Tuesday, 30 December 2008

Happy New Year!

It's hard to believe that another year has come and almost gone. I remember when we were all ringing in the new millenium and that seems just like yesterday, now we are heading into 2009.

> Are there things that you would change about 2008 if given the chance?
> Are there lives that have been changed because of you in 2008?

As children of God we have such an accountability. So much responsibility. I know that there are things that I would change about 2008, as I'm sure most of you do. What we need to remember is that we DO NOT want to make the same mistakes twice. We don't want to have to 'lick that calf over again' as we would say in Georgia. We need to remember that we are to redeem the time according to Scripture, because the days are evil (Eph. 5:16) The more evil the day the harder the task and we need to be busy about the Father's business while there is still time. The Lord's work is different for each of us, but no less important than any other persons job.

We need to be more fervent in our Bible reading, Bible study, prayer and witnessing. These are not new year's resolutions, but areas that tend to sometimes get pushed aside a bit (especially during busy holiday seasons) and not coveted as the precious jewels that they are. If we are to endure as good soldiers, then we must have our armour on and be ready to do battle. Because just as assuredly as we know the Lord's return in nigh, so does the devil and we need to be ready to fight. We can not be ready if we have not read up, studied up, prayed up or emptied out (of self).

May each of us strive in 2009 to be more of what the Lord would have us be.

Sis. Tammy

Happy New Year!

Thursday, 25 December 2008

'Twas The Night Before Jesus Came

'Twas the night before Jesus came and all through the house

Not a creature was praying, not one in the house,

Their Bibles were lain on the shelf without care

In hopes that Jesus would not come there.

The children were dressing to crawl into bed,

Not once ever kneeling or bowing a head.

And Mom in her rocker with baby on her lap

Was watching the Late Show while I took a nap.

When out of the East there arose such a clatter,

I sprang to my feet to see what was the matter.

Away to the window I flew like a flash

Tore open the shutters and threw up the sash!

When what to my wondering eyes should appear,

But angels proclaiming that Jesus was here.

With a light like the sun sending forth a bright ray,

I knew in a moment this must be THE DAY!

The light of His face made me cover my head,

It was Jesus! Returning just like He had said.

And though I possessed worldly wisdom and wealth,

I cried when I saw Him in spite of myself.

In the Book of Life which He held in His hand,

Was written the name of every saved man.

He spoke not a word as He searched for my name;

When He said, "It's not here," my head hung in shame.

The people whose names had been written with love,

He gathered to take to His Father above.

With those who were ready He rose without a sound,

While all the rest were left standing around.

I fell to my knees, but it was too late;

I had waited too long and thus sealed my fate.

I stood and I cried as they rose out of sight,

Oh, if only I had been ready tonight.

In the words of this poem the meaning is clear;

The coming of Jesus is drawing near.

There's only one life and when comes the last call,

We'll find that the Bible was true after all!

Dianne Frances Donenfeld - 1988

"For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord. Wherefore comfort one another with these words. But in times and the seasons, brethren, ye have no need that I write unto you. For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night."
I Thessalonians 4:16-5:2
Until the Shout,
Sis. Tammy

Monday, 22 December 2008


Just a short note, being as how I've already blogged today.

I lost 2.5lbs. today. WOOOHOOOOO! That puts me back to where I started, at a 15 pound loss. Praise the Lord. This week should be fun, but I'm not going to worry about it too much. I want to enjoy the week and then I'll start renewed next week. I don't plan to go way overboard, but I do plan to have some of what I like and want. It is one week of about 2 in the whole year where it is expected to gain weight, right????? LOL

'Talk' to you all soon.

Until the shout,
Sis. Tammy

"I can do all things through Christ, which strengtheneth me." Phil. 4:13


The couple had traveled such a long way.
They had come far by night, and had come far by day.
The lady was Mary, she would give birth soon.
Her companion was Joseph, who hoped to find a room.

But all the Inns were full, no rooms anywhere.
Wasn't there just one person, out there who cared?
The last Innkeeper, was sorry to say...
There just aren't any rooms left here today!

But the kindly man saw, that Mary needed rest.
So he quickly announced: "this offer's my best."
"There's a stable out back, and you're welcome to stay.
There isn't a bed, but lots of warm hay."

