Day 1 - 30 Day Small Changes Challenge
I found this from another member's blog. A 30 day challenge to make small changes -- here's the link: http://www.sparkpeople.com/res
Day 1 is to share your commitment to get that support network going. So he... Read more
A Tale of a NOT low carb day
Yesterday was NOT a low carb day. I got cravings and GAVE IN to a huge helping of Cheese Nips. Then we... Read more
Mondays & Thoughts on Carbs
It has been an interesting day. Last night I took my blood sugar before bed, and it was 139. I splurged and had a banana for my bedtime snack. I was a little surprised to wake up this morning with a 40 blood sugar.
I had what on paper sh... Read more
Hump Day Musings
Got up today with a 119 blood sugar. I was high yesterday afternoon, and didn't have all the nutritionals for my dinner out, so I am pleased with that result.
I did call the nurse today to talk about some questions I had from my recent blo... Read more
I got the letter yesterday with my bloodwork results. The A1C was still poor, but that was expected since my recent success was too late in the quarter. If I can maintain this, we should see a HUGE improvement next quarter.
My cholesterol... Read more
I had my quarterly visit with my family practioner today. Weight, blood pressure, FLU SHOT.. foot exam etc.
We talked about my breakthru with blood sugars, and about the dietician's concerns about how low I've gone with my carbs. We talke... Read more
Carbs, Dieticians and other thoughts
Did anyone miss me? I restarted my efforts back in July, counting down to seeing my doctor again this Tuesday.
I have started working with a dietician from my health insurance company. After conversation #1, I was frustrated. I have had... Read more
Results, or not
I survived the endoscopy! The worst part was getting the IV in. Cried, cried cried. The procedure itself was nothing. And that's what they found... nothing. A little erosion from NSAids, but that isn't causing my issue. I'm supposed to cal... Read more
Yesterday... and tomorrow
Had a bit of a backslide on good habits this weekend, and paid for it with a 4 lb gain. That's all I'll say, I am getting back in the saddle today.
I have been having nausea and vomiting issues for a year. Tomorrow I go for an endoscopy (... Read more
MidWeek Reality Check
I plunked down my $48.99 yesterday for a year of Spark Coach. I am hoping it will help keep me accountable. No weight loss yesterday, but a bit of drama over dinner. I was tired, so the rest of the family ate earlier, then my husband offered ... Read more
Last day of SparkCoach Trial
I *THINK* I am going to subscribe, just actually have to pull the trigger. I've dealt with weight issues all my life, so alot of this so far isn't new, but the "accountability" factor is alot...
Stepped on the scale this morning, down 10.6... Read more
So I'm on day 4 of my 7 day sparkcoach trial. I am thinking about enrolling for a year, but haven't decided. I know the steps and suggestions are useful, they just haven't "moved" me yet.
We went out to dinner last night, and I brought 1/... Read more
Has anyone else tried SparkCoach? I have signed up for the free trial. Feeling a bit overwhelmed by it so far.
I passed a milestone this week... I now take insulin, Lantus. I am hoping it will do wonders. I am more than a little afraid ... Read more
One year later....
I started seriously trying to tackle my health a year ago. A year later, the only thing solved is the overall cholesterol, and I've added a few things. BLECH. So I officially declare a DO OVER, and we are starting again. TODAY. I signed up ... Read more
Quarterly Diabetes Check
I felt pretty blah today, but I went. Weight is up, but I knew it hadn't been a good quarter. Blood pressure is about the same. I should have test results back in a few days from urine, CMP, A1C and Lipids Panel. He added two new medications... Read more
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