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SOMETHING I WISH I DONE AND WHY??

Tuesday, May 05, 2009



I am most content with the aspects of my life. The only exception is my health. Yes I may mention that more then once. LOL.. I was warned when I was pregnant with my last little boy that I would become diabetic I had gestational diabetes. While I was pregnant I exercise and watch every piece of food that came into my mouth. They monitored my sugars very closely and my sugars were normal. I wanted to deal with the clinic who had midwives. The experience with them was awesome. They took me in even though I had a high risk pregnancy. I walked daily and faithfully until my final 3rd week of pregnancy and I started having pains and near delivery time.

They warned me that if I did not watch out I would have diabetes. Well time passed and I forgot all about it. In 2001 I was reminded and was started on meds. I lost weight and managed to control my diabetes without meds (exercise and diet along with my faith.) Until this pass April I was restared on meds. I fough a good fight of faith. With all disorders sometimes you gotta change things up. So now I am on a mission to reclaim my health. My faith has carried me thur. So I am going forward in spite of what I have or do not have. The battle is on. A hard lesson to learn. I face each day with the healer by my side. I may have been diagnosed as diabetic---but diabetes does not have me. So my dream is be diabetes free. Yep I know what all the so called experts say and even what dr says. But God has the last say in the matter I will believe his report cause he never lost a case.

  
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RETRACMJ 5/9/2009 11:28PM

    As long as you are walking the walk with Him, and trusting Him, nothing else much matters, does it? It is all to His glory and His will be done. I'm going to pray that God give you His healing touch!

I had Lupus and there was no hope - today I am Lupus free - I was annointed and prayed for - and He did it.

God bless you!

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UGOGIRL51 5/6/2009 2:08PM

    My dream for you too sweetie.... emoticon emoticon emoticon

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AHUNYU 5/5/2009 11:26PM

  Yes He is God and all we need to do is ask. He is faithful all the time!!!! I love your statement... "diabetes does not have me." Keep the faith and watch what a wonderful God we serve!!!!

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MRSHONEYC 5/5/2009 9:47PM

    Ah, I had low grade type 2 diabetes ... oh, my, maybe 8 years ago? and was put on meds. Anyway, that's when I cut out sugars & white starches and SALT. Oh, that salt was TOUGH! Anyway, within 2 years I began to suffer from LOW blood sugar, so I went off meds, and I've been "diabetes free" for 5 years now! IT CAN HAPPEN!

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CHRISTFIEND 5/5/2009 8:58PM

    I believe that with your faith and determination, you will beat diabetes!! I certainly know that God can cure it!! You are a very strong lady and you will do this with God's help!!

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JIBBIE49 5/5/2009 11:57AM

    Got my 40,000 Sparkpoints, so I bought my SPARKGOODIE Yacht, so let's all go for a ride and have a party in the sun today! emoticon

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TNDARLINGTON1 5/5/2009 11:50AM

    I love that you said God never lost a case. That touched me deeply. You are walking the right path that God has for you and every obstacle he puts in our way is a lesson that we need to learn and concur it. You will concur this lesson God has in store for you.

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DSHRBURR4 5/5/2009 11:17AM

    God Bless you as you lean on THE ONE AND ONLY TRUE HEALER. He will see you through.

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LOVEANGELS37 5/5/2009 10:50AM

    And know that he is GOD all by himself!!!!

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WHAT HELPS ME STAY MOTIVATED WHEN I AM NOT MOTIVATED

Monday, May 04, 2009

First I Don't think I am unmotivated. I have what I call slips. But I do not quit trying to reach my goals. I may get off track from time to time as do all of us.

