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Met B and Lab results

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Elated, excited, exuberant are a few adjectives to describe my mother after receiving her lab results yesterday! She told the nurse that she wasn't taking metformin [I think I have that right, the diabetes medicine] but the nurse failed the tell the doctor. Her A1C had improved in the 8 weeks since starting our Met B diet [I think it went from 6.9 to 6.1] and her blood sugars were in the normal range. At the end of the letter he said he was very pleased, and to continue the metformin. At her next appointment, she will reveal that she hadn't been taking any meds, and tell him all about the diet we've been on.

As for me, I've been recovering from a sinus infection--still one more week on my antibiotics, so I have not progressed to Step 2 like my mother has, my target date is November 7th.

Our time away [celebrating our 23rd wedding anniversary] was VERY nice and relaxing. Our highlight was having breakfast at the Raddison--they have a revolving restaurant. We sat for 72 minutes [the time it takes to do a full 360] and saw Duluth MN from such a wonderful perspective! Lake Superior was GORGEOUS. The sun rising over the lake was spectacular! And time talking was very special! Oh, and the breakfast wasn't bad, either! ;-)

Here are some Google pics of our view:

{{{{hugs to all}}}} Susan

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
SAL1512 11/25/2012 3:35PM

    Congratulations on 23 years of marriage!
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GOURMETLOSER 11/5/2012 2:12AM

    Woo Hoo. Great Blood results. So pleased for you.
Congrats on 23 years of marriage. In this day and age that is quite a feat! I wish you many more.
Lots of Love

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RUNNINGOMA 10/31/2012 5:37PM

    Cool! We went there on our honeymoon - 31 years ago in November!

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MARTHAWILL 10/28/2012 12:52PM

    Hi Susan - always great to read your updates. Happy for you and your mom. wish you well as you continue your journey.
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TERRIJ7 10/28/2012 3:08AM

    Susan, PTL for your mom's good report! I hope she continues to improve so that there will be even more good news by the time she next sees the dr.

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DMSPEER93 10/27/2012 8:28AM

    Congrats on your anniversary! Glad to hear your mom's good news!

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SLIMPAM23 10/26/2012 10:22PM

    Glad you had a nice anniversary!! Sounds like fun. I have been thinking of you a lot lately...and of course I think of your EVERY time I look at my family picture on my's in the frame that you gifted to me!!! Hope you are feeling good. I continue to struggled but keep on trying to get myself back to goal!! It's doable!
Love you bunches Susan!! Even if I'm not in touch as often as I'd like!

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JUSFOLK 10/26/2012 9:49PM

    Great you got away with hubby! Looks wonderful!

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BJPENNY70 10/26/2012 12:02PM

    Hi Susan,

Congrtulations on your anniversary. I am glad you had such a great time together. Love does make the world go around when we have the right mate. I am glad you mom is doing the great. Tell her to keep it up. So sorry you have a bad sinus infection. Those are so painful. I hope you get well quickly.

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SWEETMAGNOLIA2 10/26/2012 2:57AM

    Hey, I've been missing you. emoticon
Glad to hear the good news about your mom and 23 years of wedded bliss for you! Congrats!
Love the rainbow picture.

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SUNNYARIZONA 10/25/2012 11:25PM

    Read WHEAT find out WHEAT is TERRIBLE for diabetcs!

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KADULAC 10/25/2012 8:37PM

    That is great about your mom and you. That is a beautiful view. I'm glad you got time away and had a great time.

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EJOY-EVELYN 10/25/2012 8:15PM

    Congratulations to you and your Mom. So glad recovery is right around the corner and that you're already doing much better. My best to you as you stay strong and focused in your goals. It's never an easy process, but know that the rewards are great. Continue to glorify God in all that you do. Hug, hug -- Evelyn

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KMICHA 10/25/2012 7:30PM

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FERGSGIRL2 10/25/2012 7:13PM

    Congrats to you and your Mom on your wonderful accomplishment and hard work!

I've never heard of the Met B diet, is it a diet you created?

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MORTICIAADDAMS 10/25/2012 6:57PM

    Congratulations to your mom. She is doing great!

I'm a little under the weather too. I hope we are both over this soon.

I've always been interested in those revolving restaurant. It sounds wonderful.

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SUNNY332 10/25/2012 5:40PM

    Happy Anniversary!

You Mom is having awesome results without the metformin. It is best is she can do it without
medication and it is obvious she has found something that works.

I don't know what Met B is but will check into it.

Next week is the Women of Faith Conference in KC. I am so excited and looking forward to it and spending time with my DIL and a couple of great friends.

Hugs, Sunny

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PANSYLADY2 10/25/2012 3:47PM

    Happy anniversary!! So please you were able to celebrate. And AWESOME news about your mother. You are truly blessed of the Lord!

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GRACEISENUF 10/25/2012 2:51PM

    Happy belated 23rd Anniversary!...ours is in December.

I have missed talking to you...glad to read your blog and that your Mom is doing so well.


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THEADMIRAL 10/25/2012 2:24PM

    How awesome! emoticon to you and your mom! Loved the pictures too! emoticon

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SAFETYSUE 10/25/2012 1:04PM

    A great place to celebrate your anniversary! I used to go to MN every year to visit my grandparents in Bemiji. My hubby and I were in Duluth on our honeymoon as my hubby and I left Our homes in Oregon, and Washington! We moved to Pittsburgh because that is we're my hubby found a great job. We drove cross country and took two weeks to take time and see places we wanted to see along the way!
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JUNEAU2010 10/25/2012 12:23PM

    How gorgeous! I would love to see that area in person some day! Congrats on all accounts!

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BESTSUSIEYET 10/25/2012 10:42AM

    So glad to hear this news! Happy Anniversary! Susie2Susie Hugs!!

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LJCANNON 10/25/2012 10:35AM

    What a Special Way to celebrate your Anniversary!! The view looks AWESOME!! emoticon

emoticon Congratulations to your Mom on the Lab Results!! I can't wait until she lets the Dr know that Diet has created the changes, rather than Medication!

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