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This is how I feel tonight
Saturday, March 11, 2017      6 comments

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Time for Changes
Friday, March 03, 2017      5 comments

There is a quote that goes "nothing changes if nothing changes". It is time to make some changes. I have been eating the same way for years and nothing changes. I eat small breakfast and lunch to get my blood sugar levels down to where nor... Read more
A Wonderful Company
Saturday, February 11, 2017      7 comments

I was blown away by the customer service at The Walking Company last night. I bought new walking shoes in August. For most of January and into February I have had knee and hip pain all on the right side. I couldn't figure it out at all. It w... Read more
5% Winter Challenge
Saturday, January 14, 2017      7 comments

This past week was practice week. I am bragging on myself because I won badges! Check it out: ... Read more
A Very Hard Painful Decision
Thursday, December 01, 2016      15 comments

Max has been sick since September. He was diagnosed with a kidney infection then, along with weight loss (lost 2 pounds). Max has been on antibiotics... Read more
I Don't Know
Thursday, November 24, 2016      5 comments

Don't read this if you don't want to. I am feeling very down lately. I am over-eating. I eat when I am upset. I put on my favorite go to black pants Saturday and they were tight! Today my go to shirt was tight. It seems like I say one thin... Read more
New Plan - Two Months early!
Tuesday, November 08, 2016      3 comments

I am putting my goals on my Spark page so they are seen every time I go to my page. 1. one snack at night - fruit or protein 2. track everything eaten, no exception. 3. 10,00 steps daily. 4. no more potatoes, bread, ric... Read more
Max
Wednesday, October 19, 2016      7 comments

Max is my black kitty. He fought a urinary track infection the at the beginning of this month. When we found that one, we also found out he had lost 2 pounds, which for a 12 pound cat is a lot. He finished that round of antibiotics (10 days)... Read more
Why?
Thursday, October 13, 2016      6 comments

I saw my doctor today for my physical and now wait for my test results on thyroid and A1C. My blood pressure meds were increased. I was told to lose weight. Why is it that I know what to do and I am not doing it? I know that I need to eat h... Read more
September Accountability
Wednesday, September 07, 2016      7 comments

Fact: to lose weight, I have to eat less. Measure more. Stop the excuses. Update: fell off the wagon on this one, must climb back on Fact: to lose weight, I have to move more. Update: I am using a Fitbit now and it is encouraging me to w... Read more
To All Spark Friends
Friday, July 01, 2016      7 comments

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July Update on Reality check
Friday, July 01, 2016      2 comments

Fact: to lose weight, I have to eat less. Measure more. Stop the excuses. Update: I am eating less. Must measure Fact: to lose weight, I have to move more. Update: I am walking 6 days a week. When I walk on the treadmill, I have inc... Read more
Update on Reality Check
Saturday, June 04, 2016      7 comments

Fact: to lose weight, I have to eat less. Measure more. Stop the excuses. Update: I am eating less. still need to measure more Fact: to lose weight, I have to move more. Update: This one has been rough during May. June will be better.... Read more
Reality Check
Saturday, May 07, 2016      11 comments

Time for a reality check with myself. I am fat. I am overweight. This is my reality. I need to decide what I want to do about that. Fact: I have been on Spark for SIX years and have not really lost any weight. Oh I would lose a pound o... Read more
Working with the Nurse Practitioner- or Having a Nurse Practitioner work with you!
Wednesday, April 06, 2016      3 comments

I saw my nurse practitioner today. I really like her. I have been having problems controlling my blood sugar level for months. We talked about some plans that I could do to help. First plan, increase my long acting insulin at night and not d... Read more

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