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Tuffy and i working our bellies off on a 30 minute walk

At my best!!! But also my biggest 235#'s


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I've been overweight all of my adult life. Getting tired of the yo yoing. In the year 2000 i was diagnosed with type 2 Diabetes. Turning a deaf ear to the diagnosis i felt "now that i'm taking meds i can eat what I want and not worry aobut the diabetes" How wrong i was. It took an almost fatal accident stemming from a blackout after a 400 blood sugar reading and a fall down a flight of stairs which could haae been much worst in the injury area. I was so lucky. Someone was watching over me. Finally some sense was knocked into my thick head. I've been eating healthy ever since. Not only making healthy choices, i exercise 6 days a week. Since last November I have lost 40 lbs. I enjoy using my sense of humor along the way. It helps burn calories when you laugh. Today i have normal blood sugar readings. I feel good, look good and I'd like to love aobut 40-50 more pounds. I've come this far, I know I can do it. I have faith in myself and Love me more today than i ever have. I'm so glad i was introduced to Spark People by a friend. It really helps to track my food and exercise. I like writing about my feelings, my emotions, my dreams.

Being almost totally Deaf/legally blind has it's drawbacks. But today I am comfortable with myself for who I am. It has not always been this way. It is the main reason for my Emotional eating disorder that triggered Binge Eating normally at night. That is in my past thanks to SparkPeople.

Member Since: 4/17/2008

Fitness Minutes: 30,358

My Goals:
Currently my goal is to eat a healthy diabetic diet. No refined sugars. 5 servings daily of fruits and geggies. 3 servings of proteins and 2 snack smaller servings of protein along with a good carb. Currently I have an average FBS readout of 125 first thing in the morning.
Max of 2 cups of coffee
8 or more cups of water

My Program:
A reasonable 1,200-1,500 calorie a day diet. Go to the gym daily.
Walk 30 minutes twice daily.

Personal Information:
I'm in Oregon City, Or., Engaged , Originally from Southern California. The mother of a lovely 18 yr. old healthy daughter. You can write to me at my spark mail address.
DOB 11/24/1956

Other Information:
I am a mover and a doer and I love the outdoors. I enjoy camping and swimming and traveling. You won't find me being a FAT butt laying around on the couch.

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    Hello old friend!
    I have been doing low carb-high fat and find it very easy to do as I am never hungry.
    There is a ton of info about it on the web but one site I highly recommend is diet
    The videos are very helpful and the doctor is very handsome.
    It is supposed to be a good way of eating for diabetics.
    How are things going in your world?
    How is your darling daughter doing?
    And your darling doggie?
    142 days ago
    DEBS, you can find the organic farms. They mostly have phone numbers. Check it out. Farmers markets are good here. Pat in Maine. emoticon emoticon mm emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    167 days ago
    I can easily sleep for a nap but once I am off to sleep it is too long. 2 to 3 Hours Then I do sparking to midnight.

    DH and I have an hour of TV together shows we watch after recording so we only watch our favorites. DH does the household expenses and then he plays solitaire or he goes back to watch other things while I spark. I am trying and I have not gained so maybe it is right. Pat in Maine.
    Thanks DEBS emoticon emoticon emoticon
    216 days ago
    Thanks DEBS it was a lot of work and almost more fun. Especially when it has finished and encore. ((((HUGS)))

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    229 days ago
    Thanks for replying to my blog today ~ Carla
    239 days ago
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