If I do get off track I pray for strength. I bet I almost ware out the hear of God. ((LOL)). Since I need friends here at sp I do call on them. But I call on my prayer partner often. My main motivation is betting my health back and reaching my goal weight by age 50. I do use beck principals some of the time. I really need to revisit the book but in this hurry up world some times---- time is filled up with other things. Lets just say I am a work in progress. Meaning I do not stay still. I change my goals often and my tactics on approaching them. I am gone ...gotta meet with my sons new teachers, he will start middle school. For those who know a word of prayer please pray for us or wish us well. First I gotta go and prepare dinner etc. so I will not be rushed when I return home.

  
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MRSHONEYC 5/5/2009 12:58AM

    ah, all of us have an "off" day, and your techniques of prayer and the beck system work GREAT for you! How'd it go with the teachers?

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JIBBIE49 5/4/2009 10:29PM

    Nathan went for his Chemotherapy this morning, but his Blood Cell Count was to low (800 and has to be a minimum of 1500), so he has three shots for the week to stimulate his bone marrow. Then he goes for the Chemo next week.
I feel sorry for all the people we see at the Cancer Center in there to get treatment. Makes me feel very sad for them, but makes me know that I have to take care of my health. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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CHRISTFIEND 5/4/2009 10:27PM

    Prayers for you and your son!! I love it that you find solace with GOD. If I could just remember that He is there even with weight loss struggles, then I'd do better as well!!

BTW, I love your attitude about not being unmotivated!! It is that attitude that will help you to the end!!

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DSHRBURR4 5/4/2009 10:16PM

    I pray that everything will go smoothly for your son at school. Thanks for sharing with us.

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AHUNYU 5/4/2009 10:02PM

  God I pray that you will give strenghth and renewed focus to anyone reading this post and everyone trying to make a difference in their lives. Amen!


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BABY_GIRL69 5/4/2009 4:29PM

    Thanks for sharing!!

Blessings,

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WHAT I DO WHEN I AM OVERWHELMED??

Sunday, May 03, 2009

My first instinct is to pray and gain strength from my faith. I love listening to gospel/ praise and worship music to uplift my spirit. I stay in close contact with my prayer partner/ex-exercise partner. Of course I get a little help from my friends here at sp.

  
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JIBBIE49 5/4/2009 10:28PM

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UGOGIRL51 5/4/2009 12:04PM

    AMEN GIRL emoticon HE DOES CALM THE SPIRIT.... emoticon

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AHUNYU 5/4/2009 12:21AM

  AMEN!!! Prayer moves mountains :)

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DSHRBURR4 5/3/2009 11:21PM

    Yep - I would say praying is the absolute best answer.

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ANNARUTH2 5/3/2009 11:08PM

    Same here! I read your post on my blog and I see that your son is a DJ. My son is the worship leader at our church! We have a lot in common!

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ADERNH 5/3/2009 10:28PM

    It is so nice to have faith! (and sp friends)

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MRSHONEYC 5/3/2009 9:18PM

    As I told Anna, that's a great way to beat that overwhelmed feeling!

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MOV4WARD 5/3/2009 8:59PM

    Amen!

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A CHILDHOOD LESSON THAT HELPED MOLD WHO I AM TODAY

Saturday, May 02, 2009

FIRST I AM WARNING THIS IS DEEP... AS A SMALL CHILD ASTHMA WAS A BIG PART OF MY LIFE. I SUFFERED MUCH WITH ATTACKS THAT SEEMED TO NEVER END.

IN THOSE DAYS THE MEDS CAUSED MY HEART TO RACE AND MAKE ME FEEL NERVOUS. (SO GLAD THEY HAVE BETTER MEDS NOW) YES I WILL BRAGG ON MY MOTHER AGAIN WE ARE VERY CLOSE. MY MOTHER AND DAD WAS DIVORCED WHEN I WAS 4 SO MY MOTHER WAS ALL I KNEW. SHE WAS MY HERO. SHE SAT UP WITH ME AT NIGHT WHEN I COULD NOT BREATH. TOO MANY VISITS TO THE DR/HOSPITAL ETC.

