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Strange salads
Saturday, February 26, 2011      2 comments

Since I eat alone a lot more often I've been experimenting with salads. Just ate a deliciously strange one with broccoli, iceberg lettuce, black olives, feta cheese, soft-boiled egg and quinoea. Got in 7 ounces of broccoli and a lot of good nutr... Read more
Make things happen
Sunday, May 02, 2010      5 comments

I saw this quote on Aprillscott's spark page: People can be divided into three groups: Those who make things happen, those who watch things happen, and those who wonder what happened! (Author Unknown) Unfortunately, I recognize more of m... Read more
Thursday, April 15, 2010      8 comments

It's been a while since I wrote a blog entry. Fred was diagnosed with esophagal cancer in Sept. 2008 and after that, life became one big rollercoaster ride. Hope, fear, invasive surgery, several bouts of pneumonia, treatments, stopping treatment... Read more
30 augustus 2008
Saturday, August 30, 2008      0 comments

I've started a 4-wk purge to cleanse my body of impurities. It's herb-based and I can eat healthy foods so don't have to worry about diabetes. I've also decided that it's more practical for me to do weight exercises at home, at least until ... Read more
3 augustus 2008
Sunday, August 03, 2008      0 comments

Nou, het wordt tijd om mezelf niet mer te verwaarlozen. 's Avonds tanden poetsen, gezicht wassen, gezond eten, weer lopen en fitness. Een hele tijd weer mezelf wegcijferen ivm kinderen, vooral Matteus, Fred, verbouwing, vakantie enz. Ben mezelf ... Read more
February 24, 2008
Sunday, February 24, 2008      1 comments

The past few months have been a whirlwind, rollercoaster and twister all rolled up in one. I am trying to get back some control and also control over my eating and exercising habits again, and stop neglecting myself because life became so chaoti... Read more
November 29, 2007
Thursday, November 29, 2007      1 comments

I really need to be more consistent about tracking food and drinking more water: right back to the basics. Been sloppy about really cooking instead of fast stuff because of all that's going on, but need to put my health back in the priority it s... Read more
Nov 20, 2007
Tuesday, November 20, 2007      1 comments

It's been a very long time since I wrote, and I haven't been on track recently at all. Things went really whilst in Belgium with my church, even lost 1 kg. Put it and a couple more backon during Ginny's visit and my down after she went home agai... Read more
October 3, 2007
Wednesday, October 03, 2007      1 comments

Just back from the dietician and good news. She can see that I am working out and was pleased with the weight loss. I was telling her about the challenges on SP I'm taking part in at the moment and she was amused but also agreed that it would b... Read more
September 29, 2007
Saturday, September 29, 2007      1 comments

I've made a couple of decisions this weeekend. One in regards to church, to ask someone else to take over 2 of my tasks; there is too much pressure on me at the moment. I need to concentrate on those tasks at hand. The other is to take part... Read more
September 28, 2007
Friday, September 28, 2007      1 comments

Had blood pressure checked today and it was spot on for age, weight and diabetes, with cold and after biking there. Blood sugar levels down, maybe fewer meds soon. Makes all the tracking, workouts, etc. worth it all. Doctor's asst said I looked ... Read more
September 22, 2007
Saturday, September 22, 2007      1 comments

Since I started losing weight this time, highest weight was 153, I've lost a total of 21 kg (46.3 lbs), and since I seriously started with SparkPeople I've lost 13 kg (or, 28.7 lbs). Checked my measurements today and made a fun, fantastic,... Read more
September 20, 2007
Thursday, September 20, 2007      1 comments

Had a really great workout again today; focussed, pushed myself further and further, feels great!... Read more
September 19, 2007
Wednesday, September 19, 2007      1 comments

YES finally broken through plateau and lost another 2 kgs. So happy about this! That I had a hypo at 11.30 because I wasn't hungry and forgot to eat at 10 wasn't so nice, but still a good sign; insulin is functioning better and diabetes respond... Read more
September 13, 2007
Thursday, September 13, 2007      2 comments

Had a bad day food-wise. Erik's birthday (he's my foster son), his little sister was born today, have a terrible cold and frustrated about not feeling well and getting out. But even though I ate too much, still within boundaries I've set for my... Read more

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