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Lunch Ideas

Wednesday, November 07, 2012      4 comments

In my SparkCoach program I am supposed to list some quick and easy meal ideas. I have the most difficulty with coming up with ideas for lunch and instead of waiting till I have time to make a big list, I thought I would jot down what I can com... Read more

New shoes.... just too cooool!

Wednesday, October 31, 2012      8 comments

They just arrived! I decided I needed new racquetball shoes. It has been 12 years (yes, including the 5 years I didn't actually play any rball). I thought that maybe I could distract my opponents and score a few extra points. LOL!!... Read more

Bariatric surgery, NO, NO, NOT FOR ME !!!

Saturday, August 04, 2012      4 comments

I am at a bit of an impasse right now. Couple pounds on, couple pounds off, on, off ..... I could be working harder, I know that. I have not abandoned a healthy lifestyle, just could be a bit healthier. I exercise frequently and quite ... Read more

What SparkPeople means to me.

Friday, April 13, 2012      2 comments

I truly believe that a sure way of succeeding in anything is SURROUNDING yourself with success. This is what SparkPeople does for me. At I am surrounded by - other successful members, - a database of awesome recipes (and ... Read more

OMG I'm halfway there!

Tuesday, February 07, 2012      2 comments

Yes, yes, yes, what a great day. I have been looking forward to seeing this on my tracker for a long, long time. ... Read more

Happy Holidays (video blog)

Friday, December 16, 2011      3 comments

To all my Spark Friends from me & my family... Read more

WooHoo! 40 lbs GONE (forever)

Monday, December 12, 2011      6 comments

I have lost so much weight over the years that I could sink a boat. Well this 40 lbs is gone forever! ... Read more

Coach Nicole and me (photo)

Sunday, November 06, 2011      5 comments

I was able to meet Coach Nicole today at the Best Buy in Downers Grove, IL. Too cool! It was really nice to see a human face behind Sparkpeople. I dragged DH along so he could get a photo. HaHa, he called me a "groupie". I told him ... Read more

Doc & I don't agree

Saturday, November 05, 2011      4 comments

Well, I talked to the Dr's office again yesterday. They wanted to let me know that my Dr has acknowledged my desire to not start on statin medication. He wants it documented that he disagrees and now that I am off triglyceride med that if I don'... Read more

3 Month Test Results- should I do as Dr ordered?

Thursday, November 03, 2011      3 comments

Yesterday I blogged about my 6.7 A1C results. Pretty darn good since my last one (and 1st one) in Aug was 12.3. Today I got the rest of the results. Well, my triglycerides went from 2280 to 118 (0-149 mg/dL is optimal); HDL from 20 to 44, ... Read more

12.3 to 6.7 Woo Hoo! I'm not in the clear yet though....

Wednesday, November 02, 2011      1 comments

Okay, I was very nervous to get my blood sugar results. It has been 3 months since I was diagnosed with T2 diabetes. My first A1C test had a reading of 12.3 . Normal as stated by the Mayo Clinic: "For someone who doesn't have diabetes, ... Read more

I Love My Ticker

Friday, October 21, 2011      0 comments

I love my Sparkpeople Ticker. I know you should not be obsessed with the numbers. And, truly, I'm not. If the numbers aren't going down quick enough I don't get upset. I know I must prevail and I will reach my goal. BUT, the ticker is a gr... Read more

Sparkpeople Cookbook x2

Friday, October 07, 2011      1 comments

I pre-ordered the Cookbook and it arrived yesterday. I haven't had a chance to really get a good look yet. Over the next couple months I am going to visit some friends and family in different states, so I will be awhile on the road (airplane, ... Read more

Diabetes; journal #5

Monday, October 03, 2011      4 comments

This is like a science experiment. I have been playing around with the # of carbs I take in and I am finding it has a direct effect on my blood sugar levels. It is easy to verify because I test at least 3x per day and record what I eat on Spa... Read more

Another reason to get healthy.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011      1 comments

Okay, this news is not new nor is it headliner. But maybe it should be. Mothers who are obese are 10 percent more likely to have overweight daughters and fathers are 6 percent more likely to have obese sons. I do not want to be the re... Read more

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