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Working hard
Wednesday, May 06, 2020      2 comments

I am so greatful for being able to accomplish some small goals for myself. I have been working very hard to get on track. In the last three or four weeks I have been successful at bringing my blood sugars down from 400 to around 150. Now I have ... Read more
If at first...
Tuesday, July 26, 2016      2 comments

The old adage about try try again...here I am and it has been a long time since I have been on the site. I moved and my computer broke then I had a phone that couldn't get the app...I had had some significant success last year...I had lost a tot... Read more
I guess it's all about the horse
Thursday, October 21, 2010      1 comments

Well, I guess learning to get back up on the horse is what it is all about. I have to admit, sometimes I don't want to go for a ride. This weight loss is for life. I am determined that this is for life. I want to be healthy. I know I have ... Read more
Wow!! So much can happen in a month!!!
Saturday, August 07, 2010      0 comments

Here I am gettin myself back in control, after my mom was in the hospital; my brother I haven't seen in years came to visit; my daughter-in-law had a miscarriage; my daughter had her baby a few weeks early; etc., etc..... The most recent life c... Read more
Workin on a good perspective
Monday, July 12, 2010      2 comments

Hi all, Today I am tryin hard to have a good perspective. It has been hard not to focus on things that have been in the way like my mother being in the hospital for the past several days. She was in and out of ICU. When she was in and could... Read more
Today feels better
Saturday, July 03, 2010      0 comments

Today things seem to be feeling better in my body. I did not take the muscle relaxers or the other meds causing me to retain water. I'm just tryin to take it easy so I don't have too many bouts of spazms. Today is a beautiful day with blue ski... Read more
Hey, can anyone tell me how
Friday, July 02, 2010      1 comments

Hey, can anyone tell me how to make one of those virtual before and after pics?... Read more
tryin to live within my body's needs
Friday, July 02, 2010      2 comments

So they have put me on several high powered meds that all seem to have weight gain as side effects and I was feeling real discouraged and upset but I have found if I stay under my calorie goal and way under my carb goal I can loose again. I jus... Read more
never give up, never give up!
Thursday, July 01, 2010      2 comments

In the last few days I have been struggling so hard. The medicines they have given me to help with the pain in my back make me down right idiotic. I feel like I'm blubbering when I talk and I have to sleep huge parts of the day away. I went t... Read more
still makin it through
Saturday, June 26, 2010      1 comments

It is truly amazing to me sometimes how important our backs are. The numberof muscles in your back affecting every part of every movement you make blows my mind. I hope and pray this set back will be over soon.... Read more
still realing from my setback
Friday, June 25, 2010      1 comments

Today I went to the doctor who took me off work for the next week and gave me lots of medicine to help relax my back muscles. I hate taking all the meds but I can't seem to get it under control just with stretching. I was doing so well. I don... Read more
Wow, it's been a long time
Thursday, June 24, 2010      0 comments

Wow, its been a long time since I have had major muscle spazms in my back. I had to go to the hospital and they gave me some super meds which I hate taking but the pain was too great so it had to be a "day in the bed" day. One day at a time ri... Read more
Curry and couscous
Tuesday, June 22, 2010      3 comments

My daughter is pregnant and due in August. She and my sister, who I am a home health aide for, love when I cook. I love to cook as well, but most of the time I don't have the time to really throw down. Today I made my flare of curry and cousco... Read more
Being accountable to the Blog
Monday, June 21, 2010      2 comments

I am finding that I feel much more likely to keep going when I am accountable to the blog and you all give my your feed back. Thanks for all the word of encouragement and all the tips. Today is a major breakthrough for me even though it was onl... Read more
Saturday, June 19, 2010      3 comments

I am desperately trying to be successful today. I came home very hungry today and stayed on track with great difficulty. A few of the behaviors I need to change in my life include my weekend " relax mode". I have gotten into the habit of loos... Read more

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