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  • Day 1 - Beating Diabetes

    5/26/2015 9:29:15 PM, by TONYATIME

    Ok, I posted previously about going to the doctor and finding out that I am getting another 6 month window to improve this on my own with diet/ex... Read more

  • Diabetes update

    5/26/2015 2:23:14 PM, by TONYATIME

    Ok, so today was my 6 month check up appt. My fasting glucose was 109, my hemoglobin a1c was 6.9. This is down from six months ago when it was... Read more

  • Ugh, Metaformin, Evil!

    5/25/2015 11:11:13 AM, by BLCKKTTY

    Well I messed up royally yesterday I took the 850 mg Metaformin (regular not the extended release) with breakfast as directed by... Read more

  • Travel

    5/25/2015 11:06:08 AM, by TONYATIME

    I have been blessed with many opportunities to travel this year...and this weekend have been planning even another travel trip. The funny th... Read more

  • This weekend

    5/25/2015 10:40:06 AM, by TONYATIME

    I want to start by thanking all of those that paid the ultimate price for our freedom... that is what this weekend is all about. ... Read more

  • How Am I losing all this weight? Tips for you!~

    5/24/2015 9:30:58 AM, by BLCKKTTY

    Once I found out I had Diabetes I had no choice but to overhaul my entire diet. I went from 2% milk to unsweetened almond milk, from regular brea... Read more

  • Bad, bad sugar! :-)

    5/24/2015 9:02:20 AM, by GRAYCATBIRD

    Well, I went back to waffling on the sugar issue, trying ONCE AGAIN to find some kind of moderation with it. One difference between now and past ... Read more

  • Friday=rest day

    5/23/2015 2:05:03 PM, by TONYATIME

    I ate well breakfast/lunch and planned on a not so well evening out with friends.... I didn't plan on the drink... I had too many drinks! I haven... Read more

  • May 22 - Knee

    5/22/2015 10:49:05 PM, by JUDITH1654

    My knee goes out on me every now and then but usually, it's okay within a couple of days. Not happening this time and I have already had to lose... Read more

  • Back with Fitbit

    5/22/2015 3:01:21 PM, by TONYATIME

    This week I have became active back on Sparkpeople... I just started logging my food back here again and the improvements they have made have rea... Read more

  • Major Milestone!

    5/22/2015 8:03:03 AM, by BLCKKTTY

    As of today I have lost 25 pounds since December 28, 2014! I'm so proud of myself. I have come a long way! I can't believe the difference in t... Read more

  • Open water swim

    5/22/2015 12:12:22 AM, by TONYATIME

    Ok, I woke up this morning and freaked it was actually chilly out and I have planned to go for my first open water swim this year... what? lol ... Read more

  • Sometimes plans change

    5/21/2015 7:58:07 AM, by TONYATIME

    I had wanted to get a run in after work yesterday (my second workout of the day), but when I was putting my shoes on my dog was wanting to go for... Read more

  • Wednesday May 20, 2015

    5/21/2015 2:02:17 AM, by TANGELLO200

    Thankful for 1. I am thankful for a change of scenery.. moved all pictures in house and re arranged my whole desk 2. I am thankful for my d... Read more

  • My spectacular lunch

    5/20/2015 4:47:48 PM, by TONYATIME

    As promised, my lunch lol (haha like you really ... Read more

  • Breakfast was a win

    5/20/2015 10:19:08 AM, by TONYATIME

    Today has started off well! I made it to the gym 4:45 am... did 5 minutes walking on treadmill to start warm up, then did 5 miles on recumbent ... Read more

  • Recap on my evening

    5/19/2015 11:54:50 PM, by TONYATIME

    I got off work and made it just in time for my swim practice. It wasn't a vigorous workout or anything, but it was a second workout for the day.... Read more

  • My "new hobby"

    5/19/2015 5:05:39 PM, by GRAYCATBIRD

    This is the fourth day of my streak of writing blog entries. I start out not knowing what I'm going to say, but pretty soon, it seems, something ... Read more

  • My Blood Sugar

    5/19/2015 2:32:54 PM, by TONYATIME

    It has been a long time since I posted about my blood sugar and well I have some catching up to do with anyone who has read my things here. ... Read more

  • Avoiding temptation

    5/19/2015 2:14:52 PM, by TONYATIME

    We had someone bring us Panera bread this morning for breakfast here at work... I am talking about a whole spread of bagels with cream cheese, pa... Read more

