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Progress and Success
Monday, January 13, 2014      1 comments

Slowly but surely I am making progress with the blood sugar control. I went to the doc in September and the A1c number was 10.5 which is extremely too high. Normal should be betwee 6.5 to 7. I went to the doc again on Jan. 3. She had put me on i... Read more
Added some weight, not going to fret!
Monday, January 06, 2014      2 comments

I added some weight over the holidays and during my 3 months of mandatory overtime. Not going to worry about it though. Just have to buck up and get back on track!... Read more
Holy Cow, I can jog!
Monday, October 21, 2013      6 comments

I didn't think i could but I did! Last night my blood sugar was a little high because i bartended at the Legion Post for the Bengals game and ate some junk food. When i got home after dinner it was high so i decided to go for a fast, brisk walk.... Read more
Finally found something to replace my diet soda addiction
Friday, October 04, 2013      7 comments

I have been trying off and on for years to kick the diet pop addiction. I swear it is harder then quitting smoking. We get free coffee and tea at work. I rarely drink tea. When I am sick or when my stomach is having issues, I drink organic peppe... Read more
What's working for me....
Friday, September 27, 2013      4 comments

September 3rd, I was told my A1C was 10.5. I was put on insulin, upped metformin. This is to track what I have been doing and what is working... 1) No bread - I have had bread maybe 5 times this month. 2) No pasta - I had pasta twice t... Read more
Today's Inspirational Quote:
Friday, September 27, 2013      3 comments

"Accepting responsibility for your life means understanding that YOU are responsible for creating the life you want to live. If you don't do it, who else will? This is a tremendously empowering realization, or at least it was for me. When... Read more
Today's Inspirational Quote
Wednesday, September 25, 2013      4 comments

"Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain." -- Joseph Campbell... Read more
I was bad today
Thursday, September 19, 2013      8 comments

I had a cheese danish today but I am ok with it. First sugary treat I have had in a week. I went for a follow up with the doctor yesterday. My blood sugar is coming down but she is switching up the meds a bit. She is uping insulin by only 5 unit... Read more
Ugh, so tired of food....
Friday, September 13, 2013      4 comments

So it has been 2 weeks since the Diabetes bomb fell into my lap. I have been doing really good about cutting back on eating, tracking the blood sugar, taking all my meds, trying to stay positive. Today I am just in a blah mood and need to vent I... Read more
The Great Bread Experiment
Wednesday, September 11, 2013      6 comments

I love sandwiches. This is what I am going to miss most out of my eating habits. I was eating Klosterman Homestyle wheat bread. It jacks my blood sugar really high. So I went with no bread for a few days. I thought I would try Pita Bread today w... Read more
What's that?? The scale moved!!!
Wednesday, September 11, 2013      5 comments

So I went to the doctor on August 30th and got the wake up call and put on all the meds. I went for my yearly female check up. I have lost 5 pounds since Aug 30. I am down to 250. I nearly cried. I have been struggling the past almost 2 weeks w... Read more
Getting rid of the fat clothes
Tuesday, September 10, 2013      3 comments

So I have lost almost 25 pounds this past year. I was going through clothes this weekend for a yard sale at our American Legion Post. I had clothes I forgot about because they just don't fit anymore. Too baggy shirts and pants that fall off when... Read more
Family Yoga Time
Wednesday, September 04, 2013      6 comments

Out of the blue last night my 10 year old daughter asked to do Yoga using my Just My Size Yoga DVD. I was actually feeling pretty good last night so I said I would join her which prompted my 13 year old son to want to join in too. We all did the... Read more
First Day of Insulin :(
Tuesday, September 03, 2013      4 comments

So I am on a regimin of of Zocor for cholesterol, metformin for the high blood sugar, Lisiniprol to protect the kidneys from high blood sugar, and an insulin pen inject called Lantus. I was very nervous about the lantus pen. I keep having people... Read more
Back to square one
Monday, September 02, 2013      6 comments

Looks like I am back to square one. I have still been walking 5 days a week. My eating habits have been so so. I am down to 255 lbs. I went to the doctor Friday because I haven't been to the doctor in several years. I was feeling fine. Of course... Read more

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