NITER83's Blogs

Picking Myself Up by My Boot Straps AGAIN
Tuesday, October 15, 2013      3 comments

It's been quite a while since I blogged. Life has gotten in the way again. My doctor keeps telling me I need to start putting myself ahead of others. That's just not the way I was raised so it's very difficult putting myself first. Two... Read more
Doctor's Appointment
Tuesday, October 23, 2012      1 comments

I had my annual physical this morning I didn't anticipate it going very well since my Hgb A1C has risen to 10.3 and cholesterol to 105. ... Read more
Monday, October 22, 2012      1 comments

Just finished watching the Spark Coach video on how to tell you're on the right track without the scale as a guide. I have noticed that I am making better choices when it comes to food. I am choosing fruit over a sugary snack. I am also notic... Read more
Uphill Battle
Saturday, October 20, 2012      2 comments

Yesterday was NOT a good day!!! After struggling for a week of getting my blood sugar back in the acceptable range my 6 month hemoglobin A1C came back a tenth of a point higher at 10.3. It really depressed me! My co-worker is awesome!!!! She... Read more
Virtual 5K
Saturday, October 06, 2012      4 comments

Never thought I would be doing a blog entry on a 5K race, but here it is. After attending the TCOYD conference on Sept. 22, I logged back into SparkPeople the following Tuesday. In the middle of the spin wheel there was an ad for a Halloween T... Read more
TCOYD Conference
Sunday, September 23, 2012      1 comments

Yesterday, I attended a Taking Control of Your Diabetes conference. It was wonderful!! I learned some new things and old things were reinforced. I really needed this kick in the tush to get me motivated to try to control my diabetes and lose ... Read more
Fell Off the Wagon, AGAIN!!
Wednesday, November 30, 2011      3 comments

I've fallen off the weight loss/diabetes control wagon AGAIN!! I get so disgusted and down on myself when I can't control my blood sugar. Today - I am going to check my blood sugar before meals like I am suppose to, take my insulin before meal... Read more
Autumn Stroll
Tuesday, October 25, 2011      1 comments

Today is so beautiful. Temperature is 75 degrees - warm for late October in Iowa. I decided that Kira and I would walk out to where Roger works and meet him. It is a 2 mile walk, but only took us 46 minutes. There is a hill a little over a m... Read more
Monday, Monday
Monday, October 24, 2011      0 comments

I didn't get out to walk yesterday, but overall, it was a good day. Picked up my father-in-law for worship service and potluck. We went to the cemetery to visit my mother-in-law's grave. Dad broke down, but he did remember what she died of. ... Read more
22 October Continued
Saturday, October 22, 2011      1 comments

Kira and I went on a 35 min walk. It felt great! Both of us enjoyed the walk - me for the beautiful, cool fall weather and Kira for all the squirrels. We walked through the city cemetery. It is so serene and peaceful.... Read more
2:15AM, Saturday, 22 October
Saturday, October 22, 2011      2 comments

Here I sit after waking up with a blood sugar of 66. A little shaky, but not too bad. It's crazy - a Subway sandwich always raises my blood sugar - never drops it. Well - I guess NEVER goes out the window. I guess the exercise is helping. ... Read more
Another Day
Friday, October 21, 2011      1 comments

I missed my 10 min walk with the dog yesterday. So much going on. I'm trying to get ready for a craft show in 3 weeks. I WILL walk with my dog, Kira, today - she's a miniature cocker spaniel with lots of energy and personality, even though sh... Read more
Thursday, 20 Oct
Thursday, October 20, 2011      7 comments

This is my first personal blog. I really don't know what to write - so I guess I'll just ramble this time. Today is my 3rd day (again) since starting over. I saw my doctor for my annual physical on Tuesday and my hemoglobin A1C (3 month ... Read more