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Who needs a gall bladder anyway?
Tuesday, March 29, 2011      5 comments

I had my liver ultrasound last week. They actually looked at my liver, pancreas, spleen, kidneys, gall gladder, and upper abdomen. Wow! All that for having high liver studies on my last blood lab report! Anyway, I'm glad to report, my liver is f... Read more
Happy news but a little anxious too...
Monday, March 14, 2011      9 comments

The doctor called with the results today of lab work I had done last week as a follow-up on my progress since being diagnosed with diabetes in November. I just knew my A1C level had to be lower as I monitor my blood glucose twice a day and it's ... Read more
Martini vs Water
Friday, February 25, 2011      4 comments

I am so relaxed right now! It's been a wonderful day! (besides waking up to a few inches of snow on the ground ~ again!) I had a light lunch at a cute place called Lone Wolf Coffee Company in Ballwin, MO with a friend and her 4-year old daughter... Read more
Trying to reframe my frustration
Thursday, February 10, 2011      4 comments

SO FRUSTRATED right now. I went to the Rec Plex, did my 6 min. warm-up on the bike before doing my strength training exercises ~ all good. Then changed to my swimsuit, went to the pool only to find out the movable floor is broken. It's stuck at ... Read more
Back on track!
Thursday, February 03, 2011      3 comments

Wow, the mind is an interesting thing! I prepared for our forecasted winter storm by getting plenty of fruits and veggies in the house. I even spent time to prepare them so it'd be easy to grab some for a snack or to add to meals. I even bought ... Read more
Monday, January 31, 2011      5 comments

I finally started exercising last week. It took me several workout DVDs to find one I could do. I could do the modified version of the Biggest Loser Jump Start DVD and that was a good start. I didn't have all the equipment though (balance ball f... Read more
Feeling Positive
Monday, January 24, 2011      10 comments

Today, I'm feeling like I CAN DO THIS! Thanks to Jamie and Dee for getting me started on Spark, and to all my new Spark friends! The encouragement, sharing of ups and downs, and sharing healthy tips are so helpful. It's nice to be traveling on t... Read more
No better time than NOW!
Saturday, November 27, 2010      1 comments

It's been a month since I've written...... since then, I've been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Talk about a kick in the backend! Isn't it amazing how a person with knowledge and resources can ignore and deny how her weight is affecting her bod... Read more
Time to take care of ME!
Monday, October 25, 2010      5 comments

It's time to make a commitment to take care of myself. Sometimes I sit and wonder, "How did I get here?" Many pictures just ran through my head as I wrote that last sentence. I grew up as a chubby kid but was active and happy. In high school and... Read more

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