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If you don't set a goal, how will you ever know when you reach your goal?

So, my list of the strategies I will be using to reach .Nov. 2013
1. Eat a lot more veggies & fruit.
2. Limit unhealthy food and keep tracking on SP.
3. Exercise.....
4. Sleep better, with a little leg & waist exercises before sleeping, because insomnia and weight loss don't work together.
5 Go to bed earlier to avoid food temptations at nite and because my body likes to get up early.

Well I've been around for 3 years now. The initial 20 lbs. are off again. Way back in the beginning: The harder I tried the more challenges I faced- I have persevered despite no losses showing on the scale and learned to see other measures of my success. Being diabetic, my blood sugar is a major indicator of successful results. When I started on SP, my bs were in the 13-15 range for early a.m, now I have my AIC go down to 6.9, and I'm still here and getting motivated again. So, there are successes other than on the scale.

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Prior Planning Prevents Poor Performance....

Member Since: 12/27/2009

Fitness Minutes: 38,831

My Goals:
To get my sugars under control with diet and exercise so I don't have to take any more meds or go on the needle for as long as I can avoid it.

Dec. 09 - a.m. bs was 13
Feb. 10 - a.m. bs was 7.8
May 10 - a.m. bs. was 6.1
July 2013 AIC - 6.9

Sept 2016 AIC 9.8
Well,now it's 2017 and I had to acknowledge that my body needs the help of insulin in November 2016. So, now my goals are to get a balance of carbs/pro/fat and healthy blood sugars...

My Program:
Do Walk Away the Pounds or walking outside weather permitting at least 5 days a week.

Track calories and stay with SP range...

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I love to read, knit, crochet, and read.
I'm a gramma of 4, ages 18, 16, 9 and 7 y.o.'s... and new g.d. born in April, 2011 - none of which I have seen in over a year.
I love a variety of food and am always looking for new recipes and have already found lots here that I really like.

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    Hiya! Thanks for stopping by my blog!
    OK, I'm glad you didn't sit on your arse all day like me doing those fun but silly quizzes, but, hey, you gotta get a little fun in there at times. Maybe you will try a quiz another day AFTER you're done cooking and exercising. emoticon
    Glad you didn't get totally snowed in. believe me, it ain't fun. emoticon
    2228 days ago
  • v GRLTAZ
    Hi Lila, I enjoy reading your blogs and am always happy to see you moving more because I know you will eventually get to your healthy goals. Thank you for commenting on my blog and for your continued support. I just love having such a big family here on spark. Keep pushing GF !
    2228 days ago
  • v GAILANN48
    Thanks for your comments on my status, and your kind words. I'm afraid the birds are warm-blooded, Lila, just like us. In fact, their base temps run higher than ours, which is why they feel warm to the touch.
    2228 days ago
  • v JUDITH316
    Afternoon emoticon

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    ¸.•*¨) ✫ ¸.•*¨)✫ Dropping by to Spread the Spark....
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    And wish you a great day & weekend ahead filled with God's Blessings..

    2240 days ago
    Thanks, Lila, for stopping by my blog. Soup is right! Can't even think of anything else that would taste good right now. emoticon
    2248 days ago
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