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71 Morning Routine Ideas to Successfully Start Your Day
Friday, March 12, 2021      5 comments

habits/ So much in this one. I'll have to spend some time going through it.... Read more
How Eating Chocolate Can Help You Exercise More
Monday, March 08, 2021      2 comments

deos-detail.asp?video=30 Found this on the Daily Spark Videos. Thought I'd save it here as part of my "habit forming" series of blogs/journals.... Read more
Finding Motivation: Habit Stacking
Friday, February 26, 2021      4 comments

My goal is to build new habits. So far, not sticking. I came across this article on Spark this morning, and it fits. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ "Could Habit Stacking Be the Secret to Long-Term Success?" https://www.sparkpeople.... Read more
Looking Back, Looking Ahead
Thursday, February 25, 2021      3 comments

I'm updating my SparkPage and I have had a short running list of updates. I'm taking it down and starting fresh. I don't want to forget all those memories though, so I'm relocating those notes here, and adding an update looking ahead. 2-25... Read more
Wasted Appointment
Friday, June 05, 2020      2 comments

Severely frustrated. DH went to his nutritionist appointment this morning... and found out nothing. Apparently, he was not told he needed to log every bite for 3 days and bring that to the appointment. And then she wouldn't even talk to him and ... Read more
On the brink of change?
Monday, June 01, 2020      3 comments

My health has declined steadily over the last 2 years since I made the decision to homeschool my teen, hurt my back, and stopped BF my 1yr old all basically at the same time. It was a pretty big physical and emotional swing and I've gained over... Read more
Time flies
Tuesday, July 31, 2018      9 comments

Wow, has it been that long? Short recap... Had baby Isaac Apr 2017 at 38wk 1d. He surprised us all and his lungs weren't ready. 28 day NICU stay and came home on oxygen for a few weeks. Nursed and worked full time until baby turned 1..... Read more
34wks 3 days
Monday, March 13, 2017      1 comments

Yep. Gestational diabetes sucks. Overall my 2hr after meal #s are good. Morning fasting #s may be creeping up, but I've been playing with pm snacks (and daylight savings time/sleep changes). Had to send my #s to the nutrition lady this morni... Read more
31wks 3 days
Monday, February 20, 2017      3 comments

Well, after the specialist dr. visit I've been doing finger sticks 4x/day and working on tweaking my diet. After meal blood sugars are almost always good, but the a.m. fasting #s have been tricky. Think I may have finally gotten it down. Not ... Read more
30wks 4 days
Tuesday, February 14, 2017      3 comments

Had to turn in my initial blood sugar readings today to the gestational diabetes dr office. She didn't like my fasting #s being over 90, but she's giving me until next Monday to see how I do and recommended more protein at night. I really prefer... Read more
Friday, February 10, 2017      5 comments

Not a very positive post. Mostly a rambling vent. I just had my visit with my specialist yesterday and I'm just so...overwhelmed. Frustrated. Pissed. Worried. Upset. I'm bouncing back and forth between upset that they are overreacting (th... Read more
29wks 4 days
Tuesday, February 07, 2017      3 comments

Just went on a beautiful walk during my lunch break. Sunshine and 65 in early Feb is okay with me. I'm still only good for about the first 10-12min and then my body starts reminding me that yes, I really am 7mo pregnant and not just fat. ... Read more
27wks 6 days
Thursday, January 26, 2017      6 comments

I am frustrated. I know weight is only a number. I know weight gain is normal during pregnancy (weight of baby, fluids, extra blood volume, etc). ... Read more
27wks 4 days
Tuesday, January 24, 2017      4 comments

First 20wks of this pregnancy crept by, and now it feels like it's flying and I'll never get everything done. Holidays were nutty as usual. Last couple of weeks sucked. Had to put my dog to sleep last week, stupid cancer. I broke a tooth and... Read more
22wks 3 days
Monday, December 19, 2016      3 comments

Holy crap batman. Scale says I put on 6lbs in 3 days. Trying to not freak out. Fingers crossed that a lof it is from eating too much fast food Thurs/Fri, feels like I'm fighting a cold, and maybe some slight constipation from this weekend (TMI... Read more

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