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A Big Gulp of Air
Monday, April 01, 2019      8 comments

No changes in physical problems at this time,but what a great Day! Spring has finally arrived in my neighborhood. Today for the first time since the beginning of December I can see a patch of bare ground in my yard. I saw 6 robins in town and t... Read more
Closer to the surface.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019      7 comments

Made it through the sleep study last night. All the wires stayed on even with me rolling back and forth all night. Young man doing the monitoring was very nice and helped me to feel safe. Had to get up at 5AM. Took a nice hot shower but still t... Read more
Overwhelmed but heading for the surface!
Saturday, March 23, 2019      8 comments

Since last October so many changes have happened in my health I thought I would drown. I was diagnosed with increasing gastropoesis, CKD stage 3b, and a collapsed vertebrae under my cervical fusion that is impinging on my spinal chord. The last ... Read more
Day 44 of my Diabetes 60 day Challenge to lower my A1C
Monday, April 09, 2018      7 comments

Last two weeks were very busy with the first week being Holy Week and having many Church commitments. Could not really stay with new food plan as had to eat out too much. Stayed as close as possible. Took my BS 4x daily and took meds as ordered... Read more
Day 30 60 Day Challenge to meet my Diabetes Goals 1 Day at a time
Monday, March 26, 2018      7 comments

The last 10 days were busy for me. We had another noreaster last week that took out Internet and power in our area. Had to get a different car as transmission in my car went to pot. Could not afford to rebuild it as would cost $3500.00 and no gu... Read more
Day 20 of my 60 day challenge to lower my A1C.
Friday, March 16, 2018      8 comments

Today was an emoticon day. I took my BS 4 x as ordered all pre-meal readings were in thev130s. It is the first day... Read more
Days 12-19 60 day Diabetes Challenge to lower A1C
Thursday, March 15, 2018      8 comments

Well we have had good days and also bad. Day 15 I ate emotionally and very unwisely. No excuses. Just upset and ate out of uncontrolled emotion. I was helping a friend deal with devastating family news. We both ate out and had frappes and ice cr... Read more
Days 4-11 Challenge to meet Diabetic Goals
Thursday, March 08, 2018      7 comments

Goals for Challenge: My goal for May 1, 2018 is to have my A1C down to 7 or below. It is currently 8.1. My goal for March 30, 2018 is to have recorded my BS 4 x daily and keep my pre-meal BS 145 or below. The past 7 days have been... Read more
Day 3 60 Day Challenge to meet my Diabetes Goals 1 day at a time.
Wednesday, February 28, 2018      5 comments

Goals for Challenge: My goal for May 1, 2018 is to have my A1C down to 7 or below. It is currently 8.1. My goal for March 30, 2018 is to have recorded my BS 4 x daily and keep my pre-meal BS 145 or below. These goals will be accom... Read more
Day 2 Challenge to meet my Diabetes goals 1 day at a time
Tuesday, February 27, 2018      5 comments

Good Morning. Day 1 of my challenge was a good day. I took my BS 3X missed lunch as my meter was at home. Had emergency and forgot it. BS were higher than goal. Took my insulin as ordered. Took all medicines as ordered. Stress was high for the ... Read more
Day 1 of challenge to meet my goals 1 day at a time.
Monday, February 26, 2018      8 comments

Having written about and experienced Diabetes Burnout which is very real, I am starting a 60 day countdown for a new Diabetes goal. I am back on the right track and know what I need to do. I am the only one who can do this for myself. It is my l... Read more
Diabetes Burnout
Thursday, January 11, 2018      11 comments

I have read some blogs the last few days that are from family members and friends frustrated with family members who are not taking the best care of their diabetes, or who are having something they like but may not be healthy for them. Please kn... Read more
Dream the Dream and Live It
Thursday, September 21, 2017      10 comments

Like much of America this summer I watched AGT (America's Got Talent). From the Judge Cut's right through last night's Finale I had to watch each week and the last 3 weeks I had to break down and learn how to vote for contestants. I can honestly... Read more
Small Goal met and new goal
Sunday, July 02, 2017      6 comments

One of my short term goals has been to lower my A1C from 8 down to 7.5. In the last three months I have controlled what I eat and done my exercise. My A1C is now 7.1. My next short goal in this area is to have an A1C at or below 6.5 in Septemb... Read more
Day 1 Fresh Start
Tuesday, April 18, 2017      8 comments

Today is day onE of my moving on fresh start. I got up early and fed and cared for Mina. I was very tired so layer back down and dosed for an hour. Got up. Washed my hair, got dressed. I made sure to take and record my blood sugar, take my Insu... Read more

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