Inches lost
Monday, March 26, 2007      1 comments

I get on the scale and see pounds lost. That's always encouraging. Recently I have been noticing inches lost too. Especially in my waist and hips. I have gone from a size 16 to between a size 8 to 10. I can hardly believe it, but then again... Read more
Another good day
Friday, March 09, 2007      0 comments

Thursday was a good day for me. I went to the heart doctor and things look good. I will go back and have some more tests later this month. That evening I went to the gym and did some cardio before I went to work out with my trainer. It has ... Read more
Doing a happy dance!
Thursday, March 01, 2007      1 comments

Tuesday I stopped at one of my favorite clothing stores on the way home from work. I bought a size smaller pants than what I had been wearing (wearing a 14 - bought a 12). I wore them to work on Wednesday and received lots of compliments on th... Read more
What I did today
Tuesday, February 27, 2007      0 comments

On my way home today from work I stopped off at one of my favorite stores, which happens to be on my way home. I was going to buy underwear rather than do the laundry (too much information). Anyway I was looking at some of the new spring cloth... Read more
Friday, February 16, 2007      0 comments

On Monday, Feb 12 I was feeling like I had the flu, throwing up, dehydration, and my bloodsugar was over 600. I couldn't control it so I went to the hospital. In the ER they ran tests and told me I had a mild heart attack, did a dye test and f... Read more
My trip to Schaumburg
Friday, February 09, 2007      0 comments

What a disaster! Firsthaving to go from 70 degrees to a minus 4 and then it snowed. I really hate the cold. Then going to this meeting to find that I was only there so the competition could pick my brain. I felt so used. And when it was all... Read more
That darn eliptical machine
Saturday, February 03, 2007      0 comments

I got back on the eliptical machine on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. I'm back to the number of minutes I was up to when I fell off. I have not let the machine get me. Now I am going to continue to work on improving.... Read more
Sunday, January 28, 2007      1 comments

Yesterday I was on the eliptical and my foot slipped off the right pedal. I hit my shin on the pedal and have a huge lump and bruise. Everybody at the gym took care of me. They were so funny. I think I gave them something to do so they ent... Read more
Community Team
Wednesday, January 24, 2007      0 comments

Yesterday I joined to SP Community Team. I am so looking forward to meeting more people and both encouraging them to continue on their quest and motivating them through my successes, and failures, and motivating myself. This is going to be fun... Read more
My Healthy Spark
Saturday, January 20, 2007      0 comments

When I joined SparkPeople, one of my goals was to get healthier. As someone who has lived with Juvenile Diabetes (Type 1) for 40+ years I have seen my health grow progressively worse. I didn't always follow the doctor's suggestions and went th... Read more
Time to reflect
Monday, December 25, 2006      0 comments

I haven't posted in a while, but I feel like I need to. We have been in MD since the 17th and eating has been the main topic. I have stuck mostly to salads and soups. I love Maryland Crab soup. I know I haven't been exercising like I normall... Read more
New Team I joined today
Sunday, December 10, 2006      0 comments

Today I joined the Treadmill Users Team. I actually like the treadmill and try to get on it everyday. I may be nuts but it burns calories and I feel like I am accomplishing something. I hope to get the inspiration from that team to keep up wi... Read more
Massage, that's an "A" not an "E"
Friday, December 08, 2006      0 comments

Today I finally used the gift certificate I receied last year for Christmas. Why does it take me so long to do something for me??? I had a one hour relaxation massage at The Spa at the Inn at Ponte Vedre. I could have fallen asleep. My shoul... Read more
Thursday, December 07, 2006      0 comments

Over the past week my weight started creeping up by about 6 or 7 pounds. I was getting bummed out but my body was trying to tell me something was wrong. Being a diabetic my blood sugars were also high this week. Today I got things under contr... Read more