Oahu here I come!
More good news! I was really missing my family and the other day my Mom called and said she was feeling like going to Hawaii was I?. I said "That's funny, I was feeling like going to CA. But I guess if you live in CA, Hawaii is the dream get awa... Read more
Health Update and some pics
Since my last post I had some really good doctor's appointments. I wrote about it on my desertfoodlover blog over at http://desertfoodlover.blogspo
e.html but to sum it up, I am still 229, and my A1C is down to 5... Read more
I have been so busy offline, that I have been neglecting my spark posts and blogs. I am going to work those in more often... or my intention is to work them in more often. For today, a brief update.
I have gotten back down to 229. I was up ... Read more
General Health and Life Update
Hello my spark friends! I am sorry that I haven't logged in in 19 days. Bad Sean, no biscuit! LOL
I thought I had better log in. I am considering joining the biggest loser challenge on the Wii Fit group here on spark people. I posted a que... Read more
Dietician Meeting #3
Remember, everything's different from person to person. There's no magic formula
That said, my FBG is always the highest number of my day. So we discussed what IS a healthy snack before bed, she gave me a few examples, and a specific formul... Read more
My Wii Fit Age is my age!
Since we've gotten the Wii Fit I've usually be rated in my late 50's to 70's. This did not surprise me with all my health issues, but I have to say, the Wii fit really helped me a lot. Especially when I was at the stage of needing regular physic... Read more
Week 3 Meal Plan
Maybe this will work better if I just start adding ideas and recipes as they come to me for next week. I have 2 meals that friends gave me recipes for that I have been dying to try. So I told them I'm putting them on the meal plan for next week:... Read more
Meal Planning - Week 2
Week 1's meal plans didn't exactly work out. 2 nights ended up being about something other than what was planned. This is one reason I don't like to plan meals a week ahead, but i knew that we tend to do that, so I set my mind that the plan was ... Read more
Starting back on Metformin
Just for fun, a Movember update photo
I went and got the incorrect medicine returned and picked up the Metformin today. They corrected my charts to show I am no longer ... Read more
No Meds, but Good Numbers!
I had a surprising turn of events recently that seems positive. It started with a stressful situation. My pharmacy said my one of my prescriptions was written incorrectly. It took about a month to get that fixed, and then the insurance said I ne... Read more
Movember Begins - Face Shaven
I had my annual health check this year, did you? November is Movember for anyone who wants to participate in spreading awareness about cancer and men's health.
Mo-bros are ... Read more
i miss eggs
and standard breakfasts, so I was excited when I found this vegan omlette recipe. Going to have to try this out: http://blog.fatfreevegan.com/2
I also found eggless crepes both more traditional: ht... Read more
basic meal planning
So one of my goals from the dietitian is to plan our dinners a week out. Carlie and I sat down and made a list of main entrees we like, and a list of sides. Here's my basic plan for this week. I also found this article on spark people about eff... Read more
Dietician Meeting #2 (my notes)
quality carb, what is that, sources?
whole grains, whole foods, complex carbs like sweet potatoes better than white potatoes (but white potatoes with skin has more nutrients and fiber), less processed carbs... it's more about the quality of th... Read more
What I do with my energy
Lately I have been really low energy. It's frustrating, but I believe it's due to a new medication that I'm still getting used to, as it seems a tiny bit better every day. But if I do anything outside the house I need a nap. Not including the mi... Read more
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