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Yesterday, I was feeling frustrated. My husband went to the store and bought JUNK food for himself! He doesn't get it! He was once over-weight but conquered his weight loss by eating only ONCE a day! I can't do that. For one thing, I'm a diab... Read more
Be KIND to yourself!
Has it really been a month since I've written in my journal or blog? Time surely does fly!
Today, while attempting to round up Sparkpoints, I came across a motivational article that really HIT me between the eyes! I borrowed a paragraph f... Read more
I'm frustrated today. I woke up with a painful eye issue. I've had pink eye before and I do not believe I have that. My eyelid is a little swollen and red. The eye isn't red but it is a little bit 'gooky'. I have an appointment later on in the d... Read more
To Record or Not to Record?
Since joining Sparkpeople, I am learning many new things. In the morning, before I start my day, I make an effort to read Blog entries. At first, I did it for the Sparkpoints however I now enjoy reading the articles. They are very informative.
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I count MY blessings!
I am thankful for many things in my life! I am fortunate to have many blessings! I am thankful for having a roof over my head. I am thankful for having a working car to get me back and forth. I am thankful for having good food in my tummy.
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PAIN or GAIN?
The middle of the year folks! My how time flies.
At the end of 2012, I made my yearly resolution to become healthy. I finally got around to it - it only took me 5.5 months and a trip to the ER to wake me into reality. If I continued doing... Read more
Don't that beat all.....
Sometimes, I even shock myself! I don't have much to say today - what is up with that? I have been nicknamed 'chatty patty', by some, which amuses me. However, today I'm feeling rather quiet.
I am journalizing, however, because I promised ... Read more
Bumps and Valleys!
Is it day 14 since I began journalizing/blogging? I can't believe how quickly time travels!
Yesterday, I felt a bit of discouragement. I met with a new doctor. I liked her very much as well as the staff. They are very encouraging! I will be... Read more
Are there saboteurs in your life? There is ONE in my life. That saboteur is ME, myself and I.
Yes, there are holidays, birthdays, weddings, anniversaries and so on that we enjoy with FOOD. It (food) will always encircle us. Also, junk food... Read more
Last night, I felt frustrated (maybe a little jealous) at my husband. He's supportive to the extent he wants me to eat properly, that I take my medicines and that I measure my glucose. As for supporting me in what we eat....he's out in left fiel... Read more
Memorial Day Festivities!
Aaaahhh Memorial Day! A day for giving thanks to our servicemen past, present and future. Our soldiers made sacrifices and many paid the ultimate price for the freedom we enjoy. Let us not forget.
It is also a day we enjoy with family and/o... Read more
It's the 'little' things in life that are 'HUGE'
As I've mentioned, I learned about this site through my son. Recently, when I had a health scare, he had a proposition for me that I couldn't say 'No' to. He wanted/wants a healthy mom. I, of course, can't let him down! At the same time, he woul... Read more
Chicken Soup For My Soul....
I am visiting my mother this holiday weekend! My husband takes his yearly 'boy's' trip with his RC plane buddies and I take my annual 'girls' visit with my mama.
Yesterday, we enjoyed a day at the movies! I am proud to say, I DID NOT eat a... Read more
Something to Ponder.....
Do you ever put something in your mouth without giving it a thought? What I mean is, do you think, what nutrional value does a food have when you place it in your mouth and finally in your tummy?
I love learning new things. As I go through ... Read more
I am worth it!
This completes my second week (First week on SP) of watching my food intake and my glucose levels. I've lost 3 pounds and my glucose is within normal range-96 (from 426).
I learned tracking my food is very helpful. In the past, I have kep... Read more