SparkPeople Pre-Diabetic Sparkers Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=18986 For those that have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes and are working at getting it under control! SparkPeople Pre-Diabetic Sparkers Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=18986 PD May Flowers game&#127802; http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x75642543 April showers bring May flowers, as the old saying goes. In ABC order, name a flower/plant/tree! <BR> <BR> A - azaleas Fri, 30 Apr 2021 17:31:48 EST PD Keep a Word - Drop a Word &#9986; http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x75489468 Keep one word and drop the other word then make a new combination using one of the original words to form two words that go together. <BR> <BR> <BR> fire drill Sat, 3 Apr 2021 15:19:27 EST PD Spark April Calendar &#128198; http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x75453132 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For April, that means reducing your impact on the environment. Find out just how easy it is to be green! <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each help you develop more eco-friendly habits. <BR> <BR> Click below to download and print your April calendar. (You might need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-04.pdf </link> Sun, 28 Mar 2021 13:06:38 EST Name a Career - From A to Z http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x75353428 A - Accountant Wed, 10 Mar 2021 07:00:15 EST Unique Pet Names http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x75319395 Cat - Holiday (We got her on Xmas) Thu, 4 Mar 2021 04:55:56 EST PD Spark March Calendar &#128198; http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x75297574 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For March, that means improving your diet during National Nutrition Month. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will help you eat more nutritious, healthy foods. Click here to download and print your March calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-03.pdf </link> Sun, 28 Feb 2021 15:34:02 EST PD Alphabet Fill in the Blank &#128269; http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x75297517 How to play: <BR> Copy the whole list to your post and fill in ONE (anyone you want) answer starting with the letter given. <BR> <BR> When the list is full, we'll move on to the next letter. <BR> <BR> Let's see how long it takes us to go through the alphabet. <BR> <BR> ________________________ <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Letter "A" <BR> <BR> <BR> 1. A child's toy - Airplane <BR> <BR> 2. Something in your fridge - <BR> <BR> 3. A movie/video title - <BR> <BR> 4. Something you buy from the gr... Sun, 28 Feb 2021 15:25:54 EST PD Books/Mov ies/Games &#128204; http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x75138192 In ABC order name a book, or a movie, or a game you've enjoyed. Please indicate which category you are using. <BR> <BR> book - Alice in Wonderland Mon, 1 Feb 2021 15:02:14 EST 10K FEB. Spark Calendar &#9829; http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x75137929 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For February, that means improving your heart health for National Heart Month. <BR> <BR> Here are 28 daily tips that will help you improve your health. Click below to download and print your February Calendar. <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-02.pdf </link> Mon, 1 Feb 2021 14:21:26 EST Fun supper idea http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x75101166 I am looking for a fun supper idea for Sunday night. Hopefully easy to prepare and low in carbs that my husband would also enjoy. Trying to get away from prepared meals and snacking. <BR> Thanks for any help! Tue, 26 Jan 2021 15:21:02 EST PD Favorite Emoticon/Image http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x74949740 Choose your favorite emoticon or upload a favorite image. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c0de8e85-882c-49c3-b313-a98e0a7fad38.gif"> Fri, 1 Jan 2021 16:46:11 EST PD January Word Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x74949460 Fill in a word that starts with the letters in New Year, does not have to be in order. <BR> <BR> N - <BR> E - <BR> W - <BR> <BR> Y - <BR> E - <BR> A - apple <BR> R - Fri, 1 Jan 2021 16:08:53 EST Pre-D Jan. Spark Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x74949394 Behavior experts say that it takes about one month to form a new habit, and many people try to create (or break) habits at the start of each year. With the right attitude and focus, you can stick to your New Year's resolutions and achieve long-term success. Here are 31 daily tips that will help you do exactly that. <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-01.pdf </link> Fri, 1 Jan 2021 15:56:08 EST PD Gifts game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x74796850 In ABC order, name something that you would give or like to get as a present. <BR> <BR> A - argyle socks Wed, 2 Dec 2020 17:37:47 EST AAU Spark Dec. Calendar #127876; http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x74784716 Gathering with close friends and family members during the holidays creates lasting joy and memories. But with so many parties, celebrations and errands to run, it can be hard to keep up with your healthy lifestyle! Here are 31 daily tips that will help you make healthy choices throughout the holiday season. <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-12.pdf </link> Mon, 30 Nov 2020 17:21:42 EST PD Christmas or Winter Word game &#127873; http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x74784648 In ABC order, type in a word related to Christmas or Winter. <BR> <BR> A - angels Mon, 30 Nov 2020 17:06:34 EST New to Spark team Pre-D http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x18986x74737113 Hello everyone, <BR> <BR> Well, the annual blood test came up pre-diabetic...again....except a little higher this year. Time to get serious about getting healthy. I do not want to end up like my mother, grandmother, aunt....all who suffered from full-blown diabetes. <BR> <BR> My doctor was right on it and recommended me a pre-diabetic support group, run by a registered nurse. The group meets weekly on Zoom. The R.N. gives me the accountability I need because I have to send her my weight, a... Sat, 21 Nov 2020 18:19:06 EST Accuracy of glucometer http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x74713450 Ok, I'm sorry if there is already a thread about this somewhere. My meter consistently reads my fasting blood sugar at around 120 lately. At 6:30 this morning it was 120. About 45 minutes later at the hospital lab it was tested at 102. That is a large difference and makes me wonder if my meter is right. I didn't see what my A1C was but 6 months ago it was normal even though my daily fasting glucose is never under 100! What's up with that?! My doctor is not alarmed but I'm a little confused. A... Tue, 17 Nov 2020 16:32:24 EST PD Words Ending in 'ing' game&#129300; http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x74620355 In ABC order, type in a word that ends with the letters 'ing'. <BR> <BR> A - adopting Sat, 31 Oct 2020 19:19:47 EST PD November Spark Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x74619745 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For November, that means increasing the happiness in your life so that changing of the seasons won't get you down. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each give you reason to grin and help increase your overall happiness. Click below to download and print your November calendar. <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-11.pdf </link> Sat, 31 Oct 2020 17:12:33 EST Tracker Tells Me I'm Low on Vitamin D http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x74493035 How do I convince the tracker to take the supplement into account and not tell me every day in the nutritional feedback that I am low on D. I have to take 6000 units per day and I track that but it consistently says I'm low. Anyone know a workaround? Thu, 8 Oct 2020 18:51:58 EST Just joined team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x18986x74483022 Hi, I am Cindy from Memphis, TN. This is my second time with SparkPeople. I lost 60 lbs the first time and then I became a caregiver for my Mother until she passed and I devoted all of my time to taking care of her. Now, this time, I am taking care of me. I started back about 2.5 months ago and I feel 100% better. I also learned that I am not just in this to lose some weight but, to change my life to be a healthier version of myself. <em>593</em> <BR> Tue, 6 Oct 2020 22:03:08 EST PD Celebrity Name Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x74446337 In ABC order, name a celebrity/group (using either first or last name.) <BR> <BR> A - Jennifer Aniston Wed, 30 Sep 2020 15:24:12 EST PD October Spark Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x74446278 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For October, that means helping your kids develop healthy fitness and eating habits to last a lifetime. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you do just that! Click below to download and print your October calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource /calendar_ 2007-10.pdf </link> Wed, 30 Sep 2020 15:10:38 EST Hi http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x18986x74412625 My name is Peggy and I go by schipluv. I was just diagnosed with Pre-Diabetes / Diabetes. My a1c was 6 .4 and that is the top of the range so I think my Dr. is calling it Diabetes. Their recommendation is to try diet and exercise first. I'm still a little rattled but I had a feeling this was coming. The signs were just too hard to miss. My first thought when I found out was to come back to SparkPeople. I know here I will be encouraged and I can learn what is necessary to help. <BR> <BR> I l... Thu, 24 Sep 2020 12:27:42 EST PD Sept. Spark Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x74294205 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For September, that means increasing the number of fruits and veggies you eat so you can meet your 5-a-day quota. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each help you do just that! Click below to download and print your September calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-09.pdf </link> Wed, 2 Sep 2020 12:54:01 EST PD Fall Colors game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x74294146 September starts of the Fall season with varied colors, like red, gold, green, orange, and brown. Name OR show an image of something that has at least one of these colors. <BR> <BR> Sample: <BR> gold - ring <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/262eb427-96b4-4c0d-86f8-3ca4e62fb217.jpg"> Wed, 2 Sep 2020 12:41:24 EST New here http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3979x18986x74212592 I lost quite a bit of weight with the help of the Sparkpeople community. Fast forward 9 years I've gained it all back plus. I added Pre-Diabetes and high cholesterol to my ever growing list of medical diagnoses, MS, Psoriatic Arthritis,Fibromyalgia and IBS. I can't seem to get my mindset right this time. My body is older, i am more disabled and in a wheelchair yet I am able to do yoga and ride a stationary bike. It's the mindset that's the issue. If i don't get it right I know this can kill m... Tue, 18 Aug 2020 21:51:25 EST PD Beach Words game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x74122140 In ABC order, please post something to do with a beach scene. <BR> <BR> A - algae Sun, 2 Aug 2020 19:19:24 EST Post a word describing something at the beach http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x74121603 A - Algae <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Sun, 2 Aug 2020 17:14:45 EST PD August Spark Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x74114936 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For August, that means improving the quality and quantity of your sleep. With a little effort, you can catch those Zzz's. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you sleep better each night. Click below to download and print your August calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-08.pdf </link> Sat, 1 Aug 2020 13:10:51 EST PD Travel Fun Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x74114886 In ABC order where would you travel if money and time were no object? <BR> <BR> A - Amsterdam Sat, 1 Aug 2020 13:04:40 EST Pre-diabetes + High Cholesterol http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x74075651 I am new here. I have had a high cholesterol/Tri for 6 months. I am on a statin. Last week I was told I am pre-diabetic. My A1C is 6.1. Both my parents had/have heart disease so the high cholesterol/tri didn't shock me. I am surprised about the pre-diabetes though no one in my family has ever had type 2 diabetes. I have to lose 25 lbs and decrease and count my carbs. Does anyone know of any good recipes for both low carb and low cholesterol? Sat, 25 Jul 2020 19:11:16 EST PD July word game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x73930968 Name something that is red, white or blue. Just fill in one spot, when all 3 are done, start it over. <BR> <BR> Red - apple <BR> White = <BR> Blue - Tue, 30 Jun 2020 17:30:57 EST PD July Spark Calendar &#128467; http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x73930912 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For July, that means decreasing and managing the stress in your life to better enjoy the lazy days of summer. