For the First Time in 21 Years!!
Friday, July 22, 2011      4 comments

Today I fit into a brand new pair of size 16 denim crop pants!! The first time in 21 years!! I April I was in a size 24!! And the top is off the regular rack size large!! ... Read more
20 Mile Urban Hike - DONE!
Thursday, June 30, 2011      2 comments

Well, we did it. I did it! I must admit that I had my concerns and doubts about the fitness challenge goal my hubby and I set for ourselves. He is on 2 weeks vacation and instead of going away we planned a fitness challenge of a 20 mile Urban Hi... Read more
Continuing On The Journey
Friday, June 17, 2011      1 comments

I have not been on in a while and a lot has changed since then! It was April 6, 2011 the last time I blogged - today is June 17. I am thrilled to say that though I fell off the blogging wagon I have stayed on the weightloss and Lifestyle Change... Read more
Back In The Drivers Seat
Wednesday, April 06, 2011      0 comments

I did something in the last 24 hours that I should have done months ago. actually, I started to two months ago but I did not go far enough. I took control of my own health care and disease management. I am a type 2 diabetic. I have a famil... Read more
New Challenge Tonight - ZUMBA
Tuesday, August 03, 2010      3 comments

I was completely stressed out tonight - family illnesses and just overloaded so I decided to fight the urge to crawl into a hole and hide and chose to go to my first ZUMBA class. Whew, talk about a flippin workout! And talk about stress busting!... Read more
Every Little Victory Counts
Friday, July 30, 2010      2 comments

Iwant to encourage you. Every little victory counts. Two months ago it hurt to walk down my street. My back, my knees, my legs, it just hurt. My breath was a struggle and my attitude was defeated. It was so hard! If I had to walk somewhere I wou... Read more
WOW What A Rush!
Thursday, July 29, 2010      3 comments

Tuesday night I did an 8.5 km walk with a friend. It was fast paced all except for the last mile we slowed down then. I thought that I would be exhausted because it has been a long time ince I have walked that far and that pace (don't remember t... Read more
Small Steps to a 5K run
Wednesday, July 28, 2010      6 comments

So, I am kicking into training mode for my first 5 k run/walk. I have been working on losing weight and gettng more active with the need to lower my cholestoral and my blood pressure and to stablize and lower my blood sugar numbers. Yesterday I ... Read more
Friday, June 25, 2010      2 comments

I found this list of affirmations in the Flat Belly Diet - Diabetes book! 1) The past is the past! Today I will love, honour, and care for my body, my health, my well-being! 2) I make time for myself and my needs! 3) I surround my... Read more
Flat Belly Diet - Diabetes
Friday, June 25, 2010      2 comments

Got my new book today - The Flat Belly Diet - Diabetes. Looks interesting. So my first step was to take my measurements and weigh myself - mid afternoon so maybe notthe best timing! But it is done and Iam putting together my grocery list and men... Read more
Sunday, June 06, 2010      0 comments

I have a friend who has been trying to encourage me to simplify my life. I have a husband who wishes I would declutter my home, and suddenly tonight I have come to the conclussion that they are both on the right track but I have taken it astep f... Read more
Beyond Exhausted and Beyond Angry
Sunday, June 06, 2010      2 comments

Today is not one of my finer hours and the really sad part is I do not know why. I am angry and frustrated and tired and mad and for no reason that I can get. I had a friend call at 12:30 lets do coffee.... it will have to be a little late... Read more
More Changes
Wednesday, May 19, 2010      0 comments

I went in foe my appointment with the endocrinologist and nurse today it went a little different than I expected. I bit the bullet and asked how they would feel about me trying to get pregnant. I expected warnings and cautions instead I got gigg... Read more
Open Letter to Self
Tuesday, May 18, 2010      2 comments

Dear Barb... I am watching you grow beyond my expectations, I certainly did not see you being the woman you are and are becoming. That being said, you need to remember something important. It is all about being perfected not being perfect! ... Read more
Psalm 91 - Mothers Day
Friday, May 07, 2010      5 comments

1HE WHO [a]dwells in the secret place of the Most High shall remain stable and fixed under the shadow of the Almighty [Whose power no foe can withstand]. This week this scripture is crucial to me. It has been a long standing struggle with ... Read more

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