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Back with a heavy heart
Sunday, November 23, 2014      12 comments

I am back. On 11/13/14 my best friend, Becky, could no longer handle the pain and chose to end her life. We lived 5 hours apart and I wish everyday that we lived closer so that I could SEE the pain she was in as now I realize she was sugar coa... Read more
Monday, November 10, 2014      6 comments

I have been missing in action the last few days. Last Thursday I decided to take the day off of exercise since I only had 13,000 steps left to reach my gold medal award goal for the week. Pretty do able right? WRONG! On Thursday night and in... Read more
Awesome doctor appointment!
Wednesday, October 29, 2014      10 comments

I had my 6 month diabetic check today. I lost almost another 40 pounds, lowered my A1C to 4.9; lowered my blood pressure to under normal range; improved my cholesterol numbers so that they are now in the normal range; and BEST of all........I g... Read more
Cant believe how much stronger I have gotten!
Monday, October 27, 2014      11 comments

I love to walk outside. I do not get to walk outside as frequently as I want so have been using my gazelle and recumbent bike/elliptical. It had been a few weeks since I had been able to get out and go for a nice long walk. On Sunday the weat... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Lost my mojo for a little while.....kind of
Sunday, October 19, 2014      130 comments

While I didnt give up nearly completely the last couple of months, I definitely did not have the enthusiasm that I have had in the past. The scale has reflected that.....pretty much stuck. I would lose a couple of pounds and then gain 1 or 2 b... Read more
Boob NSV!
Thursday, July 31, 2014      8 comments

So last night as I was getting ready for bed I noticed something. Now I am not good at noticing if me or anyone else has lost weight. The only way I know is if the scale or my clothes tell me. Well as I looked in the mirror I noticed that the... Read more
Weigh in day!
Wednesday, July 30, 2014      5 comments

So today was my weigh in for the week. This last week I have really increased my steps and exercise. I am eating around 1500 calories a day which I feel comfortable at, not too little, not too much. Although Sparkpeople and other internet cal... Read more
Sunday, July 27, 2014      4 comments

I have really amped up my exercise and steps this past week. I usually exercise about an hour a day and then am fairly sedentary the rest of the day. I have really tried to work on this this last week. I have the spark tracker and monitor my ... Read more
What do you all think?
Friday, July 25, 2014      4 comments

I have my fitness tracker and nutrition tracker set to sync so the more exercise I do, the more I can eat. I am wondering how accurate this is? Does anyone have any thoughts? My current weight is about 258 and my nutrition tracker says I can ... Read more
Gym and gardening
Wednesday, July 23, 2014      3 comments

So I set up a mini "gym" in my basement. I have my new hybrid trainer and a tv along with some dumbells! HA! But at least it is a start. I have not been down there for a few days as I have been gardening for several hours a day and have been... Read more
Could it be??
Wednesday, July 02, 2014      1 comments

So since my scale has been stuck for the last few weeks and I have also not lost inches, I have been tracking my food again. I stopped for the last several months cuz I hand a pretty good handle on what I was eating. Now dont get me wrong, sin... Read more
Saturday, June 28, 2014      3 comments

So the other day I had my blood drawn again to check my A1C. Three months ago I was at 5.1, down from 9.1 in December. I was REALLY REALLY hoping that my A1C was down in the 4's and expected it to be as my blood sugar averages every day have b... Read more
Monday, May 12, 2014      3 comments

So yesterday I needed to go shopping for some new capris as none of mine fit from last year. I started this journey....this time...as a size 24-26 womens. Yesterday I was able to comfortably fit into a size 18!!!!!!!!!! I have not been a size... Read more
The winter that would not end
Thursday, April 17, 2014      5 comments

So, its the middle of April and last night we got a fresh coating of at least 6 inches of snow. Now, I love snow, but this is getting a bit ridiculous! Last week we were in the 60's and I was out walking almost everyday! I even walked further... Read more
280 ville was a killer!
Tuesday, April 08, 2014      1 comments

I just could not seem to leave that nasty little town of 280ville I tell ya! I would get almost to the outer limits and then be sucked right back downtown! UGH! I am happy to report that I am finally on to the grand city of 270! Hopefully th... Read more

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