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Fall Biggest Loser Recap

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

My biggest goal was to get off the sugar. I did that pretty well. I had a few days back on sugar when I ate chocolate during a low sugar episode. I am getting my insulin straitened out and I am staying off the sugar. I have gone out to potlucks with yummy desserts and not eaten ANY.

I know that many of you will tell me that moderation is the key. I get the principle. But, I was struggling with moderation and I like the idea of abstinence for now. I will continue this until January 15 and maybe a bit beyond.

I have been spotty at recording my food. I have done much better at eating planned meals and ontime. I am doing better at keeping the kitchen clean most of the time. I am feeling better about the journey that I thought. My bloodsugars are down. My weight did not respond as much as I had hoped. I guess that will come.

I am still feeling a bit doubtful. But, I feel so much better off sugar and exercising more that if I cannot get the weight to come down I know that at least I will be healthier. (There is a little voice that says I cannot fail. Unfortunately it is very small and very faint. )

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JUSTYNA7 11/15/2012 12:21AM

    Yeah! I agree. None is so much easier than moderation.

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SCRAPPY_RN 11/14/2012 2:14PM

    You need to do what works for you and emoticon

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TRAVELGRRL 11/14/2012 12:07PM

    It is great to hear you talking like the glass is half full -- rather than half empty! Looking at the bright side, the optimistic side, really helps I think...

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NANCY- 11/14/2012 9:23AM

    That voice will get stronger.
I think you are doing great. And you are right sometimes it has to be all or nothing.
WTG on doing what you need to do for you!
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OKBACK2ME 11/14/2012 1:20AM

    Woo Hoo, you are doing it! Yes moderation is the key, but you know yourself better than anybody else. There may come a time when you can eat the sweets in moderation or not! I think you will find once the blood sugars get under better control, your weight will come off! It has for my Son who has been Type 1 since 16. Mean while trust yourself! emoticon

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