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Random Life Tips

Thursday, June 26, 2014      3 comments

(1) For lip color that lasts all day: outline and color your lips with lip liner add a dab of gloss on top for shine. (2) After showering and prior to drying, apply baby oil all over and then pat dry. Baby oil is also the best night time ... Read more

11 Reasons to Exercise

Sunday, April 27, 2014      7 comments

1. Makes You Healthier Studies have shown that exercising regularly several times a week can lower the risk of certain diseases, including Diabetes Type II and heart disease. Regular exercise can lower your risk of developing Diabetes... Read more

So Tired of Quacks!!

Sunday, October 20, 2013      6 comments

For the last five years my 27 years old daughter has had an undiagnosed condition that at random times causes her to develop huge knots. She never knows when it will happen or where they will appear. They have come up in the top of her head, o... Read more

Awesome Diabetes Checkup!!

Thursday, August 01, 2013      6 comments

I went to my Endo on Tuesday for my 3 month check up. My Endo was ecstatic. Since I had seen him in April, I have lost a total of 40 pound, and my A1C has dropped from 6.6 to 6.0. I told him that due to being scared of my sugars bottoming out... Read more

Book Recommendation

Saturday, June 29, 2013      2 comments

I think that everyone should check out the Virgin Diet book by JJ Virgin. This book shows you how to determine if you have a food intolerance that is keeping you from losing weight. It lists the top 7 foods that people experience intolerances ... Read more


Saturday, June 22, 2013      3 comments

I am so glad that the American Medical Association has decided to classify obesity as a disease. This could lead to insurance companies having to pay for treatments, which could save money in the long run by postponing or even preventing weight... Read more

How Exercise Assists in Treating Depression (Excerpt from an article by T. Borchard)

Saturday, May 18, 2013      9 comments

Dr. James A. Blumenthal, a professor of medical psychology at Duke University, led a recent study in which he and his team discovered that, among the 202 depressed people randomly assigned to various treatments, three sessions of vigorous aerobi... Read more

10 Tips for Healthy Living

Friday, April 26, 2013      4 comments

Please click on the link below to read 10 great tips from a Health Psychologist. Health psychologists deal with a wide variety of issues underlying physical illness and chronic disease. They work to help prevent mental & physical illness & di... Read more

Kudos to Accu-Chek

Saturday, April 13, 2013      6 comments

A few weeks ago I was having problems finding Accu-Chek Fast Clix drums for my lancet. I called the company and informed them that every pharmacy in my area was out. They explained that they had experienced a shortage but that they would be ba... Read more

Components of a healthy weight loss plan from United Health Care

Thursday, April 04, 2013      2 comments

There is no such thing as "one size fits all" but a sound diet plan should contain all of the following: Promotes at least 3 meals daily; Physical activity component; A wide variety of foods from all the food groups, especially ... Read more

Breakfast Fruit Salad

Saturday, March 30, 2013      6 comments

4 large Strawberries 1 medium banana 1 medium apple 1 tbsp. of sunflower seeds 1/4 c of Honey Nut Cheerios 2 Skinny Cow Cream Cheese Wedges Mix all together and enjoy. When I entered this into Sparks Nutrition Tracker it showed t... Read more

How Exercise Helps Depression

Monday, February 11, 2013      4 comments

When you exercise you release endorphins into the brain. Endorphins are hormones that can act as painkillers, but can also trigger positive, euphoric feelings. They are what give you a lift and feeling of revitalization at the end of a workout. ... Read more

Excellent Advice from the back of my Splenda Packet

Tuesday, February 05, 2013      7 comments

The 3 S's: Portion smaller. Eat slower. No secords. Now doesn't that just say it all??... Read more


Saturday, January 19, 2013      5 comments

Today was my first day back at the gym. I had to miss two days. On Thursday I had to fast and be on a all liquid diet for a procedure that I was going to have on Friday. So, I had to take my diabetes medicine and keep my numbers from going to... Read more

My Daughter

Saturday, January 12, 2013      8 comments

I am so proud of my daughter. She has had a problem controlling her weight most of her life. With diabetes and heart disease running in the family, I have always been very concerned that the extra weight was going to cause her problems with he... Read more

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