Bucket List · goal · Goals · school · Uncategorized


With all of the change I will be experiencing in the next month, we decided to drop my summer classes.  I wasn’t doing well with the online math class due to losing focus.  I need the structure of a classroom.  I am too new to this back to school thing, and admitting that I can’t… Continue reading Dropping

Bariatric Surgery - My Story · goal · Goals · lupus · Uncategorized · WLS

Weekly Shots -Update

Last week I saw my Rheumatologist, and we decided to take me off of the Methotrexate shots.  I had been experiencing too many of the side affects, and really felt the need to get off it. Really won’t see the benefit until a couple more weeks go by, but excited that my immune system can recover.… Continue reading Weekly Shots -Update

Bariatric Surgery - My Story · Goals · new habits · Uncategorized · walking · WLS


I have been walking in the mornings on our treadmill.   I started with the cardio setting, but have liked the interval program. Oh goodness!! Liked is not really how I should describe it. It kick my butt! I am out of breathe. Ugh. I am starting out my day with walking.  Trying to kick… Continue reading Habits-Walking 

Beth Moore · Goals · lupus · Random Thoughts · Sunday · thoughts · Uncategorized

Sunday Thought

“Sometimes a storm in your life is what will blow you to the place you are longing to be.” – Beth Moore Storms.  Not really.  Just feeling as though I should be doing something other than what I am doing.  My body is still adjusting, and the Lupus is conquering now.  Everyday I battle the… Continue reading Sunday Thought

Bariatric Surgery - My Story · Goals · Uncategorized · walking · WLS

Shoe Laces

I know it doesn’t seem like much but my laces are straight, in the middle of the shoe.  I recently realized that I am able to do this.  Actually bend over to tie my shoes.  The ties used to end up on the inside part of my shoe.  I had to hike my leg up… Continue reading Shoe Laces

Bariatric Surgery - My Story · Goals · Uncategorized · WLS

Reality…Size L

Perception… I never dreamed that I would be in a size L shorts, let alone Nike Shorts size L. This picture is really not the best.  And, I had just finished a outside walk with Dexter…BUT these are Carmen’s size L shorts! They are snug. But my bottom is in them!! Definitely a big Non-Scale-Victory!… Continue reading Reality…Size L