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Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Today was a rather long and busy day. I almost missed my doctor's appointment this morning as I was wrapped up in making Christmas Bingo Cards for the grandkids 'Countdown to Christmas' calendars. I looked up at the clock and it was 10:35am already and i was not even dressed to go out of the house. My appointment was at 11am. So I had to rush around and get ready and practically fly out of the house to my doctor's office. But I made it by the skin of my teeth. I got my lab results today and they are changing a couple of my meds. I already am on the highest dose of gabapentin they can give me and it is not working, so he is putting me on Lyrica. He was concerned about a couple of my results but said we would just watch them for now because they weren't that bad yet. Then we got to the good stuff. I am no longer considered pre-diabetic! Woohoo! That was exciting! Okay I am only out of it by 0.1 point but that is in the normal range. I have been pre-diabetic for about 10 years. So it is happy dance time!! Get on your feet! Let's get movin' to the groovin'!

I just love Goofy! He is awesome! He doesn't have a care in the world and does not care what anyone thinks. He just does his own thing. I need to strive to be more like him and do my own thing! That is easier said than done. Sometimes I let other people's comments and stares get to me. I know I shouldn't and sometimes I have to just smart back at them which makes me feel better. I know that is not the way I should be acting. The Bible tells me to do unto others as i would have them do unto me not as they do unto me. I have to really work on this. Sometimes it is just so hard to turn the other cheek. I have been known on occasion for smarting off something at them but I am working on this. Life really is an echo!

Anyway the rest of the day went by pretty fast. I spent about 30 minutes in the garage going through stuff. I got rid of a lot of stuff we haven't used in years and a lot of useless things we didn't need. I have a lot more to do out there but it was too hot and I was short on time. Then I took DH to work and came home for a bit and cooked dinner. Once my grandson and I ate we took DH his dinner we headed to the mall. It is so dreary and damp outside I decided to go to the mall and walk. My 13 year old grandson went with me and I got my 1.25 miles in again! I am getting more excited by the day. This is really happening! You just don't even know I had all but given up ever being able to walk more than 100 feet again on my own. I had resigned myself to being in that wheelchair. I never want to be in that frame of mind again. Ever since that neurologist here basically gave me a death sentence it was like someone breathed some life into me. I got my determination and will to live back. The problem is I am not sure what caused me to ever give up in the first place. Maybe it was because the disease I have is basically a death sentence in itself but you could live with it for years before that happens. Anyway I am not going to second guess it i am choosing to be happy instead and walk that 5K in February! Just you wait! My next increase is on November 16th and i am ready!

I am really liking this decluttering part of our challenge. I am getting so much done! All I needed was the right motivation! Hopefully we will keep this for at least one more week. Wow! Can you imagine how my house will look?!? I have joined a group that professes to help you declutter your home and life in 30 days. I am excited to see where this goes. I know tomorrow (Wednesday) is anti-procrastination day every week. I have to do the things I have been putting off and I have to spend 15 minutes decluttering something. I think it is under the kitchen sink tomorrow. I am curious to see if this really works. Stay tuned I will let you know how it goes.
Okay the time has come once again for... Attitude Gratitude!

Here is my list so far this month....

1-Nov My husband's blood sugar has come way down and was in the normal range this morning! I am also extremely grateful for the Shooting Stars team i am apart of in the Fall 5% Challenge.
2-Nov My God loves me just as I am
3-Nov I am walking again! I feel so blessed!
4-Nov My grandchildren came to spend time with me. I just love them to pieces!
5-Nov I am grateful and blessed with a loving family who come together as often as possible.
6-Nov Relaxing days with no obligations except to myself
7-Nov My bedroom is decluttered and looks almost bare.
8-Nov I am grateful my oldest grandson still loves to help his Memo (Grandma).

Well that is it from me for now.
God bless you and keep you on your journey! Have a fabulous day!
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    Sounds like a mixed bag on the blood work. Congrats on no longer being pre diabetic. I bet if you continue down this path (literally and figuratively) the rest will improve over time also!
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    Sounds like an awesome day Barb, what an inspiration you are to me . . and also going to steal your de-clutter under the kitchen sink for today's task! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1720 days ago
    Wonderful, wonderful and more. You are making great strides in life. You are rockin'!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
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  • BJAEGER307
    And also you are in the pre-diabetic range! That's a big thing. As that starts to go down even more, other things that are wrong medically will start to ease up. Not all, but some things as we do not realize how diabetes effects our health for us who have it. I'm so happy for you Barb! I go to the doctor on the 15th of this month and I am really wondering how my tests will work out.

    You have one super day today! Catch you later. emoticon
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  • no profile photo ROSSYFLOSSY
    Thanks for sharing.
    1721 days ago
    Sounds like you had another great day!
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    Happy you are going well! Congratulations!
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