SHAROND52's Blogs

Did battle with the IM again today
Friday, June 22, 2012      4 comments

This afternoon I did another 20 minute workout on the Wii Walk it Out. I figured it would help keep the IM away, but when I started shaking I felt I had better quit. Being diabetic I don't want to go into shock for my blood sugar getting too l... Read more
The IM got the better of me today
Friday, June 22, 2012      2 comments

This morning I made the mistake of going to WalMart before breakfast (BIG MISTAKE) and the insulin monster grabbed 4 apple fritters in the bakery dept. Of course that turned into my breakfast. 1200 calories right there. That is almost 3/4 of m... Read more
timing about exercise
Thursday, June 21, 2012      4 comments

This morning by 9 a.m. I had done 30 minutes on the exercise bike. I am hoping that I can get another 30 minutes in later today. One thing that is helping is the exercise bike is in the living room right in front of the tv. It does seem that b... Read more
Timing seems to be important
Wednesday, June 20, 2012      4 comments

I have noticed that if I do not exercise by about 10 am I seem to lose momentum and don't get to it. So it looks like I will have to get off my backside in the morning from now on and exercise whether or not I feel like it. This morning wh... Read more
Making out a plan to fight the IM (Insulin Monster)
Sunday, June 17, 2012      4 comments

This morning I planned out my food tracker in advance. I am hoping that by planning it out in advance I can stay on track and will know what to do when the IM attacks. By exercising yesterday evening my blood sugar had dropped when I check... Read more
Hoping that exercise will fight the insulin monster
Saturday, June 16, 2012      4 comments

With problems with my medications my diabetes is way out of control. The insulin monster is raging out of control. As a result I am prowling around looking for carbs almost constantly. For non-diabetics what this means is when your blood sug... Read more
Getting Back On Track
Monday, June 11, 2012      6 comments

It is Monday and so far I am getting back on track. I have stopped nibbling between meals, I am tracking my nutrition and I just did 30 minutes on my exercise bike along with about an hour of heavy cleaning. I really messed up while on vac... Read more
Thanks for all the support-the Spark Rocks
Saturday, April 14, 2012      3 comments

Thanks forall the input about dh's problems with artificial sweeteners. As of today we have switched from Splenda to Stevia. The next few days should tell if he can tolerate it without side effects. Meantime as I write he is doing the Wi... Read more
Hubby is back out of the hospital and cannot tolerate sugar substitutes
Friday, April 13, 2012      7 comments

Hubby wound up back in the hospital again and now it turns out that any of the artificial sweeteners can make him VERY sick. So not only do we have his lactose intolerance to deal with, now the sugar substitutes are a problem and since he is di... Read more
Trying to figure out new diet restrictions
Thursday, April 12, 2012      5 comments

Over Easter dh had a relapse and wound up back in the hospital again. They have decided that not only does he have a lactose intolerance but he can not tolerate any artificial sweeteners. So now I have to figure what he can use for sweetness. ... Read more
Finding ways to get extra exercise in during the day
Monday, March 26, 2012      4 comments

Since hubby went back to work after being home on medical leave for 3 months I am now trying to get back on track and one of the things I am finding is that I can sneak a bit of extra exercise in the day. 1)This morning after doing the WiiF... Read more
Hubby is on the mend
Thursday, March 22, 2012      5 comments

Griff got out of the hospital on Sat, and told by the gi doctor to give up ALL dairy products.. The md feels that he may be lactose intolerant. So far it is beginning to look like the md is right, Hubby's plumbing problems are clearing up. T... Read more
Hubby is in the hospital
Wednesday, March 14, 2012      10 comments

Just when I thought things were getting better for a few days there. On Monday things took a nasty turn. Hubby went to what was supposed to be a routine md visit and took a very bad fall cracking his head on the floor. He things have blacked ... Read more
More Good News
Saturday, March 10, 2012      5 comments

Yesterday I saw the ocular plastic surgeon on the the advice of my ophthalmologist. What she thought was a possible skin cancer on the inside over my lower eye lid above the lower lashes. He felt it was just a blood filled cyst. He remove... Read more
We have figured a way to keep our beloved dog
Friday, March 09, 2012      5 comments

First off all THANKS- you guys rock. All the support and prayers from you really helped me a lot. We think we have solved the problem with Chica. DH has agreed to help more than he has been. He has never been really much of household cho... Read more

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