I love this time of year / Farmers markets
Thursday, August 25, 2011 5 comments
This time of year is the BEST! All the fresh produce that is available to us is amazing. I have never been to a Farmer's Market before because I always grew my own produce. This year I was unable to due to my raised bed being in the s... Read more
I make new friends in the oddest places
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 4 comments
For those of you who don't know the type of person I am I will tell you that like my dad I can strike up a conversation with just about anyone. I am not someone who is much for small talk, quite the opposite. I find it really difficult to make... Read more
Doctors visit and weight
Friday, August 12, 2011 5 comments
Yesterday I had my 2 month check-up and while my A1c is significantly lower my weight is not as good as I liked. Even though I had lost 5 pounds since my last weight check it is not what I weight just 1.5 weeks ago. I am so dissappointed in my... Read more
My A1c test and what it all means.
Thursday, August 11, 2011 7 comments
Today I went to the doctor and received the results of my A1c. Six months ago it was 8.6 which equates to a blood sugar reading average of 200-202 over the previous 3 month. This past 3 months the A1c test indicated 7.2 (159-162). Finally comi... Read more
The way I view myself.
Sunday, July 31, 2011 6 comments
Over the years I have ALWAYS been concern how others viewed me. Was I pretty enough? I sure didn't think so by a long shot. Was I smart enough? Mom always told me my sister was prettier AND smarter, that sure answered that question. ... Read more
The beauty of being OLDER..
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 5 comments
As I have gotten older I consider the down-side(s) and some of them are: -my skin just doesn't have the resilience it once had. - my hair is not the color it once was. - it is harder to lose weight. - I seem to forget. Which br... Read more
We share EVERYTHING!
Monday, July 25, 2011 4 comments
An older (much older) couple went to the restaurant to celebrate their 70th anniversary. After they ordered a meal they wanted to split between them the waitress asked them how they managed to be happy all those years. The gentleman answered ... Read more
My support system (or lack of ) :(
Sunday, July 17, 2011 9 comments
Today while taking a quiz (of course to claim a spin on the bonus wheel) I chose the quiz that asks you "Are You Prepared to Reach Your Goals?" Well as I am answering the questions I came to # 4 "Who will you turn to when you need encouragement ... Read more
Other reasons to lose weight...LOL
Saturday, June 18, 2011 4 comments
Instead of doing these one at a time I thought I would put several in my blog at one time. I hope you enjoy them and have a laugh or two Other reasons to lose weight: - So my knit tops don't look like colored Saran wrap ... Read more
to track or not to track, that is the question.
Sunday, May 29, 2011 2 comments
I have found for myself (as do millions of others) that I must track..no excuses. Take the past 2 1/2 weeks. (PLEASE TAKE THEM!) It started simply..first -"oh I know what I have eaten today, I know I didn't go over"...then " I con't have ... Read more
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