My Journey

I Need to Ramble

I Need to Ramble

I renamed the header on my blog to Ramblin' with Anna a few weeks ago as I thought it better suited me since I either ramble with my words or ramble with my life in so many ways. I can never sit still too long and have moved more times than I remember at this point and that's only since I left home when I was 19. The last time I saw my dad he...

Gone But Not Forgotten

Gone But Not Forgotten

February 2nd marked the thirteen anniversary of the year I lost my beloved, Brian. He was only forty-six when he went to be with the Lord. Way too young in my opinion. Our older children were married with children of their own, but our youngest two were a junior and senior in high school. They have spent the last thirteen years without their...

I Must Always Remember to Breathe

I Must Always Remember to Breathe

Remembering to breathe when your met with major life decisions is not always an easy task. This past year has been a real struggle for me. It started in December of 2019 when my husband and I separated. That time did not last very long, but in the coming year there would be two other separations, one of which lasted about 3 months. I had filed...

A Snowy Day in January

A Snowy Day in January

Yesterday was a great day for snow! When I first moved to Nashville back in December 2009 there were many people who told me it didn't snow here, but that first January we received quite a bit of snow. Much more than I have seen here since. I think God knew that I needed to see snow at this juncture of my move here to help solidify the reasons...

End of Year Weight Loss Update

End of Year Weight Loss Update

It's been six months since I give an update on my weight loss journey and I'm sorry to say I slipped way more than I thought I would. After devoting nine long months to the program I went off the rails. My life hit some major roadblocks and my depression took over, which made me eat more than I should have. I had done so good with loosing 48...