If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. Romans 10:9
For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. John 3:16

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

A Sentence A Day - September 2020

 Here is my September One Day at a time.  

1 - Tuesday.  I started a new hat as I have a goal to try to use up a bunch of my yarn stash because I don't want to buy more until I do.

2 - Wednesday.  Finished the hat I started and found one that I had made a long time ago all except closing up the top of it, so I finished that too.

3 - Thursday.  So thankful my daughter keeps me happy with photos of my grandson and I finished reading "Love Finds You in Sugarcreek, Ohio" by Serena Miller (and I've been to Sugarcreek and love to read books that take place in places I've been.

4 -  Friday.  Went to dinner with hubby's mom and had a great time with lots of talking and laughter.

5 - Saturday.  We washed and swept out the van and went to lunch at Longhorn...yummy...and I finished reading "Hunted" by Margaret Daley.

6 - Sunday.  Watched a Veggie Tale movie in Sunday School with the kids (Madame Blueberry) and then a visit with my sisters and a Sunday afternoon nap before heading back for evening service.

7 - Monday.  Day off work and we made reservations for our November vacation and hoping we will get to go.

8 - Tuesday.  Back to work and then daughter sent these cute photos of grandson in his new Baby Yoda PJ's.

9 - Wednesday.  Work and then hubby did live FB Bible Study and I have so been enjoying this study on Paul.

10 - Thursday.  I can't remember but I know I worked.

11 - Friday.  I worked and then hubby and I went to dinner with his mom.

12 - Saturday.  Took my sister's cat to the vet...think we traumatized her trying to get her in the carrier. We gave up and let her ride like this and she was fine.

13 - Sunday.  My baby turned 26...I can't believe it! 

14 - Monday.  Can't remember, but I know I worked.

15 - Tuesday.  Can't remember, but I know I worked

16 - Wednesday.  Colton is 4 today! 

17 - Thursday.  Had an early morning doctor's appointment with my new nurse practitioner then headed out to the airport and flew to Florida and had a fun evening with Kelli watching the new Mulan and eating Chinese carry-out for dinner.

18 - Friday.  Kelli had an appointment at a cute little boutique to try on wedding dresses and she said yes to the dress!  

19 - Saturday.  Kelli and I had a fun morning and went to lunch together and then back to the airport to fly home.  It was a quick trip, but so many fun memories.

20 - Sunday.  So good to be home with hubby again as I sure do miss him when we are apart.

21 - Monday.  Back to work.

22 - Tuesday.  Hubby had an early morning doctor's appointment and I sat in the van and enjoyed this view.

23 - Wednesday.  Again I worked and then Bible Study on Paul with hubby live on FB and I'm beginning to realize I really like Paul.

24 - Thursday.  Can't remember, but I know I worked.

25 - Friday.  Work and then dinner out at Fazoli's with Tracy's mom.

26 - Saturday.  Went to Hobby Lobby and got some fall decorations for inside my house.  You can go here it you'd like to see them.

27 - Sunday.  This was a typical Sunday with church (2 services) and picked up lunch and then took a nap.  Perfect Sunday.

28 - Monday.  Lucy seemed to be scratching more than normal so she had a visit to the vet and he said all is okay.

Waiting in the car.  She would not look at me for a picture.  lol

29 - Tuesday.  Worked and then came home and worked on another new loom hat and finished reading "His Holiday Family" by Margaret Daley and yes, I am reading Christmas books.

30 - Wednesday.  Eye appointment with a new doctor that I really liked and all is well and ordered new glasses.

That was pretty much my month.  

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Monday, October 5, 2020

"Tell a Fairy Tale Day" Virtual 5K

On Saturday morning early, I went out and walked a Virtual 5K in my neighborhood.  I earned this medal for the effort.  I haven't been walking as much this summer, but this I think is helping me to get back on track.  I have another one to do this month.  It's the 2020 Pumpkin Run and usually is done in this area at a place called Bonnie Brook Farm.  But due to Covid, it's a Virtual Race this year too.  For me it is a walk, as I'm not really concerned with the pace, but just want to complete the race.  Although, honestly, I guess I do hope to improve my time some.

Part of the reason my time is a little longer is because I keep stopping and taking pictures throughout my walk.  It was a beautiful morning and we're starting to get some leaves changing colors.  Here are a couple pictures I took.

This is the only one from my yard.


Friday, October 2, 2020

Breast Cancer Awareness Month


I am a Survivor.  I was diagnosed in late January, early February of 2016.  I went through months of chemotherapy and then had 2 surgeries and weeks of radiation which ended in December of that year..  

First of all, I am so thankful to God for how He gave me such a peace that I had never had before when I was diagnosed and through all the treatments.  Rarely did I get really scared and I'm the person who has white-coat syndrome really bad.  But that year because of the prayers of everyone, God gave me a peace so that when I went for treatment or for a doctor visit or even surgery, there really was very little fear.  That has got to be a God thing!

I'm also very thankful for my husband and how he was always there with me each step of the way.  He went to every chemo treatment and every radiation treatment except one, I think because he had a doctor's appointment.  He was my rock.

I'm also thankful for my sister who is a 29-30 year survivor.  She called me most days and checked in and was just a real blessing.  She'll never know what she meant to be through that time.  I've tried to tell her, but I just can't really express it fully.

I'm also thankful for every person who said a prayer for me or sent a card or a gift or just a word of encouragement.  You know who you are and I love you.  My church family were also so very supportive.  I can't imagine going through that year with them.

I was blessed with 3 awesome doctors that told me from the beginning they were going for the cure.  They were patient and explained everything they were planning and were just awesome.  Also, every nurse, everyone who administered my chemo, were so awesome!

I am very blessed.

Now, I want to suggest that all of you be sure to get your annual mammogram.  Unfortunately, I hadn't had a mammogram in several years.  Maybe if I had kept up with them, my cancer would not have invaded as much as it did.  I don't beat myself up over it, but I surely don't want you to have to go through what I went through.  Yes, I know mammograms are uncomfortable and sometimes even a little painful.  But trust me it is nothing like all the treatments for cancer.  You better believe I don't miss them any more.  

Take care my friends!