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  • Happy May Day

    5/1/2015 11:16:12 PM, by PAISLEYOWL140

    The goal for May is to eat out only once, Mothers Day. We made this goal because for the past couple of weeks we have ate out a little too much ... Read more

  • Its my time

    5/1/2015 11:49:31 AM, by DAIZZYJ

    Well my last post was I hit bottom hard and with that I gained 10lbs back! I feel like crap! And feeling like crap I realized what am I doing to ... Read more

  • Today!

    4/30/2015 4:59:29 PM, by BONNIE_CAT

    Today is today and that is enough. I am grateful to have today when there are others who do not have today. I am thankful for each day I have b... Read more

  • I got sleep!!!

    4/29/2015 9:05:59 AM, by BONNIE_CAT

    I think the stars were all in alignment last night. I had purchased a CD called Worry No More, and it arrived yesterday. It is a meditation CD.... Read more

  • RE: Screaming

    4/28/2015 3:18:08 PM, by PAISLEYOWL140

    Last week was just full of stress. I was mentally ready to go to the Gym in the morning and then my grandma ending up with a cast on her foot. ... Read more

  • How do you shut your brain down?

    4/28/2015 9:14:41 AM, by BONNIE_CAT

    I did not sleep well for a second night in a row. I went to bed at 10 but at midnight I was still up. Less that 5 hours of sleep just does not ... Read more

  • Another weekend come and gone, how is this possible???

    4/27/2015 2:21:40 PM, by BONNIE_CAT

    I can't believe how quickly my weekends are gone. This working thing is for the birds . I would swear today was a full moon by the... Read more

  • Tracking inches

    4/22/2015 9:37:11 AM, by BONNIE_CAT

    I have not posted in a few days, but I measured the other day and I have lost 14 inches total in 1 month. Ok granted that is measuring my hips, ... Read more


    4/19/2015 1:57:41 PM, by PAISLEYOWL140

    Wednesdays blogs I talked about how ready I am. I still am but now I have more things in my way. My grandma has type 2 diabetes so when s... Read more

  • I haven't Quit

    4/16/2015 11:21:42 AM, by BIRDIE501

    I haven't been on here in quite some time. Life does that, it throws us off course, the direction we are going suddenly gets upturned. I have con... Read more

  • Ready for the weekend!

    4/16/2015 9:17:40 AM, by BONNIE_CAT

    I am ready for the weekend. We have a couple of things to do this weekend and it is looking like it may rain but it is still supposed to be rela... Read more

  • It's starting

    4/15/2015 8:11:33 PM, by PAISLEYOWL140

    I was on Pinterest looking at before and after pics and reading about some of them and I really think Im finally ready. Earlier today I was also... Read more

  • Stomach virus

    4/15/2015 10:49:56 AM, by PAISLEYOWL140

    In my last post I said that I was going to the Gym later that day. Well I kept my word and we went. Walked a mile but had to cut it short becaus... Read more

  • Living life.

    4/15/2015 9:59:29 AM, by BONNIE_CAT

    It is that time of year when everything seems to be renewed. I love seeing the grass go from brown to green and all the trees are starting to bu... Read more

  • Good beautiful morning.

    4/14/2015 9:20:13 AM, by BONNIE_CAT

    This is the first morning I have woken up and the sun was coming up (after the time change). It was quite a treat to drive to work in the warm b... Read more

  • Made it through the weekend!!

    4/13/2015 5:21:53 PM, by BONNIE_CAT

    I am happy to say I made it through the weekend. I ended up avoiding the "church ladies in the basement" because I was not feeling well. And re... Read more

  • 4/12/2015

    4/12/2015 11:56:35 PM, by FOUTZIOUS

    Worked out for another 35 minutes today. It's really difficult to do it in the living room, because it's a small space. My apartment isn't small,... Read more

  • One day down one to go on the tempation train.

    4/11/2015 10:59:18 PM, by BONNIE_CAT

    Today was a victory. We had my sister in laws birthday and I choose healthy foods. I passed on the cake although I really wanted it. Tomorrow ... Read more

  • Moving Forward

    4/11/2015 6:45:54 PM, by FOUTZIOUS

    Today, I feel powerful and capable. I am a very confident person. But having an awareness of these feelings is exciting. I realized so... Read more

  • Celebration!!

    4/9/2015 9:17:45 AM, by BONNIE_CAT

    Well go insulin and Metformin, and me too. My blood glucose this morning was 129, wooo hooo. Finally technically within normal limits, doing a ... Read more

  • Momentary FREAK OUT!!!

