Tag: new perspective

It may have taken only a little more than a year to lose over 100 lbs, but ridding myself of the excess baggage between my ears is an ongoing process. My self-talk used to go something like this; “you stupid, fat, effing slob”, followed by all kind of self-depreciating lines: You’ll always be an effing, …

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It was an exciting day – we were finally going to Oregon after nearly a year in California.  After an early start at 7 in the morning, things going well with hooking up and hitting the road, we drove until just after 1 in the afternoon. I don’t like having to travel that long, but …

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I have many friends who blog regularly, especially for weight loss tracking. It’s a good way to stay accountable. I have maintained a 100 lb weight loss for the last 20 years, so I think I’ve got that part pretty set in my mind. When we first started our trip in May of 2012, I …

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How happy are the people who know the sound of joy! They walk in the light of Your face, O Lord.   Psalm 89:15   I think I’ve always sought joy in my life, but seldom found it. Joy meant getting what I wanted and never having consequences when my choices were not great. The things …

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