The animals all quieted as they entered the door.
Joseph led Mary to a clear spot on the floor.
They kept their quiet vigil all through the night.
Just before morning...they saw a Great Light.

The babe had arrived, with a sweet smiling face.
He'd been born among them, in this small little place.
But soon the stable was crowded with shepherds and kings.
They had followed a star, they had heard angels sing.

Gifts they had brought him, from far and from near.
Something had told them all to come here.
Each one of them knew, as the morning progressed;
That things had changed, that they each were blessed.

Can you imagine the Joy, they felt that day?
To see our Lord Jesus on that first Christmas Day!
Do you think if the Innkeeper knew now, what he didn't know then...
That he still would announce, "No Room at the Inn?"

LadyGator 1999

"And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying, "Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men."
Luke 2:13-14

Saturday, 20 December 2008

Christmas is coming, are you ready?

Okay everyone, this is it. The home stretch to Christmas Day! How are you all doing with preparations? Me? Well, I've finished all grocery and Christmas shopping. HALLELUJAH!!!!

No more crowds (because I HAVE to be out in them). I had planned to start my cooking on Monday, but since that is weigh-in day, I think I'll start on Tuesday instead and just get the major house work done instead.

I know we each will be busy in the next few days and I want to take this time to send out Christmas blessings! I don't know when I'll be able to post next, maybe again before Christmas, but with all the work to be done before then it could well be after.

But, preparations aside, let us not forget why Jesus came. He came, not to just be born in a manger, but to save men, women and children from sin. Let's not leave Him in a manger because that was not His ultimate goal. His goal was to come and make a way for you and I to be saved from our own wicked sinfulness. He laid down his life that we might have a wonderful, beautiful and personal relationship with God. It's that amazing? Doesn't that just humble you? To think that the God of Glory gave up soooooo much just for the likes of us. How awesome!!!!

"For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved. He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God. And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil. For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved. But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God." John 3:17-21

Are you celebrating Christmas for the RIGHT reasons this year? It is very easy to get sidetracked by commercialism, but are we remembering to make Christ first and foremost the head of what we do this season? Is all we are doing for His honour and His glory? This is just some food for thought. Pretty basic, yes but nevertheless we sometimes get our priorities misplaced in all the mad dashing around that we do and then we have no joy in the celebrations or the many activities that are taking place and they become "Old Hat" and we're just going through the motions. Not the way I would like to spend this Christmas at all, but I know that I probably have in the past and what a shame.

I pray that as we give and receive gifts, we might look into our own hearts and search to find what we might give Christ this Christmas. Your most likely thinking, "I've already given him my heart!" That is true in a sense, but is there a chamber in your heart that He is not welcome. A secret place that you don't want Him to have? Somewhere that you want to keep just for yourself? If so, think about this: He gave HIS ALL!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Shouldn't we?

May God bless you with a Christ filled Christmas and Glorious New Year!!!

Until the Shout,
Sis. Tammy


Tuesday, 16 December 2008

Grocery Shopping

I don't know about where you live, but where I live trying to shop in the run up to Christmas and New Year is INSANE!!! Being as how the week is almost over and I still have some things in the freezer, I went ahead and decided that I was going to try and get up a menu for the rest of the year (sounds like a long time,huh?) and shop accordingly. Also get my Christmas dinner stuff in. I know that I may need milk and bread, but that I can get that at the corner shop instead of the big supermarket. PTL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I made 2 lists and started shopping for our main groceries first. How interesting. I kept thinking of things I needed to get that weren't on my list, but then would remember that that was a Christmas dinner item and therefore on my 2nd grocery list. How fun!! Talk about frying your brain cells. LOL

Once I got the first list finished I headed toward the check-out and got myself sorted. My husband and the children left to take that stuff home and try to put some of it away while I get started on the the second list. I was doing real good and cruising along when I saw someone that goes to the national pastors church. We got to talking and I mentioned our churches Christmas get-together (which has now been turned into a New Year get-together, long story!) and it hit me that I still had yet another run to the store to make, albeit a little run. I have a few things left to get for that and my mind wanted to start on another list as we were talking. My poor brain!!!! LOL It has enough trouble trying to keep up with everything as it is.

I think list making is probably one of the best things ever thought of. I know that I'd be lost without them. I couldn't keep everything straight. NO WAY, NO HOW!!!!!!!!!!!! I think I spent about 3 hours at the store today. Not my idea of a great time, but at least it's done (except for the Christmas [New Year] Party).