    4/8/2015 12:15:05 PM, by BONNIE_CAT

    As I have mentioned in previous blogs I was recently diagnosed with rapid onset diabetes. Prior to my diagnosis I noticed some vision changes. ... Read more

  • Discipline

    4/8/2015 11:04:01 AM, by PAISLEYOWL140

    Last year I found out that my cousin will be getting married in October of 2015. My goal was to be at my goal weight by then. I had over a year... Read more

  • I won!!

    4/6/2015 12:59:57 PM, by BONNIE_CAT

    It wasn't easy but I won, over Easter. I love food and that has been a downfall, but yesterday I ate well, was full and did not succumb to tempt... Read more

  • A nice day

    4/4/2015 9:03:54 PM, by PAISLEYOWL140

    An hour or so after an early dinner I decided to go on a walk. I started to walk down the street and saw a guy spraying weed killer on his drive... Read more

  • Blood sugars still going down :)

    4/2/2015 9:12:08 AM, by BONNIE_CAT

    This mornings fasting glucose was drum roll please, 208!!! down about 40 mg/dl from yesterday. Going the right direction. I did however find a... Read more

  • Good Beautiful Morning!

    4/1/2015 8:51:04 AM, by BONNIE_CAT

    I was a bit negative in yesterday's blog but today is a new day. I had a wonderful 2 mile walk yesterday, in the 60 degree sunshine, and the hub... Read more

  • Back with my new friend DIABETES!

    3/31/2015 9:39:53 AM, by BONNIE_CAT

    Well I am back again. Feeling a little sad today but determined to make my life better. About 2- 2 1/2 weeks ago I started feeling extremely ti... Read more

  • Life post-surgery (The Little C)

    3/30/2015 7:49:11 PM, by FOUTZIOUS

    So I had surgery about a month ago. Everything was fine, no complications. The results, however, are less than pleasant. I have pre-cancer. ... Read more

  • Goal and new goal

    3/29/2015 9:35:56 AM, by PJZIELIN

    Does anyone else have a primary, realistic weight goal in place and then when you reach that, you'll set a new one? That is my strategy this tim... Read more

  • 2015

    3/25/2015 3:01:24 PM, by KGAMBLE4415

    so I'm looking at my previous Blog from 2011-2012. Now I'm 60 and 151.5 pounds. Hysterectomy took everything and gained 12 pounds instantly. I lo... Read more

  • frustration sets in

    3/25/2015 11:18:28 AM, by PJZIELIN

    I've only lost 3 pounds this month, even though I've been pretty good about my food and exercise. My husband, however, who doesn't do anything t... Read more

  • I'm Irish!

    3/17/2015 8:51:57 PM, by PJZIELIN

    I'm part Irish, so every year, I look forward to corned beef and cabbage. I made it in the crock pot with lots of veggies as and not as much mea... Read more

  • HELL since last post

    3/15/2015 11:14:23 PM, by PAISLEYOWL140

    So there was a no go on going to the Gym. That weekend our roof in the room started to leak so we had my dad come over to get up there and clean... Read more

  • Renewed

    3/13/2015 4:29:13 AM, by HAMMO030

    I had started this blog years ago with the hope that I would be strong and finally get healthy, but I did what I always do... I continued to eat ... Read more

  • been good with exercise for 2 weeks

    3/11/2015 1:28:20 PM, by PJZIELIN

    Having a coach to hold me accountable for workouts seems to be working. I should have done it years ago! What keeps you motivated to exercise?... Read more

  • Reminder

    3/10/2015 11:45:18 AM, by JENNIEQKA

    I am still in awe of the changes I have made over the last few weeks. I've... Read more

  • Running outside!

    3/9/2015 9:15:08 PM, by DANCINLOVE

    First run in a very long time. Foot injuries, bad weather, snow, freezing rain, ice . . . today it was sunny and 60 degrees and while my foot is ... Read more

  • dreaded scale

    3/9/2015 7:52:01 AM, by PJZIELIN

    How often do you weigh in? I want to stay motivated, but when I don't get on scale at least once a week, I lose control.... Read more

  • Patience Issues

    3/7/2015 7:08:33 PM, by JENNIEQKA

    Aaahhh, I've had patience issues all my life! Let me remember... I was im... Read more

  • The Healing Power of Fitness

    3/6/2015 1:53:38 PM, by JENNIEQKA

    Yesterday I was very emotional. I am glad I did my fitness before the bad news about my friend hit me like a rock. I caught myself snacking while... Read more

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