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Hold Hands

Carmen and I went to one of her friends weddings this past weekend.  It was a really sweet wedding, and had lots of country charm in the decorations.  One of the things they had guests do was to write down marriage advice on these pre-printed cards. Mine was very simple.  Hold hands while speaking of… Continue reading Hold Hands

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Bad Storms

“A bad storm can blow in a beautiful season.  The Bible proves over and over that how something begins does not get to dictate how it ends.” – Beth Moore Hurricane Nate brought down our tree, our oven went out (igniter) and my computer crash with my final essay on it for my English class. … Continue reading Bad Storms

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Cake

Wednesday was my mother-in-law’s birthday.  She turned 76.  David’s brother was hosting dinner, and had asked for us to get the cake and ice cream.  She likes yellow cake with chocolate icing. I haven’t made a cake in a very long time (like over ten years).  Pies, Bundt cakes, cup cakes or brownies – no… Continue reading Cake

Bariatric Surgery - My Story · David's Thoughts · family · Uncategorized · WLS

David’s Thoughts

Hello, it’s David again! Today, I wanted to write about another aspect of my life with Jerry that has changed since her weight loss surgery – food and eating. Now, I know that sounds like an obvious point, and I knew that Jerry’s diet would have to change after her surgery, but I didn’t really… Continue reading David’s Thoughts

Bariatric Surgery - My Story · David's Thoughts · family · lupus · Uncategorized

David’s Thoughts

Hi, this is David, Jerry’s husband. She has asked me to put this post together to talk about how her weight loss journey has impacted the people in her life. Well, I have definitely been impacted, so I think I can offer up some observations. There have been two major effects that immediately come to… Continue reading David’s Thoughts

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Sunday Thought

Ecclesiastes 3:6 continued. “…a time to keep and a time to throw away” A lot has been going on this weekend.  We moved Carmen back to LSU on Friday, and Stephen began to move back home yesterday and today. Carmen’s move, this time, has been more permanent.  We took more time going through “keepsakes” and… Continue reading Sunday Thought