More news from the Madhouse later! I need some serious chocolate, but will resist! LOL

God bless!

Until the Shout,
Sis. Tammy

Weigh-In Day

Well, let's just say it hasn't been a very good week. I put on 2 lbs. Not good! We've been that busy we've been eating on the run and not tracking like we should be. Roger managed to stay the same. I tell you, life sometimes just isn't fair! LOL I knew I didn't want to go tonight, but I also knew that it could lead to me putting on more next week so figured that I'd better go ahead and bite the bullet.

With the Lord's help, I plan to track properly this week and drink my water like I should. Definitely a must! I would like to loose at least 3 lbs. next week. That would take back what I put on plus an extra pound. This time of year must be the pits for all those who are trying to loose weight. Thankfully we do not miss any meetings throughout the holidays. Our group is open the Mondays before and after Christmas as well as the one after New Year. I think it's a good idea. You aren't as tempted as you might normally be if you are aware that you have to face the music in a few days! At least that is my prayer! LOL

That puts me at a total of 12.5 pounds lost. Hope to have a better update next week.

Have a blessed day!

Until the Shout,
Sis. Tammy

"I can do all things through Christ, which strengtheneth me." Phil. 4:13

Friday, 12 December 2008

This week has flown by

Where has the week gone to? I think it just zoomed by and was gone!

As many of you homeschool moms know, your world can be very small. Basically consisting of your four walls. Does it ever seem like to you that the space inside those 4 walls gets smaller and smaller at times. I know mine usually does. There are times that I don't see anyone from Sunday to Thursday and then for about an hour on Saturday and then church on Sunday. I don't even get to the store some weeks.

I know what your thinking? You just went out last week! Yes, I did. But there is a big difference of going with your husband and children and going by yourself. For one thing, you can look at any shop you like for as long as you like and no one is going to complain. RIGHT????

Well, I thank the Lord for my hubby! I was kind of feeling crowded in. Okay, not kind-of! So on the Thursday my husband said he would stay home and do school so that I could go look around Kettering/Corby or where ever I wanted. How fun! The last time I got to really look around Kettering was either a year or 2 years ago. I've been to Kettering town center about a dozen or so times during that period of time, but it was either to nip in for something specific, wait in the car, show some one visiting what town looked like, or to pass out tracts. You now IN and OUT!

I tell you I had a blast!!! I went in every store I wanted to and stayed and looked until I was done. I think I left the house at about 10:15 and didn't come home until around 4:30. It was GREAT!!! That should do me for a while now. I guess you could say I've had my fix! LOL LOL

The Lord has blessed me with a wonderful husband. I know some men who wouldn't take on homeschooling, not even for a day. NO WAY, NO HOW! But, he gladly let me have the day completely to myself (although I did have to be back here in time to get ready for church). I reckon he figured I had enough grey hair!!!!!!!!!!! LOL

I got alot accomplished. I had to buy some bits to decorate the church. I'll have to take some pictures and figure out how to post them on this crazy thing. It looks really good. I sure wish we had our own building. I would love decorating it and doing up different bulletin boards and what not. We can dream, can't we??? At least the guy who does all the main jobs and organizing at the school said we cold leave the room set up for the rest of the holiday season even though they have school. No one should be in there except for Monday and that is just for violin practice, so pray they don't mess with anything.

Today we had to try and finish up some shopping for a birthday party and church gift swap. Almost done. I think I am just about shopped out. MARK 'ER DOWN FOLKS, MARK 'ER DOWN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Well, I guess I've had enough excitement for one week and I'm probably not makin' a lick-a-sense so I'd better go for now!

Blessings to you all!

Until the Shout,
Sis. Tammy

Monday, 8 December 2008

Weigh-In Day

I guess it was just to good to be true. My loosing streak (one of the few things in life where you actually want to have one of those) has finally taken a turn for the worst. It wasn't too bad. I put on 1/2 a pound. I'm so grateful that it's only 1/2 a pound. It could have been worse I guess. The last time I put on it was the same, so Praise the Lord it has only been a little bit. I'm taking off more than putting on so that's always good. I wish it wasn't any at all, but that's the way the ball bounces.

