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HAFOWLER
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Back again...again.

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

But what is it they say? Just keep getting up and starting over and over until you reach your goal.

It was my recent diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes that did it. I knew it was coming -- both of my parents are diabetic! But like so many others, I let life and my long list of other health problems hold me back. Now I literally have no choice. I've been told that my numbers put me in imminent danger of death by heart attack or stroke. Not in 20 or 30 years...NOW.

I'm working it out starting now. Looking for help, trying to educate myself,and joining the Diabetes Weight Loss Challenge here, as well as the 100+ Team here.

We'll see how it goes. I'm going to try and blot here more often
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  • v QUADCMOM
    Welcome back and just know there are hundreds of people here for you. YOU CAN DO IT !!!!!
    1544 days ago
  • v DADDO-62
    Are you still hanging in there?
    Keep on trucking
    1549 days ago
  • v BLUE42DOWN
    emoticon back.

    Each time we try again, we have more knowledge and more practice. I'm sorry it took a diagnosis and scare like that, but living healthier is worth the work.

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    1550 days ago
  • v HAFOWLER
    It's hard work, but I know we can do it together! emoticon
    1551 days ago
  • v CATHYHASSPARK
    my brother in law was in the hospital with pancreatis , due to type 2 diabetes, I am in this challenge because I dont want this happening to me, I am pre diabetic, so I am changing now , im 46 years old its about time!
    1551 days ago
  • v DADDO-62
    I too am diabetic- type 2, need more exercise and working at it.
    Spark people has a lot of good reference matierial.
    I saw a dietician personally and that was a big help in educating me,
    turns out I need to eat more protien!!
    I Wish you well
    1551 days ago
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