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Diabetes Denial
Monday, June 17, 2013      3 comments

So I just had the scare of my life this past week. A little history: Oct. 31, 2011 I was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. I jumped on the healthy eating bandwagon immediately - just so happened a friend had gotten me the Eat To Live book and I... Read more
Make It Good
Tuesday, April 10, 2012      4 comments

I don't know who wrote this, but it is a beautiful, powerful message which really hit home with me. It applies to everything in life, not just weight loss. "Mother, you must come to see the daffodils before they are over." I wanted to go... Read more
My Contract With Myself
Tuesday, June 07, 2011      2 comments

Yesterday I blogged about Dr. Phil and contracts and decided to make a contract with myself. This may not be for everyone, but it really helps me nail down what I want to accomplish and how I'm going to do it. It does make me feel accountable ... Read more
Dr. Phil and Contracts
Monday, June 06, 2011      2 comments

I don't watch much daytime TV (and Dr. Phil counts as daytime to me because I am not home from work by 5:00 p.m. by the time his show starts here in MI) but I had surgery and was home for a few days and I ended up flipping through channels and o... Read more
I'm playing the Family Feud Quiz
Wednesday, August 11, 2010      3 comments

You are ( not ) allowed to use my answers ... you must use different ones!!! Remember, you can't use the same answers as the person who sent it to you.... 1. Name something you use in the shower?... Soap 2. Something peop... Read more
Sitting in front of the computer is healthy!
Saturday, May 15, 2010      4 comments

I never would have thought that sitting in front my laptop or desktop computer would help me lose weight and get healthy, but there it is. Since I've been following SP (32 days to be exact) my blood pressure has gone from way high to perfec... Read more
I'm only kidding myself....but it's working!
Monday, May 10, 2010      1 comments

I've lost 13 pounds to date (I'm at day 27 so not quite a month.) I know that some of that initial big drop in the first week was water weight (but wait, really? I mean, I'm drinking at least 6 glasses of water more than I used to drink, so re... Read more
A funny thing happened on the way to my sparkpoints
Sunday, May 02, 2010      8 comments

It's very interesting, this whole sparkpoint concept. I joined SP about 3 wks ago (only because I couldn't afford the Jenny Craig program - but that's another story - so figured I needed to find something to help ME lose weight without spending... Read more
Carbs....whoda thunk?
Friday, April 16, 2010      4 comments

Does anyone have any ideas on carbs? Just started 5 days ago and am doing well - really like the principles I'm reading about and have easily been able to follow....except for the carbs. By eating lean meats, lots of fruits and veggies (and y... Read more