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What's the Reason Behind Going Off the Food Plan?
Saturday, July 11, 2020      4 comments

62 days into the quest to get the food choices right.....I am not doing too good. Over the past week I gained a few pounds. Why? Well, because I started eating things I shouldn't like cookies and extra snacks not listed on my food track... Read more
Time: December 5, 2006
Sunday, June 21, 2020      2 comments

Sharing this from way back 7 months after I first joined SparkPeople. It brings back good memories of all the time I spent in here doing what I'm supposed to do, get healthier. I'm still trying to get under 200, and it gets harder and harder ... Read more
Getting Back On Track
Friday, June 19, 2020      4 comments

I feel kind of behind the times. I slacked off the food plan, been eating a few things I haven't had for a while like cookies. What is wrong? I need to get back on track before all the weight I lost, even if it wasn't much, returns. Ha... Read more
Birthdays Caused a Slight Swerve
Sunday, June 14, 2020      2 comments

35th day and still holding on with both hands...holding onto what? The SP food tracker, the faith to carry on, and trying really hard to balance those two things - proteins and carbs. June is a month to celebrate for my husband and I...o... Read more
31st Day Balancing Protein and Carbs
Wednesday, June 10, 2020      3 comments

I'm really working it! Every day I go to SP food tracker and work on the next day's food choices. My biggest concern was learning how to do the balancing. I think I got he point. Next thing I need to do is step up my walking. One thing ... Read more
Need to Make it Right!
Wednesday, June 03, 2020      3 comments

It's been a rough day. I gave in to my food addiction eating some cookies. Duh! I will try extra hard to stay off the sweets and keep eating the stuff in the food tracker that I posted just now. Today marks 23 days on this new Insulin R... Read more
Saturday - 5/30/20
Saturday, May 30, 2020      3 comments

I am quickly learning that just because I found out how to balance carbs and proteins it doesn't actually mean that it will show a weight loss. Hopefully that will happen, if not immediately maybe somewhere down the road it will. Have a gr... Read more
Progress Makes Me Smile!
Friday, May 29, 2020      4 comments

A week has gone by and I am using the SP diabetes food tracker, and getting the hang of balancing out carbs and protein. At least I am finding out that there are important choices from each category to make and it doesn't work if chosen hapha... Read more
I Finally Got The Point!
Wednesday, May 27, 2020      4 comments

It's mid-week, halfway through the book "The Insulin Resistance Diet" and I think I get the idea of balancing protein and carbs. I am also finding out that the SP diabetic food tracker does the exact same thing. So, I am going to keep followin... Read more
Balance proteins and carbs
Friday, May 22, 2020      4 comments

You probably know I've been reading "The Insulin-Resistance Diet" book for three days, and I was wondering if anyone has already read it and is following the main idea of the book - to link and balance protein every time you eat. I have to read ... Read more
Mid-week -- Ongoing quest to learn more
Wednesday, May 20, 2020      2 comments

I'm still reading the book "The Insulin Resistance Diet", 10 pages every day. There's so much information, it takes time to digest it all I have to keep notes. Insulin resistance can be considered pre-diabetes. If you had pre-diabetes for 7 o... Read more
I Think I Found The Answer
Monday, May 18, 2020      1 comments

In a very short time, I am learning that losing weight is not the only goal I want to reach. I've been trying to lose weight for years, unsuccessfully. I read every diet book that promised a weight loss. My life has been one diet after anoth... Read more
6 Days - All is Going Well
Monday, May 18, 2020      2 comments

Today is Day 6 of my journey to a healthier life. I lost 5 pounds so far, amazing when you eat a little less and better choices of foods and more around more instead of sitting. This coronavirus thing has us stuck in the house but we still hav... Read more
Happiness Surrounds Us
Saturday, May 16, 2020      4 comments

It's Saturday, the weekend. Did some shopping for fruits and veggies. I need plenty of them for our healthier meals. We had a huge, well not that huge, salad for lunch with green and yellow bell peppers, mixed greens, onions, cucumbers,... Read more
Fatty Liver Anyone?
Friday, May 15, 2020      6 comments

Yes you read that right - fatty liver....that was one of the things the kidney/bladder ultrasound showed. I was -- wow, what the heck is a fatty liver? I read up on it after my daughter who's a Physical Therapist advised me to. The other thin... Read more

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