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Cookies, cookies, cookies

Thursday, December 06, 2007


I bet by that tilte you thought that I was cramming my face with them Not a chance!!! It is my HD who keeps buying them . If he wants to sabatoge what I am doing lets just say he isn't making it easy but I have decided not to get even GET a crumb. I'll let him stuff his face and gain not me. Who can resist cookies??? I CAN AND I WILL.

Greater is he who is within me!!!!! I can overcome cookies with Christ help. He made me an overcomer. I am claiming victory over the cookie monster and not sesame streets either!
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GREATCOP0193 12/8/2007 3:19AM

    Do, you have come this far and I know that you are not got to give in. Keep up the good work. Bunny

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UGOGIRL51 12/7/2007 10:41AM

    DO!

LOVED IT!!!! AND THAT HAPPY FACE WAS JUST PERFECT!!! JUST LIKE YOU IN CHRIST.

HUGS....ANNETTE

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The new me next year!!

Wednesday, December 05, 2007


That picture is a picture of what I will strive for. It has been a rought road the past few weeks. I am making a vow to myself and my family espcially my mother and sister. They brag on how I fight this disease. I must admit that I have slipped for the past few weeks. There is no reason to blame this on the holidays. I for one know what diabetes will do to you if you don't fight against it. And I am a fighter. My goal is to put diabetes on the run. So inspite of the holidays the fight is still on. No way I am giving up. I have saw first hand twhat this disease can do. That is just not an option for me. I have come too far to stop now. The enemy is defeated and Christ is my helper with him I can go forward.

Of course I have found some more info. If anything this disease has caused me to be a researcher to help myself and other who want help on how to step on top of their diabetes.


An estimated seven percent of the U.S. population has diabetes, which in recent years has been linked to diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, due to insulin resistance in the brain. While there's no cure for diabetes yet, doctors say maintaining a proper diet is one key to controlling the condition.

Taking advantage of natural compounds in foods is an alternative to prescription drugs, says Richard A. Anderson, lead scientist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Beltsville, M.D. "We shouldn't be relying on drugs if we can alleviate or prevent diabetes simply by changing our eating habits."

Food Fixes

Add these sugar-stompers to your shopping list:


Tea Chemicals known as polyphenols found in black, green, and oolong teas boost insulin activity.
Cinnamon Less than half a teaspoon daily increases sugar metabolism in fat cells.
Buckwheat Traditionally used to make soba noodles, buckwheat contains chemical compounds that reduce blood sugar levels.
Cherries Contain chemicals called anthocyanins that increase insulin production.
Guava Extracts from apple guavas lower blood-sugar levels.
Cocoa Decreases insulin resistance.




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BONNIE627 12/6/2007 1:15PM

    way to go Do.. love the new you... and know you can do it too.. keep up your good work.. it will come.. hugs, Bonnie

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UGOGIRL51 12/6/2007 8:49AM

    Thank You Do,

As one who also suffers with diabetes, I applaude anyone that can shed some light and help educate us to better help ourselves to fight this disease.

I am with you all the way! ONward!!!!

HUGS....Annette

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GREATCOP0193 12/6/2007 3:48AM

    Good going, Do. I know you will beat it. I'm with you in the fight. Praise God.

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Awesome time!!

Sunday, December 02, 2007


Today I had an awesome time in the house of the Lord once again. The youth sang a song and the spiirit of God came down. The youth in the church begin to worship. All I can say is praise God for his presence!!! I have gained strength once again and I believe all things all possible with the Lord. I may fall seven time but the Lord will pick me again. I had ahard timestaying in cal range this week.. But tomorrow is the start of a new week and I will go forward. Thank you Jesus for tomorrows!!!

  
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SUPERSHE 12/3/2007 2:21PM

    Thank you Jesus, for todays, too.

I feel your love, Patty Grace... God is good, and shows it to us in so many ways. Yea, Lord....

sheila

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UGOGIRL51 12/3/2007 1:36PM

    Thank God for his tomorrows and His blessings. Through our weakness HIS strenght can be shown. You always have such an uplifting spirit and voice unto the Lord.

Beautiful Do....HUGS...Annette

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BONNIE627 12/3/2007 9:18AM

    I always feel the same way after attending church...just lifts you up and makes you able to face the week..

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GREATCOP0193 12/2/2007 9:47PM

    How true, Do.

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The Magical number of 177

Monday, November 26, 2007


I guses you could say coursity got me again. I wondered how long I could say at 177 pounds and not see results. Well today I was proved wrong. I am down to 176.1. A loss is a loss and I give God praise. This road hasn't been easy to travel. But as I know with God ALL THINGS are possible to them who believe and faith without works is dead. I am giving Christ my savior thanks for each and everything he does for. This is no time for to quit now I am going on in Jesus name victory is ahead and I see it!! Praise God the emeny lost another battle!! And I get to lose my weight ticker.
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GREATCOP0193 11/30/2007 2:26PM

    Do, you are right without Him and Faith you are dead. The book of James is so powerful. Love it.My favorite.Have a great weekend. Bunny

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You can never have too much info and here it is!

