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March 12, I finally started checking my blood sugar. I had thought for at least two years that I was diabetic but put it off because I wasn’t ready to make a change. I went to a free screening clinic as I didn’t want to see a doctor but they wouldn’t take my A1C as I was only in the medium risk category. I tried to find a walk-in clinic but they were closed/finished registration so I went and bought a set of strips and got the meter for free. My post-prandial reading that night was 20.6!!!!! And my fasting level the next day was 16.9. I decided to try and get my numbers down by losing weight, as you could see a big change in your numbers by losing 10% of your weight which for me was 20 or 21 pounds (started at 207). Since then I’ve lost 18 pounds and my fasting numbers are in the nines with a couple tens to keep me on the right track and a couple eights to tease me with. This fall, with a lot of hard work, the overweight mark of 174/175 is within reach so that is my goal for the end of the fall challenge. I plan to reach this by walking one way to work five days a week (1.5 hours), staying within carb range 5 days a week (giving myself Friday and Saturday to treat myself a little), getting yoga in at least twice a week, and using my resistance bands/stability ball set at least once a week. I plan to guzzle down the water which is a challenge for me every round getting at least 8 cups a day Monday to Friday ... I have a really hard time of it on the weekend.

Member Since: 8/17/2014

Fitness Minutes: 6,068

My Goals:
To gain self-confidence by following through and achieving my goal weight
To start walking more and begin to actually enjoy it again versus just thinking of it as exercise
To eat more fruits and vegetables...I was quite successful for a while when doing this before


My Program:
Cardio by walking to work Monday - Friday
10 minute walk after dinner 5 days per week
Hour long walks Saturday and Sunday
Have one serving fruit at breakfast and one as a snack, and two servings of vegetables at lunch and at dinner.



Personal Information:
Born in Vancouver, live in Ottawa.
Terra Colclough
peacefulspirit@live.ca


Other Information:
Favourite books
Agatha Christie mysteries
Sherlock Holmes
Lord of the Rings (specifically the first book)
Favourite movies
Safe passage
Bodyguard
My big fat Greek wedding





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  • v TREE57
    Terra - I love your new "handle." It fits you way better than the old one.

    Glad to see you on our team...WE ARE GONNA ROCK IT BAYBEEEE!
    1912 days ago
  • v LINZEE118
    Welcome back Terra to the FBI team. I like your new name. I also rededicated myself the beginning of Sept. It was a fresh start for me. I didn't start over from scratch like you did but never the less it's still a new beginning. I added you as a emoticon
    1913 days ago
  • v SHARON-2020
    Hi = friending you again for the FBI team - I like your new name!!
    1913 days ago
  • v PUPPIES4ME
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    WELCOME to the......MADE IN CANADA TEAM.


    You will LOVE THIS TEAM! It's amazingly positive and supportive. The members here are always willing to lend a hand, an ear, or a shoulder. They have done it for me and they will do the same for you!! We are here to support and encourage you on your journey to success. All the best to you on reaching your goals.

    Marj
    Leader


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    1929 days ago
  • v SOOKIE
    WELCOME TO THE BIGGEST LOSER "FITNESS FRENZY" FALL CHALLENGE 2014. I AM LOOKING FORWARD TO OOZING OFF SOME SERIOUS EXCESS BAGGAGE AND TONING THIS ROUND!

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    (¨`•.•´¨) ¸.•´ ♥ † Have a healthy and fit week!!!~~ † ♥ -:¦:-
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    "You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing you think you cannot do." - Eleanor Roosevelt

    1931 days ago

    Comment edited on: 8/25/2014 3:40:48 PM
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