Forgive me Sparkpeople, but I have slipped. I had a bad day Tuesday, was in a lot of pain from the osteoarthritis, and feeling kind of down. I felt like I was doomed to a life of pain, nothing I take seems to make it go away.
I had dinner... Read more
They Fit Again!! and other things
Even though my weight has been up and down over the last week and a half, I have still not put back on all of what I've lost over the last month. Today I was being daring, and tried on a pair of jeans that I haven't been able to get into for ov... Read more
Finally Seeing Results
I have been back on sparkpeople for a few weeks now, after not posting for several months. I have been keeping good tabs on what I eat, making sure I try to avoid high fat, sugar, carbs, etc. I weighed in this morning and discovered that I hav... Read more
Bound and Determined.....
.....to succeed this time!
I've been away from Sparkpeople for a while. While I have tried to watch... Read more
Benefits of Menopause
To many women, menopause is a nuisance. But I have discovered it does have some benefits. For instance, hot flashes tend to put me in "the mood". My husband appreciates this!
The other benefit that I have discovered over the last few mon... Read more
Getting Back On Track
Last week I tried very hard to stay on track, didn't post everything I ate but I have it committed to memory and plan on getting it all on here when I get home from work.
We spent the weekend camping, and didn't really eat more or less than w... Read more
Had A Good Scare Over The Weekend
This past weekend we moved our camper onto the permanent spot at the campground/resort we belong to. We spent most of Saturday morning moving it and getting it situated, leveled, etc. Then took a break and a storm hit, leaving us without power... Read more
Backwards progress requires a kick in the butt...literally!
Ok, so a holiday weekend got in the way of progress, at least for me. I didn't document anything over the weekend. Between the parties and other activities, there wasn't much time to get on the internet while at the campground. So the result ... Read more
This Week Has Been Unenventful....no losses but then again, no gains
The first two weeks of weight control I lost 4 pounds. Today I weighed in and haven't lost but also haven't gained. I'm sure I lost a little during the beginning of the week but have put it back on somehow. There were a few days where I went ... Read more
That Explains It.....
I have been trying to figure out why my glucose readings have been so high today, and it just dawned on me that I never took my meds this morning. Haven't done this very often, and after I thought about it, I was getting ready to get them out w... Read more
Entering Week 3 - Routines Make It Easy!
Today is the start of week three of my anti-insulin plan. So far I have good results. There were a few days where I slipped and had to partake of something I shouldn't have, and really noticed the difference.
This moment of weakness was... Read more
So Far So Good, two weeks and 4 pounds later!
I had every intention of doing a daily blog but that didn't happen.
Ending the second week of my weight and glucose control plan and seeing some amazing results. Glucose readings have gone down immensely from what they were, and this I can a... Read more
Anti-Insulin Day 7 & 8 May 12/13, 2011
Learned the hard way not to eat Chinese food anymore. Hubby talked me into having it last night, and this morning I woke up with a horrible stomach ache. Had to be the Chinese, shrimp fried rice and sweet & sour shrimp (minus the s&w sauce) se... Read more
Anti-Insulin Plan Day 6 May 11, 2011
Having a lot of pain today, all joints are throbbing. We have some storms coming in so that is probably w... Read more
Anti-Insulin Plan - Day 5 May 10, 2011
So far so good. Keeping myself under 1500 calories a day, even though the doc wants me to stay under 1300. Tried that over the weekend and it made me too weak. I'll slowly work myself down to that but have to do it one step at a time.
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