Bariatric Surgery - My Story · family · husband · share · thoughts · Uncategorized · weight loss · WLS

Guest Posts

In the next week or so, David (hubby), will be guest posting on his perspective on my weight loss journey and our new life. Obviously the changes we make affect the people around us, so I thought it might be good to hear from someone affected by my changes. Hopefully, we will all be able… Continue reading Guest Posts

family · husband · Travel

Travel and Weather

Oh my…in the travel to Houston from Florida…we went from 70/80 degrees temperatures to a 20 degree decrease in about 5 minutes.  We could “see” the front come through.  Remarkable. On Friday in the drive home, it didn’t get above 40 until past Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  The water ways, in the “coastal plains” were covered… Continue reading Travel and Weather

family · football · husband · kids

SEC Football

Life seems back to normal around here.  Fall is in the air.  Not really, but it seems that way since football has begun.  My family is divided in teams.  I am an Arkansas Razorback girl.  David is a graduate from LSU, hence he is a fan of the tigers.  Carmen was a little razorback, then… Continue reading SEC Football

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!

beach · husband · kids · Mother's Day

Mother’s Day

This past Mother’s Day was wonderful for me.  I have been blessed with two good children.      My little one…Stephen…loves the sand.  My first born…Carmen…loves the sun  My beloved…David…puts up with all of it…just for me.  The kids took a stab at kayaking.  I think they enjoyed it. They listen to me, and let me… Continue reading Mother’s Day

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