15,000-19,999 SparkPoints 16,920

'People with He...

Two Thumbs Up
'People with He...


Shared Food & Fitness Trackers
Interact with SWEETISHA1
Add as SparkFriend Send Private Message Leave Comment Recent Message
Board Posts

Hi everyone, i live in the Netherlands; found this site via Oprah and Dr Oz; I'm here to lose weight and hopefully help my sugar level aswell; been on a yoyo for the last 6 years.I'm so glad i bumped into this site; I am going to do my very best.
Am also looking forward to meet new people...

I'm a diabetic..

But my sugar counts are too high.. during the day time its a reasonable count but its the sober one that keeps me on 5 tabs a day,...
My doctor believes i can get off med.. but i went from 1 tab a day so quickly to 5 that I'm afraid i will never get off..

In holland i can't get all the food adviced on my tracker; and glucerna is not here, only an equivelent 3 and a half hours away with train and i can't afford that ...
I have a scale which converts pounds and ounces to kilo's & grams.. but not miniscule, from 1oz & 10 grams are the lowest.. so really precise i cannot be...
i do aprox guess work.. haha...
I'm also originally from England been here 30 years,
And being away from roots makes you wanna sometimes indulge in some comforting food that you grew up with; not alway's so healthy haha lol,..

I am small in height so my weight really takes a toll on me..
when i was pre diabetic i could handle myself pretty good without med and my weight was reasonable aswell;

Then the guy i was totally in love with for 20 years turned out not to be that guy and had decieved me in so many way's that i lost myself for a while in drink.. it took me a long time but through determination with only myself ( i told no-one about it ) i managed to get back to a stage that i only drink now with a celebration or if i fancy...
I feel a winner for that as i didnot need help from no-one..
but now with this diabete's and weight problem i am crying for help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!.

I have been on SP for nearly 7 weeks and am stil trying to get on the right diet..i track everyday.. and get advice to eat more calories, fat & protein.. I'm still trying to find a way how to do that, as i've never been a big eater & i eat pretty healthy food, so its pretty daunting to me.. But i do have faith in SP.. because of all the success stories.. and the motivation * inspiration & support.. I have learnt more here about the carbs &protein than 3 years with a dietricien here in holland.. so yes i have alot of faith...

I do feel better physically less hypo's..

I get at least 10 to 30 mins of exercise done a day (most days..lol..) with 1 or 2 video's from coach nicole, i walk with my bike to the shops and bike back with my shopping..so not too bad..... its just the scales don't move much....haha lol...
I also have a bowl problem which has got a little better on the cramps.. they don't accur so often..
Drinking alot of water a day is good but am in & out the bathroom all day..hahaha...
success to all on SP

Member Since: 2/2/2012

My Goals:
I try to get at least 30 mins exercise a day and track my food to get an aprox.. amount of proper nourishment a day.. goals are to lose 50 pounds of weight and reduce medication

My Program:

Personal Information:
or little as you like. If you enter something like your email address, remember it can be seen or found by anyone on the internet.

Other Information:

Read More About SWEETISHA1 - Profile Information moved here. (Updated March 20)

Shown if member clicks "Read More"
My Goals:

My Program:

Personal Information:

Other Information:

Personal Signature: (Shown after Message Board Posts)
Add a Link
Save Changes
My Ticker:
 current weight: 174.0 
Login to Leave Comment
    ♥~*-:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-: -*♥
    “My life, my happiness – it’s all up to me, in each moment. It has been there all along. It’s not something I have to find or seek’ it’s already there, waiting for me to accept it waiting for me to open my heart.” Caroline A. Shearer
    ♥~*-:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-: -*♥

    326 days ago
    so glad to hear from you!

    It's been a whirlwind here, too. Mom and Dad are now living with us. Mom broke her hip in February and they could not return to their apartment. She also has Alzheimer's. So, requires lots of care.

    I am doing well and trying to take care of me, too.

    I am so glad your DD is doing well. Prayers!

    Wish things weren't so rough for you financially. That just makes life HARD.

    HUGS and think of you often.

    331 days ago
    HOW ARE YOU????

    You're missed.

    ♥♥.•*°*•.¸.•*° ♥♥.•*°*•.¸.•*° ♥♥.•*°*•.¸.•*° ♥♥.•*°*•.¸.•*°♥♥
    “It’s easier to adjust our kite than to fight the wind. Gail Lynne Goodwin
    ♥♥.•*°*•.¸.•*° ♥♥.•*°*•.¸.•*° ♥♥.•*°*•.¸.•*° ♥♥.•*°*•.¸.•*°♥♥

    333 days ago
  • v IOEINC
    I should have know the evil greeting card companies made it world wide!!! emoticon

    I forgot to tell you best wishes for your daughter. Know that I will be praying and continuing lighting candles.

    Happy Mother's Day again!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon Daisies are my favorite!! emoticon

    emoticon emoticon
    386 days ago
  • v IOEINC
    Hey Tisha!! It was sooooo good to hear from you. We missed you!! I do love to hear from you.

    How is your daughter feeling in her 5th month of pregnancy? I hope her doctors are monitoring her much more closely, give her history with her last pregnancy. But just look forward and stay positive. I have been lighting candles for her. I had an experience similar to your daughter's with my first child. he came early and only lived 11 days. It was so heart breaking but then my next pregnancy was my oldest daughter who will be 32 next month.

    Kids do have a way of coming back to roost so to speak. They have it so much harder these days. It is so much more expensive for them. My son still lives with us and he and his girlfriend would love to move out but rents are so expensive around her and neither of them make enough to afford a place. I was quite proud of him that he actually worked the finances to determine it was not feasible financially. You have to know my son when I say I was proud of him for sitting down and working out their finances to see if they could afford to move out, that is not something he would normally do being somewhat impulsive. Plus his girlfriend just went back to college so she is working less hours as a hair stylist and that would have further strapped their finances if they had moved out.

    So glad to hear that you will be on SP more often. I am not on as much as I would like but work commitments keep getting in the way. I still keep in touch with Barb and a few people but don't usually post too much in any of the topics chat rooms. I barely have time these days to get in my exercise. I have had a gym membership for 6 months but have only managed to get there about half a dozen times although I have recently made a resolution that to go a few times a week. My health is more important than work which is what always seems to get in the way of my timing to go to the gym but no more.

    Today is Mother's Day here but I am wishing you a Happy Mother's Day!! emoticon

    Please keep in touch. I love to hear from you!!!
    emoticon emoticon
    386 days ago
Member Comments (110):  << First< Previous23456Next >Last >>