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My Plan For Life

After ignoring my Type 2 Diabetes for 10 years, I've decided to reclaim my life. Join me as I make smart choices and learn to LIVE my life!
After ignoring my Type 2 Diabetes for 10 years, I've decided to reclaim my life. Join me as I make smart choices and learn to LIVE my life!



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 current weight: 277.0 

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Member Since: 12/31/2008

SparkPoints: 5,917

Fitness Minutes: 403

My Goals:
If I've learned anything in my 50+ years, it's that my goal cannot be about a number. I'm living to stay alive. My choices are to be healthy and stick around long enough to enjoy my grandchildren. (If by chance the pounds fall off as a side effect, well that's just a bonus!)

My Program:
I'm eating a healthy diet to control my Type 2 Diabetes. I'm trying to work exercise into my life. It's not easy!

Personal Information:
I live with my husband on our farm in NE Kansas. I work full time as an accountant. We have a 4 year old grandson and a 1 year old granddaughter, and are lucky to have them and their mom and dad live only 8 miles from us.

Other Information:
I am allergic to exercise. This is proving to be a huge stumbling block in my plan for life. I'm working on it!

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Member Comments:
8/24/2011 9:59:22 AM

Hello again! Just stopping by to see how you are doing and ask what's new in your life. We felt the earthquake yesterday here in the Philly area and are probably going to get some bad rain from hurricane Irene over the weekend. I have been wondering what kinds of things you do on your farm in the fall. You know how I love to hear about farming. I also found your blog! Have a great week! emoticon

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8/21/2011 10:30:33 PM

Just checking in to see how your week went? emoticon

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8/17/2011 5:22:58 PM

Thank you for the add. Gaining new friends in the past few days has been a trememdous motivator for me and I appreciate you being part of that motivation. I look forward to getting to know you and supporting you however I can. I added you back as well. emoticon

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8/14/2011 9:05:36 PM

Did I miss your birthday? Happy belated birthday and I sure hope it was a fun filled one.
Your oatmeal sounds so good right now. I usually eat steel cut oats in the fall and winter but it's so filling a tasty I might just have some this week.
We went on a little road trip to northern PA and southern NY and took a scenic route. I saw cows! Just didn't want to see any bears. lol Fabulous scenery and beautful mountains.
Have a great week! emoticon

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8/11/2011 5:16:56 PM

Hi Barb,

Thank you for asking me to be your friend, it means a lot to me to have support here at spark and I, too, added you so I can help support you on your weight loss journey! I love your status and that you found such a cool tool on the web, what a great way to celebrate your special day. Happy Birthday by the way emoticon

I am sorry it has taken me so long to drop on by, but I am here to check out your blogs and learn more about you. I hope to do just that.

Hope you have a lovely day!



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