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7 am and 80
Tuesday, February 05, 2013      5 comments

I'm back to checking my blood sugar pre-breakfast, in prep for a MD follow up visit this Thursday. This morning, my blood sugar was 80! That is the lowest it's been in....since one afternoon when it dipped to 50. Most mornings I've been... Read more
Next move....
Saturday, October 27, 2012      1 comments

OK...I'm ending the weekly check in's - feel I am getting a handle on diabetes, and am losing weight on a slow but regular basis.'s the end of October and after a week of 70 degrees and sunshine, the 'other' fall has hit Ohio. Rai... Read more
WCI # 4
Friday, October 19, 2012      1 comments

"If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results." ~Jack Dixon Ran out of meds this week...a reminder it's been a month since my initial diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes 1) water +++++++ (dry m... Read more
Weeky Check In 3
Wednesday, October 10, 2012      2 comments

Good week! Feeling more energy!!! 1) water +++++++ (Thank God I love water - I'm noticing more of a dry mouth) 2) logging food +++++++ (SP mobile isn't the easiest, but I try to use it) 3) exercise ++++ (used Map My Walk when I was ... Read more
Weekly Check In 2
Wednesday, October 03, 2012      3 comments

"If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results." ~Jack Dixon's been 12 days, not 7. Last Friday, we (DH and DD) were on a college visit. I walked, and walked and walked. :) I'm... Read more
Weekly Check In
Friday, September 21, 2012      2 comments

"If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results." ~Jack Dixon I took the above from another SP's page, and her idea of a weekly check in - not just for weight but for goals. A good idea, esp... Read more
A Half Cup of Ice Cream
Thursday, September 20, 2012      5 comments

Ok, so I'm the person who has ice cream at the base of her OLD food pyramid. The girl who's college motto was 'there isn't anything that can't be helped with a half gallon of ice cream." So, I'm the person now w/Type 2 diabetes. Last ... Read more
Wednesday, September 19, 2012      7 comments

I'm freaking out today. Maybe the shock is over. I found out 1 week ago that I have Type 2 diabetes. Ok, it's not cancer. Yet, I can't say, "I'm not going to die from it." Cause my mother did. When she was 69 and I was 33. She died of co... Read more
Monday, February 27, 2012      2 comments

Today is my day off. I've slept, ate breakfast, read a bit, slept again, read a bit more and feeling like another nap. I'm exhausted. I'd been on A for SAD, and it worked, keeping me at an 'up and at em' mood for Jan through most of F... Read more
Saturday and So-S0
Saturday, February 25, 2012      0 comments

I woke up about 8 am, rested after having a good 8 hour sleep. I'm writing, eating yogurt, fresh strawberries and healthy granola, waiting for the coffee to brew. I binged yesterday afternoon - I had subbed at a nearby high school. I was ... Read more
Emotional Eating
Tuesday, February 21, 2012      4 comments

I'm disgusted w/myself this am...nothing like waking up w/a case of self loathing. Yesterday DH and I celebrated VD, late - he had Pres Day off. We decided on a movie and dinner, invited our DS, living at home post college, looking for wor... Read more
Feb 17
Friday, February 17, 2012      1 comments

just back from a brisk walk, little over a mile but good breathing rate and a light sweat. I 'binged' today...binging for me. After lunch, I had a piece of peach pie w/vanilla ice cream, then a KitKat right out of the freezer, then a Special D... Read more
37 Questions - to get to know me better
Tuesday, January 03, 2012      0 comments

1.Do you like bleu cheese? can take it or leave it. Feta - LOVE 2. Have you ever smoked? nope, allergic to cigarette smoke 3. Do you own a gun? NO 4. What flavor Kool Aid was your favorite? Cherry 5.Where were y... Read more
A New Year, A New Me! (Jan goals)
Monday, January 02, 2012      2 comments

Ok...Jan 2nd, 2012 - a day off emoticon Led worship yesterday and preached; smaller crowd than usual, but ... Read more
Making a new ending
Thursday, December 29, 2011      2 comments

Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” Maria Robinson quote I've been pondering my goals for 2012. If you will be easily offended by what a Lutheran pastor might have as goals, p... Read more

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