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January 1, 2013

Tuesday, January 01, 2013

Today is January 1, 2013 and here are a few of my goals for this year:

Practice patience a little more.
Help a total stranger at least once a month.
Tweak my attitude just a little more
Keep Diabetes II at bay
Drink more water
Keep cholesterol and triglycerides in check
Keep high blood pressure in check
Exercise more

These are a few of my 2013 goals and I hope to accomplish them all.

I am practicing patience more and taking things more in stride.

In January: I gave a young girl that I did not know a donation toward her nursing degree in honor of my deceased niece (who passed away from cancer) who was an LPN working toward her RN degree when she passed.

In February: I gave a cancer patient a donation toward a new pair of glasses which she could not afford due to her mounting chemo bills.

My attitude still needs tweaked.

Try as I may, I cannot keep diabetes at bay...will probably be going on meds soon.

I am now up to 8 glasses of water a day. Yay!

Haven't had a cholesterol check yet this year.

BP is super...Yay!

I am exercising more because I wanted to try to keep the diabetes at bay.

That is an update on my 2013 goals.

Patience is a virtue

In March I donated money to a young gentleman that was involved in a head-on collision and was in serious condition. There are tremendous dr bills and hospital bills.

My attitude still needs work.

I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in March. I am now on metformin. Not doing so well with that. Having a hard time adjusting to the meds and the turmoil going on in my body. Have no energy and sick to my stomach a lot.

I do drink lots of water.

Still no cholesterol check yet this year.

BP is excellent.

This is my update for now.

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GOPINTOS 1/2/2013 8:49PM

    Thanks for sharing!


Smile and Enjoy the Rest of Your Day!
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DIET_FRIEND 1/1/2013 2:50PM

    Do you use your tracker to keep up with how much cholesterol you are eating? I set mine up for that and sodium. Those goals look good to me and very do-able.

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