and Happy


Is There Still HOPE?!

HOPE: /hōp/ noun 1. a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen. synonyms: aspiration, desire, wish, expectation, ambition, aim, plan, dream, 2.a feeling of trust. verb 1.want something to happen or be the case. synonyms: expect, anticipate, look for, wait for, be hopeful of, pin one’s hopes on, want I lost… Continue reading Is There Still HOPE?!


Lose Excuses and Gain Results

I love to make excuses for myself. When it comes to making excuses, I am often my own worst enemy. But when I stop with the excuses and just do what I know I need to be doing it is amazing how much of a difference it makes. I’m not even talking about weight loss… Continue reading Lose Excuses and Gain Results

Tips and Tricks

Tip Tuesday #108: An Avoidable Makeup Mistake

Here’s another tip for Tip Tuesday: Today’s tip is about A Makeup Mistake When Applying Foundation: When applied correctly, makeup can give you an instant confidence boost, but when not done right it can also be a quick way to make you feel like wearing it was a big mistake. Being the base, the foundation of… Continue reading Tip Tuesday #108: An Avoidable Makeup Mistake