I DID NOT SAY ALL THIS FOR SOME ONE TO MAKE A COMMENT OR MY BLOG BEING SAD. WE ALL KNOW THAT BAD/SAD STUFF HAPPENS IN LIFE. SHE COMFORTED THUR MY SUFFERING.

MY SUFFERING HAS CAUSED ME TO MORE SENSITIVE TO OTHERS SUFFERING OR BAD DAYS. I NEVER LOOKED DOWN ON ANY ONE SUFFERING BUT FEEL COMPASSION FOR THEM.

FINAL NOTE Y'ALL I HAVE NOT HAD ASTHMA LIKE THAT SINCE 1995 WHEN I ALMOST DIED FROM THE LAST ONE. CHRIST CAME TO RESCUE AND SAVED ME FROM CERTAIN DEATH. I TOOK HIM AS MY SAVIOR. WHAT THE DEVIL MEANT FOR EVIL GOD USED IT FOR GOOD. CHRIST IS A HEALER!!!

I WARNED YOU IT WAS DEEP!!!!!

  
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RETRACMJ 5/5/2009 11:26PM

    Woohoo for your Mama!
Woohoo for you learning good from your bad experience!
And WOOHOO! for your Saviour!!


(I have a dear friend who had similar childhood situation and her mother was not nice to her - and she has serious problems to this day!!)

Thanks for sharing this!!

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SLENDERELLA2010 5/3/2009 6:38PM

   

I'm glad that you've felt God's healing touch.
Best wishes on your weight loss journey.


Sue


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LAMMB08 5/3/2009 5:52PM

    Something good comes out of something bad...I'm glad to hear the asthma attacks have stopped!

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JIBBIE49 5/3/2009 2:35AM

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CHRISTFIEND 5/3/2009 12:42AM

    What a lesson!! And the fact that you find CHRIST is the best reward!!!

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MRSHONEYC 5/2/2009 10:35PM

    Yes, suffering through things like asthma help you see that others DO have limitations - they may not be asthma, in particular, but everyone has some limitation somewhere!
My DD had asthma - diagnosed at 4-1/2 years old. We thought she was just exaggerating about breathing b/c the doctor said she had pneumonia - it took 4 visits for him to declare her asthmatic! I remember sitting up with her with her "elephant nose" machine for her breathing treatments, too!

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DSHRBURR4 5/2/2009 10:08PM

    I am so glad that HE saved you from certain death and most important of ALL - I am glad that you have JESUS in your heart. I am glad that you have not had an asthma attack in a long time.

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AHUNYU 5/2/2009 10:02PM

  Great lesson you learned. Glad that your asthma is under control! Yes Jesus is the great physician....if only we call on Him!!!! Great memory :)

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ADERNH 5/2/2009 9:38PM

    It always seems like the moms that stay up with us when we were sick. That is a great lesson you learned being more sensitive to suffering. I am glad your asthma is better!

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A HAPPY CHILDHOOD MEMORY

Saturday, May 02, 2009

I have many. But the one that sticks out in my mind when my mother would take us to the dairy queen (just to name a few places) after our special Sunday dinner which we ate by candle light. Yep we had lights but we wanted to see the candles. My sister and I would get our ice cream cone. We would bragg how ours looked and tasted better than the others. To us that was big stuff. We felt special cause we had our cone decorated just who we wanted it. Good days,

  
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LAMMB08 5/3/2009 5:53PM

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JIBBIE49 5/3/2009 2:35AM

    So nice.

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MRSHONEYC 5/2/2009 7:52PM

    That's a WONDERFUL memory! I love the dinner by candlelight part :)
Ice cream, no matter HOW cold, is always a special treat!

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UNSURE 5/2/2009 7:46PM

    Nice childhood memory.

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MOV4WARD 5/2/2009 6:38PM

    ...just happened to be in the neighborhood

:::nods::: ~ i have many happy memories tied to food too. this reminds me of when we came home from the beach, we always stopped for a rootbeer float. it was a tradition we looked forward too :)

thanks 4 the memories :)

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