VXWALL1942's Blogs

Saturday, October 20, 2012      15 comments

I have a word of caution for anyone in the prime of their life! (And 'prime' is where you are right this moment.) Enjoy and savor every experience. You never know what the future holds and its a sad thing to miss the opportunity to really get ... Read more
Goal Setting with Diabetes
Thursday, May 17, 2012      5 comments

Reviewing goals periodically is critical to achieving the level of success you want. Taking personal situations into account can make a big difference in both how you feel and what you target. Diabetics need exercise just like everyone els... Read more
Rebirth of a Spark Person
Wednesday, May 16, 2012      13 comments

emoticonI'm excited! I've been reborn into the wonderful world of Spark People. I decided its time to pull up m... Read more
Down but not out...
Wednesday, June 08, 2011      20 comments

Goodness, its been way too long since last I wrote a blog. Today I felt compelled to share my feelings, such as they are. I'm feeling BIG! I've always been a big boned tall woman but now I'm really BIG and it brings me down. I'm totall... Read more
I'm inspired...
Sunday, January 09, 2011      23 comments

and motivated to really make this year a year of accomplishment and self improvement. This morning I read a blog by my friend, CYNTHIA47, and saw just what could be done in a year if you set your mind to it and 'grow' the process. Cynthia ... Read more
And so it ends...
Friday, December 31, 2010      10 comments

just like everything else, the year must come to an end. Another year with Spark People with a mixture of successes and disappointments. Trying to meet the goals I set at the end of 2009 was an effort I made with some success. Of the seven goal... Read more
TA DA! Green Beans
Wednesday, December 22, 2010      10 comments

VICKI'S GREEN BEAN CASSEROLE 1970 20 oz. frozen whole green beans 2 tbsp butter....2 tbsp flour 1 tsp salt....1/4 tsp pepper 1 tbsp sugar 1 cup sour cream 1 med onion, grated 1/2 lb. swiss cheese, grated 1 cup sharp chedda... Read more
Motivation from Within
Saturday, October 16, 2010      14 comments

Well, I've passed day 21 of my exercise and tracking and they are now part of my everyday activity. Tracking my nutrition works best if I can track before I eat as I then can plan my choices and measure specific amounts. During this proce... Read more
Day 14 on the horizon
Saturday, October 09, 2010      7 comments

Continuing to stay on the high road. Tracking and exercising. Still not quite a habit but headed there. Headed off to go fishing which takes me out of the home environment where things are working well. The challenge will be to continue ... Read more
Day 10 of Many!!!
Wednesday, October 06, 2010      10 comments

Although I haven't blogged, I have been keeping up with the exercise and tracking streaks. Was out and about 2 days (Sunday and Monday) and was able to do the 10 minutes of exercise daily, and track the nutrition retroactively. I now know w... Read more
6 days and still counting...
Saturday, October 02, 2010      9 comments

Color me proud. Its now 6 days into my streak and I'm feeling pretty darn good. Its amazing what we can accomplish when we set our eyes on the goal and our minds to that same accomplishment. Its been awhile since I've gotten 6 days into... Read more
and Friday makes 5!
Friday, October 01, 2010      6 comments

Im still making it. Not so easy, but with all your wonderful support I can do no less. Completed the Nutrition Tracker early in the day and then DH came in and changed dinner menu. aaargh Not a problem. I adjusted and still stayed within range... Read more
Thursday...and that makes four
Thursday, September 30, 2010      8 comments

Well today was difficult as I had IV treatment for almost 12 hours. Didn't add extra 5 minutes to exercise. I was doing good to do the 10 minutes. Think I'll wait until next week to make any adjustments. These things aren't a habit yet and I'm... Read more
Wednesday - Doin' It
Wednesday, September 29, 2010      10 comments

My self is very pleased that we are 'doing it' well and proper. Tracking used to come so naturally and now I struggle to get my foods in. That's what streaks are about and I've made it through day 3. Coach Nancy said it well: 'Perfection a... Read more
Tuesday - Total Commitment
Tuesday, September 28, 2010      8 comments

And so it continues. 'It' is day 2 of my streak where I am proving I can follow through and stay focused on my expectations of self. Not easy today, as changing bad habits for good require effort. And effort I put forth...exercise, tracking and ... Read more

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