We found out tonight that we are having regular weigh-ins during the holidays. The Monday before Christmas and the Monday after, so I reckon I'll have to keep my food festivities down to just Christmas Day! What a bummer! But, in saying that I would have to say that it's better for me that way. Well, not better for me but better for my body!!! LOL LOL

So, this puts me at 14.5lbs lost in total. I'll get there eventually, like the song says, "Little by little, inch by inch".

I pray you all have a blessed day!

Until the Shout,
Sis. Tammy

Saturday, 6 December 2008

Is this month over yet?

I know, I know!! We are only in the first week of the month, but I'm already exhausted. As you know from the last post we were gone yesterday. And when I say gone, I mean we were gone.

We left a little after 8:30 a.m. and headed to Birmingham. We had absolutely no joy Christmas shopping, EVERYWHERE is sold out of EVERYTHING. What a mess! We decided that next year we are going to start and get the main things in August, even though my husband doesn't like to do that. He says it doesn't feel the same and your not in as much of a Christmas spirit then either, but at this rate you'll at least get what you need to and have more of an opportunity to get something you want than leftovers; then we'll only have to get the bits and bobs nearer Christmas. It is really frustrating because we don't spend a lot, but we at least would like to get them something that they would enjoy. A matter of prayer I think! And yes, I believe God cares about it also.

After having come up empty handed with the shopping we headed toward our friends for lunch. It was good to see them again and enjoy good christian fellowship. It's nice when you've not seen folks in a while, but you can just pick up where you left off and go on. We've been talking about trying to get them over sometime in January. Do you ever feel like your just TOO busy?

We left our friends house a little earlier than necessary because we had been warned that the Farm was hard to find and we wanted to find it before it got dark. The Farm is where the college students live while they are here. We found it without too much hassle, although we are glad we were looking while it was still daylight or we probably would still be looking for it and arriving just in time for all the clean-up duties! LOL The house (farm house) was real neat. They had it decorated all up, even the bathrooms. The had quite a spread ready and everything was great. The students had rooms upstairs prepared for the children with games and crafts and etc. They took turns taking care of them and even took them food and drinks and kept them occupied for the evening. What a blessing!!!! We sang Christmas Carols, played games, fellowshipped, ate and generally had a good time. Everyone was very gracious and accommodating. They were wonderful hosts and went out of their way to make everyone feel welcome. We ended up getting home a little before midnight. TIRED!!!!!!!!!!!

This morning we had our Carol Service at the care home and had to be there by 10:30. None of us were wanting to move very fast I can tell you that. But, we did have a great time. There were between 25-30 folks that came out. We even had a few of the carers stay in and sing with us. They really seemed to enjoy it. There is one lady in particular that works there and has made us feel in the past that we inconvenienced her by coming. Well, today she was very friendly and stayed to help find pages and sing along. That was a real blessing! We also gave out invitations to the workers and family members for our Carol Service and Candlelight Service at the church.

After the nursing home we had to grab a bite to eat and headed over for Caleb to grade in Karate. He passed and did a good job so is now officially a yellow belt. WOOOOHOOOO! Go Bubby!!!!! Then we came home, the children got their baths, ate and then went to bed. Yes, they went to bed quite early since they were up soooo late last night and Caleb has another cold. They are wore out. I know the feeling!!!!!!!!!!!! LOL

Now, it is vegging out time at the Tooley house. Roger and I are kicked back and ready to relax. The only problem is I feel like I could eat the entire house!!! Boy do I have the munchies!!! NOT GOOD FOLKS!! NOT GOOD!!!!!!! I think I'd better stay out of the kitchen! LOL

Enough for now. I'm even more tired after thinking, typing and editing what all we've done in the last 48 hours. Does anyone know of a cheap vacation spot? I think we might need one after this month is over with! LOL LOL LOL

Until the Shout,
Sis. Tammy

Thursday, 4 December 2008

Gone Tomorrow

Tomorrow we are going to Birmingham. No, not Alabama; England! We (and the Pavitt's) were invited to a Christmas Party hosted by the college students that have come and stayed with us to help in the work here. We are leaving quite early as we have a full day.

