anniversary · Bariatric Surgery - My Story · Uncategorized · WLS


I received this card in the mail on Saturday from my surgeon’s office, Baptist Bariatric Center of Excellence. I had just been questioning my weight loss.  It is difficult not to see how far I have come, but how much farther I need to go.  Always what else I need to do, not how much… Continue reading Card

anniversary · beginnings · lupus · Random Thoughts · sjogrens syndrom


I have been praying for answers for a long time now. I think we all do, in all aspects of our lives. I have been diagnoised with Lupus in May of 2008. Lots of steps in that direction, and more confusion. Yesterday I was diagnoised with Sjogrens Syndrome, and Raynauds. My new doctor is wonderful… Continue reading Answers…

anniversary · Mom · Mother


Today marks the fifth anniversary of my Mother’s passing.  In so many ways, it seems like forever ago. I sit here and think about all of the things she could help with, or be here for, and end up making myself more upset than normal.  Stephen registered for his high school classes last night.  Carmen… Continue reading Anniversary

anniversary · family · husband

Happy Anniversary!

Marriage. No words can describe what this man means to me and our family.  David is strong, kind, caring, a true geek, sometimes cranky, handyman, outrageously funny, intelligent, witty, likable, and HE loves me.  He is incredible with his step-children (although, he has never called them that), and a friend to them.  There are moments… Continue reading Happy Anniversary!

anniversary · blog · lupus

A year later…a bit late…

I can’t believe that I have been blogging for over a year.  My first post was in March of 2009.  My blog is just as I am, scattered and ADD.  Thanks for hanging in there.  Today is a better day than yesterday.  This weekend has been really difficult for me.  Fatigue is at the worst…and… Continue reading A year later…a bit late…

anniversary · husband


My wedding anniversary is today, August 20. It has been 3 wonderful years being married to my life partner. David was a friend that went away, and then came back just at God’s beautiful timing in my life. We have had our moments of bliss. And, moments of severe pain. We are struggling with finances,… Continue reading Anniversary