CARLAH528's Blogs

So Excited!
Wednesday, February 29, 2012      5 comments

I know it's been a while. But it was really just more of the same. Exercise. Eat right. Exercise. Eat right. But the Dr did finally take me completely off the glimiperide. So thats one diabetes medication down. She also listed me as a controlled... Read more
And The Good Dr Reports Just Keep Coming....
Thursday, January 12, 2012      5 comments

Had to go in today for a check up to see how the reduction in my Glimiperide was working. I was having so much trouble with crashes with all the exercise and I was convinced it was the Byetta but Dr said no. She dropped me from 6 mg glimiperide ... Read more
Brick Wall
Saturday, January 07, 2012      6 comments

I get so frustrated when I hit it. Even tho I tell myself every day it's gonna happen. And the scale is not the final answer. My clothes are getting bigger. I've even lost out of some of the new one's I have bought. But it just seems like that s... Read more
Last Day/New Beginning
Saturday, December 31, 2011      3 comments

This is the last day of 2011. It seems the older I get the faster they go by. This year has been especially good tho. At least the last 6 months. Seems odd to say that. But so much has happened in such a short time. In June I started exercising ... Read more
Good Doctor Report
Saturday, December 24, 2011      4 comments

Went to Endocrinologist Thursday (?) and she was so pleased with my progress. I went to her in Sept with an A1C of 8.7. Thursday is was 6.6! She has started to back me off some of my meds and says I am now considered a Controlled Diabetic. She s... Read more
Officially Joined Gym but.....
Monday, December 19, 2011      2 comments

Well our 7 day free trial was wonderful. Going together while DH was on vacation was great. We stayed so busy it was just amazing. We went Saturday (our last "free" day was Sunday but we were afraid no one would be there) and signed all the offi... Read more
Free Week Almost Up
Thursday, December 15, 2011      1 comments

Our free week at the gym is almost over and yeah we are joining. It has been amazing. I have never been so tired but in a good way. We finally got our calories adjusted (I hope. Eating salad like a ravenous moose at Ryan's is never pretty). I ha... Read more
OMG! Do I REALLY Have Muscles THERE!
Tuesday, December 13, 2011      4 comments

Because I am soooo sore. The treadmill is awesome and so different than just walking. I think its because I am reluctant to drop the speed and I just keep walking. Lol. I am trying out the weight machines. God knows with these bat wings I could ... Read more
Free Week at the Gym
Monday, December 12, 2011      1 comments

Went for the first time today. Used the treadmill for 2 miles. Very different. Was good tho. Used some of the strength machines. We will learn more about them Wednesday. Left there and Lakebottom is about 5 minutes away. We walked around once. ... Read more
Looking At Gym(s)
Wednesday, December 07, 2011      1 comments

DH took a personal leave day so we could go to town and spend the day touring gyms. I was on the computer mapping where they were and phone numbers. We have 2 gyms that are 24 hour. (DH works out of town and gets in at all hours and wanted to be... Read more
DH & I Discussed Christmas Presents to Each Other
Monday, December 05, 2011      3 comments

Anyone who has read one of my blogs lately knows DH has joined me on Sparkpeople. He has really gotten into the whole eating better and Exercise thing with me. He is an engineer for Norfolk Southern Railroad and is out of town a LOT. From Columb... Read more
Can A Woman Pull A Groin Muscle?
Saturday, December 03, 2011      4 comments

While walking with DH and 2 out of 3 DD today (3.34 miles) I was really getting into it and stretching out my stride and the pain almost took me to my knees. From the bottom of my stomach shooting down to my....groin? Do I have a groin? I had to... Read more
Been Awhile
Friday, December 02, 2011      1 comments

It has been about 2 weeks since I have blogged. I have really been busy. Dr appts for me and hubby. Got stocking stuffer Christmas shopping done. Now I just need to wrap it all. Still haven't gotten Christmas decorations out of the shed. It's go... Read more
2 Times as Hard
Wednesday, November 16, 2011      2 comments

I haven't blogged in a few days. As I said in previous blog DH has joined me. He works out of town a lot so it's up to me to log his food and fitness as well as mine. I thought it was hard just doing mine but try doing it for two. Lol. It's wort... Read more
Much To Be Thankful For
Sunday, November 13, 2011      3 comments

I reached my mini goal today. Another 10lbs gone. That was a rough one. I set another 10lb mini goal for the first of the year. I know I am going to hit a plateau eventually. But I'll work thru it. I had a cold but I kept on walking all but one ... Read more

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