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How will Cornerstone Focus Help Me Lose the Two Pounds I Gained
Wednesday, January 21, 2015      2 comments

SparkPeople says the following about Focus: “You have to know what you want, why you want it, and how you’re going to make it happen.” SparkPeople goes on to link goals and values with Focus. Zapjac Breaks it Down Know what... Read more
Gained back two pounds. Yikes.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015      6 comments

I gained back two pounds. I am pissed (at myself). I have a habit of stopping and having a slice of pizza. I gave that up the first few weeks of my life style change, but now I find myself stopping to get that slice again. Ugh. It is hard to giv... Read more
Too Tired for the Gym Tonight
Thursday, January 15, 2015      2 comments

So I didn't make it to the gym. I went home after work and fell asleep. Luckily my cat didn't like that idea and soon I was up, but still relaxing by watching TV. Finally around 9:00 PM I came to the computer and checked out SparkPeople's Cardio... Read more
Islets of Langerhans
Saturday, January 10, 2015      0 comments

The Islets of Langerhans are in the pancreas and one of them produces insulin. At the Diabeties Research Institute they are focused on restoring natural insulin production to normalize blood sugar control. One key strategy is islet transpl... Read more
Wednesday, January 07, 2015      0 comments

I've been working out a lot but I do take a day or two off now and then. That ruins my exercise streaks. My exercise streak is now only 2 days. I will create a goal to have an exercise streak of at least 10 minutes (many times I do 30 minutes or... Read more
My Life When I Reach My Weight Loss Goal (WLG)
Friday, January 02, 2015      2 comments

I'm reading the 7-Step Weight Loss Plan. It says to imagine what your life will look like and feel like when you have accomplished your weight loss goal (WLG). When I meet my WLG it will be literally easier for me to get around. No more st... Read more
Pre-Diabetes/Diabetes and Sugar
Monday, December 29, 2014      2 comments

I’ve been reading extensively about diabetes since December 10, 2014, when I joined SparkPeople. I’ve also been talking about diabetes with friends and family. A better picture of what causes it is forming for me. Too much starch and carbs... Read more
Hello and Why I want to lose 50 pounds.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014      0 comments

Hello Sparkpeople, I'm looking forward to a long and healthy relationship with you. Losing weight is important to me because I want to preserve my health. I’m pre-diabetic and don’t want to get Type 2 Diabetes. I started my weight... Read more