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Reversing diabetes!
Wednesday, March 24, 2021      5 comments

I am so excited! I just got my A1C tested yesterday -- for those that don't know -- it measures the average estimated glucose for a period of 90-120 days. Anyway, mine is down by 2 points, which in terms of A1C, is a major change to achieve in t... Read more
Cholesterol is down! Blood sugar is down! I'm shrinking!
Sunday, March 21, 2021      4 comments

I am so happy! Got my labs back the other day and my cholesterol is down and so is my LDL! The efforts are paying off! However, the weight loss slowed this week and all I lost was .3 of a pound for the whole week. Oh well, it is at least in th... Read more
Energy has kicked in
Tuesday, March 16, 2021      3 comments

It's been a process to adjust to a lower-calorie diet, and so for a while I started out quite hungry and tired. My appetite has been adjusting and my energy too. Today, I finally feel energetic. Wow, it's almost midnight and I still have energy ... Read more
Easier to stand
Friday, March 12, 2021      4 comments

Yesterday was a milestone day. I had to go and drop some papers off at an office and being that it was such a small place, I could see as I arrived that I could not enter, but had to wait my turn to go inside. Not so long ago this would have bee... Read more
Wow. My Garmin says my stress is way down!
Thursday, March 11, 2021      0 comments

Yes. I have a Garmin smartwatch. I've had one or another for the past several years and love to watch my numbers change each day. One of the numbers I watch is my stress. Now I never would have expected my smartwatch to monitor such a thing, but... Read more
Hungry and tired
Wednesday, March 10, 2021      1 comments

The past several days I've been hungry and tired. Trying to lose weight isn't always easy and right now it's been especially difficult as I'm getting more serious about it than ever before. Managing my blood sugar has been a challenge. I don't p... Read more
A new day, a new app
Monday, November 09, 2020      1 comments

Today I decided to try and take the idea of habit tracking which we can do here on SparkPeople and expand it in my life, so I am for the first time trying an app called Repeat Habit Tracker. I know from SparkPeople that tracking habits is a... Read more
The secret life of change
Sunday, November 08, 2020      2 comments

Today I've been reflecting at times on the weight of decisions and how those decisions have effected my life. It's like everyday is filled with decisions, micro decisions and I've made a bunch of those. Sometimes those decisions are good, a... Read more
Back on the wagon
Monday, October 26, 2020      5 comments

Well howdy SparkPeople! It has been a long time since you and I have seen each other. I've had my ups and downs, some of them on this site, and some since then. Here I am again. Yes, like many others, the pandemic has caused this return. Si... Read more
Working towards a milestone
Friday, August 01, 2014      6 comments

I'm just 2.4 pounds away from losing 40 pounds off my highest weight. Thought I'd get it this week, but I guess it will be next week since I stayed the same weight this time around. Looking forward to next week's weigh in! ... Read more
The fat is melting!
Saturday, June 07, 2014      8 comments

Hi all! Guess what? It's been an amazing past few weeks! I'm down 30 pounds total, a little over 26 of that was done just in the last 5 weeks! Feeling good! This week has it's challenges though. ... A graduation party wi... Read more
Doing fabulously
Monday, May 12, 2014      9 comments

Hi all! I'm glad to report the good news. I finally got my groove back and am doing fabulously. At my weigh in last Thursday, I lost 11.1 pounds in one week. I thought my jaw was going to hit the floor! I'm aiming to lose another 5.5 p... Read more
Doing better despite the recent numbers
Monday, May 05, 2014      4 comments

It's been a rough month or so and just as my weight was going down, it popped back up again. But fortunately, that's not the end of the story, I've gotten back on track. I haven't quite implemented everything quite like I last blogged, but ... Read more
Breaking through the barriers, setting myself up to meet goals
Sunday, April 20, 2014      8 comments

It's time to re-evaluate. I've been stuck lately. The numbers show it and I can't deny it either. What's been wrong? Well, I have been blogging about already, but in the plainest way I can put it, these are my issues: 1.) I stay u... Read more
Ideas needed: What works for you?
Saturday, April 19, 2014      9 comments

When time is too scarce to cook and the refrigerator looks like the land of expired food, and days off are not close, what kind of food does should one buy to get by? I need my food easy, my dishes paper or plastic -- at least in the immedi... Read more

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