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I'm Back!
Sunday, April 19, 2020      3 comments

It's been a while since I have been on SP. My depression has been running away with social isolation. As a teacher, I miss my classroom, being active with my students, my routine, etc. After 8 years of marriage, I left my hubby. So I am on a... Read more
Back on the wagon
Sunday, January 22, 2017      3 comments

2016 was not a great year for me! I fell off my healthy lifestyle wagon. I gained weight and lost my motivation. My depression got the best of me. Now that I have another fitness tracker (my other one broke!), I am finding my motivation once... Read more
Portion Control
Monday, May 30, 2016      6 comments

Yesterday was our 6th wedding anniversary! I am also starting my 6th year with SP! I have learned a lot and as I look back I can see all the changes I have made towards a healthier lifestyle. On Saturday, my DH and I enjoyed going out for ... Read more
I don't care what the scale said this week!
Thursday, September 03, 2015      8 comments

The scale did not budge this week. At first I was frustrated, but then I looked at my activity, over night stay in the hospital, and not taking the time to track food I pieced it all together. I grabbed the measuring tape this morning and saw ... Read more
Wanting to stay motivated
Monday, August 10, 2015      3 comments

I have been dealing with sciatica that is not surgical for 3 years. When it flares I have major issues like falling when the leg goes numb, no feeling in the foot, and worse bladder issues. About 10 days ago I feel going up the stairs. I wen... Read more
Time to change the taste buds!
Wednesday, August 05, 2015      6 comments

I have always been a picky eater. In the past I have tried different foods that I now eat... more raw leafy veggies mustard. Now due to my soybean/legume allergy I can't try hummus, tofu etc. The only legume that is tolerable is peanuts. I a... Read more
New Challenge
Friday, July 17, 2015      3 comments

I joined a challenge at the gym this week. It will last 60 days and I am looking forward to it! I am on a team of 3 and the goal is to reach 1000 yards. Each day we work out at least 30 minutes you get a yard. Each week we set up 2 goals and... Read more
crazy week!
Saturday, June 20, 2015      4 comments

I have been helping a friend with her home this week. So my lunches have not been the healthiest, just quick sandwiches like turkey bologna. So weight loss was not that exciting this week, but a half a pound is a half a pound ... Read more
What a Morning!
Monday, June 08, 2015      8 comments

Wow today is weigh in day for me. It's been 10 days since I stepped on the scale. I cried when I saw a 10 pound jump!!! My hubby tried to comfort me and convinced me to step back on. When I saw a loss then a gain, hubby noticed the 2 cats pre... Read more
One Week at a Time
Tuesday, June 02, 2015      2 comments

The past few weeks I have been making a change or setting a goal. I have often read that on change a week leads to a healthier lifestyle. So what started a new outlook... I was out shopping when someone came up to me and rubbed my belly asking... Read more
Keeping On Track During the Holidays
Thursday, December 26, 2013      1 comments

This is how I kept on track over Thanksgiving and Christmas: 1) I ate breakfast. I have always been a breakfast eater, but since becoming diabetic 12 years ago I do a better job of this. 2) I had the family over. This way I controlled ho... Read more
Saturday, August 24, 2013      2 comments

I had the summer off, so I had back surgery done. I am still limited with mobility, so I am back to enjoying my daily walks. Next week I head back to the surgeon and hopefully I will be able to add to my routine. Keeping up with healthy eatin... Read more
Made a better choice
Wednesday, April 17, 2013      2 comments

Lately I have fallen off the health wagon. I now car pool so we meet at a central location which is a local super market with a bakery. Once a week I treat myself to a "treat" The past few weeks this choice has not been healthy ones (doughnut... Read more
My A1C Dropped
Friday, January 11, 2013      4 comments

I had back surgery over Christmas Break. My sugars went out of control afterwards. I ended back in the hospital. The nurse read my lab results. I had to ask her again what my A1C was. She replied 5.8!!!! I could not believe in 2.5 years her... Read more
Meatless Meals
Friday, March 09, 2012      1 comments

I have been seeing a chiropractor this past week to help with my knee and hip. He encouraged me to eat less meat. Now with my soy/legume allergies how am I suppose to do this? I have cut back on red meat (2-3 times a week) I eat more chicken... Read more

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