I've been really trying to use the techniques I've been learning to improve my life. Like, I have a "gratitude rock" I've been carrying around in my pocket. Every morning, when I put it in my pocket, I think about the things I'm grateful for. ... Read more
DH and I are moving again... and even though circumstances pushed us into it, somehow it seems different this time. We were excited when we moved into the place but being here... well, let's just say, it wasn't what we expected! LOL One thing ... Read more
Early Morning Hours
Just some more thoughts on that last blog of mine... I fell asleep thinking about a good night of rest, and I actually slept for seven hours straight last night... the first time in a long while! LOL
It's the last day of the month, and as I... Read more
I was reading someone's blog this morning, and she was talking about trying to quit having a love affair with a particular food... and it reminded me of something else I'd been reading. (A lot of reading going on at my house lately! LOL)
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My Birthday is today...
My birthday just happens to come in time of year when everyone is contemplating New Year's Resolutions... It's great to ponder the things you want to accomplish during the coming year... but...
I hate New Year's Resolutions. People have ... Read more
It seems there is always trouble in paradise...
My DH has been having some problems for the last several months dealing with my problems, and it's all coming to a head... for a long time he just wouldn't talk about what's been bothering hi... Read more
Why I love SP
Yesterday I received an email from a friend, and she said that she was on another diet forum online and wanted me to write a testimonial for SP that she could add to her 'page' there. (She's the one who got ME hooked! LOL)
I've been thinki... Read more
My Managing Diabetes team were discussing how emotions affect our numbers and I got to thinking. As I wrote my reply, I realized it was applicable to a lot of emotional choices we make, like emotional eating or kicking ourselves when we goof up... Read more
Someone on one of my teams was asking about how to handle the holiday, and I thought about it... and got so many wonderful comments about my reply that I decided I wanted to remind MYSELF, so I'm copying it here...LOL
'Having a tiny snack h... Read more
Thoughts On New Beginnings...
I was going through some of the postings and came across a topic
'starting a new beginning tommorrow!'
A nice idea, right? We all make mistakes and make choices we regret. That's usually why we end up where we are, right? And everyone ... Read more
A Jump Start?! I don't think so...
Someone asked if there was a way to 'jump-start' a diet, to rev up the metabolism, and I thought about it...
One of the best things I ever did for myself was to stop looking at this whole 'diet and exercise' thing as a quick-fix: there is ... Read more
A deep breath...
I was in the ER Sunday, tried another new fibro medication... and the ER doctor said it wasn't the drug and referred me to another doctor.
So, I'm having my gallbladder removed on February 20th.
I'm not particularly looking forward t... Read more
I have been writing poetry, entering poetry competitions and publishing on line for a few years now~ and have won a few (non- monetary) Editor's choice awards. If you are interested in seeing the latest, go to the link below my name, and check ... Read more
One more challenge...
It's early in the morning. Most of my world is asleep, but I am not.
I thought that sixteen years ago finding out I was diabetic would be the toughest thing I ever had to face.
I was wrong.
I recently found out that I had misunde... Read more
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Life and eating
Someone (a dietician on one of my teams!) recently posted a message because her doctor told her to go on a low fat/low carb diet to improve her cholesterol. Someone else on the team mentioned having to cut so far back on carbs to keep her numbe... Read more