We really need to leave our house by about 8 or 8:30. Yes, A.M.!!! It takes about 45 minutes to an hour to get to Birmingham from where we live. We need to return some PACE answer keys we borrowed from another missionary and they want us to have lunch with them. I think we're supposed to be at their house around 12 or 12:30. But first we have to go to a copy shop and finish printing off some Christmas music for Saturday's care home service. I know, why not wait until the last minute? Crazy, huh? After that we need to go to Costco and see if they have some bits that we need. THEN, we need to hit Toys 'R' Us. There is just a little bit of shopping that we have left to do and we are praying we can finish it tomorrow. Wouldn't that be a blessing!?!

All this before getting to our friends house. Now you know why we need to leave sooooo early. We have to be at the farm (where the college students live) around 5. We've been told that it is out in the boonies and hard to find, so we are going to try and find it before it gets dark. Being as how its been getting dark between 3 and 4:30 we'll probably find it and then go and see if there is a shop or something to look around in until it's time to be there. It is very frustrating to try and find some place in the dark as I'm sure most of you know.

I've made a dessert and a veggie tray with dip to take along. With it being cold outside there is no chance of any of it going bad. I sure pray this doesn't destroy all my hard work at W.W. I might actually eat some of the veggies! LOL That is why I took it, although I do want some of my dessert. One of the college guys named it "Chocolate Heavenly Goodness"! How funny it that!

Well, I'm hoping to hit the hay a bit early tonight since we have to be up and going at the crack of dawn. May you have a wonderful day and know joy in serving our blessed Saviour!

Until the Shout,
Sis. Tammy

Wednesday, 3 December 2008


I found this over on Sis. Connie's blog at http://connies-thoughts.blogspot.com/. It sounded very interesting so I figured I'd give it a whirl.

I'm going to CAPITALIZE the things that I have done:



3) Played in a band?

4) Visited Hawaii?

5) Watched a Meteor shower?


7) BEEN TO DISNEYLAND/WORLD? (the one in Florida & Paris, not that I could understand much as they were all speaking French)

8) CLIMBED A MOUNTAIN? (loads as a kid, we used to go camping all the time)



11) Bungee jumped? (Not on your life or mine!)

12) VISITED PARIS? (Went for our anniversary as it's just across the Channel, have to fill you in some other time about that trip! AAAAAAHHHHH!)

13) Watched a lightening storm at sea?

14) TAUGHT YOURSELF AN ART FROM SCRATCH? (If the piano counts then, yes!)

15) Adopted a child?

16) Had food poisoning? (Thank the Lord)

17) Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty?

18) Grown your own vegetables? (Do they make yards big enough for that here in England? lol)

19) SEEN THE MONA LISA IN FRANCE? (Not sure what all the hype is about though)

20) Slept on an overnight train?


22) Hitchhiked?

23) TAKEN A SICK DAY WHEN YOUR NOT ILL? (Unfortunately, yes; a long, long time ago. But as a stay at home mom, that excuse doesn't even work! LOL)

24) Built a snow fort?

25) Held a lamb?

26) Gone skinny dipping?

27) Run a Marathon? (In actual terms no, but there are many days when that is what it feels like I'm doing! lol)

28) Ridden in a gondola in Venice?



31) Hit a home run?



34) VISITED THE BIRTHPLACE OF YOUR ANCESTORS? (How far back do you have to go to make them your ancestors?)


36) Taught yourself a new language?


38) Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person?

39) Gone rock climbing?

40) Seen Michelangelo's David in person? (Not sure, where is it? If it's in the Louve in France then I probably have and didn't even realize it.)

41) Sung Karaoke?

42) Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt?

43) Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant?

44) Visited Africa? (If my husband has his way I will!!!!)


46) Been transported in an ambulance?

47) Had your portrait painted?

48) Gone deep sea fishing?

49) Seen the Sistine Chapel in person?

50) BEEN TO THE TOP OF THE EIFEL TOWER IN PARIS? (AWESOME, and I don't like heights either)

51) Gone scuba diving or snorkeling?



54) GONE TO A DRIVE-IN THEATER? (We used to go when I was a teenager, I didn't grow up in church)

55) Been in a movie?

56) Visited the Great Wall of China?

57) Started a business?

58) Taken a martial arts class? (Does it count that I work with my son? I would love too, but I don't wear trousers (pants). I'll have earned a black belt along with my son, but nothing to show for it. I'm the one who practices with him. I love it!!!!!!!)

59) Visited Russia?

60) Served in a soup Kitchen?

61) SOLD GIRL SCOUT COOKIES? (once I think, although I know that I've eaten them. LOL)

62) Gone whale watching?


