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Normal doctors appointment turns rough!!
Thursday, November 29, 2012      9 comments

Well today was a normal doctors appointment and it turned rather rough. My numbers were horrible. My Ac1 is @ 9. I must start insulin. Tomorrow I go to a diabetes educator and learn how to do the shots. I have to say that this came as a surprise... Read more
November 21st 2012
Wednesday, November 21, 2012      3 comments

Today is rather a rough day. Our oldest daughter went though a bout of lung cancer just over a year ago. Nicole has never really been able to bounce back from it. Any way today she goes to her Oncologist (cancer doctor) there are 4 lymph nodes t... Read more
As I turn my back on 2011
Friday, December 30, 2011      7 comments

I am looking forward to the start of a new year. I have high hopes for 2012. I am planning on losing another 50 pounds at least. I have a plan and I plan to succeed. This was our year in reflection and things that will go with me and my fa... Read more
A matriarch is passing.
Monday, October 24, 2011      7 comments

I met this lady in 1975, she is a Aunt on my husbands side of the family. I was a very shy 19 year old out of my depth meeting his family for the first time. You see my husband is from South America of India descent. Me, I am just a plain old bl... Read more
Life is better.
Monday, October 24, 2011      1 comments

My daughter is doing OK. She had her lower right lobe of her lung removed. The operation was longer than expected and I freaked out in the family waiting room after the op had lasted 2 hours longer than we had been told. Silly really, but I thin... Read more
2nd installment of "Events that can knock you off your feet"!!!
Thursday, June 23, 2011      13 comments

2nd Part. My daughter called me with the results of the biospy. It was positive, she has lung cancer. She is 34 years old single parent with three boys. 17,13 and a will be 8 year old in December. I am floored, I just can't see what the ... Read more
Events that can knock you off your feet!
Monday, June 13, 2011      11 comments

How is it when you think things in life are going along nicely and then along comes an "event" that threatens our "healthy life style". I have a very strange/estranged relationship with my oldest daughter who is 34 years old. I can't expla... Read more
Trying to refocus on my healthy life style.
Wednesday, March 16, 2011      6 comments

A fellow Spark person called ***Lisa*** wrote a posting that brought this blog about. She spoke about family members that did not take the healthy life style path. Not taking medications as they should for a medical condition. Eating foods ... Read more
Doing Better, sort of!
Sunday, March 13, 2011      4 comments

Food is still off and I know that I am on a gain this week. Getting my head around the death of my cousin is very difficult. He was more like a brother to me. Keith died of an abdominal aortic aneurysm. His death was very sudden. I kn... Read more
Tuesday, March 08, 2011      9 comments

What I know for sure the calorie intake is up and I am maintaining and not dropping. The grasp I had on weight loss is slipping and I don't want to gain back the 40lbs I have lost. I have cut my calories to have a loss next week. ************... Read more
The 2 me's! (not a weight issue)
Tuesday, January 25, 2011      4 comments

OK I am laughing as I type this because I wrote this blog a moment ago and I made a mistake and it did not post. I am at home. (This statement will make sense in a moment.) No wonder I weigh so much, there really are two people living in t... Read more
Visit to the kidney doctor.
Tuesday, December 21, 2010      9 comments

Well just got back from the kidney doctor and because of the bout of kidney stones that I had earlier this year, I have been given guide lines to follow. I have a list of foods that I should steer clear off. Restrict my caffeine intake... Read more
40lbs gone!
Monday, December 06, 2010      10 comments

It is amazing to see the four and zero numbers together. I would like to have lost 50 this year but you know what. If I go diet crazy I will not stick to it. This I have learned about my self, so finding a healthy life style is for me. I am like... Read more
This is what I know!
Wednesday, October 13, 2010      9 comments

I have now lost 34 pounds. I know a lot of people don't even see that loss yet because I am so large. This is what I have learned and has made this round of weight loss different.......... 1) I know that there IS no magic pill, weight lo... Read more
Please don't collect me!
Wednesday, August 11, 2010      10 comments

I don't want to upset any one but I need to get this off my chest. I got a Spark email saying that a person had made me their friend. When I went to check who it was because I was clueless of this persons identity, I found I had been "colle... Read more

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