SAMMIE1918's SparkPeople Blog SAMMIE1918's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Spark Coach Today I signed up for the 2-week free trial of Spark Coaching. I hope it will help me <BR> in 2 weeks because I am sure I can't afford the paid part! Tue, 14 Aug 2012 19:22:18 EST Ok, so I didn't make the 5k I was not able to train for the 5k because of my back pain. I was very disappointed and embarrassed. But Oh Well! I look toward the future, not the past. God has been working on me to stay focused on creating a great future with my new husband, who also is following Jesus! I am so happy about our relationship! I have decided that I am going to focus now on getting my diabetes under control. My last A1c was 7.4! :( That's the highest it has ever been since I was diagnosed in '97. So that is my... Sat, 12 Nov 2011 17:20:09 EST 5K in my future! Today I signed up for the 5 week walking training for a 5K. And I signed up for the virtual Trick or Treat 5K on Spark People! I did my first training today, too. I am going to do my very best with God's help and your encouragement to achieve this goal. Prayers for my perseverance are very welcome! Wed, 7 Sep 2011 21:32:00 EST My New Motivation As some of you know, I am a Christian. Last Sunday in church I had a breakthrough revelation! Nothing has ever been enough motivation for me to stick with an eating and exercise plan so far. Not my diabetes, children or grandchildren, appearance, feeling fat, general health or anything else. But Sunday it hit me: God wants me to lose weight! Not just for any of the above reasons, but because HE wants me to be strong and able to move so that I can do the things HE wants me to do! I have felt ... Wed, 24 Aug 2011 14:32:12 EST