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Still Under Tall (Accountability)
Tuesday, April 28, 2015      8 comments

It's amazing to me how rapidly the month of April is coming to an end. It seems as though the second half of the month has been passing by at an accelerated rate. Friday is May 1 and that means we have but 4 weeks remaining in the 5% Spring Ch... Read more
Still Under Tall (and surprising myself)
Saturday, April 18, 2015      6 comments

Sometimes I really surprise myself! On Facebook I am a member of a group my oldest son started in 2013 called "Club 130". Reproduced below is the theory behind the Club (I copied it from my Facebook page: From his post dated 12/3/2013 ... Read more
Still Under Tall (Cold Light of Day)
Tuesday, April 07, 2015      5 comments

Wow, am I glad that the initial weight posting day has come and gone! For me, the most painful admission to declare (and to accept) has always been my weight. Even when my weight was perfectly normal for my height, etc.! I will tell my... Read more
Still Under Tall (and getting ready!)
Wednesday, April 01, 2015      6 comments

I've been working hard to get myself ready for the upcoming Spring 5% Challenge. I am now part of the Champions in the Kitchen Team and looking forward to interacting with my team and the Challenge Team and making new friends. Most importa... Read more
Still Under Tall (and Challenged)
Friday, March 27, 2015      6 comments

I decided to participate in the Spring 5% Challenge and in these days leading up to the official start we've been receiving "assignments" to complete so we can be totally briefed and prepared for the 8-week challenge. I've decided to complete t... Read more
Still UnderTall (and Tracking)
Tuesday, March 10, 2015      6 comments

Since the day I joined SparkPeople I've been tracking: fasting blood sugar, carbs, protein, fat, fiber and of course calories. What I've found most interesting is that by tracking the carbs and fat in everything I eat, the total calorie count ... Read more
Still UnderTall (and Calories!)
Friday, February 20, 2015      4 comments

When I began this journey on 1/30/2015 (the day after receiving the Diabetes Type 2 diagnosis), I facetiously thought "at least I don't have to obsess about food, I'll just count carbs). Yep, that didn't happen. It didn't happen because I... Read more
Still UnderTall
Tuesday, February 17, 2015      3 comments

Today I had my first meeting with a very important member of my Diabetes Control Team: my educational counselor. I was looking forward to this meeting because even though I accompanied my husband when he attended his first meeting, THIS meetin... Read more
Still UnderTall
Friday, February 13, 2015      3 comments

It's a beautiful, COLD, sunny Friday. We've been having a frigid February here in the Eastern part of Pennsylvania but we've been fortunate to have missed the huge snowstorms that have hit all along the coast. At least you don't have to shovel... Read more
Not Over-Weight - Under-Tall!
Thursday, February 12, 2015      9 comments

I did the math. I've been under-tall for almost half my life. That's a sobering statement. There are reasons, everyone always has reasons. They're not even reasons, they're excuses. Well, the time has come for no excuses. There is no t... Read more

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