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A New Challenge Will Begin Soon
Wednesday, August 07, 2019      5 comments

I belong to a challenge team called "Emerald Gems." This is just one team for the "Biggest Losers Challenge." Every week I am challenged by following n... Read more
2018 Fall 5% Challenge ~ Eating Healthy
Wednesday, September 26, 2018      6 comments

I have joined the 2018 Fall 5% Challenge. I have been in the challenge for a number of times and it has been really good for me. Because of the challenge I have kept my weight down. The team challenges me. I have been sick for a while and also h... Read more
Food for thought from a diabetic
Tuesday, October 03, 2017      16 comments

For the last 10 years, when I became a type 2 diabetic, I have been focusing on losing weight. Losing weight helps to lower your blood sugars. It helped at first then I learned that I could still eat sugary foods with the medicine and keep my bl... Read more
My Challenge Reasons to Lose Weight and to Exercise
Friday, March 31, 2017      12 comments

1- I want to see my grandchildren grow up and play with them now and their children then without being out of breath. 2 - I want to lower my blood sugars and maybe get off of some of my medications. 3 - I want to just walk up those stairs in... Read more
Beating the Odds with Apples and Other Things
Wednesday, March 29, 2017      13 comments

When I found out that I had type 2 Diabetes, I decided to change my eating. I had to because my doctor gave me 2 weeks to get my blood sugar down or start insulin. Since I hate shots, I completely changed the way I was eating. At the end of the ... Read more
Starting again and I'm in control this time!
Monday, February 06, 2017      5 comments

I stopped exercising for a while, 1 because I was sick and didn't feel like it and 2 because I really got off track. I have 2 of Leslie Sansone's dvd's. My favorite is "Walking down your blood sugars". So I started using them again last week. I'... Read more
A Goal Reached
Monday, June 29, 2015      7 comments

Today I finally reached a goal. My goal was to get down to 155 pound. I have been close for a long time. I lose a couple pound then I gain a couple of pounds. I lose a couple of pounds then I gain a couple of pounds. I know it's because I love ... Read more
Week-end Problems
Monday, March 23, 2015      2 comments

I have made lots of goals since I came to this site for help. I find that I really haven't made any progress at all. What is my problem? I have been thinking about this for several weeks so I started making changes. One change that I made wa... Read more
Working on my goals.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015      3 comments

Last week I made 3 goals. One was to walk at least 10 minutes a day. I have pretty much stuck to that goal. On Saturday I didn't walk but I did do some heavy cleaning for over an hour, which included lifting heavy boxes. I cleaned for over a... Read more
I joined the 30 day small changes challenge
Saturday, January 24, 2015      2 comments

Today I joined the 30 day small changes challenge. This week I got back to 1 of my goals which is to walk 10 minutes a day for 1 week and then increase the time by a few minutes, 3-5 minutes. The next goal I set was to be on SparkPeople everyda... Read more
A Good Day
Wednesday, October 15, 2014      3 comments

I did all I could do today and it was a good day. I tracked my food and exercised. Came home and ate more than I should have but I ate the right foods so I am happy about that.... Read more
Get use to it, your gym is your home
Monday, August 11, 2014      3 comments

A few months ago my sister asked me if I wanted to work out with her and another group because I could get a big discount on a personal trainer and I said yes. We went until the sessions ended and decided to keep going to the gym but to work ... Read more
Problems at work
Monday, July 28, 2014      3 comments

My office is the central office for many supervisors, managers, and the lowly workers in our organization. One of the people that has to come to my office on a regular basis always brings foods that is hard for me to resist. He will drop off m... Read more
Another Day On Track
Thursday, May 08, 2014      4 comments

I am on track today. I ate what was good for me - I will eat 8 fruits and veggies today - eating an orange in about 1 hour after I check my blood sugar from dinner. I did my exercises and I am feeling a good tired. I hope that means that I wi... Read more
Busy, busy, Busy
Wednesday, May 07, 2014      6 comments

I think I don't eat enough during the day because I am so busy. No snacks at work and that's bad because my sugar gets low and then I go home and eat dinner then later I want to eat all kinds of sugar. I really didn't do that bad but I don't w... Read more

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