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New Year/ New Me
Wednesday, December 26, 2018      5 comments

So, I lost 60lbs 4 years ago. I was strong lifting weights being a bad butt. Then I hurt my back on a patient and couldn't get pain under control. T... Read more
Slow and Steady Wins the Race
Tuesday, March 13, 2012      4 comments

So, I am losing weight but it seems it is literally coming off 1 lb at a time. I keep telling myself I put it on 1lb at a time why shouldn't it come off 1lb at a time. I me... Read more
Cornerstone: Focus
Sunday, March 04, 2012      0 comments

Ok so this is a work in progress because baby is a calling but I at least started :-) Long Term Goal: Go from 322 to 230 by 3/1/2013 Medium Goal: Complete my Quick Track goals to build consistency. Exercise at least 30 minutes a day... Read more
I have finally found the spark
Sunday, March 04, 2012      2 comments

I have read and re-read The Spark and have been on Sparkpeople since July of 2009. I have the best motivation in the world my husband, my son, and my daughter. I am pre-diab... Read more
Asthma can kiss my butt :-)
Thursday, March 01, 2012      2 comments

So, I was on 2nd day of week 2 of C25K walking program when my asthma kicked in with vengeance. I had to start prednisone taper and stop exercising for time being but I made a goal this time to not gain any weight on prednisone. Wasn't going ... Read more
I have finally found my motivation: Thank you for the couch 2 5K program.
Saturday, February 18, 2012      2 comments

I would like to thank sparkguy and sparkpeople for the Couch 2 5K walking program. www.sparkpeople.com/mysp
ark/training-program.asp?p=3 I needed something so badly to kick start my program and this has done it. I don't ha... Read more
I'm slowly trying to get back on the wagon.
Saturday, January 07, 2012      1 comments

On 9/13/2011 I had a beautiful healthy baby girl at 10:09 am via csection after 39 hours of labor. Rinoa Genevieve was born at 8lbs 4.5 oz 20 1/2 inches at 38 weeks. I had multiple complications afterwards my incision kept opening and had a po... Read more
Gestational diabetes sparkteam
Monday, May 16, 2011      1 comments

Hi All, I started a sparkteam for those with gestational diabetes so we can support each other. Provide each other with tips and tricks. And just be there for one another during this time. Which can be trying sometimes. Here is th... Read more
Why is it so hard to get back on the wagon
Monday, May 16, 2011      4 comments

Ok I swear only small update. But day 2 of trying to get on the wagon again. Yesterday had a slight slip. Through out the day had eaten 4 Klondike no sugar added bars. I just couldn't stop. It is like once I get sugar in me I get out of co... Read more
I feel off the wagon alittle.
Sunday, May 15, 2011      3 comments

The last two days I feel off the wagon. I hadn't recorded my food for the past 2 days which I find so important to keep me accountable on my carbs. I got my first short term disability check and we haven't been out to eat in like a month so... Read more
20 weeks today. Halfway there. I am doing it!!!
Saturday, May 07, 2011      2 comments

Who knew gestational diabetes was a blessing in disguised. Well it has been a little over a week on the gestational diabetes diet. I am most days (80-90%) doing really well. Today I have been a little higher on carbs because I just started gl... Read more
I have gestational diabetes. Yuck :(
Friday, April 22, 2011      3 comments

Well doctor called this morning and told me that I have gestational diabetes after 1hr glucose tolerance test. It's kind of funny I had just transferred everything from my nutritionist and baby fit to sparkpeople so I could start recording my f... Read more
Update on my little girl.
Thursday, April 21, 2011      2 comments

So far so good. Had some more spotting and cramping and have to take it easy but Rinoa is doing great. I am 17.5 weeks and still no weight gain for over a month yay still 310. Blood pressure better on medications 130/80 much better and I feel... Read more
It's a girl
Wednesday, April 13, 2011      9 comments

I am now 16 weeks and 3 days. Have had some scares. Had 2 bleeding episodes at 12 and 14 weeks but she is holding strong. Got diagnosed with placenta previa and also hypertension during pregnancy. Had wicked bad morning sickness in beginning... Read more
I am pregnant
Thursday, January 27, 2011      19 comments

So weight loss it going to have to wait. I am 5 weeks 3 days pregnant. EDD 9/26/11. Funny thing is I have lost 6 lbs due to being sick and morning sickness. So I probably won't be around as much. Have been on baby fit. But wish they had a... Read more

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