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Fast week
Thursday, November 08, 2012      6 comments

We had an awesome trip to Colorado last week/weekend. Couldn't have asked for better. I however did not do any extra walking like I had planned to, and I overate more than once. But we did walk for 2 hours while at the zoo, and we had Greek f... Read more
A little off track
Tuesday, October 30, 2012      7 comments

So the last week was kind of rough. We went out for our anniversary on Tuesday night and I started feeling sick. The next day all three of us were home with a stomach bug!! Then our daughter's attendant had it, then my BFF who babysat for us ... Read more
Thank you for all the wishes!
Tuesday, October 23, 2012      4 comments

For our anniversary! It is our lucky 13!! We have reservations at a local Italian restaurant for dinner and my BFF is babysitting. Really looking forward to it. It's been a crazy day at work, and the next couple of days are crazy too, but I'... Read more
Great numbers
Sunday, October 21, 2012      7 comments

Got my results back from the endocrinologist and they were so much better!!! A1C is down to 7.5; triglycerides are 149!!! He did ok me to take fish oil for my cholesterol since I just can't take the statins. Yesterday and today are the first ... Read more
Good doctor appt.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012      3 comments

Saw my endocrinologist this morning. He is stopping the Crestor to see if it helps with the muscle pain I've been having. That makes me nervous about my cholesterol though, so I'm going to have to really watch the diet and exercise and stay on... Read more
Big thanks!!! But rough 24 hours
Friday, October 12, 2012      8 comments

I have to say that after I posted that I needed help with my latte "addiction", I felt better already! Then to see all the wonderful suggestions was awesome! I am going to be implementing most of those suggestions in one form or fashion. I ha... Read more
I guess I need some help!
Thursday, October 11, 2012      14 comments

I feel like I've done really well since August 13th on exercising, eating right, and losing an average of 1 pound a week. but the last couple of weeks I have been having a dang iced pumpkin latte every afternoon!!!! I feel that is such a big w... Read more
I'm a Teddy Bear!!
Friday, October 05, 2012      5 comments

Tomorrow is the start of the 5% Fall Challenge! I can't wait. I really feel like I can do this. I have a goal to lose 15 pounds in the next 8 weeks. I think I want to try and add some more exercise by getting a 20 min. workout in before work... Read more
great blood work results
Thursday, September 27, 2012      5 comments

I received the results from my blood work from my cardiologist appointment on Monday. They are SO improved!!! Cholesterol 170 (was 190) Triglycerides 162 (4 years ago they were 1500!!!) HDL 31 LDL 106 This is the best those numbers... Read more
Things are good overall
Wednesday, September 26, 2012      1 comments

Well, I've been staying on track for 7 weeks now! Still loving the book I got. I read my chapter each week and focus on what it talks about. Getting my exercise in and eating pretty well overall. Journaling everything I eat, blood sugars, an... Read more
Fall 5% Challenge Assignment #3
Thursday, September 20, 2012      3 comments

Today's assignment is to list all the reasons you want to lose weight. Live longer get my diabetes under control so I don't suffer from complications get my triglercerides where they are supposed to be Keep up with my daughter Better ... Read more
Female talk
Friday, August 31, 2012      5 comments

Yesterday I really lost my momentum, ate horribly, and didn't get my workout in after work. Was pretty disappointed in myself. Had a long talk with my husband when I got home. Then today my period starts, so now I know why my mood was horribl... Read more
Seeing some changes
Wednesday, August 22, 2012      4 comments

Well I have to say that the last few weeks have been really good with my husband's supporting me. I ordered that book and just started working thorugh it. I love the book. I am writing down everything I eat, my BS, and any exercise I do, and ... Read more
just getting it off my chest
Friday, July 27, 2012      7 comments

So I just need to vent. I think I’ve vented before about the same thing, but I’m frustrated, mostly with my husband. I know he supports me and wants me to be healthy, but I feel like he sabotages that for me. We had a long talk and he said he... Read more
getting my motivation
Wednesday, July 25, 2012      4 comments

Wow, it's been a long time since I have posted! I started a new job in March and let's just say my stress is pretty much gone! I love my new job. It was a lateral transfer so I didn't have to take a pay cut or anything. Same benefits, I kept... Read more

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