SHAROND52's Blogs

Heading South
Tuesday, May 25, 2010      4 comments

In a few hours we will be on the road to FL. so I have the challenge of trying to eat healthy while traveling. I have already packed Fig Newtons for snacks and bottled water rather than getting junk food when we want something., I have also p... Read more
Did very good on the trip
Sunday, May 23, 2010      2 comments

I was able at yesterday's party to do really well on the food. What I did was to take a spoonful of everything. Enough for the taste of it, but not enough to create problems. The two dishes I was worried about were the fried alligator and the... Read more
Fried Alligator nutritional information
Tuesday, May 18, 2010      5 comments

We will be at the gathering of parrotlet( mini parrots) owners this weekend. The hostess is an executive chef and the entrees for Saturdays cookout include barbecued ribs and fried alligator is on the menu. Anyone know where i can find nutritio... Read more
Having to go back to the second type of insulin
Friday, May 14, 2010      4 comments

I felt so good about 10 days ago when I got my doctor's permission to drop one of my insulins. Well for the last few days my fasting blood sugars have been climbing every morning no matter what I do. So today I am adding Lantus back to my r... Read more
Sunday- a great start to a great week
Sunday, May 09, 2010      3 comments

I got on the scale and I am down a pound- hey, I will take whatever I can get. Today I probably won't get a whole lot done, but I am planning on doing a lot of walking this coming week... Read more
Had to buy a smaller size in shorts
Friday, May 07, 2010      7 comments

this morning I went to get some shorts for my vacation. I was tired of having to hitch up my shorts wound up going one size down. They are just a marginally snug, but by the time we leave in two weeks they should fit perfectly.... Read more
Still sticking with the program
Tuesday, May 04, 2010      2 comments

I have found that I am getting much better about tracking my food and making sure I get my exercise in. I find when I am tempted to not do the program I think how good I feel when the measuring tape shows that I am still losing inches. And the... Read more
Less Than 3 weeks to vacation and the 2 goals I have for that time
Monday, May 03, 2010      5 comments

We leave for Charleston SC on 4/21 and then on to FL. I have two goals to accomplish before we go. 1) Try and lose another inch off my waist. My scale is not budging but the measuring tape shows that I have gotten another inch off my wai... Read more
I get to get off of one of my major medications!
Friday, April 30, 2010      7 comments

I got a call from my doctor's office and I can get off of one of the types of insulin I have been taking for almost a year! And I can cut back on the other inject able insulin. It is making me feel that all the walking and monitoring my food i... Read more
Getting back to the Spark
Thursday, April 29, 2010      4 comments

For the last few days I have only been doing about50% of the program, but I am going to try and get back to my cardio workouts. If it warms up I will probably take the dog for a nice walk in the sunshine... Read more
Wasted today
Friday, April 23, 2010      1 comments

Hubby was sick with a flu bug last night, so I got very little sleep. Today I feel like I got run over by a steam roller. I am supposed to do a 10 Volksmarch tomorrow and if I don't feel better I am going to try and sleep in tomorrow morning, ... Read more
Still at it- whether I feel like it or not
Thursday, April 22, 2010      4 comments

Today I managed to do a one mile walk in the morning and 20 minutes of vigorous riding on the indoor bike. I can't say I am enjoying it all the time, but I do like what it is doing to my blood sugars. I have eliminated 1 of 3 injections of ins... Read more
Tried A new workout video
Wednesday, April 21, 2010      3 comments

I finally tried a new video workout from Prevention magazine the Walking Workout. I did about 30 minutes of it. I find I have trouble following fast paced workouts. But, I just kept on moving the entire time and it used hand weights. I worke... Read more
Toxic People
Tuesday, April 20, 2010      7 comments

Last night my husband and i can to a sad decision of having to end a long time relationship with a person we have known and has been a part of our life of about 15 years. The reason is that since we moved out of the neighborhood. She and I kep... Read more
Starting a Strength Program
Sunday, April 18, 2010      5 comments

I do all right with cardio, but never much with strength even though I know I need to, so this morning I set up a program using the Spark generated program. Now I have a 15 minute 3x a week program set up using the equipment I have here at home... Read more

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