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A Very Hard Painful Decision
Thursday, December 01, 2016      15 comments

Max has been sick since September. He was diagnosed with a kidney infection then, along with weight loss (lost 2 pounds). Max has been on antibiotics... Read more
I Don't Know
Thursday, November 24, 2016      5 comments

Don't read this if you don't want to. I am feeling very down lately. I am over-eating. I eat when I am upset. I put on my favorite go to black pants Saturday and they were tight! Today my go to shirt was tight. It seems like I say one thin... Read more
New Plan - Two Months early!
Tuesday, November 08, 2016      3 comments

I am putting my goals on my Spark page so they are seen every time I go to my page. 1. one snack at night - fruit or protein 2. track everything eaten, no exception. 3. 10,00 steps daily. 4. no more potatoes, bread, ric... Read more
Max
Wednesday, October 19, 2016      7 comments

Max is my black kitty. He fought a urinary track infection the at the beginning of this month. When we found that one, we also found out he had lost 2 pounds, which for a 12 pound cat is a lot. He finished that round of antibiotics (10 days)... Read more
Why?
Thursday, October 13, 2016      6 comments

I saw my doctor today for my physical and now wait for my test results on thyroid and A1C. My blood pressure meds were increased. I was told to lose weight. Why is it that I know what to do and I am not doing it? I know that I need to eat h... Read more
September Accountability
Wednesday, September 07, 2016      7 comments

Fact: to lose weight, I have to eat less. Measure more. Stop the excuses. Update: fell off the wagon on this one, must climb back on Fact: to lose weight, I have to move more. Update: I am using a Fitbit now and it is encouraging me to w... Read more
To All Spark Friends
Friday, July 01, 2016      7 comments

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July Update on Reality check
Friday, July 01, 2016      2 comments

Fact: to lose weight, I have to eat less. Measure more. Stop the excuses. Update: I am eating less. Must measure Fact: to lose weight, I have to move more. Update: I am walking 6 days a week. When I walk on the treadmill, I have inc... Read more
Update on Reality Check
Saturday, June 04, 2016      7 comments

Fact: to lose weight, I have to eat less. Measure more. Stop the excuses. Update: I am eating less. still need to measure more Fact: to lose weight, I have to move more. Update: This one has been rough during May. June will be better.... Read more
Reality Check
Saturday, May 07, 2016      11 comments

Time for a reality check with myself. I am fat. I am overweight. This is my reality. I need to decide what I want to do about that. Fact: I have been on Spark for SIX years and have not really lost any weight. Oh I would lose a pound o... Read more
Working with the Nurse Practitioner- or Having a Nurse Practitioner work with you!
Wednesday, April 06, 2016      3 comments

I saw my nurse practitioner today. I really like her. I have been having problems controlling my blood sugar level for months. We talked about some plans that I could do to help. First plan, increase my long acting insulin at night and not d... Read more
Husband Grrrrrr
Friday, March 11, 2016      8 comments

Yesterday we went to the zoo with the three kids. Yes it was expensive but I paid for it out of the money I earn babysitting. Hubby did not have a good time. Part of it might have been the cost and part of it is the four year old going on tee... Read more
Sending prayers to an unknown family
Wednesday, January 27, 2016      7 comments

When I arrived at my gym last night, an emergency vehicle was pulling up. I wasn't worried, last time it was due to someone injuring a shoulder during a work out. Tonight was different. I walked towards the treadmills and noticed four emergen... Read more
Frustrated and Worried Part Two
Thursday, December 17, 2015      6 comments

Husband had a doctor's appointment today and due to some findings at that visit, he is not allowed to return to work for at least week. Due to boss's harassment, my husband's blood pressure was 188/78. A letter was faxed to the HR departmen... Read more
Frustrated and Worried
Wednesday, December 16, 2015      11 comments

This week is my husband's last week of work. He gave notice two weeks ago and since then his boss has made his life a living h$#@. Husband's job is handling hazardous waste and worker's safety around hazardous materials. Boss wanted husband ... Read more

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