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Now I sit me down to eat,
I pray the Lord I will not cheat.
If I should reach for cake or bread
please guide my hand to greens instead!
But help me Lord, if I indulge
and lose the Battle of the Bulge,
to understand that ounce for ounce,
It's Who I Am That Really Counts!

I'm a yo-yo dieter who's on the road to break that awful habit! No more diets for me, just a life-change that will start very slowly at first, taking one goal at a time until I have that as a life habit. Then I'll move on to the next goal and so on! I can overcome and will overcome, just one step at a time!

I'm excited for the 2017 Fall 5% Challenge I just joined. I'm a Determined Daisy and I'm excited! It starts October 7th and runs through Dec 2nd. 8 weeks of challenges, motivation, support, fun...can't wait!!!

Now, a little about my journey...
Sept 2013, when I went in for my 6 month check-up, I got a wake up call. My blood sugar was "a little high," my dr said. Since diabetes runs in my family (both my mom & oldest sister had type 2 diabetes), this news shook me up! My dear sister passed away 3 yrs ago from complications to diabetes. I am taking this serious and working on a few helps I've found. Now I have a meter and am trying to lower my blood sugar levels by testing myself and eating healthier, low-carb meals.


Member Since: 9/13/2012

Fitness Minutes: 90,681

My Goals:
1: Drink 8+ cups water daily.
2: Walk 15+ minutes a day, 6 days a week.
3: Strength-Train for 10+ minutes on Mon/Wed/Fri
4: Eat no more than 60 Net-Carbs total for the day.
5. Sleep a minimum of 7 hrs, nightly.

Overall Goal: to weigh-in between 125-135 lbs.


My Program:
2017 FALL 5% Challenge Exercise Commitment: Oct 7th - Dec 2nd.
Cardio: Walking 15+ min a day, Mon-Sat, arthritis permitting.
Strength Training: at home with weights/stretchy bands and/or ball using DVDs or SP exercises. Mon/Wed/Fri for 10+ minutes per session.

2017 FALL 5% Challenge Diet Commitment:
1. Low-Carb/High-Fat; Ketogenic (trying to stay within 30-60 Net Carbs daily)
2. Intermittent Fasting
3. Water - 8 cups, daily



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I'm a 59 year old wife, mom and grandma who's on her way to a new, healthier life!


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  • v JOYFULPAMELA
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    Welcome to the Determined Daisies team! I am so glad you will be with us on our exciting health journey this fall! Please introduce yourself to the team in the introductions section if you have not already so we may work together to achieve our goals. Feel free to stop by my page to chat or just to say “hi” anytime! Wishing you well in striving towards your goals!
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    I love the "Bicycle Built for Two" reference you have. I had forgotten about the "Daisy" part! Wouldn't it be fun to have all of us "Determined Daisies" out for a bike ride together?
    44 days ago
  • v DETERMINEDJANET
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    FAILURES
    are only the
    building blocks
    to your
    SUCCESS.

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    51 days ago
  • v DETERMINEDJANET
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    Stay focused on your goals,
    your peace & your happiness.
    Don’t waste your time on anything
    that doesn’t contribute to your growth.

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    77 days ago
  • v BARBIE176
    emoticon "Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn." Harriet Beecher Stowe emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    80 days ago
  • v JINLYNN
    Hi Ruth-Ann - I am glad you enjoyed the Daisy team and that you have signed up for the fall challenge too. I really enjoy them as they help keep me focussed and on track; even when I may not do all that great, it is still better than I would do on my own.

    I had a good visit and time with my niece and her youngest two (boys - age 9 & 11), We played lots of games and shared lots of laughter. You and I are alike in that we love to have our family around us.

    I am counting down the days till my vacation. I am so looking forward to having a time away, although I do have a tendency to fret about my mom when I am away. I need to just place her in the Lord's hands and let go of my worry. I have started to make my packing list, but in truth I started it at the end of June when I made the final arrangements and paid for the trip. My sisters both make fun of my lists, but it helps me keep organized. And unlike them, I seldom go away having forgotten anything.

    Hope you are having a wonderful week. Blessings and Hugs. Jineane
    81 days ago
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