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Ever Feel Like You Don't Belong?
Monday, September 26, 2016      3 comments

Some of us know the pain of never belonging, in school there were cliques, at home there was disagreement with parents' rules, or maybe being fat made you feel like an outsider. We each have a personal feeling of not belonging, the emptiness of... Read more
Using The Scale Wisely
Friday, September 23, 2016      6 comments

I used to weigh myself every friggin day. That is such a big mistake. I learned from OA meetings to stop beating myself up by weighing every day it was so defeating. If I gained even a little bit I kept thinking about it all day long. Not go... Read more
Last Day of the Diabetes Challenge
Sunday, March 27, 2016      3 comments

Today is Easter, one of our religious holidays that we celebrate having special foods for breakfast after Mass. Cirek, a mixture of eggs and milk cooked over low heat til it congeals then it goes into cheesecloth and tied to make a ball; red b... Read more
14 Days Diabetes Challenge
Thursday, March 10, 2016      1 comments

I've been following the Diabetes Challenge, today marks the halfway mark. It's getting easier to pass up added sugars. I would like to keep doing this for the rest of my life. Tomorrow I take the last antibiotic, hopefully that will be the en... Read more
SparkPeople Has Whatever You Need
Sunday, March 06, 2016      2 comments

I have completed 10 Days on the Diabetic Challenge, following the Diabetes Diet that SparkPeople provides in food tracker. Instead of tracking weight loss I have my ticker tracking the days I don't use added sugars which is more important than ... Read more
Still Catching Up
Tuesday, March 01, 2016      0 comments

I missed yesterday's blog entry.....I've been battling sinus facial pressure and a sore throat. Got lots of sleep and drank lots of water. When my temp reached 101 I decided to head for the doctor. Got some antibiotics and will be taking them... Read more
Catching Up After My Daughter's Bridal Shower
Sunday, February 28, 2016      4 comments

Here I am announcing how well I did yesterday at the shower and catching up with my daily blogs and food tracker. No added sweets for me!!! ... Read more
No Food Tracker Yet
Saturday, February 27, 2016      1 comments

I usually plan my food the night before, but I haven't done that for today. I am so accustomed to putting that sheet of paper on the fridge with all the foods I chose and put into SP's food tracker. This morning I looked at my sheet and remem... Read more
Reading Up On Carbohydrates
Friday, February 26, 2016      2 comments

I've been busy reading whatever I can about carbs. There is so much to know and do now. It's not as easy as -don't eat this or that. It's a lot more complicated. No wonder I never understood it til now. Well, I'm prepared to do this!! I jo... Read more
Sooo, what kind of carbohydrates are okay?
Wednesday, February 24, 2016      6 comments

My doctor told me to be cautious about good vs bad carbs. My blood glucose level was a bit over the desired amount. I know what carbohydrates are, so I thought. Questioning which carbs I should eat and which ones to pass up made me look it up... Read more
Day 21 - of the 21 Day Challenge to Tame A Sweet Tooth
Wednesday, February 24, 2016      2 comments

The final day of this challenge. Gonna hate to leave it behind. But in 21 days I learned so much about myself and my sugar addiction. And I am 21 days added sugar free! Sharing some things I learned about the experience--- -- I can... Read more
26 Tiny Life Changes That Could Result in Weight Loss
Tuesday, February 23, 2016      4 comments
loss Some of these already work for me like drinking lots of water, eating more earlier in the day and less for dinner. Try it and see if it works for you. Let me ... Read more
Day 20 of the 21 Day Challenge to Tame A Sweet Tooth
Tuesday, February 23, 2016      4 comments

The Challenge for today is to write a list of reasons why you're trying to cut back on sugar for the long haul. Here goes: 1. To stop the sugar addiction. 2. For health reasons - prevent diabetes. 3. To lose weight. 4. To trade s... Read more
Day 19 of the 21 Day Challenge to Tame A Sweet Tooth
Monday, February 22, 2016      3 comments

Today was a challenge, for the first time I had the urge to eat something sweet and sugary. I wasn't planning on going out but I did. Walked in a clothing store round and round I was getting looks from the woman at the fitting room ... Read more

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