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you de-stress and relax. Click below to download and print your July calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-07.pdf </link> Tue, 30 Jun 2020 17:22:37 EST Name a Disney character A-Z http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x73890222 In ABC order, name a Disney/Pixar character! <BR> <BR> A - Alladin Tue, 23 Jun 2020 10:17:55 EST Name a Disney character A-Z http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x73889216 Aladdin Tue, 23 Jun 2020 07:12:18 EST Name a Disney character A-Z http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x73889211 Aladdin Tue, 23 Jun 2020 07:11:27 EST Name a Disney character A-Z http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x73889204 Aladdin Tue, 23 Jun 2020 07:10:23 EST Hi from SW Georgia http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x18986x73861358 My name is Holly I am 37, Married, and have to watch my blood sugar. <BR> That is why I am glad that I found your group. Eating better and drinking water. <BR> Plus, I am exercising. My doctor gave me a 1800 Calorie diet today. <BR> (That should also help some as well). Hope that you are all doing well. <BR> Can't wait to get to know you guys. Have a great day!!! Holly <em>247</em> Wed, 17 Jun 2020 17:33:51 EST PD June Question of the Week&#128162; http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x73837895 Does muscle burn calories even when the body is at rest? <BR> <BR> Yes or No Sat, 13 Jun 2020 12:43:08 EST Pack Your Suitcase-A to Z game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x73786901 I pack my Suitcase with..... <BR> <BR> A - Asprin Thu, 4 Jun 2020 06:52:48 EST PD June Word Game&#128526; http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x73782985 Using ANY letter in the word June, type something that starts with J or U or N or E. No particular order needed. <BR> <BR> J - jello Wed, 3 Jun 2020 13:44:29 EST PD June Spark Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x73765635 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For June, that means achieving an active lifestyle. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will help you add a little more activity to your day. Click below to download and print your June calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-06.pdf </link> Sun, 31 May 2020 16:21:15 EST PD MAY Question of the Week &#1421; http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x73603651 Crunches and sit-ups are the best way to lose belly fat. <BR> <BR> True or False Sun, 3 May 2020 16:04:52 EST PD May Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x73603559 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For May, that means strengthening your bones. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will help you build stronger bones and prevent future fractures. Click below to download and print your May calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-05.pdf </link> Sun, 3 May 2020 15:50:40 EST PD May Flowers http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x73603532 In ABC order, name a flower. <BR> <BR> A - azaleas Sun, 3 May 2020 15:45:07 EST PD April Word Game-Fill in the Blanks http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x73406831 How to play: <BR> Copy the whole list to your post and fill in ONE (anyone you want) answer starting with the letter given. <BR> <BR> When the list is full, we'll move on to the next letter. <BR> <BR> Let's see how long it takes us to go through the alphabet. <BR> <BR> ________________________ <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Letter "A" <BR> <BR> <BR> 1. A child's toy - Airplane <BR> <BR> 2. Something in your wardrobe - <BR> <BR> 3. Something in your fridge - <BR> <BR> 4. A mood - <BR> <BR> 5.... Mon, 30 Mar 2020 14:13:24 EST 70+ April Question of the Week??? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x73406750 People depend on plants for food and eat lots of them in salads. How many cups of raw leafy vegetables equal one serving? <BR> <BR> <BR> A. 1/2 <BR> <BR> B. 3/4 <BR> <BR> C. 1 <BR> <BR> D. 1 1/2 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Mon, 30 Mar 2020 13:57:53 EST PD Spark April Calendar &#9674; http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x73406622 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For April, that means reducing your impact on the environment. Find out just how easy it is to be green! <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each help you develop more eco-friendly habits. <BR> <BR> Click below to download and print your April calendar. (You might need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-04.pdf </link> Mon, 30 Mar 2020 13:40:47 EST PD March QUESTION of the week &#1161; http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x73242431 The more you sweat during a workout, the more fat the body is burning. <BR> <BR> True or False Sat, 29 Feb 2020 19:26:04 EST PD MARCH to a better you! &#433; http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x73242323 In ABC order, name something that can help you get healthier/more fit. <BR> <BR> A - attitude committed to better lifestyle. Sat, 29 Feb 2020 19:05:24 EST PD Spark MARCH calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x73241954 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For March, that means improving your diet during National Nutrition Month. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will help you eat more nutritious, healthy foods. Click below to download and print your March calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-03.pdf </link> Sat, 29 Feb 2020 17:27:23 EST Things related to St. Patrick's Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x73239073 <BR> Things related to St. Patrick's Day <BR> <BR> pot-of-gold Sat, 29 Feb 2020 07:01:06 EST Make a word from a word http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x73210625 supercalifragilisticexpialidocious ...make a word from the letters in this word <BR> <BR> doctor Mon, 24 Feb 2020 06:08:03 EST Message Removed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x18986x73161033 Message Removed Sat, 15 Feb 2020 12:18:19 EST PD Feb. Question of the Week &#9829; http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x73080167 You should warm-up before exercising. <BR> <BR> True or False Sat, 1 Feb 2020 15:34:37 EST PD Feb. Word Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x73074281 In ABC order, list something you like to do or something related to Feb. <BR> <BR> A - apples (eat) Fri, 31 Jan 2020 15:34:23 EST PD Feb. Spark Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x73073778 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For February, that means improving your heart health for National Heart Month. <BR> <BR> Here are 28 daily tips (even though we have 29 this year) that will help you improve your health. Click below to download and print your February Calendar. <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-02.pdf </link> Fri, 31 Jan 2020 13:28:40 EST Things in My House http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x73071263 Describe a common object or furniture in your house <BR> <BR> A - Air Conditioner <BR> <BR> B - Fri, 31 Jan 2020 05:49:46 EST Words that Rhyme http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x72948659 Trip - Flip <BR> <BR> Name a word that rhymes with flip Sat, 11 Jan 2020 05:47:08 EST Post a word to expand vocabulary and its meaning http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x72900130 Examples... <BR> <BR> kerfuffle - Meaning: commotion, controversy or fuss. <BR> <BR> gobbledygook - unintelligible jargon Fri, 3 Jan 2020 07:24:06 EST PD Share a Goodie 2020 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x72884506 Easy and fun game. <BR> <BR> If the number that you type in following the previous sequence ENDS IN TWO (2) OR A ZERO (0) for 2020, you share a goodie with someone on this team. <BR> <BR> I'll start - 1 Tue, 31 Dec 2019 16:08:54 EST PD Words & Memories http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x72884441 Words can make us think of something in our memory. Put in what the word given before reminds you of. <BR> <BR> Example: snow - cold <BR> Next person would take the word cold and add refrigerator cold - refrigerator. <BR> <BR> What does this word make you think about? <BR> <BR> friends - Tue, 31 Dec 2019 15:57:00 EST PD Question of the Week Jan. °&#731;.* http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x72884371 Starting the New Year with an easy one. <BR> <BR> When we eat food, it gives us energy to live and grow. This fruit is dried in the sun to make raisins, grows on a vine, and is a healthy snack. <BR> <BR> Which fruit is it? <BR> <BR> A. grape <BR> <BR> B. orange <BR> <BR> C. apple <BR> <BR> D. grapefruit Tue, 31 Dec 2019 15:43:31 EST PD Spark Jan. calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x72884288 Behavior experts say that it takes about one month to form a new habit, and many people try to create (or break) habits at the start of each year. With the right attitude and focus, you can stick to your New Year's resolutions and achieve long-term success. Here are 31 daily tips that will help you do exactly that. <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-01.pdf </link> Tue, 31 Dec 2019 15:27:46 EST PD Word Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x72789054 In ABC order, type in a word/phrase about Christmas or winter. <BR> <BR> A - apron needed for baking Christmas cookies Thu, 12 Dec 2019 08:29:14 EST PRE-D QUESTION OF THE WEEK DEC. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x72763502 No Pain, no gain is a workout myth. True or False Sat, 7 Dec 2019 11:06:20 EST PRE-D Dec. Silly Sentemces Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x72763405 Pick one from each topic and put together a sentence! <BR> <BR> <BR> Pick a month someone you know has a birthday: <BR> <BR> January: I danced with <BR> February: I loved <BR> March: I chopped <BR> April: I decorated <BR> May: I trimmed the tree with <BR> June: I drove <BR> July: I baked with <BR> August: I ate with <BR> September: I sang holiday songs with <BR> October: I lit candles with <BR> November: I knocked down <BR> December: Santa and I ran over <BR> <BR> <BR> Pick today's numbe... Sat, 7 Dec 2019 10:51:10 EST PD Dec. Spark Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x72763323 Gathering with close friends and family members during the holidays creates lasting joy and memories. But with so many parties, celebrations and errands to run, it can be hard to keep up with your healthy lifestyle! Here are 31 daily tips that will help you make healthy choices throughout the holiday season. <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-12.pdf </link> Sat, 7 Dec 2019 10:38:16 EST PD Nov. Question of the Week? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x72561262 Answer from Oct. Question: <BR> .....False. A pound is a pound regardless of whether the pound is fat or muscle. The truth about muscle is that it’s denser than fat and takes up a smaller amount of space in the body. In fact, scientist estimate that 1 pound of muscle occupies about 22% less space than 1 pound of fat. <BR> <BR> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> NEW Question <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Vitamin A is important for good eyesight, helps your body fight infection... Fri, 1 Nov 2019 10:54:53 EST PD Nov. Grateful TODAY For... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x72561167 Name something you are grateful for TODAY. <BR> <BR> I am grateful TODAY for family Fri, 1 Nov 2019 10:41:14 EST PD Famous Word Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x72561107 In ABC order, name a famous person or place. Your answers may be actual people/places, deceased people or fictional characters/places . Fri, 1 Nov 2019 10:35:01 EST PD Nov. Spark Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x72560827 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For November, that means increasing the happiness in your life so that changing of the seasons won't get you down. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each give you reason to grin and help increase your overall happiness. Click below to download and print your November calendar. <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-11.pdf </link> Fri, 1 Nov 2019 09:57:35 EST PD Question of the Week Oct. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x72402369 You should you eat fruits and vegetables because <BR> <BR> A. They contain fiber, which helps keep your digestive system healthy. <BR> <BR> B. They give you energy. <BR> <BR> C. They contain vitamins and minerals that help you stay healthy. <BR> <BR> D. All of the above Sat, 5 Oct 2019 09:29:35 EST PD October Spark Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x72402273 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For October, that means helping your kids develop healthy fitness and eating habits to last a lifetime. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you do just that! Click below to download and print your October calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-10.pdf </link> Sat, 5 Oct 2019 09:20:05 EST PD Word Game October http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x72402108 Use a word/s you associate with Halloween or October in ABC order? <BR> <BR> A - amazing costumes Sat, 5 Oct 2019 09:09:57 EST Newbie here http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x18986x72302787 Hello everyone: <BR> <BR> I'm new to this team and believe I can learn a lot from fellow pre-diabetic sparkers here. I recently learned that my a1c is currently 6.2 and was told to watch my sweets intake and lose weight. I have to admit that I am a bit hooked on sweets. So, I'm striving to cut back on it and searching for healthier main courses and snacks. Also attempting to walk daily (except Sundays) no less than 2 miles everyday. <BR> <BR> Yours truly, <BR> Carole <em>521</em> Tue, 17 Sep 2019 21:30:50 EST I am new. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x18986x72204468 My fasting glucose numbers have steadily increased from 94 two years ago, now to 111 as of March 2019....I have another blood test coming up....I know the number is 120-125 for full diabetic, which I want to avoid.....I am 72 years old,need to lose prob 50 pounds realistic, but would be happy with 25 for now....I do not have anyway to check blood sugar at home, no meter, and do not know if A1C is a special blood test?? Am I considered pre=diabetic? my doctor seems more concerned with blood pr... Sat, 31 Aug 2019 19:46:42 EST PD This or That game? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x72192688 Choose one of the options given, then create 2 options of your own for the next person. <BR> <BR> <BR> Do you prefer Spring or Autumn season? Thu, 29 Aug 2019 15:02:19 EST PD September color game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x72192607 We usually think of Sept. as having a change in colors. Name something that has ONE of these colors (please state the color): <BR> <BR> Red - <BR> Orange - <BR> Yellow - <BR> Green - <BR> <BR> Example: orange - pumpkin Thu, 29 Aug 2019 14:34:31 EST PD Spark September Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x72192529 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For September, that means increasing the number of fruits and veggies you eat so you can meet your 5-a-day quota. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each help you do just that! Click below to download and print your September calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-09.pdf </link> Thu, 29 Aug 2019 14:17:48 EST PD August Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x72046324 Which of the following is a whole grain? <em>784</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> a. Popcorn <BR> <BR> b. Couscous <BR> <BR> c. Multigrain bread <BR> <BR> d. Corn tortilla <BR> Sun, 4 Aug 2019 14:08:22 EST PD Spark Calendar August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x72005390 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For August, that means improving the quality and quantity of your sleep. With a little effort, you can catch those Zzz's. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you sleep better each night. Click below to download and print your August calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-08.pdf </link> Sun, 28 Jul 2019 17:00:10 EST Pre-D 5-Letter Word game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x71839138 In ABC order, type in a five letter word. <BR> <BR> A - apple Mon, 1 Jul 2019 13:57:16 EST Pre-D Summer Fill in the List game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x71839063 How to play: <BR> <BR> Copy the whole list to your post and fill in ONLY ONE answer. <BR> <BR> When the list is full, we'll move on to the next letter. <BR> <BR> ________________________ <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Letter "A" <BR> <BR> <BR> 1. Animal - <BR> <BR> 2. Clothing/Accessories - <BR> <BR> 3. Entertainment - <BR> <BR> 4. A business - <BR> <BR> 5. A color - <BR> <BR> 6. Food or beverage - <BR> <BR> 7. A trip destination - <BR> <BR> 8. Plants/Flowers - <BR> <BR> 9. ... Mon, 1 Jul 2019 13:42:18 EST Pre-D Spark July Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x71838972 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For July, that means decreasing and managing the stress in your life to better enjoy the lazy days of summer. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you de-stress and relax. Click below to download and print your July calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-07.pdf </link> Mon, 1 Jul 2019 13:17:01 EST Difference in numbers http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x71826184 I got a blood glucose reading the other morning of 85 which seemed low to me so I immediately rechecked on another finger. Then it was 94. Is it normal to have such a difference in values like that? I always try to check the same time each morning and wash my hands before hand. It just surprised me. Sat, 29 Jun 2019 10:49:57 EST Taking Charge of Your Health http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x71744145 <link>https://indd.adobe.com/view/61e20ee7<BR>-fde1-4e4e-83e0-5c6993834dd4 </link> <BR> <BR> <BR> This link will take you to the American Diabetes Association booklet titled Taking Charge of Your Health. thought I'd share it with all of you. <BR> <BR> Have a good day! <BR> <BR> <BR> Deirdre Sat, 15 Jun 2019 11:02:26 EST Hello http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x71734087 Merry Meet everyone, <BR> My name is Faeth, I recently found out I'm Pre-diabetic. I'm working really hard to try and loose the weight. <BR> I am a Gamer I play mostly World of Warcraft and Pony Island Breeding game, But I do play Guild Wars 2 as well. <BR> I also love to do Diamond Art, along with other kinds of Arts and Crafts, <BR> I have 2 Cats and 2 teenage aged mice and a litter of baby mice that were born on the 1st. <BR> Exercise I like- I like to walk, I like to swim, I like to ride... Thu, 13 Jun 2019 15:45:07 EST Testing and App http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x71734070 Merry Meet Everyone I'm Faeth and I'm new to this team. I have a question for you all. <BR> I started testing and putting it in the Blood Glucose Tracker, But I noticed that I can't even see the Blood Glucose Tracker in the app. That doesn't seem very practicle what if I eat out how do I track that when I do my blood surgar as I'll forget to put it in later. <BR> <BR> The fact I can't even see the Blood Glucose Tracker in the app doesn't help me show my doctors what I'm seeing either. <BR> ... Thu, 13 Jun 2019 15:38:08 EST Pre-D Fun Things game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x71649335 Name something fun/interesting to see or do in alphabetical order. <BR> <BR> A - able to go to theme park Thu, 30 May 2019 16:22:59 EST Pre-D June Word Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x71649300 Using ANY letter in the word June, type something that starts with J or U or N or E. No particular order needed. <BR> <BR> J - jello Thu, 30 May 2019 16:11:24 EST Pre-D June Question of the week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x71649281 What do the 3 birthstones of June signify? (Moonstone, pearl, and alexandrite) <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5dbcfa35-af23-4b89-94a5-4232233a48c0.jpg"> Thu, 30 May 2019 16:04:00 EST Pre-D June Spark Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x71619338 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For June, that means achieving an active lifestyle. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will help you add a little more activity to your day. Click below to download and print your June calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-06.pdf </link> Sat, 25 May 2019 16:10:08 EST Pre-D Spring (May) Word game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x71468891 In ABC order put down a word/phrase that makes you think of Spring/May. <BR> <BR> A - apple blossoms Wed, 1 May 2019 13:06:54 EST Pre-D May Flowers game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x71468855 April showers bring May flowers, as the old saying goes. In ABC order, name a flower/plant/tree! <BR> <BR> A - azaleas Wed, 1 May 2019 12:58:31 EST Pre-D MAY Spark Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x71468550 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For May, that means strengthening your bones. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will help you build stronger bones and prevent future fractures. Click below to download and print your May calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-05.pdf </link> Wed, 1 May 2019 12:03:37 EST My prediabetes numbers http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x71425520 I got a blood test on 3/28/19 and it said I had FBS of 128. My A12 was 6.1. <BR> Not sure where I am now. I have lost 5 pounds since then. <BR> <BR> How are some of you checking the numbers? Do you do this at home? <BR> Thanks, <BR> Schoolmarm Wed, 24 Apr 2019 19:14:42 EST Introducing myself http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x18986x71382870 Recently diagnosed with pre-diabetes. My numbers were juusst barely over the high normal but not good. So, back to Spark with a decade hiatus and new goals for watching what I eat. No more processed foods--those short cuts when I was tired and stressed have only added to my stress and waistline. <BR> <BR> Slow but steady. I have never really succeeded in keeping weight off, but I also never really paid attention to how many extra sugars I was eating in processed foods. In retrospect, the foo... Wed, 17 Apr 2019 21:04:41 EST Pre-D April Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x71361299 NEW <em>38</em> : <BR> <BR> <BR> "No pain, no gain." <BR> <BR> <BR> True <BR> <BR> <BR> False <BR> <BR> Sun, 14 Apr 2019 14:39:36 EST Pre-D Earth Day Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x71258271 In ABC order, name something on the earth (found outside.) <BR> <BR> A - apple trees Fri, 29 Mar 2019 11:04:32 EST Pre-D Name Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x71258229 Alternating a boy name then a girl name in ABC order. <BR> <BR> Boy - Alexander Fri, 29 Mar 2019 10:57:55 EST Pre-D April Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x71258161 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For April, that means reducing your impact on the environment. Find out just how easy it is to be green! <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each help you develop more eco-friendly habits. <BR> <BR> Click below to download and print your April calendar. (You might need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-04.pdf </link> Fri, 29 Mar 2019 10:47:52 EST Pre-D March QUESTION of the week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x71076919 <em>38</em> How much fiber should you aim for every day? <BR> <BR> <BR> (a) 5 grams <BR> <BR> (b) 10 to 15 grams <BR> <BR> (c) 21 to 35 grams <BR> <BR> (d) 50 grams <BR> Thu, 28 Feb 2019 09:51:46 EST Pre-D Spring Words Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x71076639 In ABC order, type in a word/phrase connected to Spring. <BR> <BR> A - azalea flowers Thu, 28 Feb 2019 09:20:19 EST Say Hi, Share your favorite lunch http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x71076279 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ca2e706d-805e-4c37-848f-e64f5384dbce.jpeg"> Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:58:02 EST Pre-D March Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x71076069 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For March, that means improving your diet during National Nutrition Month. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will help you eat more nutritious, healthy foods. Click here to download and print your March calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-03.pdf </link> Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:34:29 EST Test results http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x70917753 Last yr my A1c was 5.8 now it's 5.9. It's going up and I was hoping it would go down. <BR> Also my Cholesterol last yr was 199 and now it's 203. My results really upset me. <BR> I'm trying to find out what alkaline phsostrates are cause they were in red saying High <BR> also my Rwd(sd) was high and in red. I don't know what they do. <BR> Just upset! <BR> <BR> I constantly am trying to loose weight and eat right but seems like I'm getting worse. I know my weight is an issue but when I was ... Sun, 3 Feb 2019 00:36:13 EST Pre-D Feb. Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x70908351 Your body uses ____________ muscles to balance itself while standing still. <BR> <BR> 100 <BR> <BR> 200 <BR> <BR> 300 <BR> <BR> 500 Fri, 1 Feb 2019 13:27:22 EST Pre-D Things We Like game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x70908284 In ABC order, name something you like. Use words, phrases, images or emoticons! <BR> <BR> a - <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/239c1e02-05b1-4f58-afc7-6790b8251fdb.jpg"> Fri, 1 Feb 2019 13:15:04 EST Pre-D Fill In the Word game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x70908218 How to play: <BR> Copy the whole list to your post and fill in ONE (anyone you want) answer starting with the letter given. <BR> <BR> When the list is full, we'll move on to the next letter. <BR> <BR> Let's see how long it takes us to go through the alphabet. <BR> <BR> ________________________ <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Letter "A" <BR> <BR> <BR> 1. A child's toy - Airplane <BR> <BR> 2. Something in your wardrobe - <BR> <BR> 3. Something in your fridge - <BR> <BR> 4. A mood - <BR> <BR> 5.... Fri, 1 Feb 2019 13:06:35 EST Pre-D Spark Feb. Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x70894217 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For February, that means improving your heart health for National Heart Month. <BR> <BR> Here are 28 daily tips that will help you improve your health. Click below to download and print your February Calendar. <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-02.pdf </link> Wed, 30 Jan 2019 10:45:01 EST Anyone involved in Prevent T2? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3979x18986x70852059 My employee wellness program at work is sponsoring Prevent T2, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's program to help pre-diabetics and folks at high-risk for T2DM to make lifestyle changes to avoid or delay development of T2DM. Is anyone participating in this program and willing to share about their experience? <BR> <BR> Today was our first meeting. It sounds helpful! Our leader said it covers both knowledge and behavioral change (which is what I need) <BR> <BR> PS - more i... Wed, 23 Jan 2019 21:23:37 EST Bedtime Snacks http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3979x18986x70790223 I sometimes find my morning blood sugar is just above the norm. I usually don’t eat anything from dinner time till the next morning. Would a bedtime snack be beneficial? Mon, 14 Jan 2019 14:59:12 EST Pre-D Share a Goodie (game) 2019 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x70695295 Easy and fun game. If the number that you type in following the previous sequence ends in zero (0) or a five (5), you share a goodie with someone on this team. <BR> <BR> I'll start - 1 Mon, 31 Dec 2018 19:57:54 EST Pre-D Famous Names Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x70694134 Have some fun naming your favorite Movie Star, Musician, or any Famous Person that you like. Here's how it will go: <BR> <BR> Starting with 'A' I name Avery Brooks as my Famous Person. <BR> The next person would take the LAST letter of the last name 'S' to name another Famous Person. Let's say Steven Spielberg. <BR> <BR> Then the next person comes along &amp; using 'G' (last letter of last name) names their Famous Person. <BR> <BR> Remember you always use the last letter of the last name... Mon, 31 Dec 2018 15:08:17 EST Pre-D 2019 Words & Memories http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x70694018 Words can make us think of something in our memory. Put in what the word given before reminds you of. <BR> <BR> Example: snow - cold <BR> Next person would take the word cold and add refrigerator cold - refrigerator. <BR> <BR> What does this word make you think about? <BR> <BR> friends Mon, 31 Dec 2018 14:34:51 EST Pre-D Jan. Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x70693981 With nutrition and fitness in mind, what do you hope to accomplish this coming year? Mon, 31 Dec 2018 14:25:26 EST Pre-D Jan. Spark Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x70693933 Behavior experts say that it takes about one month to form a new habit, and many people try to create (or break) habits at the start of each year. With the right attitude and focus, you can stick to your New Year's resolutions and achieve long-term success. Here are 31 daily tips that will help you do exactly that. <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-01.pdf </link> Mon, 31 Dec 2018 14:12:23 EST Just joined this team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x18986x70633842 Hi all, Although I've been reading about diabetes and how to avoid it or delay its onset, somehow I got into the "pre-diabetes" category! I just always interpreted my A1C number as high normal, but now my doctor says I'm pre-diabetic...Though "just a number" it is an early warning system, so to speak, and my general profile isn't the best. So I'm happy to join this team and look forward to tips and info, as well as a little camaraderie, and some progress in improving my health status so I can... Thu, 20 Dec 2018 04:03:08 EST Listen to Christmas Music streaming 24/7 (free) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x70605330 Mormon Tabernacle Choir: <BR> <BR> <link>//www.thetabernaclechoir.org/listen.<BR>html </link> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 19:02:58 EST New here http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x18986x70519608 Hello was diagnosed earlier in the month as being pre-diabetic. Dr had wanted me to meet with a dietician---but my insurance will not pay and I cannot afford it out of pocket. I also have severe pain in my lower back and in my left hip. I am hoping that losing weight will ease the pain and make it easier to get around. Any suggestions and support are greatly appreciated. I am single and have no family left but a few cousins and an aunt and they all live far away. Fri, 30 Nov 2018 22:42:46 EST Pre-D December Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x70511108 True or False: <BR> <BR> <BR> Laughing is good for the heart and can increase blood flow by 20 percent. <em>30</em> Thu, 29 Nov 2018 11:55:00 EST Pre-D - Favorite Quotes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x70510888 What is one of your favorite quotes dealing with nutrition, fitness or motivation? (text or image) <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9ef72bca-1463-42d6-82fe-be2b90394bfb.jpg"> <BR> Thu, 29 Nov 2018 11:18:29 EST Pre-D Holiday Word Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x70510756 In ABC order, name something that would make a good gift to give. <BR> <BR> A - apron for all the holiday cooking Thu, 29 Nov 2018 10:57:50 EST Pre-D Spark Dec. Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x70510689 Gathering with close friends and family members during the holidays creates lasting joy and memories. But with so many parties, celebrations and errands to run, it can be hard to keep up with your healthy lifestyle! Here are 31 daily tips that will help you make healthy choices throughout the holiday season. <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-12.pdf </link> Thu, 29 Nov 2018 10:50:25 EST Pre-D Silly Holiday Sentences Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x70510642 Pick one from each topic and put together a sentence! <BR> <BR> <BR> Pick a month someone you know has a birthday: <BR> <BR> January: I danced with <BR> February: I loved <BR> March: I chopped <BR> April: I decorated <BR> May: I trimmed the tree with <BR> June: I drove <BR> July: I baked with <BR> August: I ate with <BR> September: I sang holiday songs with <BR> October: I lit candles with <BR> November: I knocked down <BR> December: Santa and I ran over <BR> <BR> <BR> Pick today's numbe... Thu, 29 Nov 2018 10:43:00 EST Pre-D November Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x70378983 <BR> What are the typical November gemstone and flower? Mon, 5 Nov 2018 17:57:59 EST Pre-D - Thankful Word Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x70353758 In Z - Y - X (backwards ABC), type in something you are thankful for this year. <BR> <BR> Z - zero falls and broken bones Thu, 1 Nov 2018 11:48:14 EST Pre-D - Words ending in 'ing' Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x70353706 In ABC order, type in a word that ends in "ing" <BR> <BR> A - appending Thu, 1 Nov 2018 11:40:13 EST Pre-D SPARK Nov. Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x70353441 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For November, that means increasing the happiness in your life so that changing of the seasons won't get you down. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each give you reason to grin and help increase your overall happiness. Click below to download and print your November calendar. <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-11.pdf </link> Thu, 1 Nov 2018 11:01:10 EST Pre-D Scary October Word Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x70171336 In ABC order, type in something scary or pertaining to October/Autumn <BR> <BR> A - abominable snowman Mon, 1 Oct 2018 13:01:21 EST Pre-D This or That game? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x70171332 Choose between 2 items which one you like better. <BR> <BR> Leave 2 items for next person to choose from. <BR> <BR> <BR> Strawberries OR watermelon? Mon, 1 Oct 2018 13:00:43 EST Pre-D October Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x70161079 Home Food Safety Mythbusters <BR> <BR> You took an apple out of the refrigerator and you plan to peel it. What should you do next? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c954e553-98a4-4497-af6b-8143a7a654d1.jpg"> <BR> <BR> With a clean, sharp knife, carefully cut away the peel. <BR> <BR> Get out a clean plate to put the apple on after it’s peeled. <BR> <BR> Wash the apple with the skin on under cool, running water before peeling it. <BR> <BR> Decide if you have ... Sat, 29 Sep 2018 17:41:42 EST Pre-D Oct. Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x70154607 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For October, that means helping your kids develop healthy fitness and eating habits to last a lifetime. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you do just that! Click below to download and print your October calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-10.pdf </link> Fri, 28 Sep 2018 10:27:06 EST 20 Ways to Improve Your Health Right Now http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x70123381 I found this article of tips in Diabetes Forecast. <BR> <BR> 1. Take pen to paper - Write a "Dear Self" letter that describes why you want to make a particular change. Maybe you want to lower your A1C before becoming pregnant or lose weight before your daughter's wedding. On the days when your motivation is dwindling, pull out your letter. It will remind you of the "why" and motivate you again. <BR> <BR> 2. Strike a balance - Switch your focus from avoiding certain foods to finding balance... Sat, 22 Sep 2018 15:29:43 EST Pre-D Sept. A-Z shopping game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x70034593 In ABC order, name something you can buy in a store. <BR> <BR> A - apples Thu, 6 Sep 2018 20:30:01 EST New to Spark http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x18986x70019007 Hi, I just joined Spark s a way to get a better handle on my eating and hopefully lose some weight. I'm in the pre-diabetic category according to my doctor. She says that if I can lose a little weight that I can get back down to "normal" blood glucose readings and get my a1c back down. I've been checking my blood sugar and a couple of hours after meals and it is safely in the normal range. However, my fasting is always a little high. I'm not sure what to do about this. I'm trying to add an ev... Tue, 4 Sep 2018 10:56:40 EST Pre-D Sept. Color Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x70013587 Fall typically has red, yellow, green, gold and brown colors. Name a color and type in what is that color. <BR> <BR> red - apple Mon, 3 Sep 2018 13:26:29 EST Pre-D Sept. Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x70013547 <em>38</em> <em>38</em> NEW Question <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>198</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> What makes you feel more guilty? <BR> <BR> <BR> Eating "badly" for a day or meal <BR> <BR> Not exercising for a day <BR> <BR> Both <BR> <BR> Neither <BR> <BR> Other (please specify) Mon, 3 Sep 2018 13:20:19 EST Pre-D Sept. Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x70012873 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For September, that means increasing the number of fruits and veggies you eat so you can meet your 5-a-day quota. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each help you do just that! Click belowto download and print your September calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-09.pdf </link> Mon, 3 Sep 2018 11:40:15 EST How reliable is your meter? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x69920926 Disregard the "push" for the One Drop meter. It is still a very informative article. It gives some very good points. <BR> <BR> <link>//onedrop.today/2018/08/16/most-accu<BR>rate-blood-glucose-meter-skewing-blood<BR>-sugars/?utm_source=One+Drop+Users&amp<BR>;utm_campaign=dba28da2aa-EMAIL_CAMPAIG<BR>N_2018_08_19_&amp;utm_medium=email&amp<BR>;utm_term=0_0cb802a1db-dba28da2aa-6169<BR>9997&amp;mc_cid=dba28da2aa&amp;mc_eid=a4ac6fd29e </link> Sun, 19 Aug 2018 13:11:17 EST Pre-D August Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x69788932 What's the maximum daily dose of calcium that's considered safe? <em>466</em> <BR> <BR> 1,500 mg, <BR> <BR> 2,500 mg, <BR> <BR> 3,500 mg, <BR> <BR> 4,500 mg, <BR> <BR> no limit ) Sat, 4 Aug 2018 14:31:40 EST Pre-D August Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x69765330 Sometimes we might hear of August being called the "Dog Days" of summer. <BR> <BR> In ABC order, name any animal or breed of a dog for this game. <BR> <BR> I'll start: <BR> <BR> A - Appaloosa Horse Tue, 31 Jul 2018 15:54:08 EST Spark Aug. Calendar Pre-D http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x69765226 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For August, that means improving the quality and quantity of your sleep. With a little effort, you can catch those Zzz's. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you sleep better each night. Click below to download and print your August calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-08.pdf </link> Tue, 31 Jul 2018 15:32:37 EST Vegetarian with fasting glucose 125. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x18986x69375004 Hi, <BR> I haven't been actually diagnosed with Pre-Diabetis. I got AFIB early this year and was place on a Beta Blocker to calm my heart down. When I read up on the medication, it said could raise blood sugar. I also had some other sign, frequent urination, always hungry and losing weight. My mother was diabetic so decided to check. Bought a glucose meter and have been taking my test every so often. They always seem to be over 100. I am due to have A1C test in a couple of weeks. I want ... Wed, 4 Jul 2018 18:45:03 EST Change a Letter Game - Pre-D http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x69338414 Take the given word and transform it into a new word by changing just one letter. <BR> <BR> orbit Sat, 30 Jun 2018 16:09:42 EST ABC Travel Game Pre-D http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x69338202 The summer is often a time for summer vacations. In ABC order name a country, state, county or city. <BR> <BR> A - Arizona Sat, 30 Jun 2018 15:20:17 EST July Question of the Week Pre-D http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x69338151 What makes you feel patriotic? Sat, 30 Jun 2018 15:06:41 EST July Calendar Pre-D http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x69331767 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For July, that means decreasing and managing the stress in your life to better enjoy the lazy days of summer. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you de-stress and relax. Click below to download and print your July calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-07.pdf </link> Fri, 29 Jun 2018 15:49:40 EST Need to Calm Down? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x69310869 Good article. I think we can ALL use these tips! <BR> <BR> <link>//www.healthline.com/health/how-to-c<BR>alm-down?slot_pos=article_3&amp;utm_so<BR>urce=Sailthru%20Email&amp;utm_medium=E<BR>mail&amp;utm_campaign=diabetes&amp;utm<BR>_content=2018-06-26#1 </link> Tue, 26 Jun 2018 20:59:17 EST Sharing my day's foods, routines, number, plans http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x69305369 I am going to do a weeks careful recording and totals so will just share a copy of that here for comment, questions, suggestions ---I eat kind of weird but am content in my world and learning new combinations and clinging to old ideas too Incorporating intermittent fasting, heart healthy keto, diabetes and celiac all mixed up together!!! <BR> Day 1 ….Last meal yesterday ended 6pm <BR> 9:30pm 1Tbs PB with meds Up to potty@ midnoc, 3am meds with 8ounces water <BR> 5:20am alarm clock FBS 1... Mon, 25 Jun 2018 23:39:02 EST June Word game Pre-D http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x69173356 June flowers are Rose or Honeysuckle. Both smell nice. The gems for June are Pearl or Alexandrite. <BR> <BR> In ABC order, type in something that smells nice or is shiny or sparkling. Does NOT have to be a flower or a gem. <BR> <BR> A - apple sauce Mon, 4 Jun 2018 11:56:15 EST Super Foods http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x69156767 Interesting AARP article. Tell me what you think. <BR> <BR> <link>//www.aarp.org/health/healthy-living<BR>/info-2018/superfoods-weight-memory-di<BR>abetes.html?cmp=EMC-DSO-NLC-WBLTR--HEA<BR>LTH-MCTRL-060118-F1-2990477&amp;ET_CID<BR>=2990477&amp;ET_RID=3979736&amp;mi_u=3<BR>979736&amp;mi_ecmp=20180601_WEBLETTER_<BR>Member_Winner_339600_467904&amp;encpar<BR>am=hkKbOheE5OOu3onG6iQGyg%3d%3d </link> Fri, 1 Jun 2018 12:49:06 EST June Calendar Pre-D http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x69127872 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For June, that means achieving an active lifestyle. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will help you add a little more activity to your day. Click below to download and print your June calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-06.pdf </link> Sun, 27 May 2018 14:35:31 EST June Question of the Week Pre-D http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x69127795 <em>38</em> <em>38</em> NEW Qestion <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>789</em> <BR> <BR> What kind of snacks do you usually reach for? <BR> <BR> <BR> Protein-rich. This keeps me full and doesn't lead to a sugar crash! <BR> <BR> A balance of fiber, good carbs, healthy fats and protein--when I can plan ahead, at least. <BR> Carbs, carbs, and more carbs! <BR> <BR> Anything and everything. I like to vary things up. <BR> <BR> Fresh fruits and veggies. <BR> <BR> Granola bar, pr... Sun, 27 May 2018 14:26:49 EST May Question of the Week Pre-D http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x69018947 Which type of food tends to fill you up for the longest amount of time? <BR> <BR> <BR> Complex carbs (veggies, whole grains, etc.) <BR> <BR> Healthy fats (avocado, nuts, etc.) <BR> <BR> Protein (lean meats, tofu, etc.) <BR> <BR> Other (Please specify Tue, 8 May 2018 11:43:42 EST Pre-D Fill in the word ABC game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x68981701 How to play: <BR> Copy the whole list to your post and fill in ONE answer. <BR> <BR> When the list is full, we'll move on to the next letter. <BR> <BR> Let's see how long it takes us to go through the alphabet. <BR> <BR> ________________________ <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Letter "A" <BR> <BR> <BR> 1. A child's toy - <BR> <BR> 2. Something in your wardrobe - <BR> <BR> 3. Something in your fridge - <BR> <BR> 4. A mood - <BR> <BR> 5. A film title - <BR> <BR> 6. Something you buy... Wed, 2 May 2018 09:27:17 EST Pre-D May Flowers game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x68981647 April showers bring May flowers, as the old saying goes. In ABC order, name a flower/plant/tree! <BR> <BR> A - azaleas Wed, 2 May 2018 09:18:33 EST Pre-D - May Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x68968782 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For May, that means strengthening your bones. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will help you build stronger bones and prevent future fractures. Click below to download and print your May calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-05.pdf </link> Mon, 30 Apr 2018 09:18:51 EST Should I be concerned? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x68848736 Hi everyone...haven't been here for a while. I have been having readings in the morning between 114 and 124. I have been watching diet ..not to much carbs ....just about totally cut out sugar ..except for Stevia... and what is in some foods. But when I take a reading like today about 3 hours after a snack...the reading is 94. I am exercising about 20 minutes most days. I am not taking any medicine. Am I being to concerned? If I go see the doctor.....he wants me to go on meds. Don't w... Mon, 9 Apr 2018 19:44:16 EST Pre-D April Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x68790442 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For April, that means reducing your impact on the environment. Find out just how easy it is to be green! <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each help you develop more eco-friendly habits. <BR> <BR> Click below to download and print your April calendar. (You might need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-04.pdf </link> Sat, 31 Mar 2018 19:48:46 EST Pre-D April Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x68790365 <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>490</em> <BR> <BR> Eggs contain all of the following vitamins EXCEPT: <BR> <BR> Thiamine (vitamin B1) <BR> Vitamin C <BR> Vitamin D <BR> Folate (vitamin B9) <BR> <BR> Sat, 31 Mar 2018 19:26:12 EST Waking up at 3:30 am every night http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x68782616 Good morning all! Question... I wake up at 3:30 am every night. Have been reading that waking up at that time can be a sign of low blood sugar and that the body releases a hormone to raise it but that hormone also wakes the person up. <BR> <BR> Has anyone experienced this and what did you do to fix it? <BR> <BR> Thanks! Fri, 30 Mar 2018 11:22:13 EST greetings All http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x18986x68753845 I just recently found out that I was on the border of prediabetes . I want to get healthy and avoid this. This is where I'm starting. Sun, 25 Mar 2018 15:28:55 EST Pre-D - Spring Words http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x68610478 In ABC order put down a word/phrase that makes you think of Spring. <BR> <BR> A - apple blossoms Fri, 2 Mar 2018 19:35:27 EST Pre-D March Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x68610461 What's your favorite indoor workout? <em>330</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Following along with a workout DVD <BR> <BR> Doing bodyweight exercise circuits <BR> <BR> Using my home gym <BR> <BR> Doing chores <BR> <BR> Other (please specify) <BR> Fri, 2 Mar 2018 19:30:57 EST Pre-D March Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x68597378 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For March, that means improving your diet during National Nutrition Month. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will help you eat more nutritious, healthy foods. Click here to download and print your March calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-03.pdf </link> Wed, 28 Feb 2018 19:32:18 EST National Diabetes Prevention Program http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x68570527 Just started looking up information on pre-d and only wanted to check out links for sites with real information. I found this section on pre-d from the CDC, so I thought I'd share it with all of you: <link>https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/prevent<BR>ion/index.html </link> Sat, 24 Feb 2018 16:02:06 EST Spark Article http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x68503219 This was a good article that gives you an overview of pre-diabetes. <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/nutrition_articles.asp?id=877 </link> Wed, 14 Feb 2018 09:49:28 EST Hello http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x18986x68474112 Hi Everyone. I lost my husband in 2009 &amp; my job 9 months after that. At first I did OK - kept physically active around the house - but then the chronic depression began getting worse over time &amp; the weight began creeping up. Then I unexpectedly lost my adult son in 2016 - a major blow to our family. So since then I've been so lazy - no motivation to do anything. Just before Christmas I went to my doctor because my tachycardia was acting up - she assured me it was probably the str... Fri, 9 Feb 2018 20:12:30 EST Pre-D - Last is First game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x68392011 <BR> The last letter of the word given starts the next new word. <BR> <BR> Example: Heart - next word begins with 't' Sun, 28 Jan 2018 13:08:29 EST PreD - Feb. Things We Love game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x68391947 In abc order, type in something you really like/love. <BR> <BR> A - all my family. Sun, 28 Jan 2018 12:55:28 EST Pre-D Feb. Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x68386121 Which statement best describes how you think about ''good'' and ''bad'' foods? <BR> <BR> <BR> There are no ''good'' foods or ''bad'' foods--it's all about moderation and portion control. <BR> <BR> There are a few trigger foods that I will have to avoid most of the time in order to lose weight. <BR> <BR> If I'm going to lose weight, a number of foods have to be completely off-limits. <BR> <BR> Other (please specify) Sat, 27 Jan 2018 15:03:19 EST Pre-D Feb. Spark Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x68386015 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For February, that means improving your heart health for National Heart Month. <BR> <BR> Here are 28 daily tips that will help you improve your health. Click below to download and print your February Calendar. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-02.pdf </link> Sat, 27 Jan 2018 14:44:56 EST Pre-D Share a Goodie Game 2018 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x68206953 Easy and fun game. If the number that you type in following the previous sequence ends in zero (0) or a five (5), you share a goodie with someone on this team. <BR> <BR> I'll start - 1 Mon, 1 Jan 2018 15:26:17 EST Pre-D Jan. Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x68206198 Would you still exercise regularly if you didn't have to? <em>68</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Yes- I love the positive feelings and sense of accomplishment a good workout provides. <BR> <BR> No- I have other ways I'd rather spend my time. <BR> <BR> Unsure- I haven't decided. <BR> <BR> Other (please specify) Mon, 1 Jan 2018 13:05:48 EST Pre-D Winter Words Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x68205466 In ABC order, put in a word reflecting winter. <BR> <BR> A - arctic cold blast Mon, 1 Jan 2018 11:38:51 EST Pre-D January Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x68191772 Behavior experts say that it takes about one month to form a new habit, and many people try to create (or break) habits at the start of each year. With the right attitude and focus, you can stick to your New Year's resolutions and achieve long-term success. Here are 31 daily tips that will help you do exactly that. <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-01.pdf </link> Sat, 30 Dec 2017 11:23:43 EST Daily Carb Target http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x68087296 Happy Monday to everyone! I have a question for anyone in the group who will share... <BR> <BR> What is your daily target for carbs? Just looking for a rule of thumb to start with. <BR> <BR> Per my doctor's instructions, I am working on cutting out the soda and other sweet drinks, which is probably about 50% of my problem. She didn't give me a target for the carbs. I am guessing she was starting with the low hanging fruit first. :-) <BR> <BR> Thanks! Mon, 11 Dec 2017 13:39:52 EST Newbie Here http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x18986x68041621 Hello all! <BR> <BR> I am new to the team but not new to pre-diabetes unfortunately. I have been hovering in that range for a while and my doctor has urged me to do something about it. I am at that point where I am tired of being tired and feeling rotten all of the time. <BR> <BR> Robin Sun, 3 Dec 2017 22:38:53 EST Pre-D Dec. Question of the Week. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x68034779 Holidays are around the corner. What do you wish you had help with the most? <em>460</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Healthy recipe substitutions <BR> <BR> Squeezing in workouts <BR> <BR> Staying healthy away from home <BR> <BR> Motivation for staying active during the winter months <BR> <BR> Other (please specify) Sat, 2 Dec 2017 19:24:46 EST Pre-D December Word Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x68034369 In ABC order, type in a decoration or a holiday word/phrase that goes with the month of Dec. <BR> <BR> A - all the Christmas trees are on sale. Sat, 2 Dec 2017 17:51:35 EST Pre-D December Silly Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x68034360 Pick one from each topic and put together a sentence! <BR> <BR> Pick a month someone you know has a birthday: <BR> <BR> January: I danced with <BR> February: I loved <BR> March: I chopped <BR> April: I decorated <BR> May: I trimmed the tree with <BR> June: I drove <BR> July: I baked with <BR> August: I ate with <BR> September: I sang holiday songs with <BR> October: I lit candles with <BR> November: I knocked down <BR> December: Santa and I ran over <BR> <BR> <BR> Pick today's number: <... Sat, 2 Dec 2017 17:49:45 EST Pre-D Dec. Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x68034186 Gathering with close friends and family members during the holidays creates lasting joy and memories. But with so many parties, celebrations and errands to run, it can be hard to keep up with your healthy lifestyle! Here are 31 daily tips that will help you make healthy choices throughout the holiday season. <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda r_ 2007-11.pdf </link> Sat, 2 Dec 2017 17:14:11 EST Pre-D Name Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x67879542 In ABC order, type in a name. <BR> <BR> A - Alex Wed, 8 Nov 2017 07:11:39 EST Pre-D Nov. Word Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x67879537 In ABC order, type in something to do with Nov. (things you are thankful for, weather, holidays, etc.) <BR> <BR> A - acorns Wed, 8 Nov 2017 07:10:05 EST Pre-D Nov. Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x67806988 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For November, that means increasing the happiness in your life so that changing of the seasons won't get you down. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each give you reason to grin and help increase your overall happiness. Click below to download and print your November calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-11.pd... Sat, 28 Oct 2017 16:00:58 EST Pre-D Nov. Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x67806966 <em>38</em> <em>331</em> Does exercise generally curb your hunger or increase it? <BR> <BR> <BR> Curbs it <BR> <BR> Increases it <BR> <BR> I don't know / I don't exercise <BR> <BR> Other (please specify) <BR> Sat, 28 Oct 2017 15:55:45 EST Pre-D October Scary game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x67644360 In ABC order, name something scary (this can be fiction or fact.) <BR> <BR> a - all the zombies taking over the world Mon, 2 Oct 2017 15:51:01 EST Pre-D Oct. Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x67644297 <em>38</em> NEW Question <em>38</em> <em>431</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Are you tempted by Halloween candy? <BR> <BR> <BR> Yes, and it's everywhere! <BR> <BR> Sometimes, if my favorites are around <BR> <BR> No, I don't have much of a sweet tooth Mon, 2 Oct 2017 15:39:47 EST Pre-D Oct. Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x67644140 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For October, that means helping your kids develop healthy fitness and eating habits to last a lifetime. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you do just that! Click below to download and print your October calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to downloread this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-10.pdf </link> Mon, 2 Oct 2017 15:12:33 EST Here are my numbers: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x67532121 I had an annual physical yesterday. Here are some of my results after six months on my version of a low carbohydrate diet: My A1C was down to 5.3 yesterday and my estimated average glucose was down to 105. Here are my recorded A1C readings from my doctor: 9/12/2017: 5.3; 2016:6.8; 2015:6.3; 2013:6.1; 2008:5.7; 2007: 5.7. Estimated Average Glucose: 9/12/2017:108; 2016:148; 2015:134; 2013:128. <BR> I was supposed to fast and come back for the Glucose Fast test, but was given that test along wit... Wed, 13 Sep 2017 23:26:27 EST TLL Sept. Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x67464786 How will the new season's weather affect your workouts? <em>422</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> It won't affect me too much--I usually exercise outdoors, no matter what the season <BR> <BR> I will start exercising outdoors more now that it's cooler out <BR> <BR> I will start exercising indoors--it's too chilly for me! <BR> <BR> Not applicable--I exercise indoors <BR> <BR> Other (Please specify) Sat, 2 Sep 2017 16:28:19 EST Pre-D Sept. Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x67464701 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For September, that means increasing the number of fruits and veggies you eat so you can meet your 5-a-day quota. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each help you do just that! Click below to download and print your September calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-09.pdf </link> Sat, 2 Sep 2017 16:12:23 EST Message Removed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x67325007 Message Removed Wed, 9 Aug 2017 21:07:36 EST PD Aug Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x67298318 <em>38</em> What Blood Pressure Reading Is Considered Optimal? <BR> <BR> <BR> 140/60 <BR> <BR> 120/80 <BR> <BR> 130/90 <BR> <BR> 100/85 <BR> Sat, 5 Aug 2017 10:41:36 EST Pre-D Word Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x67282810 Take the word given and using the last letter of that word, create a new word. <BR> <BR> Example: "tesT" - take the last 't' and create a new word like teacheR. Next person takes the 'r' and creates a new word. <BR> <BR> I'll start - educatioN Wed, 2 Aug 2017 17:56:45 EST Pre-D Aug Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x67275337 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For August, that means improving the quality and quantity of your sleep. With a little effort, you can catch those Zzz's. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you sleep better each night. Click below to download and print your August calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-08.pdf </link> Tue, 1 Aug 2017 14:03:31 EST What I ate for Breakfast to lose over 100 lbs. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3979x18986x67195405 What I ate for Breakfast to lose over 100 lbs. These were the foods that made me successful. I will be working on my lunch items next. <BR> <BR> <BR> All Whites Egg Whites <BR> Jimmy Dean Turkey Crumbles to add to scrambled egg whites <BR> Jimmy Dean Turkey Sausage links <BR> Whole Eggs <BR> Rye Bread / Benocal Spread <BR> Old Fashioned Oatmeal <BR> Multi Grain Cheerios <BR> Original Shredded Wheat...not coated <BR> Skim Milk <BR> Berries... Blueberries Black Berries, Raspberries, Strawb... Wed, 19 Jul 2017 06:57:22 EST Pre-D JULY Word game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x67089081 Type in a word that starts with ONE of the letters in JULY <BR> <BR> Example: J - <BR> or U- <BR> or L- <BR> or Y Sat, 1 Jul 2017 16:36:25 EST Pre-D July Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x67089045 Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you de-stress and relax. Click below to download and print your July calendar. (You need something like Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-07.pdf </link> Sat, 1 Jul 2017 16:29:28 EST Pre-D July Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x67089012 <em>341</em> At the grocery store, you… <BR> <BR> Buy what looks good. Whether it's packaged, frozen, or from the prepared food bar, it lands in your cart. <BR> <BR> Buy what's on sale and some favorites. You price compare but mostly stick to brands you know and like. <BR> <BR> Stick to your budget and detailed list. Coupon organizer in hand, you know exactly what's on sale. <BR> <BR> Other (please specify_ Sat, 1 Jul 2017 16:23:19 EST Excited! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x67057078 Got grandkids coming from Indiana! Haven't seen them since Christmas....the little guy is now 1 year old....sister is 2 and the oldest is 5. The house is going to be busy for a couple of weeks. I am sure that Poppa will have to read lots of books which is just what I want to do! <BR> <em>334</em> Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:42:48 EST Motivational quotes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x18986x67006491 Just wanted to share this: "Sometimes the strength within you is not a fiery flame that all can see. It is just a tiny spark that whispers softly " You have got this" keep going strong and believe in yourself." <BR> /Denise Sat, 17 Jun 2017 10:47:59 EST PD June Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x66990570 What is an important lesson you've learned from SparkPeople? <em>58</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Tips for changing my eating habits <BR> <BR> How to stay motivated <BR> <BR> To transition from "diet" to lifestyle <BR> <BR> How to exercise correctly to reach my goals <BR> <BR> That setbacks are normal and don't mean failure <BR> <BR> To use other measures of success besides the scale <BR> <BR> Other (please specify) Wed, 14 Jun 2017 15:12:40 EST Hello...new to the group http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x18986x66963028 Hello...I've been pre diabetic for a few years now and am experiencing my second bout of gestational diabetes. Today my A1C was 6.7...prior to pregnancy it was 6.1. I really want to work hard to get my numbers lower because I definitely do NOT want to have to be on insulin...these finger sticks are bad enough! <BR> <BR> Looking forward to sharing ideas and hearing success stories with you all. Fri, 9 Jun 2017 16:40:38 EST Pre-D June Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x66914104 Gems for June are the pearl, alexandrite, and moonstone. <BR> <BR> In alphabetical order name a gem, stone or a piece of jewelry you like. Feel free to include an image. <BR> <BR> Amber <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4b09bbb1-c435-4743-8ef9-307805b606b8.jpg"> Thu, 1 Jun 2017 13:26:02 EST Pre-D Spark June Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x66914040 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For June, that means achieving an active lifestyle. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will help you add a little more activity to your day. Click below to download and print your June calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-06.pdf </link> Thu, 1 Jun 2017 13:12:57 EST New to pre-diabetes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x18986x66739670 Hi. Mostly no carbs for two months and lost 15 pounds. Why are my feet still purple? <BR> Wed, 3 May 2017 00:15:03 EST Pre-D - Share a Goodie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x66728201 Learn about others on our team by visiting their page. <BR> <BR> NEW rules: if the number ends in 0 or a 5, please share a goodie with someone on this team! <BR> <BR> Example: 155, 230, 15, 70, etc. <BR> <BR> I'll start the countdown = 1 Mon, 1 May 2017 09:44:42 EST Pre-D - May Word Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x66728022 April showers bring May flowers, as the old saying goes. In ABC order, name a flower/plant! <BR> <BR> A - azaleas Mon, 1 May 2017 09:28:58 EST Pre-D May Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x66727986 Are you planting a garden or some new plants in your home this month (or next)? Please tell what - if yes. Mon, 1 May 2017 09:24:45 EST Pre-D - May Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x66724785 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For May, that means strengthening your bones. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will help you build stronger bones and prevent future fractures. Click below to download and print your May calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-05.pdf </link> Sun, 30 Apr 2017 20:31:48 EST Easter Candy - To Eat It or Not To Eat It??? