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A fantastic piece of advice
Sunday, October 12, 2014      2 comments

"Never fear shadows. That means there is a light shining somewhere" is a statement by Ruth E Renkel I saw on a blog here at spark people today. This is timely advice for me as I go forward tomorrow for the second opinion on my breast cancer. ... Read more
Thank you for the support
Friday, October 10, 2014      4 comments

Thank you everyone for the support on my announcement yesterday about learning that I have breast cancer. The dr visit on Monday is a second opinion. My family dr says this man he is sending me to is the best in our area. I looked him up on l... Read more
This is scarry I have Breast Cancer
Thursday, October 09, 2014      7 comments

How ironic Breast Cancer awareness month and I have just been told that I have Breast Cancer. I am feeling overwhelmed. Seeing a Breast specialist Monday, facing surgery and I have never had a surgery in my 69 years. Biopsy tests were painful, ... Read more
Fall is coming
Thursday, September 18, 2014      5 comments

I really enjoyed this morning's walk in the crisp air. I am getting back on track with daily excercise and love the uplift an early morning gives you. Is anyone else enjoying the sounds of nature before breakfast?... Read more
Gluten Free to help Diabetes?
Sunday, March 23, 2014      0 comments

i just finished a great book called Grain Brain. It recommends a gluten free diet for many health issues including diabetes. Has any one tried this method to control your diabetes? Is there a good source for recipes and menus?... Read more
Merry Christmas
Friday, December 20, 2013      2 comments

Merry Christmas everyone. I received the best gift ever. My a1c is down to 5.7 from 7.8 and it all happened following the Spark diet and exercise program. Keep at it everyone it works. Let's look forward to a great new year.... Read more
Fantastic morning walk
Wednesday, October 16, 2013      4 comments

My husband and I took our regular morning walk today of 3 miles and were rewarded with great sites. We saw 12 deer including a cute fawn and a flock of turkeys. There had to be at least 20 of these wild birds in the field. In the center was t... Read more
Turkey stir fry
Monday, September 23, 2013      3 comments

Created a great turkey stir fry recipe with leftover veggies, rice and ground turkey. I am adding ginger to as much as I can since it is supposed to help the digestion and acid reflux. Not sure how to share this recipe.... Read more
Dining at Red Lobster
Monday, September 16, 2013      5 comments

I highly recommend dining at Red Lobster if you want to know exactly what you are getting for nutrition. As a newly diagnosed diabetic eating out is a challenge. We went to Red Lobster for my birthday dinner today and I was struggling with wha... Read more