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An update on our daughter, and God's blessings!
Today is July 12,1010- I am writing that down, because the last several weeks have been one big blur to me. A few weeks ago my daughter complained of shoulder pain and a small bump on her collar bone. We took her to the doctor who said, come ... Read more
Long Overdue Update and Looking for Knee Advice
Well it's been over a month since I blogged and I have been busy, busy, busy. First I am down to 279 lbs., which makes me very happy but it is not my goal of 260 by June 1st. I have to say though I am still focusing on the long term which is w... Read more
Blood Tests and Other Rambles.....
Well finally I have time to sit down and blog about my blood test results.
A1c = 5.9
Cholesterol = 147 (down from 208)
I do still need to get my good cholesterol up at least 11 points. (any suggestions?)
We also set up a 3 ... Read more
FABULOUS!!!! My doctor acutally used that word!
Great doctor visit today! My doctor is happy with my progress and very encouraging. I didn't get all of my results of my blood work while I was there, but he just left a message on my machine while I was out and the message was "I just wanted ... Read more
Nervous about my doctor visit!
Tomorrow morning I am going for my 3 month check A1C, cholesterol, thyroid levels OH MY! I am nervous and excited at the same time. I am really hoping to knock down the diabetes medication some more and get rid of the cholesterol medication. ... Read more
One funeral plus lunch, one dinner out with friends, one day bowling out of town = lunch and dinner out, one confirmation, and a benefit brat fry= OH MY GOSH did I actually live through this!? I did, and I watched portions and I drank ALOT of w... Read more
Life - Death- Love is a wonderful thing!
Today my husband and I spent the better part of our day at the funeral of a dear family friend and distant cousin of my husband's. She was like a sister to my husband's mother and was such a gift to the people around her. So today, we listened... Read more
Today's Success (short and sweet)
Today I succeeded in the following areas:
20 minutes of yoga in the morning
30 minutes of resistance bands and medicine ball after dinner
Drank my water
Stayed in my ranges for food
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I Did It! Quick Blip!
30 Minutes of exercise band training with my daughter tonight after supper, and light calistenics! Ok Ok 30 minutes not that extraordinary you may say, but it's me, I did it, I committed to exercising today and I DID IT!
So today off to... Read more
The Slip - and the 5 pound bonus!
Well,,, how do I start this blog... I am up 5 pounds this morning. Weigh in is on Sundays and I may skip this week. I weighed in today, because I have eaten out every night since Friday. The hubby was out of town for a conference, alone with... Read more
FORMERLY FAVORITES AND VISUAL REINFORCEMENT
Today I finally took some pictures and also went through my other pics to see if I could find a before pic. I rarely allow pics to be taken of me so there aren't many. This picture is of me now and sideways, because I am not a techno-wizard by... Read more
Time for Honesty- HELP!!
Today was absolutely horrible! I ate just terribly, burger, fries. I have a basketball tournament this weekend for my daughter. They raise funds during the tournament by selling tortes - so guess who was making torte today--YEP ME! So, my pa... Read more
Today was great!
My 12 year old daughter and I started shopping around noon today and got home around 9 p.m. We had a great time, walking and browsing, trying on, laughing and came home with quite the haul. ALL SMALLER SIZES FOR BOTH OF U... Read more
My wandering mind
Been having a tough week or so here. First I seem to be hungry all the time. I couldn't figure it out at first. Just a little extra here and there, and hitting the cookies now and then. Still at night my blood sugar would be in the 70,s, so ... Read more
Super WOO HOO
This morning I weighed in... 298 says the scale!!! Prior to setting my goals on Spark I had lost 21 pounds, so I add to that 26 lost since the beginning of the year, and I have officially lost 47 pounds since November 14.
I am beyond HAP... Read more