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I am a 55-year-old mother of three college students who works and came back to Spark People after losing 43 pounds and then gaining it all back plus some. In November 2014 my world was rocked with a diagnosis of diabetes. Since then I have been working my plan - eating a carbohydrate-controlled diet that I worked on with a nutritionist, increasing my exercise, and monitoring my blood sugar. I'm making progress, losing weight (in 15-pound increments so I don't overwhelm myself) and getting my ...
I am a 55-year-old mother of three college students who works and came back to Spark People after losing 43 pounds and then gaining it all back plus some. In November 2014 my world was rocked with a diagnosis of diabetes. Since then I have been working my plan - eating a carbohydrate-controlled diet that I worked on with a nutritionist, increasing my exercise, and monitoring my blood sugar. I'm making progress, losing weight (in 15-pound increments so I don't overwhelm myself) and getting my blood sugar under good control. I'm determined to make this permanent and can use all the help I can get to do that.
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Member Since: 9/5/2011

My Goals:
Lose 15 pounds at a time until I'm at an officially healthy weight.

Get my blood sugar under tight control.

Participate in fun outdoor active pursuits

Feel great!

My Program:
Cardio 7x45

Strength training 3 x 35

Eat low carbohydrate diet to control blood sugar and lose weight

Meditate

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from Greenwich, CT

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I love to read, keep up on current events, go to movies, and hang out with friends.

I adore Nova Scotia and have a family seasonal home there.

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PIXIE-LICIOUS
4/11/2015 12:56:05 PM

“You can be the most beautiful person in the world and everybody sees light and rainbows when they look at you, but if you yourself don't know it, all of that doesn't even matter. Every second that you spend on doubting your worth, every moment that you use to criticize yourself; is a second of your life wasted, is a moment of your life thrown away. It's not like you have forever, so don't waste any of your seconds, don't throw even one of your moments away.”
-Unknown
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Happy Saturday, Meredith! Thanks for coming by my page. I appreciate the support very much. You're right, we've all succeeded, failed, succeeded and failed again. I know that I will succeed again, I never give up. Hope you are doing well. Have a fun weekend!
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Pixie



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PIXIE-LICIOUS
3/15/2015 8:41:33 PM

Welcome every morning with a smile. Look on the new day as another special gift from your Creator,
another golden opportunity to complete what you were unable to finish yesterday. Be a self-starter.
Let your first hour set the theme of success and positive action that is certain to echo through your entire day.
Today will never happen again. Don't waste it with a false start or no start at all. You were not born to fail.
-Og Mandino
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Hi Meredith, how are you doing? Did you have a nice weekend? I just wanted to come by your page and wish you an awesome week!
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Pixie



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PIXIE-LICIOUS
3/6/2015 6:32:02 PM

"Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future,
and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now."
Denis Waitley
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Hi Meredith! Just wanted to stop by and say hi and wish you a healthy weekend!
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Pixie



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1HAPPYSPIRIT
2/24/2015 10:36:07 PM

emoticon Wonderful to hear from you!!! I hope you are making progress!



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PIXIE-LICIOUS
2/21/2015 10:58:46 AM

"I don't believe you have to be better than everybody else.
I believe you have to be better than you ever thought you could be."
--Ken Venturi
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Hi Meredith, how have you been doing? I am okay, but I need to step it up and start doing BETTER. This cold weather is so de-motivating (even though I hardly go outside, lol.) Hope your weekend is off to a good start.
Hugs,
Pixie



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