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I'm Debbie and I'm taking it a day at a time

I've been overweight all of my adult life. Getting tired of the yo yoing. In the year 2000 i was diagnosed with type 2 Diabetes. Turning a deaf ear to the diagnosis i felt "now that i'm taking meds i can eat what I want and not worry aobut the diabetes" How wrong i was. It took an almost fatal accident stemming from a blackout after a 400 blood sugar reading and a fall down a flight of stairs which could haae been much worst in the injury area. I was so lucky. Someone was watching ...
I've been overweight all of my adult life. Getting tired of the yo yoing. In the year 2000 i was diagnosed with type 2 Diabetes. Turning a deaf ear to the diagnosis i felt "now that i'm taking meds i can eat what I want and not worry aobut the diabetes" How wrong i was. It took an almost fatal accident stemming from a blackout after a 400 blood sugar reading and a fall down a flight of stairs which could haae been much worst in the injury area. I was so lucky. Someone was watching over me. Finally some sense was knocked into my thick head. I've been eating healthy ever since. Not only making healthy choices, i exercise 6 days a week. Since last November I have lost 40 lbs. I enjoy using my sense of humor along the way. It helps burn calories when you laugh. Today i have normal blood sugar readings. I feel good, look good and I'd like to love aobut 40-50 more pounds. I've come this far, I know I can do it. I have faith in myself and Love me more today than i ever have. I'm so glad i was introduced to Spark People by a friend. It really helps to track my food and exercise. I like writing about my feelings, my emotions, my dreams.

Being almost totally Deaf/legally blind has it's drawbacks. But today I am comfortable with myself for who I am. It has not always been this way. It is the main reason for my Emotional eating disorder that triggered Binge Eating normally at night. That is in my past thanks to SparkPeople.
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Member Since: 4/17/2008

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Currently my goal is to eat a healthy diabetic diet. No refined sugars. 5 servings daily of fruits and geggies. 3 servings of proteins and 2 snack smaller servings of protein along with a good carb. Currently I have an average FBS readout of 125 first thing in the morning.
Max of 2 cups of coffee
8 or more cups of water

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A reasonable 1,200-1,500 calorie a day diet. Go to the gym daily.
Walk 30 minutes twice daily.
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I'm in Oregon City, Or., Engaged , Originally from Southern California. The mother of a lovely 18 yr. old healthy daughter. You can write to me at my spark mail address.
DOB 11/24/1956

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I am a mover and a doer and I love the outdoors. I enjoy camping and swimming and traveling. You won't find me being a FAT butt laying around on the couch.

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NORASPAT
4/15/2015 9:05:47 PM

DEBS I am so sorry this is happening to you. Sometimes the procedures go perfect and others need time to catch up. Did the same surgeon do both procedures.
I am hoping all is well with you very soon. HUGS and so much love from Pat in Maine. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon



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CBAGOT2
3/21/2015 3:49:08 PM

You are a real inspiration



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PICKIE98
3/2/2015 3:02:26 PM

What is going on there today? ANything exciting?



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PICKIE98
2/12/2015 5:35:17 PM

Thinking of you today Deb..Hugs!



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NORASPAT
2/2/2015 11:07:59 PM

DEEBS that is the way it is. Our son had been the shoveler that was my job and he took it over. I am grateful he is here with us now. He plans to stay in Augusta. DH eyes are not doing good and I am not as healthy as I should be,
. HUGS and much love Pat in Maine. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon



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