Tuesday, November 20, 2007


Healthy Eating Recommendations
The Food Pyramid


Fats and sweets
Use olive, soy, corn, sunflower, peanut oils
Limit saturated fats and trans fats, substituting healthier fats instead
Limit sweets

Dairy products
One to two servings of low-fat dairy products or a daily calcium and vitamin D supplement

Meat, poultry, fish, eggs, nuts, and legumes
One to three servings of nuts and legumes
Up to two servings of fish, poultry, or eggs
Choose vegetable sources of protein, such as nuts and beans, more often than animal sources, such as red meat and dairy products

Vegetables and fruits
Two to three servings of fruit
Vegetables in abundance
Aim for nine servings a day of fruit and vegetables; seek variety

Bread, cereal, pasta, and rice
Eat whole grains and whole-grain products liberally
Limit intake of potatoes and refined carbohydrates such as white bread, white rice, and refined-grain pasta

Alcohol
Use in moderation if enjoyed, as long as you have no health problems or conditions that would dictate otherwise

Vitamins
Multivitamin daily

What's a serving?

One serving of dairy products equals

1 cup milk or yogurt
11/2 ounces natural cheese
2 ounces processed cheese
One serving of vegetables or fruits equals

1 cup raw, leafy vegetables
1/2 cup other vegetables or fruit, cooked or chopped
1 medium apple, banana, or orange
3/4 cup fruit or vegetable juice

One serving of meat, poultry, fish, dry beans, eggs, or nuts equals

23 ounces of cooked lean meat, poultry, or fish
1/2 cup cooked dry beans
23 eggs
46 tablespoons of peanut butter
One serving of bread, cereal, rice, or pasta equals

1 slice of bread
1 ounce (about 1 cup) ready-to-eat cereal
1/2 cup cooked cereal, rice, or pasta

Adapted from Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy: The Harvard Medical School Guide to Healthy Eating by Walter C. Willett, M.D., Dr. P.H. (Simon & Schuster, 2001).


Health Benefits of Fruits and Vegetables
Vegetables and Fruits Good Source of Known or Potential Benefits

Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, collard greens, kale, kohlrabi, mustard greens, radishes, rutabagas, spinach, turnips, watercress
Cancer-fighting chemicals: isothiocyanates, indoles, thiocyanates, nitriles
Lutein and zeaxanthin, two antioxident pigments found in dark green leafy vegetables
Green vegetables especially folate-rich ones help protect the heart and guard against colon, rectal, mouth, and throat cancers.
Broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables guard against bladder cancer.
Leafy green vegetables help ward off stomach and lung cancers.
Spinach, kale, and other dark leafy greens protect against cataracts and macular degeneration, a leading cause of blindness in older people. The key components are lutein and zeaxanthin, which may destroy free radicals that can damage the eye.
Abundant servings of cruciferous vegetables and leafy greens lower the risk for stroke.

Carrots
Beta carotene, which the body converts to vitamin A
Carrots may help prevent heart disease and guard against cancers of the mouth, throat, lung, and stomach; possibly also breast cancer (especially in women who have a family history of it).

Asparagus, chives, garlic, leeks, onions, shallots
Sulfur compounds, such as diallyl sulfate and allicin, which may be cancer-fighters
Onions and garlic may guard against stomach cancer.

Clementines, grapefruits, lemons, limes, oranges, tangerines
Vitamin C
Cancer-fighting compounds limonene and coumarin
Abundant servings of citrus fruits lower the risk of stroke.
Citrus fruits guard against mouth and throat cancers.
In animal studies, limonene and coumarin have been shown to fight cancer.

Tomatoes
Lycopene, an antioxidant pigment
Abundant servings of tomatoes whether raw, cooked, or processed as juice or ketchup appear to help prevent prostate cancer; tomatoes also guard against stomach cancer and, possibly, lung cancer. Cooking the tomatoes may help your body absorb lycopene.

Acorn squash, cantaloupes, cucumbers, honeydew melons
Beta carotene, which the body converts to vitamin A
Beta carotene may help fight heart disease and cancer.

Alfalfa sprouts, beans, peas, soybeans
Fiber
Folate
Protease inhibitors
Fiber helps prevent constipation, diverticulosis, hemorrhoids, gallstones, obesity, and varicose veins.
Folate and protease inhibitors may help block heart disease and cancer

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UGOGIRL51 11/24/2007 6:52PM

    You're right sweetie!

You never can have to much information. Thanks for sharing that with us. It was very informative and educational and i also learned a few things I didn't know in the process.

Keep up the good work girl!

HUGS...Annette

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