BILLTHOMSON
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02/09/2018 Where I’m At Today
Friday, February 09, 2018      6 comments

This week has been a challenge with the weather, but with Spark People I am up to challenges today. I’ve gotten extra steps and workouts in by just shoveling the snow. I am blessed to keep my freezer, refrigerator and cupboards stocked for whe... Read more
02/04/2018 Where I’m At Today
Sunday, February 04, 2018      5 comments

This weekend was fantastic, was able to volunteer at the homeless shelter. Did a lot of walking got a lot of steps in. Was amazed at the strength in these people, I think they helped me more than I helped them. I ate with them, but the food... Read more
02/02/2018 Where I’m At Today
Friday, February 02, 2018      6 comments

Today I am feeling really good. The protein shakes are working. I did an additional 15000 steps besides my regular workout routine. My energy has come back. Tonight I am meeting up with some friends for an early dinner, then we volunteered ... Read more
02/01/2018 Where I’m At Today
Thursday, February 01, 2018      6 comments

Today I am at the stage of trying to maintain, I actually, find this more difficult because I’m not getting that same rush and adulation from people when I was losing. Today where I am at is experimenting with new exercises and types of foo... Read more
01/20/2018 Where I’m At Today
Saturday, January 20, 2018      11 comments

When I got out of the hospital almost a year ago I was instructed to log my blood-sugar and weight daily. I am on the last page of my log book and had a chance to reflect on the past year. My blood sugar was averaging between 189-370 daily and I... Read more
01/11/2018 Visited a Health Food Store
Friday, January 12, 2018      9 comments

Yesterday was a great day, visited a health food store, would have never done this in the past. Looking for new items to help with my new way of living (diet). I want to continue to improve and challenge myself. It has risen my self-esteem ... Read more
01/08/2018 A Fulfilling Day
Monday, January 08, 2018      7 comments

Yesterday was a great day, got projects completed around the house, besides getting in my daily requirements. A friend called yesterday, who has been in contact with me about her blood-sugar issues and weight. I just gave her some suggestio... Read more
01/06/2018 Great Day to a Chilling Week
Saturday, January 06, 2018      2 comments

This week has been very good and fulfilling. I’m experimenting with various food to see how they affect my blood-sugar and have learned a lot. I’m maintaining my weight (may want to lose 3 more pounds). I’ve been doing my exercising and ch... Read more
12/27/2017 What A Year
Wednesday, December 27, 2017      11 comments

Reflecting to where I was at in January, laying in a hospital bed wondering how I had got myself there. I vowed to make some changes. Some changes? I ended making life altering changes. I had to change every aspect of my life. Through Spark... Read more
Christmas Eve Eve
Saturday, December 23, 2017      2 comments

Today was again very enjoyable. I planned my meals, did my exercises, ran 4 miles and did a 3-mile walk. Had dinner out with an old friend reminiscing about the past and talking about the future. We discussed how blessed we both are that we... Read more
Pre-Holiday
Friday, December 22, 2017      5 comments

Today I feel strangely at peace with myself. I’m not apprehensive, not too high or too low on expectations. I am looking forward to getting with friends and relatives. I will stick to my workout program and my nutritional needs. I believe I can... Read more
Intense Day
Thursday, December 21, 2017      6 comments

Today was a good day for my workout. I ran 4 miles, did 120 push-ups and did some crunches (I dislike that exercise the most, this exercise is going to be part of my new goals.) I have been eating healthy, trying out new foods. My Blood... Read more
Reflections
Wednesday, December 20, 2017      7 comments

Its that time of the year, and especially this year, that I reflect where I have come from, in really, what has been a relatively a short period of time. This program has taught me how to read labels, plan nutritious meals, pack my lunch, cook ... Read more
A New Day
Monday, December 18, 2017      4 comments

I’m through the worst of the flu and feels as if I’m back to my old self. Felt good to fully exercise again. Nice to be able to get out and be able to inner-act with people again. Not a good place to be, left alone by myself too long 😉 Thank-... Read more
Having the Flu with Diabetes
Sunday, December 17, 2017      5 comments

I've had the flu for four days now and counting. I’ve been trying to keep up with my dieting and exercising. Sometimes its been difficult, but I have survived. The hardest part is not to get throat lozenges to ease my throat discomfort at night.... Read more

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