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Chicken-Feta-Strawberry..300 Calories
Tuesday, January 28, 2014      3 comments

The calories are approx. I use this dish pretty often because it's quick and easy. I change it up depending on how I'm feeling. I've been cooking my chicken ahead of ti... Read more
Dishs, Dishs, and More Dishs
Monday, January 27, 2014      5 comments

Sometimes I feel like I am surrounded by dishes. I'm a single person, so it's not like there are other people to cook for. But in trying to be prepared and cook ahead, I use a ton of dishes. Today, for example as I came home and emptied my lunc... Read more
The Gym..Time to wear the big Girl Pants
Saturday, January 25, 2014      6 comments

I have recently joined a local gym. I'm always so imitated by the gym. But i'm taking the approach, I don't who said this, but credit to whoever is the originator. If I do what I always did, I will get what I always got. I thought if I move my s... Read more
Jan 21st.. No Shots Yesterday..
Tuesday, January 21, 2014      6 comments

Yesterday I went all day with no insulin before my meals. Let me clarify, my blood sugars were in the proper range that I did not need any shots at my meal. My sugar yesterday did not go above 133. I am just over the moon. I am following Atkins ... Read more
2014 - The Big 50
Sunday, January 19, 2014      6 comments

I turn 50 this year. My age has never been a big deal to me, it was a number, a marker, whatever. But 50 thats special. It's really a thing for me. One of those things that makes me look at my life and say what have you done, what do you want to... Read more
The Right Message at the Right Time
Tuesday, September 17, 2013      5 comments

I must confess I am not a Social Networking Fan. I don't Facebook, I don't Tweet, but I do like to Spark. I wondered to myself what was the difference. I think it's because I am with those that share my struggle. It's a very specific struggle, t... Read more
Shots and Fingersticks
Saturday, September 22, 2012      2 comments

Today I'm feeling like a human pin cushion. As a type 2 diabetic to keep my sugar in check, I check my sugar before each meal so I know how much insulin to take. That's 3 shots, 3 fingers sticks. Add to that if I have to check my sugar for feel... Read more
Today From Panera
Thursday, September 20, 2012      6 comments

I'm trying really hard to make small changes in my food choices. Not becoming obsessed and really strigent. I am hoping this time, will be different, because I want to make this a daily choice. I'm focusing more on being comfortable with my cho... Read more
Because you are my daughter
Monday, September 17, 2012      6 comments

Sept 2012 It's been a very long time since I've been back at Spark. But here I am. Last December I lost my mom due to complications from diabetes. The past months have been numbing and I'm still trying to figure out who I am without her. Pr... Read more
Breaking 230..Finally
Sunday, August 29, 2010      4 comments

Anyone who says that losing weight is not a battle, they need to think again. Well atleast in my case it is. The insanity is crazy. Looking back over the year so far, I started off my year 234, gained 10 pounds, lost 10 pounds, and now final... Read more
Menu's for the Week
Sunday, August 01, 2010      3 comments

Well a couple of weeks on Jenny have gotten me back on track. But I am ready to roll up my sleeves and continue doing it myself. I have planned my menu's for the week. Which in looking at it all. I that's what has been most helpful to me. I h... Read more
After 20 lbs for $20.00 Planning Ahead
Saturday, July 24, 2010      1 comments

I am down 1 pound this week. I am just thrilled. I have a long road ahead and I'm feeling good. I want to be able to transition off Jenny Craig and get back to my own cooking. I think what's made this successful is that everything has been prep... Read more
Have you ever been so hungry?
Wednesday, July 21, 2010      3 comments

Week 2 on Jenny Craig. Going well and the biggest achievment of all is steady sugars and NO INSULIN before my meals. I am still on my night time shot and my oral meds, but hey how much can a girl ask for in 1 week, I still can't beleive it. Any... Read more
No Insulin..Yahoo
Monday, July 19, 2010      5 comments

I am type 2 diabetic and have just started Jenny Craig. With starting the program I have been very carefully monitoring my sugar. I have not had to take insulin before my meals for the last 4 days. My sugar has not been over 120 and it's amazin... Read more
So I Called Jenny!
Thursday, July 15, 2010      1 comments

I started Jenny Craig this week. It is giving me some much needed relief for alittle bit. Since my dad died, I've cried, screamed, Slept and eaten and eaten so more. Mentally I'm exhausted and must say I look forward to the break of just no... Read more

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