Below is a resource I just found today. I haven't "logged" in or joined it, but was still able to use the calculator. SP doesn't always have a listing for the activity that I am doing; hence, this is quite helpful.
https://www.hea... Read more
I am sharing the above blog, as it really explains what helps people with diabetes:
www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=6168379
I had been introduced to Dr. Jason Fung last year. ... Read more
I read some great affirmations on one of my teams, and it reminded me how fortunate I am. I have gone through a period of acquiring. I always want something. Now, I remind myself that I have a sufficiency in all that I need, and I want for no... Read more
I sure wish things were easier these days. I am so busy giving pills to dogs, all three now, and pills for myself, and taking care of my sister. I think I am working just as hard now as when I worked for real, and I had a really busy job back ... Read more
I woke up at 5 am today without an alarm. I then took a really nice longer walk at 7 am with two of the pooches. It was cooler and I could go a longer distance. I told myself before I fell asleep that I wanted to get up earlier and start my d... Read more
I ran across a great article at Goodwill, which describes how to give a box of items to Goodwill.
Here is the link:
www.goodwill.org/blog/do nate/how-to-make-more-room -for-new-stuff/
You just go to the G... Read more
Well, I read the article from Spark People the other day about cold brewing coffee, and I went on Amazon immediately to get a "toddy" system.
I love cold brewing. I have to remember to do it the night before, but it just needs to sit in th... Read more
I wish everyone the best for the New Year!
I have been struggling to be on program; however, I am doing better than not. I try to do good choices each day, and I don't guilt trip myself when I slip, as I know that I get back on the wagon i... Read more
I went to the grocery today in my new neighborhood, and the produce was the freshest I had ever seen. I got a lot of good foods, and only got one "treat," which was the Lactaid version of holiday nog.
I was very happy to see that most of ... Read more
So far so good on getting serious again. My recent goal is to get more exercise and get my blood glucose into the high 100s. Those would be the two most wonderful holiday presents for me.
I will also keep away from holiday treats.
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I am vowing to make the best effort possible to walk at least a little 5 to 7 days a week. Even the smallest amounts of walking (like around the block) help with my blood glucose.
I am also vowing to keep on with my positive attitude. I... Read more
I have been going nutz the past three months since coming to the good ole' KY. Everything on the house went south, my dog went south, and I went south.
The dog is past his crisis now, the house is nearly okay (just a few more items to fi... Read more
My pal, Larry, has done well in surgery. The doc thinks it may be a cure for him. He is an older dog but did really well. I attribute it to a good surgeon. Larry started to get sick while I was driving across country, specifically, in Shamro... Read more
I seriously feel pretty punk today. I've been working so hard with the spring cleaning that I've caused myself to have a flare up.
It is not fun, and feels more like one has the flu.
I get depressed when I don't feel well. I was cl... Read more
A graphic novel by Herve Bouchard and illustrated by Janice Nadeau
Harvey is a wonderful little read about a child who loses his father, and how he feels about the tragic event. The illustrations are so expressive and really help to tell t... Read more