64) Donated blood, platelets or plasma? (No, they won't let me here because I've come over from the States and I can't in the U.S. because I lived here in Britain during the mad cow).

65) Gone sky diving?

66) VISITED A NAZI CONCENTRATION CAMP? (Went to Dachau [pronounced do-kow] while we were in Germany. It changes a person)

67) BOUNCED A CHECK? (Once, when I miss calculated my checkbook)

68) FLOWN IN A HELICOPTER? (In Gatlinburg, TN. a long time ago)

69) SAVED A FAVORITE CHILDHOOD TOY? (When I was 13 my grandmother bought me a few dolls and said that that would be the last year that she buys me baby dolls. I still have them. They are in our storage unit in the States. I meant to bring them over for my daughter when we shipped our container in 2004 but totally forgot.)


71) Eaten caviar? (I have NO desire to eat fish eggs. Chicken eggs, yes! Fish eggs, NO!)

72) Pieced a quilt?

73) Stood in Times Square? (I sure want to)

74) Toured the Everglades?

75) Been fired from a job?


77) BROKEN A BONE? (Does fractured count? I had to wear a cast for 6 weeks!!!!!!!!!!!)

78) BEEN ON A SPEEDING MOTORCYCLE? (My dad has been riding since he was 14yrs. old. He's the only one I trust. Actually rode with him while I was back in the States in April. We took the bike to Dollywood! I know what your thinkin'. She just said she doesn't wear pants and yet she's riding around on her dad's motorcyle, HOW? I have a blue knit skirt that I've had for ages and it stretches ALOT! See, where there's a will there's a way! If you don't believe me ask him. He looked pretty unsure about it too when he suggested it jokingly and I took him up on his offer.)

79) Seen the Grand Canyon in person? (Not yet, but one of these days Lord willin')

80) Published a book?

81) Visited the Vatican? (No, I was supposed to go with my husband and a few others when they went to Rome to do some Jewish outreach, but my sons passport had not come back yet so I couldn't go. It actually came back THE day they left. RATS! I have a picture of my husband preaching in front of the Vatican, though)

82) Bought a new car? (New to me! LOL)

83) Walked in Jerusalem? (I would love to!!!)

84) HAD YOUR PICTURE IN THE NEWSPAPER? (In our local paper they have an article that they call "The Word on the Street," and they ask your viewpoint on something that is a big topic in the news or around our area. Yes, you guessed it; they asked me! I don't know if that makes me famous or infamous! HA! HA!)


86) VISITED THE WHITE HOUSE? (Been there? Yes! Been inside? No!)

87) Killed and prepared an animal for eating?


89) Saved someone's life?

90) Sat on a jury?

91) Met someone famous?



94) MADE A BABY? (Two! 1 Beautiful little girl and 1 handsome little man)

95) Seen the Alamo in person? (I'm with Sis. Connie, until she told me I though we'd won it also)

96) Swam in the Great Salt Lake?

97) Been involved in a law suite?


99) BEEN STUNG BY A BEE? (So many times as a child that midway through the summer [after my feet had toughened up] I got to where I would just stop, pull out the stinger and carry on with what I was doing?)

Has anyone else taken this test? Would love to read your answers!

Until the Shout,
Sis. Tammy

Monday, 1 December 2008

Weigh-In Day

It's that time of the week again. Monday night weigh-in. With Thanksgiving and all I didn't expect to loose. I would have been happy to stay the same, but 'Thank the Lord' I lost 1.5lbs. Talk about a shock. That puts me at a total of 15lbs.

I still have a long way to go, but I'm aiming for short term goals like 1/2 a stone (7lbs.) at a time. I would love to get to my 10% by the last meeting before Christmas, but I don't know if I'll be able to. I still have about 12lbs. to go. Oh well, it's something to shoot for. Aim high, right?

If I could figure out a way to sort out photos, I'd try updating them as I loose. I'll have to ask hubby if he could give me a hand. Folks say they can tell, but I don't really see it yet. Although, I may have to figure out a way to take my skirts up in the waist soon. Either that or buy new ones!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I like that idea!!

It's been a busy day, so I'd better go for now. God bless and for those who are in the same boat as me, "Have a good week this week!"

Slightly Slimmer,
Sis. Tammy

"I can do all things through Christ, which strengthened me." Phil. 4v.13