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How Do I know when I'm healthy?

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

Spark coach assignment, to blog about ways beyond the scale to measure health.
1) My blood sugars are in range. of fasting -100, A1C between 4-6. So this means I need to check them. I resolve to check them randomly, twice a day and record them in Spark. I have set my phone to ring an alert when I pull into the drive way, and at 9 pm to remind me to check them.
2) my blood pressure is in range, and I have reduced my meds
3) I sleep 8 hours a night, with no mania
4) my clothes are a size 18. I don't know what weight I will be there, but I would love to be able to shop in normal size clothing, like a healthy person. I've come from a size 32, or 5x to my current 2x, 22 bottom and 4x top.
5) I can do more. Activities that scare me now because of my weight, like airplane seats, carnival rides, water slides are doable.
6) no binges. I eat like a healthy person, with discipline. 3 meals, 2 snacks.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
1CRAZYDOG 7/10/2013 8:52AM

    Awesome! HUGS and smiles.

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MJ7DM33 7/9/2013 10:20PM


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MOTHEPRO 7/9/2013 3:13PM

    Great progress!

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LOPEYP 7/9/2013 1:46PM


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  Yes, it takes effort and work which eventually becomes good habits to live a healthy eating and living life style which is so worth it emoticon

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GETNFITAFTER60 7/9/2013 11:49AM

    I totally relate. Love your blog.

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