Welcome and congratulations to you. You have taken a big step in the right direction by joining Spark and this team. Lots of support here.
If you haven't already, I would suggest you ask your doctor to send you to diabetes education classes and a diabetic nutritionist. Both are tremendously helpful.
“You can often change your circumstances by changing your attitude.” Eleanor Roosevelt "Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday." John Wayne "A man is but the product of his thoughts what he thinks, he becomes." Mahatma Gandhi
current weight: 1.5 over
Fitness Minutes: (59,805) Posts: 2,897 6/11/12 11:36 P
My mom had six kids. I loved being part of a big family. Routine was important to keep chaos to a minimum. In the summer we all did Jack LaLanne, a morning TV exercise program. I think that's why as adults we don't mind exercising. A not so great physical is your wakeup call. Your children can be your biggest motivators. You need to be healthy for them. Teaching them how to eat healthy and exercise increases their chances of great physicals over their lifetimes.
Well, welcome to you. NINE KIDS! Wow. It's a pretty safe bet that MOM'S needs are way, way, way low on the priority totem pole. But as you said, it's time to take care of YOU (or you can't take care of those kids!), so ask any questions. We're here for you. We've all walked the road, as it were, and are here to tell about it, so that's a GOOD thing.
HUGS to you.
current weight: 100.0
Fitness Minutes: (135,672) Posts: 14,229 6/11/12 10:12 P
With those nine kids, help an support will get you on the right track. Does Diabetes run in your family? Post what you are in need of finding out. The team will do their best to lend a hand an a shoulder or two. Post often an, as Lady Mary says ...... drink that water !
Here for you!
Michele - Northern Kentucky
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" Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could." ~Ralpd Waldo Emerson
August Minutes: 120
Fitness Minutes: (214,578) Posts: 19,880 6/11/12 9:17 P
my goodness she's been dumped on for sure from the sound of it this is the place to get it done and done right welcome to the team..drink the water and come here daily and post and whine and we will try to get all your questions answered for sure the lady mary
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i can do that, but not on a tuesday for that is my day of thrust in the opposite direction - off the starboard bow over the hurdles, and down the shute.
last is just the slowest winner. c.hunter boyd
people often say that motivation doesn't last. well neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily. zig ziglar
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