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NANCY-'s Blogs

Always Last On The List? Problem / Solution - Step 6 Plan & Execute
Monday, November 18, 2013      4 comments

"Set time boundaries, creating space for yourself to preserve your inner balance." - Paula Eder In addition to committing, putting me on my schedule is necessary too. If I'm not on the schedule then how is it going to happen if I do not ma... Read more
Sunday, November 17, 2013      4 comments

Changing attitude, perspective makes it easier for me to commit to new ways of doing things. Sometimes committing to just trying something new for a few days opens my eyes and changes my beliefs. Exercise Doing the pool, walking the mile, d... Read more
Making Our Lives Good
Saturday, November 16, 2013      9 comments

My trip to the endocrinologist was affirming that I am going in the right direction. Since my ulcer and digestive issues have resolved... my test result and weight are falling back in line. My A1c is closer to where I like it and my choleste... Read more
Holiday Stress!!! Already? Really?
Friday, November 15, 2013      4 comments

I have been working on a problem solving model. However as with all things life decides to through me a curve ball. Actually I threw the curve ball myself. With Thanksgiving only two weeks away, I have begun to stress about it. Clean the hous... Read more
Diabetes Challenges/Management
Tuesday, November 12, 2013      7 comments

I was all prepared, until I messed up. We were going out for breakfast. I put my meds in a travel container, then left it home. In order to avoid a high I went for a walk. That worked. Having diabetes means I do not have to eat a specia... Read more
The Weekend has Revolved Around My Son
Sunday, November 10, 2013      6 comments

Friday night was his social. Saturday Morning was Special Olympic bowling practice. This morning it was the Regional for bowling. Usually i have a problem getting up since I am not a morning person, but this morning my son woke me because I... Read more
What's on My Plate - Portion size
Saturday, November 09, 2013      5 comments

Last night I went out with my "Wine and Whine" ladies. We compare notes and vent while our now adult children are at their social event. Having children with differing abilities does present some interesting challenges at times. I'm not a big f... Read more
Resistance rears it's ugly head, then ...
Friday, November 08, 2013      5 comments

I've done quite well with dining out and halving my plate. In the following 90 second video, Dr. Roizen states that we should probably only eat a third.
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Problem / Solution - Step 5 Select Best Option
Thursday, November 07, 2013      4 comments

Any piece of knowledge I acquire today has a value at this moment exactly proportional to my skill to deal with it. Tomorrow, when I know more, I recall that piece of knowledge and use it better. Mark Van Doren Consult: Yeste... Read more
Problem / Solution - Step 4 Resources
Monday, November 04, 2013      5 comments

Thankfully with the age of the internet many resources are available to me and at no cost. Sometimes my problem is that I do not know how to utilize what is available to me. Phone dietitian Dietitian SparkPeople SparkFriends Spark Rec... Read more
Problem / Solution - Step 3 Brainstorm
Friday, November 01, 2013      5 comments

My goal is healthy eating . "Focus on making the healthy choice in any given moment"- Mikey D The key to that is to be prepared. Setting myself up should help me make healthy choices during the temptations of "Season's Eatings!" (Than... Read more
Thursday, October 31, 2013      7 comments

emoticon This Halloween, I wish to bestow a treat on you: May All Your Dreams Come True. Good news I am ... Read more
ROCKtober! Did I?
Wednesday, October 30, 2013      6 comments

As the last of the leaves fall, looking back, it was a good month. Could it have been better, sure, it could always be better. What have I accomplished? The mediation pr... Read more
Problem / Solution - Step Two "Define Goal" - Uh Oh, bogged down!
Tuesday, October 29, 2013      8 comments

Argh!!! After composing a wonderful blog admitting my perfectionist tendencies, I go to post and get "your session has timed out" WHAT!!! After confessing to being overwhelmed, I found a site that gives insight as to what is running through... Read more
Problem / Solution - Step One
Saturday, October 26, 2013      5 comments

One of the biggest things about problems and solutions is that you need to be aware that something is a problem. Things we have done or do, is what we think of as normal,... Read more

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