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Not a good way to lose weight
Saturday, January 06, 2018      3 comments

Been very sick before Xmas then dxd with bronchitis and conjunctivitis in both eyes. Now thinking pneumonia. Have lost over 10lbs. On antibiotics but still coughing with remitting fevers. Very weak. Will be awhile before I can care for myself. ... Read more
Thank you!
Sunday, June 09, 2013      2 comments

I want to thank everyone who has taken the time to drop by my journal and left me a gift. It really means so much to come here and read your warm and kind comments during this time. I also know how hard it is to really say anything. I'm not sure... Read more
To lose a child
Monday, May 27, 2013      23 comments

Not diet related but Friday morning I lost my 33 year old son in a bad accident on the freeway near Seattle. I'm not really sure why I'm posting this. It's just a lot to absorb. He would have been 34 Sunday. I'm staying at my daughters home... Read more
Surprise, my body thrives on fats
Friday, May 03, 2013      5 comments

You know, we all have to find what works for each of us. For years I did exactly what was recommended. I did the low fat, high carb eating which got me cholesterol as high as over 600 and triglycerids over 700. And no that's not a typo. I reall... Read more
Ruby or Dianna?
Saturday, September 01, 2012      5 comments

I just had a few friends voice their confusion about my name. One of the nicknames given me was Ruby some years back. I'm not sure why really but I've used it all over the net. Dianna is my middle name. As for my 1st name, I never liked it so I ... Read more
My Metformin experiment
Thursday, March 22, 2012      5 comments

I saw my new doctor last Friday, the 16th and he mentioned lowering my metforman as my previous Dr had also mentioned. Right now I take a 500 tab 2 times a day and my fasting numbers are usually from 85-95. My last A1c had been 5.2 but hat was l... Read more
Good morning 911
Sunday, September 11, 2011      1 comments

Good morning 911- Been up since 3:30 am..can't sleep and I admit admit I didn't sleep well so my mind is very foggy this morning. I talked to my daughter yesterday evening at 6:30 and she hadn't even dilated to a 2 yet and was miserable and... Read more
Today I reached my 100 pound loss mark
Friday, August 19, 2011      16 comments

I've been looking forward to this day for the last month. Am I at goal? No but still an accomplishment I couldn't see a year ago. It started with being dxd with fibromyalgia. Of course I had already gained quite a bit of weight by then. The... Read more
Haven't been here for ages...
Thursday, April 29, 2010      0 comments

I started a new plan about 3 weeks ago. Because of my Diabetes II I'm low carbing. I had actually gained a few months ago, weighing 216 when I started my new lifestyle three weeks ago. So at 209 I've actually lost 7 pounds. HOORAY! ... Read more
Time to get my fat ass in gear
Wednesday, December 02, 2009      6 comments

Well, this is it. I honestly don't know how I'm going to get rid of this extra baggage I'm carrying around. And why are the fonts so damn small on this site?!!!!! I can't do any walking or exercises as it sends my pain and inflammation th... Read more