  • Already accomplished more

    5/19/2015 9:35:20 AM, by TONYATIME

    This morning I have already accomplished more by 8:30 am than I have in the past two weeks! I got up and went to the gym!!! Me and my neigh... Read more

  • Races 2015

    5/18/2015 10:51:24 PM, by TONYATIME

    As previously mentioned in the beginning of the year, 2015 is the year for great races! So far I have completed: Oak Barrel Half Marathon H... Read more

  • Accountability

    5/18/2015 10:47:55 PM, by TONYATIME

    OMG I need accountability. I know I have a health disorder that REQUIRES me to eat right and exercise I have been doing "OK". I haven't b... Read more

  • Maybe some clarity

    5/18/2015 11:01:21 AM, by GRAYCATBIRD

    I wrote this once and then somehow lost it. Ugh! I think I may be gaining some clarity in the eternal back-and-forth inside me about food, d... Read more

  • Sweets

    5/17/2015 10:19:41 PM, by GRAYCATBIRD

    Looks like I may have to give up sweets again. I stopped eating them when I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, but recently tried to start eatin... Read more

  • Saturday may 16 2015

    5/17/2015 1:27:04 AM, by TANGELLO200

    I am thankful for my mom who lets me talk almost an hour even though she has stuff to do and just getting home…I am feeling very week I am th... Read more

  • Still here & still at it!

    5/17/2015 12:14:46 AM, by JAYELDOUBLEYOU

    So, I'm still at it, going strong. I'm still suffering from the occasional binge, but I've been trying really hard to make sure if I do, it's wit... Read more

  • Starting a streak

    5/16/2015 9:07:25 PM, by GRAYCATBIRD

    I'm going to try to get a streak of writing blog entries going. I think it would help me to write about my efforts to get my blood glucose down a... Read more

  • May 15 - Rain

    5/15/2015 12:23:13 PM, by JUDITH1654

    Have had a lot of it - almost 10", which is the most rain we've had since 2002! It's nice the draught is over but sure makes it hard to mow! LO... Read more

  • It's just a prick!

    5/15/2015 10:45:36 AM, by BLCKKTTY

    It was Mother's Day and we were celebrating. I was sitting at the Golden Corral Buffet with my plate of food and I pulled out my meter to check ... Read more

  • Good and not so good

    5/15/2015 10:37:41 AM, by MAMAJO1958

    Nearly 4 months after my ‘life changing’ MD appointment I returned for a checkup on Wednesday. Going in I was very proud of my 20 pound weig... Read more

  • Time to get serious

    5/14/2015 3:53:01 PM, by DMAN78

    For the past several months (6+ months), exactly a year after my Cardiac episode, I was starting to feel crappy. besides my sloppy sweaty self, ... Read more

  • And the fun continues!

    5/14/2015 12:32:36 PM, by BLCKKTTY

    And yet another appointment for me today Today it was drum roll......the foot doctor! Yep, thanks to Diabetes I now have to have m... Read more

  • Iris Garden

    5/13/2015 11:52:38 AM, by BLCKKTTY

    This is an album of my Iris Garden. It is in full bloom right now. These are not all of the Irises blooms it had, since I cut quite a few of them... Read more

  • My poor son

    5/13/2015 10:06:23 AM, by BLCKKTTY

    For two days now my youngest has dealt with diahrea so, he's been unable to go to school and cranky to boot because he is sick! Thi... Read more

  • Bye Bye Little Buddy

    5/12/2015 9:47:15 AM, by BLCKKTTY

    Well I said bye bye to my little Medtronic continuous glucose meter this morning. I pulled it off like a band aid just like the doctor told me t... Read more

  • Geocaching and Mother's Day

    5/11/2015 6:09:06 PM, by K1TT3N

    1st I hope everyone had a great Mother's Day. DH , DD , her friend and I went geocaching for the first time on Saturday, I loved it , even though... Read more

  • New Milestone!

    5/10/2015 10:57:15 AM, by BLCKKTTY

    I have lost 20 pounds since December! And I still can't believe it! All my hard work and dedication has paid off. I have been checking my bloo... Read more

  • A Touching Story

    5/9/2015 1:26:02 PM, by GERIKRAGH

    A Cup of Tea made with cold water One day my Grandma was out, and my Grandpa was in charge of me. I was maybe 2 1/2 years old. Som... Read more

  • Back from the Dr's and its good news!

    5/8/2015 4:10:44 PM, by WOOLYUKE

    My blood pressure has gone from 160/90 to 140/80! All of my other tests came back negative too which is awesome. Can't wait to see if I can reall... Read more

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