I have struggled this past week to get my dinners together so I could post this wonderful plan. I ran into a few blockades and could not develop the "perfect" plan that I envisioned.
Part of the problem was trying to keep everyone happy, then... Read more
He didn't really say that.
Going over my results...
A1c 6.0 Good
Vitamin D level Good
LDL uh oh....
Blood pressure - up a bit
Oh yes... my weight? No change from last visit.
I liked this visit and the Doctor's ap... Read more
Still working on dinner and my dinner menu. I'm going for "Meatless Mondays"
and since lent is coming "Meat Free Fridays". No I'm not that religious but doing something different for a bit hasn't harmed me so it is good practice for making cha... Read more
While composing this blog got hungry and had to stop and make lunch
Warm and crunchy maple smoked ham, brie and baby spinach quesadilla served with cucumber spears and gala apple and pomegranate green tea.
The usual Sandwich - Veggie ... Read more
I have started a list and would love to hear what you do for breakfast.
Steel-cut oatmeal with
- cranberries and almonds
- Strawberries and walnuts
- Blueberries and cinnamon
- Dried apricots
... Read more
Hoppy Update - he is off complete bed rest and now can get around a bit as long as he doesn't bear any weight on his foot.
Seriously though ... I need to focus. Lately I have been a butterfly...fluttering around and not really getting anywh... Read more
Coach Nicole posted the following in "Habits of Fit People: Share Your Goals with Others" on the Daily Blog
www.dailyspark.com/blog. asp?post=habits_of_fit_peo ple_share_your_goals_with_others
"Anyone who is my SparkFri... Read more
"You're tough on yourself" was a comment I received on my last blog. Perhaps I am. Personally I prefer gentle encouragement from others.... not a drill sargent to help me push beyond boundaries. Most of the time I am gentle with myself too. But... Read more
"It is what I made it. And I'm the gal whose gotta deal with it." -WATERMELLEN
Her Oh, Well: Beck Day 22 blog www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=4031889 really made me think after my Sat... Read more
As darkness of the night sets in and the full moon rises ... the werewolf seeks its prey. Suddenly it pounces and snatched the ice cream from the freezer and slips away to devour the ice cream.
Oh how I could identify with that. Could it be... Read more
With SparkPeople and Dr. Beck's guidance changes have fallen into place.
Here's what I noticed last night.
1. Assess serving size and portion it out.
Just because it is in front of me, and delicious, does not mean I have to consume it a... Read more
"Change is such a salient feature of existence, why then do we have such difficulty in dealing with it"
Letting go of fantasies of the past, can be difficult. Ah those fond memories. Clinging to the p... Read more
Between the abundance of snow, abundance of drama in my life and abundance of options about healthy diets. I think I have reached a saturation point like the roofs here in Connecticut. Can my brain be full??? But I will not collapse.
Ther... Read more