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What I cooked this weekend
Monday, May 09, 2016      10 comments

So, as most of you know...I had a new miserable diagnosis a couple of weeks ago. But I am taking it as a new wake up call to action...evidently the diabetes wasn't enough to do it! ... Read more
My diagnosis this week
Sunday, May 01, 2016      19 comments

So, this is my second try to blog before the system boots me out - I'll try to keep it short... Most of you know I was diagnosed with Stage 3 CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease). It was a shock,but it shouldn't have been. I've been living with t2... Read more
Encouragement for my Team but maybe you too?
Monday, April 25, 2016      10 comments

My weekly email to my "Steps" team for the Competition. I wanted to make this more about health than about the "competition." I send them a weekly reminder to enter their steps and I try to make it fun and have all kinds of cartoons and clipart... Read more
Need Cat lovers opinions
Tuesday, September 15, 2015      20 comments

Hello fellow cat lovers, What is the general consensus on Flea treatment drops that are meant to be put on our little fur babies every 30 days? Some of you know, my Louie Boy has had ongoing issues with his skin. Specifically, his fron... Read more
Hard to Believe
Friday, September 11, 2015      18 comments

So... it's 14 years to the day that I, along with so many others in NYC, was convinced I would not get home alive. I was sure the whole world was at war and indeed, we were. It took me many hours, but I did eventually make it home to Brooklyn af... Read more
Update on Louie
Thursday, August 27, 2015      16 comments at 3am or thereabouts, I woke up and had a moment of lucidity when I remembered that before I took Louie home from the shelter, more than 4 years ago, in addition to being treated for stomach issues and pulling fur out of arms issues, ther... Read more
FL Dog Found 500 miles From Home
Thursday, July 30, 2015      11 comments

This FL dog lives in my area - Don't worry, I only post happy endings :)
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5 Week Update
Friday, June 05, 2015      10 comments

So . . . here I am, more than 3 years on SP, but 5 weeks into getting serious once again. Since my Dr visit 5 weeks ago,when my a1c was totally off the charts and my weight had skyrocked ... again, but this time into the stratosphere... As of to... Read more
Progress Report
Thursday, May 07, 2015      12 comments

Accountability Partners, It's been 1 week since my dismal results at the Dr. I fretted and sulked for 1-2 days. Then I got serious. So I'm really considering it only 5 days, not the full week since I've been on track. Here is what I can say... Read more
Dr Visit and New Commitment
Friday, May 01, 2015      16 comments

So I had my Dr appointment yesterday. I knew it would not be good, but as I have been in denial and not even testing my blood sugar levels for months, I was somewhat shocked that my a1c was as high as it was … 10.5. Last time I was tested it w... Read more
Lily's Tail - Before and After
Wednesday, February 04, 2015      9 comments

Hi everyone, So here is the before and after. They may be a bit fuzzy but I hope you can see the difference. Thanks for all the suggestions! It does seem like it may have filled out a bit starting from the bottom. Maybe it just will take mor... Read more
FL residents receiving mailers with their names on it
Friday, October 31, 2014      7 comments

This is such an invasion of privacy. Some SFriemds have asked why I don't post pics of myself on SP. I take such pains to keep my life private...I'm not even on Facebook...yes it's true....maybe I'm paranoid ... Read more
How I Fractured my Wrist or . . . When NOT to trust a Personal Trainer
Wednesday, October 29, 2014      13 comments

So, I finally got back on track-joined gym, walking on treadmill to get my body used to it for 2 weeks-eating right-signed up for series of 4 sessions with personal trainer... Then my 1st session with the "Trainer" Saturday, 1st 5 mins...he... Read more
Be careful when using personal email address
Sunday, October 26, 2014      20 comments

I received this a little while ago as a comment on my profile photo. I was going to reply when I saw there was no link to a spark page, no way to send a personal reply or any other way to respond other than sending an email from my personal emai... Read more
Getting Healthy Again
Monday, October 13, 2014      15 comments

For months I've been eating horribly and not really exercising. I stopped checking my blood sugar and just buried my head in the sand. Due to life circumstances and the in-actions I just mentioned, I have also been sinking deeper and deeper into... Read more

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