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Week 1 8-Week Diabetes Weight Loss Challenge cont'd

Friday, August 12, 2011      4 comments

Workout plan. 15-minute workout video three times this week 1- Wednesday 2- Friday 3- 10-minute cardio (aerobic) workout any three days DONE Aqua Aerobics on Mon. Tues and Thurs. Track your food 3 days - doing it now. I just keep tel... Read more

Savoring My Summer Spa Menu - Zucchini

Thursday, August 11, 2011      3 comments

Thankfully through SP I have found some yummy recipes. Local zucchini was only 69 cents a pound so it was time to try something new. The first I tried was Zucchini Pasta www.nytimes.com/2008/08/
23/health/22recipehealth.html Read more

Week 1 Action Plan

Wednesday, August 10, 2011      2 comments

The 8-Week Diabetes Weight Loss Challenge www.sparkpeople.com/mysp
ark/challenge_detail.asp?c
hallenge=8 1. Set your goals. - Complete the 8 week Challenge - Lose 1 to 2 pounds per week. - Do Strength t... Read more

8-Week Diabetes Weight Loss Challenge

Tuesday, August 09, 2011      3 comments

I'm off trying a different path. The only way to find out if it works for me is to give it a try. Eight weeks is not really a long time unless you are a kid, Although I am a kid at heart, as an adult I need to commit to working on the D Cha... Read more

Fine Summer Dining

Sunday, August 07, 2011      3 comments

The creation of my summer spa menu was to focus on the pleasure of healthy eating. I do not use the word "Diet" there are too many negative feelings associated with it There is the fact that the word DIE is in there. Diets seemed to be ab... Read more

Reactions to Stress

Saturday, August 06, 2011      4 comments

Get ticked off or find some humor. Yesterday I lost about 4 hours of my life to a state agency. Waiting around over an hour then having to leave for a doctor's appointment only to come back and start waiting again from square one. Foolish me ... Read more

Login SparkStreak of 1000 Days!?!

Wednesday, August 03, 2011      5 comments

Alrighty what did this prove: 1. I can be consistent. 2. If I really want it I can make it happen. 3. Simple little things do add up over time. 4. I am diacritical. What did I learn: 1. SP has tons of info. 2, Some stuff is wor... Read more

Ah.. DUH!!!!

Tuesday, August 02, 2011      4 comments

I suffer from perceptual distortion. This is different from denial. Denial is when you do not face the truth. Perceptual distortion is being oblivious to the truth. Being Mindful brings Awareness. (Don't you just love when the truth come... Read more

Suck It Up

Sunday, July 31, 2011      3 comments

"Mom, there is blood coming out of my ear!" Ah, just what every mother wants to do on a beautiful sunny Sunday morning. Make a trip to the ER. Yep.. Thankfully the emergency room was not busy (Insert shocked face) I fully expected to spent ... Read more

OMG ...Sugar Consumption

Saturday, July 30, 2011      3 comments

Awareness is key! What I was not aware of the amount of sugar I used to eat and feed my family. All I can say is OMG!!! I truly was not aware of the vast amount that I was putting into my body. It was like I could not get enough. Yester... Read more

Finding Treasures

Friday, July 29, 2011      3 comments

One perk of helping out my sister is ending up near a wonderful tea shop. Ah the familiar aroma of freshly brewed sassafras tea is currently roaming the memory recesses of my brain. This is my chance to replenish my supply. The owner often b... Read more

Gone from the Land of Cannot Have... Entered the Land of Healthy Living

Monday, July 25, 2011      3 comments

When first diagnosed with Diabetes I entered the Land of Cannot Have. I have been there before when dieting. It is not a friendly place. It is lined with deprivation and emotional and physical pain. No one wants to be there. I long to return to... Read more

Reviewing my Advantages Response Card (ARC)

Sunday, July 24, 2011      2 comments

I use the SP appointment to send me a daily e-mail reminder of my Beck's ARC entitled "BETTER Health, BETTER physically, FEEL BETTER." This is what I want to achieve. I include more details in the body of the e-mail. Advantages Respo... Read more

I Want It NOW!!! (Stomp!!!)

Saturday, July 23, 2011      8 comments

Ah yes... the impatience. Quick fixes would be nice and would reduce my stress. Trying to correct insurance company error since May 8th... Still not resolved. Trying to take care of a matter with a state agency for the past three weeks..... Read more

Diabetes Support Group

Wednesday, July 20, 2011      3 comments

There was an informal gathering of folks with diabetes (mostly type 2). We share concerns and info. Usually there is some who is doing better than me and usually a lot more who are facing challenges. I hope I offered them hope when I told th... Read more


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