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x66615049 <em>449</em> <em>452</em> <em>450</em> <em>453</em> <BR> <BR> How will you deal with eating or not eating Easter candy this Easter? <BR> <BR> - I will stick with my regular meal plan and fit some candy it in <BR> <BR> - I will go cold turkey and not eat one piece of candy <BR> <BR> - I will limit myself to 1-2 pieces of candy only <BR> <BR> - Other ways that help you deal with eating or not eating "Easter Basket Candy" <BR> Thu, 13 Apr 2017 09:23:22 EST Pre-D Earth Day Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x66538381 In ABC order, name something on the earth (outside.) <BR> <BR> A - apple trees Sat, 1 Apr 2017 13:01:28 EST Pre-D April Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x66538348 Fitness vocabulary: (goodie to those answering) <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>38</em> What is "VO2 Max" ? <BR> <BR> <BR> Excessive high-intensity training day after day without proper rest <BR> <BR> Your maximum heart rate during exercise <BR> <BR> The maximum amount of oxygen you can use during exercise <BR> <BR> The maximum weight you can lift for a given exercise <BR> <BR> The maximum volume of water your muscles retain following a workout <BR> Sat, 1 Apr 2017 12:51:32 EST Pre-D April Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x66525913 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For April, that means reducing your impact on the environment. Find out just how easy it is to be green! <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each help you develop more eco-friendly habits. <BR> <BR> Click below to download and print your April calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-04.pdf </link> Thu, 30 Mar 2017 12:04:21 EST Message Removed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x66414440 Message Removed Sun, 12 Mar 2017 16:33:38 EST Joining Today http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x18986x66386968 I am new to the group and just wanted to introduce myself. I have been a member of SparkPeople but have not been active for a while. I am interested in tips to get my A1c number down. Wed, 8 Mar 2017 09:16:59 EST Pre-D March Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x66315875 <em>38</em> Do you follow celebrity weight-loss stories in the media? <em>204</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Yes, I read them regularly. They are motivating to me. <BR> <BR> I don't seek them out, but I will read them if I happen to come across them. <BR> <BR> No, I don't enjoy reading them/They don't interest me. <BR> <BR> Other (please specify) <BR> Sun, 26 Feb 2017 14:20:01 EST Pre-D - Time now? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x66315824 What time is it now? What time zone are you in? <BR> <BR> 1:20 pm zone EST Sun, 26 Feb 2017 14:09:53 EST PreD - March to a better you http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x66315590 In ABC order, name something that can help you get healthier/more fit. <BR> <BR> A - attitude committed to better lifestyle. Sun, 26 Feb 2017 13:17:05 EST Message Removed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x66315117 Message Removed Sun, 26 Feb 2017 11:37:29 EST PRE-D Spark March Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x66309600 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For March, that means improving your diet during National Nutrition Month. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will help you eat more nutritious, healthy foods. Click BELOW to download and print your March calendar. <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-03.pdf </link> Sat, 25 Feb 2017 13:02:55 EST Feed health or feed diabetes? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x66288900 Which did you feed today? Health or Diabetes? Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:23:23 EST Message Removed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x66265350 Message Removed Sun, 19 Feb 2017 06:39:02 EST Message Removed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x66216613 Message Removed Sun, 12 Feb 2017 04:50:12 EST PRE-D Spark FEBRUARY Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x66120405 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For February, that means improving your heart health for National Heart Month. <BR> <BR> Here are 28 daily tips that will help you improve your health. Click BELOW to download and print your February Calendar. <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-02.pdf </link> Sun, 29 Jan 2017 17:21:38 EST Pre-D Fill in the Blank http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x65900600 Answer the question AND add your own question <BR> <BR> My favorite red thing is ...... Sat, 31 Dec 2016 16:39:16 EST Pre-D Question of the Week for January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x65900588 Welcome to the New Year. <BR> <BR> What goal/resolution will you be concentrating on this upcoming year? Sat, 31 Dec 2016 16:38:06 EST Pre-D January Word Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x65900486 In alphabetical order, can you think of a word that reflects January? <BR> <BR> A - accomplish new goals Sat, 31 Dec 2016 16:27:05 EST Pre-D Spark January Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x65900412 Behavior experts say that it takes about one month to form a new habit, and many people try to create (or break) habits at the start of each year. With the right attitude and focus, you can stick to your New Year's resolutions and achieve long-term success. Here are 31 daily tips that will help you do <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-01.pdf </link> Sat, 31 Dec 2016 16:16:31 EST New here http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x18986x65803795 Hi. My name is Marge and I have T2 diabetes controlled by diet. I also have high cholesterol. I'm looking for ways to continue controlling both. I belong to a couple other groups for diabetes which seem to not be very active and even though I have type 2 diabetes I was hoping to get some ideas here on better eating and taking control which I know will really help me more. Please feel free to stop by my sparkpage and get to know me better. <BR> Thu, 15 Dec 2016 10:01:01 EST Pre-D - Silly Santa Sentences http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x65730263 Pick one from each topic and put together a sentence! <BR> <BR> <BR> Pick a month someone you know has a birthday: <BR> <BR> January: I danced with <BR> February: I loved <BR> March: I chopped <BR> April: I decorated <BR> May: I trimmed the tree with <BR> June: I drove <BR> July: I baked with <BR> August: I ate with <BR> September: I sang holiday songs with <BR> October: I lit candles with <BR> November: I knocked down <BR> December: Santa and I ran over <BR> <BR> <BR> Pick today's numbe... Sat, 3 Dec 2016 19:25:17 EST IDEAS...Name an inexpensive Xmas Gift under $15.00 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3979x18986x65713469 Great Gift for the teen and tween <BR> <BR> Sharper Image digital drumsticks...tips glow blue when sticks are in motion with sound options. <BR> $9.99 at target and also Stein Mart <BR> <BR> Thu, 1 Dec 2016 07:57:07 EST Pre-D Dec. Spark Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x65689142 Gathering with close friends and family members during the holidays creates lasting joy and memories. But with so many parties, celebrations and errands to run, it can be hard to keep up with your healthy lifestyle! Here are 31 daily tips that will help you make healthy choices throughout the holiday season. <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-12.pdf </link> Sun, 27 Nov 2016 16:20:48 EST Cat-in-CJ says Hi! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x18986x65678335 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f9453b08-6452-4887-b913-b0fc62390d4d.JPG"> <BR> <BR> Hi! I'm Cathy and I'm new to the team. . . . . I'm 64 years old, and 17 pounds from where the Dr wants me to be. <BR> <BR> Dr said I was Pre-D for the past few years, and my numbers are slowing inching upwards. <BR> <BR> Recently I've had some irregular heart beats (pounding) . . . and it concerns me. (Had something similar, to a lesser degree, last year and Dr put me on a 90-day Rx of B... Fri, 25 Nov 2016 21:24:49 EST Glucometers? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x65527752 Which do you use and why? <BR> <BR> Thx, <BR> <BR> B45 Wed, 2 Nov 2016 20:22:16 EST Pre-D Thanks Word Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x65520314 In ABC order type in something you are thankful for or is part of the Thanksgiving holiday. <BR> <BR> <BR> A = all the family comes to visit! Tue, 1 Nov 2016 20:03:11 EST Pre-D - Nov. Spark Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x65520166 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For November, that means increasing the happiness in your life so that changing of the seasons won't get you down. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each give you reason to grin and help increase your overall happiness. Click below to download and print your November calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007... Tue, 1 Nov 2016 19:45:05 EST what do you all do for exercise? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x18986x65354403 I'm very much a homebody....I go to work where I chase kids around so I'm not sitting at all, run errands, come home...and then sit and try to get over my day! <BR> <BR> But I really would like to get some intentional exercise. <BR> <BR> Any ideas for what has worked for those of you who exercise indoors? Sat, 8 Oct 2016 14:55:55 EST Pre-D Scary Word Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x65328993 In ABC order, type in something scary or Octoberish. <BR> <BR> A - abominable snowman Tue, 4 Oct 2016 20:55:36 EST Pre-D - Oct. Spark Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x65328902 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For October, that means helping your kids develop healthy fitness and eating habits to last a lifetime. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you do just that! Click below to download and print your October calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-10.pdf </link> Tue, 4 Oct 2016 20:43:19 EST Pre-D Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x65328795 Are you tempted by Halloween candy? <em>431</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Yes, and it's everywhere! <BR> <BR> Sometimes, if my favorites are around <BR> <BR> No, I don't have much of a sweet tooth <BR> Tue, 4 Oct 2016 20:30:41 EST Is it really pre-diabetes or stage one type 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x65169046 I have seen more and more info that says pre-diabetes is really an incorrect label because all people who do not lower their carbs enough to avoid all medication and improve insulin-sensitivity by exercising will progress to type 2 diabetes. <BR> Here is a short interview that would support that position: <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=1a2Fsfa8e4I </link> <BR> <BR> What do you think? <BR> <BR> Birgit Mon, 12 Sep 2016 15:44:48 EST So Confused and Discouraged http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x18986x65141214 3 months ago diagnosed with Pre D. <BR> A1C at 6.3 and glucose at 147 <BR> Prescribed Metformin 1x daily <BR> Watched my sugar intake but didn't exercise <BR> Today got my numbers: lost 7lbs, glucose below 100 BUT A1C INCREASED TO 6.4!!! <BR> Dr said the Metformin doing its job but I am not. She is right because I need to exercise and watch sugar more- especially wine. <BR> But how did the A1C go up??!!! <em>234</em> Thu, 8 Sep 2016 13:28:33 EST Pre-D Sept. Colors game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x65107013 September can be a pretty colorful month outside. Typically we see red, oranges, green, or browns in abundance. <BR> <BR> Name something that has one of these colors. <BR> <BR> Example: green grass Sat, 3 Sep 2016 17:53:28 EST PreD Sept. Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x65106966 What type of apple is your favorite? <BR> <BR> <BR> Granny Smith <BR> <BR> Fuji <BR> <BR> Braeburn <BR> <BR> Pink Lady <BR> <BR> Honeycrisp <BR> <BR> Red Delicious <BR> <BR> Golden Delicious <BR> <BR> Gala <BR> <BR> Macintosh <BR> <BR> Other (please specify <BR> <BR> I don't like apples <BR> Sat, 3 Sep 2016 17:41:07 EST Pre-D - Sept. Spark Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x65106800 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For September, that means increasing the number of fruits and veggies you eat so you can meet your 5-a-day quota. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each help you do just that! Click below to download and print your September calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-09.pdf </link> Sat, 3 Sep 2016 17:10:18 EST Pre-D August Spark Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x64875480 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For August, that means improving the quality and quantity of your sleep. With a little effort, you can catch those Zzz's. