Health Journey Update

This Made My Day

Today has been a pretty good day so far! For some reason I thought it might be somewhat emotional with this being the one year mark since the diagnosis. Just yesterday Jamie admitted to me for the first time that there was a time when she didn’t think I would make it to see River’s 5th birthday. Well, I am still here and still fighting! It was nearly 6 months ago when I experienced a breakthrough in regards to the…

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Blog Life My Story Update

Almost One Year Later

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I can remember a time when I didn’t think this day was possible. Tomorrow marks one year since our lives were radically altered. That day is still so vivid in my memory banks! I find it somewhat difficult to articulate the range of emotions and feelings I experienced that day! If there was just one – I would say anger! My anger was directed at myself and God! How could He allow something like this to happen? Doesn’t He know…

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Blog

I Lost My Wedding Ring In The Garbage Dump

Yup, you read the title correctly. I lost my wedding ring at the Point Roberts garbage dump yesterday! Obviously, not one of my best moments in life – but hey, we all have our moments from time to time. After loading up the Flex yesterday with a bunch of stuff from the cabin, I headed out to the local dump to dispose of everything. It wasn’t a busy day at the dump. Usually, the line up to get into the…

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Family

Happy Father’s Day

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To my dad, and to all the dads out there today – HAPPY FATHER’S DAY! I hope you have a great day! Here is what the internet has to say about the history of Father’s Day. I had no idea… In 1910, a Father’s Day celebration was held in Spokane, Washington, at the YMCA by Sonora Smart Dodd, who was born in Arkansas. Its first celebration was in the Spokane YMCA on June 19, 1910. Her father, the civil war…

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Food Health

The Glycemic Index

For those who were asking yesterday during the Facebook Feed, here is a copy of the Glycemic Index we use. Please feel free to download it and print it off. We hope it will serve as a guideline when deciding what foods to eat. (from the internet) The Glycemic Index is a scale that ranks carbohydrate rich foods by how much they raise blood glucose sugar levels compared to a standard food. The Glycemic Index measures the increase in blood…

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