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A Jump Start?! I don't think so...
Thursday, March 20, 2008      8 comments

Someone asked if there was a way to 'jump-start' a diet, to rev up the metabolism, and I thought about it... One of the best things I ever did for myself was to stop looking at this whole 'diet and exercise' thing as a quick-fix: there is ... Read more
A deep breath...
Saturday, February 09, 2008      4 comments

I was in the ER Sunday, tried another new fibro medication... and the ER doctor said it wasn't the drug and referred me to another doctor. So, I'm having my gallbladder removed on February 20th. I'm not particularly looking forward t... Read more
Tuesday, January 15, 2008      3 comments

I have been writing poetry, entering poetry competitions and publishing on line for a few years now~ and have won a few (non- monetary) Editor's choice awards. If you are interested in seeing the latest, go to the link below my name, and check ... Read more
One more challenge...
Thursday, December 06, 2007      5 comments

It's early in the morning. Most of my world is asleep, but I am not. I thought that sixteen years ago finding out I was diabetic would be the toughest thing I ever had to face. I was wrong. I recently found out that I had misunde... Read more
Life and eating
Friday, November 02, 2007      1 comments

Someone (a dietician on one of my teams!) recently posted a message because her doctor told her to go on a low fat/low carb diet to improve her cholesterol. Someone else on the team mentioned having to cut so far back on carbs to keep her numbe... Read more
Self image...
Friday, September 21, 2007      3 comments

Today, a new person logged on to one of the teams I post on...and she was having a very hard time with wanting to lose weight and feel better about herself, feel sexy and desirable, and it provoked a thought... It's like that old question ... Read more
The game of life...
Sunday, September 02, 2007      0 comments

Life really does seem like a game sometimes. It's Shoots and Ladders, a roller coaster, Trouble... but the interesting thing is that in life, even though not everyone gets to finish first, there's always fun if you look for it, and lots of... Read more
If you don't succeed...
Tuesday, July 31, 2007      0 comments

"If at first you don't succeed, you're running about average." ~anonymous We talk a lot about personal expectations on my fighting fibromyalgia team. It seems all of us have a tendency to sort of beat ourselves up when we don't get things ... Read more
Saturday, July 21, 2007      0 comments

Life gets a little crazy sometimes, and we forget to stop and breathe and just be in the moment, where we are. The energy that comes from the quiet places within us can't be tapped if we are too busy thinking ahead too far, if we don't take the... Read more
Tuesday, June 26, 2007      0 comments

It is SO gorgeous this morning, I had to share it with every one. Even when things get hectic, it always helps to stop and look around and really SEE what we have. There is a poem I wrote a while back that is a list of words to live by, and th... Read more
Metformin anyone?
Thursday, June 21, 2007      1 comments

I'm so glad you're all having good luck with the metformin. Even my bf's dad uses it and has good results. Me? When I started taking it, I thought for a while I might be pregnant--throwing up every morning! Talk about scary...lol;) Needle... Read more
Is it over yet...?
Wednesday, June 20, 2007      0 comments

Spent Sunday morning in the ER with--of all things--some kind of eye infection. Saw the specialist next day--she said not infection but inflammation, slight build up of pressure inside the eye itself. Talk about a headache--yuck! Four differe... Read more

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