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you sleep better each night. Click below to download and print your August calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-08.pdf </link> Sun, 31 Jul 2016 14:30:46 EST AAU - Dog Days of Summer http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x64875473 August is sometimes called the Dog Days of Summer. Contrary to common conjecture, the dog days do not take their peculiar name from weather that “isn’t fit for a dog,” or heat that is so extreme it drives dogs mad. <BR> <BR> The dog days, in the most technical sense, refer to the one- to two-month interval in which a particularly bright star rises and sets with the sun, shining during the daylight hours and staying hidden at night. This star is known by three names: Sirius, the Dog Star, and... Sun, 31 Jul 2016 14:29:22 EST Conflicting labs results http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x64790540 I had fasting labs done last week because I have my annual physical this Thursday. I got the results already. <BR> <BR> FBS - 121 <BR> A1c - 4.1% <BR> <BR> To me, this doesn't make sense. In January, my FBS was 101 and my A1c was 3.9%. <BR> <BR> I asked the doctor about it and she said the A1c showed that my blood sugar doesn't rise after meals, and that's a good thing. But the high FBS worries me. <BR> <BR> I'm thinking I should invest in a glucometer and test, at least once a week.... Mon, 18 Jul 2016 12:36:04 EST Hi http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x18986x64771311 Hi I'm Rose, I'm not new to diabetes. With both my pregnancy I was gestational diabetic, controlled by diet. Had a physically lat month and my A1 was 6.1.It's time for me to get serious. I just turned 55, my last son left for college in the fall so I have and empty nest, I have a great husband who totally supports me. I have to start taking care of myself. I fell like this form will make me accountable and that's what I need. Fri, 15 Jul 2016 11:04:35 EST Quick question http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x64690940 A couple of years ago when I joined spark people there was an area on your home page that you could track your blood sugars you could also check that you want to follow a pre diabetic plan I believe to. Am I delusional or is it still available?? Thanks Sun, 3 Jul 2016 23:06:26 EST Pre-D Hot-Cold game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x64681497 In the Northern Hemisphere, July typically has hot temperatures; whereas in the Southern Hemisphere it has winter temperatures. <BR> <BR> Name something hat reminds you of hot or cold temperatures and label it. <BR> <BR> Example: cold - icicles Sat, 2 Jul 2016 15:07:13 EST Pre-D Spark July Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x64681251 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For July, that means decreasing and managing the stress in your life to better enjoy the lazy days of summer. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you de-stress and relax. Click below to download and print your July calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-07.pdf </link> Sat, 2 Jul 2016 14:19:56 EST Krys... thanks for doing so much for us. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x18986x64534912 Hi! I'm Kate. I finally met my own baby-step goals and re committed myself to taking better care of me. When I logged in I saw all these messages from this forum....Krys... you deserve a medal. Thank you for not giving up on us. I am uncertain how to change honestly. I know we need each other. Here's to doing this. Sat, 11 Jun 2016 12:14:55 EST Pre-D Spark June Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x64482449 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For June, that means achieving an active lifestyle. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will help you add a little more activity to your day. Click below to download and print your June calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-06.pdf </link> Fri, 3 Jun 2016 19:12:28 EST Pre-D June Vacation Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x64482415 June is the month of vacations or planning for vacations. In alphabetical order, name someplace you think would be a fun vacation spot! <BR> <BR> A - Aruba Fri, 3 Jun 2016 19:00:58 EST Saying Hello http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x18986x64259638 I went in for my physical today and found out I am Pre- diabetic. A little shocked yes but not really, I have been border line for years. This past year I threw in the towel and did not put the effort into taking care of myself as I have in the past. <BR> It has been a very stressful 10 months and I know I should not use that as an excuse. <BR> I hope to learn a lot here and make some new friends. Mon, 2 May 2016 20:30:09 EST Pre-D May Color Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x64258395 May is know for its (mostly) blue skies and green grass. <BR> <BR> Name something blue or green (example: blue sky or green grass) Mon, 2 May 2016 16:35:21 EST Pre-D Spark MAY Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x64242059 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For May, that means strengthening your bones. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will help you build stronger bones and prevent future fractures. Click below to download and print your May calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-05.pdf </link> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 14:50:33 EST Thanks KETARAN! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x64197567 I took your suggestion on the meter and went to Walmart and bought the RELION. It was only $9.00 and strips were the same price for 100 and lancet was 6. 00. So for less then $25.00 I got all the supplies to get started. I watched a you tube on how to set everything up and the procedure. <BR> <BR> My morning level, before eating, (I just drank 16 oz. water) was 119. I had a veggies omlette for breakfast with 1 egg whole and 1 egg white, onions, peppers, mushrooms, spinach, broccoli and 1/4 ... Sun, 24 Apr 2016 08:59:29 EST Pre-D - Boy/Girl Name Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x64042705 Alternate between a boy name and a girl name. <BR> <BR> Alexander Sun, 3 Apr 2016 14:55:52 EST Pre-D Spark APRIL Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x64042551 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For April, that means reducing your impact on the environment. Find out just how easy it is to be green! <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each help you develop more eco-friendly habits. <BR> <BR> Click BELOW to download and print your April calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-04.pdf </link> Sun, 3 Apr 2016 14:28:52 EST Intro Post http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x18986x63934683 My name is Rebecca, I am a mother of two, a full time student and full time receptionist/psychometrist. About 2 years ago I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia after multiple test were run to try and figure out why I had chronic pain. I have never really felt like that was the correct diagnosis but doctors don't always listen I guess. I recently changed doctors again and the new one feels that I actually have metabolic syndrome. She is running test now but I feel like this is really the issue as ... Sun, 20 Mar 2016 11:35:43 EST Pre-D Like it or Not? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x63795877 Answer the question, then write your own "like it or not" question. <BR> <BR> Daylight Savings Time - like it or not? Tue, 1 Mar 2016 16:56:08 EST Pre-D Spark March Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x63795742 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For March, that means improving your diet during National Nutrition Month. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will help you eat more nutritious, healthy foods. Click below to download and print your March calendar. (You need something like Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-03.pdf </link> Tue, 1 Mar 2016 16:38:36 EST Pre-D - Feb. Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x63574660 In ABC order, type in a word or phrase that makes you think of February. <BR> <BR> A - adore Mon, 1 Feb 2016 21:05:44 EST Pre-D Spark Feb. Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x63565611 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For February, that means improving your heart health for National Heart Month. <BR> <BR> Here are 28 daily tips that will help you improve your health. Click below to download and print your February Calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-02.pdf </link> Sun, 31 Jan 2016 20:55:47 EST Pre-D Question of the week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x63449511 <em>38</em> <em>38</em> New Question <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>2</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> What makes you feel more guilty? <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Eating "badly" for a day or meal <BR> <BR> Not exercising for a day <BR> <BR> Both <BR> <BR> Neither <BR> <BR> Something else concerning my health (please specify) Sun, 17 Jan 2016 15:07:41 EST suscess stories from pre-diabetics http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x63375187 I'm in the journey of lowering my A1C and FBS to normal levels. Do you have a success story? please share your original numbers and your present number and how you were able to accomplish your success. Fri, 8 Jan 2016 13:28:47 EST Is Diabetic assoc. diet recomendations any good? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x63375164 I attended a pre-diabetic class and was given an later purchased an American diabetic association literature- but in the class the diet consider ok was over 60 carbs per meal as well as eating almost everything. Has anyone has any comments? Fri, 8 Jan 2016 13:24:56 EST Pre-D Goodie Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x63349059 Type in the number that comes next. If the LAST two digits are the same, give a goodie to someone on this team. <BR> <BR> I'll start with 11 (next person types in 12, etc.) Tue, 5 Jan 2016 14:39:24 EST Pre-D Spark Jan. Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x63349049 Lots of great ideas and challenges for this month. <BR> <BR> Behavior experts say that it takes about one month to form a new habit, and many people try to create (or break) habits at the start of each year. With the right attitude and focus, you can stick to your New Year's resolutions and achieve long-term success. Here are 31 daily tips that will help you do exactly that. <BR> <BR> Web page: <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/motivat<BR>ion_articles.asp?id=746 </link> <BR> <BR> Pr... Tue, 5 Jan 2016 14:37:04 EST Spark Resources for Pre-Diabetics http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3979x18986x63349032 Did they miss something in this article that you think would be helpful? <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutriti<BR>on_articles.asp?id=1457 </link> Tue, 5 Jan 2016 14:35:05 EST Pre-D Weather Report http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x63348853 For Georgia, we are cold and windy. What's is like where you are? Tue, 5 Jan 2016 14:13:54 EST Pre-D Chat Room, Stop by & say hi! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x63348754 What's going on in your life today? Tue, 5 Jan 2016 14:05:41 EST PD - What is your carb limit? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3979x18986x63348286 What is your (estimate) of a good carb range for you? Tue, 5 Jan 2016 13:07:59 EST PD - New Year New Things game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=30974x18986x63348272 In ABC order, name something new you might like if money was no object. <BR> <BR> A - appliances Tue, 5 Jan 2016 13:06:01 EST Carrie from NH http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x18986x63334320 Hello, I'm Carrie from New Hampshire. I was told I was pre-diabetic at my last physical. My grandfather died from diabetes in 2007, so I want nothing more than to change my path. <BR> <BR> I have had a pretty great run with sugar and carbs, but I need to really limit them from now on. I really like Sunshine's tips on the chat. One of my favorite parts about SP is the ability to find nutritional information. I think some sites give you pieces here and there but ultimately, the science behind... Mon, 4 Jan 2016 00:58:21 EST Krys210 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x18986x63304303 I've been on Spark a long time, however, just recently my doctor said my A1C and glucose level puts me in the pre-diabetic mode. <BR> <BR> Looking forward to learning some tips on keeping this at bay. <BR> <BR> I'm a grandmother of a very smart grandson and enjoy reading and working with computers. Thu, 31 Dec 2015 16:20:04 EST 20 minute chili http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3995x18986x63301380 20 minute chili <BR> <BR> 1-14-oz can Black beans <BR> 1/2 tbsp Chili flakes, hot <BR> 1 small can of green chilies <BR> 1 small can of Libby’s Corn, kernels no salt or sugar added <BR> 2 Garlic cloves <BR> 1 Onion, large, chopped <BR> 1 14-oz can of diced Tomatoes <BR> 1 pound of ground turkey (99% fat free Jennie O Ground Turkey <BR> 1 tsp of olive oil <BR>  Add everything together and cook for 20 minutes. <BR> Thu, 31 Dec 2015 09:00:23 EST Hi Im Tiff from South Dakota http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x18986x63170764 Hi I'm 29 and have 2 girls I just got a DR to confirm I'm pre-diabetic (I knew for awhile now just had crappy drs who wouldn't listen to me). I also have Hypothyroidism so I have an extreme lack of energy. I need to lose at least 30 lbs to get to a normal weight and hopefully kick this in the butt. Fri, 11 Dec 2015 14:39:01 EST Has anyone able to move from pre-diabetes? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x18986x63150629 I like to hear from the community who has been able to move away from pre-diabetic (remission) and how long did it take and how you did it? <BR> <BR> Please share your blood sugar and A1C numbers at the time of diagnoses and now. Also, how long has you kept your new numbers? Thanks Tue, 8 Dec 2015 16:13:41 EST