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Know Your Own Body
Friday, May 27, 2016      2 comments

So many times I hear folks saying, "I can't lose. I am exercising my behind off and I still am not losing. One member wrote, "I have been exercising for 5 days and haven't lost a thing. When will it happen?" A reminder that losing is no... Read more
Shout Out to SparkPeople
Wednesday, May 18, 2016      2 comments

Just want to do a SHOUT OUT to SPARKPEOPLE for making all this available to us! It is a help beyond words!!! In society, you mention SPARKPEOPLE and a couple of people know about it but not everbody knows. I was encouraged that when I att... Read more
Went to a Viewing...
Tuesday, May 17, 2016      1 comments

Went to a funeral viewing of an acquaintance. Never fun. Always glum. But especially glum because this person had Type 2 Diabetes yet never took care. He died at 66 yrs old. I always thought he was older than me. He lost an eye plus had s... Read more
Been Here Before
Tuesday, May 10, 2016      1 comments

I weighed in today at 225. That's down from 296 a year ago. Although, in 1999 I went from 325 to 225 in 6 mos. So I've been here before. In 99 and 2006 I went down to 200. I've been a champion of weight loss in 1999 I was interviewed b... Read more
Big Difference between Have-to and Want-to
Friday, April 29, 2016      4 comments

My sisters-in-law saw me the other day for the first time in a while. I lost about 60 lbs since last seeing them. There was the usual shock then compliments. I told one that there is a big difference between Have-to and Want-to. I "have-to" ... Read more
Wednesday, April 20, 2016      3 comments

This morning, i realize I am finally BECOMING... I haven't arrived but I am BECOMING. I look at my body and the skin is sagging, bones are appearing. My scale doesn't match the body's re-sculpturing but it is getting there. My exercis... Read more
Learning A Lot
Tuesday, April 05, 2016      4 comments

I attended a 8 hour Diabetes Education class yesterday. I go back on Thursday for 8 more hours. Time flew. But most of all, I learned a lot. I learned there were folks just like me with diabetes. Only several of them were much worse tha... Read more
2016 New Me!
Thursday, March 24, 2016      6 comments

In January of 2016, I learned that I had Type 2 Diabetes. I am hypoglycemic meaning that my blood sugar is high and floating around in my blood stream and I need to get it back to normal. The Dr said the upside is that I can control this... Read more
Back Again
Tuesday, October 14, 2014      2 comments

Its been awhile but I am back. Been getting my health problems worked out. In July I was having trouble breathing. After seeing the pulmonologist and some testing. I found out I have asthma. Then I went to the sleep clinic and found o... Read more
Always room...for a friend...
Monday, December 02, 2013      3 comments

In this season of hustle and bustle let all be reminded of this story: The old professor stood in front of his class. Sat an empty jar on the table. Filled it with golf balls. "Is the jar full?" asked the wise old man. "Yes it is." repl... Read more
A Matter of Life and Death...
Wednesday, July 31, 2013      5 comments

The other day I was driving down a street in which I remembered a man I used to know. He was a good man. A good husband (he and his wife were high school sweethearts) and family man. He had a hangup with anger but his job made him take an ang... Read more
In Memory of Frances - My Wonderful Mother-In-Law 1925-2012
Wednesday, October 24, 2012      5 comments

When tomorrow starts without me, and I'm not there to see. If the sun should rise and find your eyes, all filled with tears for me. I wish so much you wouldn't cry, the way you did today, While thinking of the many things we never got t... Read more
Thursday, May 17, 2012      4 comments

Wow! It has been way to long since my last blog. Let me do a little thinking...some planning...and some action and soon a brand new blog will appear to cheer, encourage and help. Meanwhile, enjoy the Spring and the May that is calling... Read more
Walking at the Mall
Sunday, January 08, 2012      8 comments

I was at the Mall the other evening. Doing my usual 3 laps of walking. I was moving along at a good pace. Passing the shoppers. And being past once in a while by some walkers. I wasn't trying to race anyone. Just wanting to maintain a good... Read more
Christmas: Jesus is the REASON for the SEASON!
Monday, December 05, 2011      6 comments

It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich. --Henry Ward Beecher Christ was content with a stable When he was born So that we could have A mansion when we die. ... Read more

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