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My Secret Desire
4/22/2014 1:07:31 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Ahhh what is Pferg66 going to let us in on.... 189 Will it be an overwhelming desire; a crave activator? 287 486 475 ? Will it be inflati...  Read more

PFERG66

It can be done!
4/20/2014 5:44:20 PM,  0 COMMENTS

You can get through a birthday, a night at the ball park where all they have is foods you shouldn't eat (but still love) and 2 family Easter dinners....  Read more

JELYHA

Who could imagine?
4/18/2014 12:15:44 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Who could imagine that I would get stressed by NOT being able to get my steps in?? Not me; I didn't like exercising anyway when I started SP 3 months...  Read more

PFERG66

I want to be an inspiration
4/16/2014 2:57:56 PM,  1 COMMENTS

There are a lot of unhealthy people in my life. People who I would like to help, but I realize I can talk until I am blue in the face and most if not...  Read more

JELYHA

balance
4/15/2014 1:58:19 PM,  2 COMMENTS

So working really hard to find the right balance in my life. Still doing my cardio Monday to Friday most weeks (I do hit snooze every once in a while)...  Read more

TONBEN

This is what having energy feels like!
4/14/2014 10:09:18 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Have you ever said to yourself that you didn't realize how sick you were until you felt better? That's exactly what I have been saying to myself late...  Read more

JELYHA

A Common Misconception
4/11/2014 7:20:24 PM,  0 COMMENTS

There is a common misconception that if you eat a diet low in carbohydrate that you therefore must be eating a diet high in protein. This may be true...  Read more

JELYHA

Doing Something Right
4/11/2014 4:05:01 PM,  2 COMMENTS

How great does THAT feel? Doing something right that made a difference in my health has surprised me. A goal is to get my A1c down below 7. When...  Read more

PFERG66

Exercising really increases insulin sensitivity
4/10/2014 4:41:09 PM,  1 COMMENTS

So as the title says it turns out that exercising REALLY increases my insulin sensitivity. From what I understand this is true for everyone whether y...  Read more

JELYHA

And the reason I did that was....
4/9/2014 1:12:15 PM,  2 COMMENTS

For me, an "all or nothing" attitude has not meant slipping and going into a full-fledged binge (oh REALLY??) or now, totally giving up on exercise...  Read more

PFERG66

Mom's status......
4/8/2014 5:50:38 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Mom has had two treatments for her cancer. The first one was terrible and the second one is going way better now. While this is going on I started...  Read more

SAMMI-SAM

This is what multiple daily injections look like
4/8/2014 9:49:06 AM,  5 COMMENTS

These are the insulin syringes I've used in the past 10 days. Lowering my AIC one day at a time. Getting closer to my goal!...  Read more

JELYHA

28 day Fast Metabolism Diet
4/7/2014 5:23:24 PM,  3 COMMENTS

so I finished the 4 weeks of this diet, overall weight loss was 5 pounds although only 3 were net. SO was it amazing no, but for a pump wearing diabet...  Read more

TONBEN

Dotty's New Game
4/3/2014 10:44:16 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Dotty-the-Dog is very patient with me. She would love to be outside running and trotting beside me when I walk/jog; she looks hopefully at me when I s...  Read more

PFERG66

End of week 2 on to week 3
3/25/2014 2:11:38 PM,  2 COMMENTS

So those two dinner with friend nights.alcohol drinking ended the week as it began, not good. However I managed to stay the same so no lose but no gai...  Read more

TONBEN

Mom's first treatment-
3/22/2014 7:24:21 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Mom called me today & says she is feeling fine so that relieves me. I am hoping that she will still feel good tomorrow because I am really scared tha...  Read more

SAMMI-SAM

Outlook: Partly cloudy; turning fantastic tonight!
3/21/2014 5:46:56 PM,  3 COMMENTS

The emotional weather outlook for my neck o' the woods is really looking up! Exercise has moved from sluggish to can't wait! A-maze-ing. Food is clea...  Read more

PFERG66

Week 2 thus far and my pity party......sigh
3/21/2014 8:57:37 AM,  6 COMMENTS

So for some reason this week is much harder, not sure why exactly but I have been having a tough time fighting cravings. Trying to stick with things a...  Read more

TONBEN

Whaddya know?!
3/19/2014 4:55:56 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I came to SparkPeople at a very low point. Finally I was obese. I had made it to the top; Of the bottom, that is. From the start, however, there seem...  Read more

PFERG66

End of week 1
3/17/2014 10:35:45 PM,  2 COMMENTS

OK so week one was not too bad, was not hungry and although had a few cravings I think they were more from boredom than hunger. Days 5 and 6 went w...  Read more

TONBEN

My Spark Streaks don't reflect my Activity
3/15/2014 6:58:59 PM,  3 COMMENTS

347 Some of my Spark Streaks do not accurately reflect my SparkPeople activity. This is especially true for my Login Spark Point spins. 387...  Read more

JLCONROD

In Limbo
3/13/2014 10:36:09 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Well, I have not gained weight, but I haven't lost any either. I think my jeans are fitting better, though. I sure don't like being in the limbo of pl...  Read more

PFERG66

FMD Days 2-4
3/12/2014 8:34:18 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Alright so day 2 of high carb was a little easier because I was more active, training, work etc, and although I was worried about the high protein low...  Read more

TONBEN

FMD Day 1 Matter over Mind!
3/10/2014 12:14:15 PM,  2 COMMENTS

so leading up to my big start date on Sunday of this new diet to try, I have to say I sabotaged myself probably more than I have in months. But I d...  Read more

TONBEN

What to do?
3/9/2014 5:32:20 PM,  5 COMMENTS

My mother has treatment for cancer every other Friday now. My son, William turns 10 this May. She has decided to keep the fact that she is sick a secr...  Read more

SAMMI-SAM

Yes I know its another fad diet, but I need a change!!
3/8/2014 11:10:58 AM,  5 COMMENTS

So been keeping on with my fitness, in fact although it is by no means easier, it still sucks and is hard everyday, so I cant say I love it, not sure...  Read more

TONBEN

Moderation
3/6/2014 12:45:08 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I am definitely "under-moderate" when it comes to fitness. After a teaching career that had me on my feet (art teacher) or on the floor (kindergarte...  Read more

PFERG66

Redbird's
3/3/2014 10:39:20 AM,  0 COMMENTS

O.K. Redbird's is the best fried chicken place in our area. The best. Unfortunately. Here's the deal: Out running errands with our single mod...  Read more

PFERG66

Up Not Down
2/28/2014 3:38:03 PM,  2 COMMENTS

What to do when the scale goes up instead of down? I checked in with my SparkCoach as soon as I could and, what do you know?? Today's work has to do w...  Read more

PFERG66

REALLY.
2/22/2014 9:48:17 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I am finding out more and more about what triggers my bad emotional responses and what makes me feel crummy. Yesterday I wanted to download a cool app...  Read more

PFERG66

pushing on
2/22/2014 8:58:30 AM,  4 COMMENTS

So its been forever since I have been on, and I really don't know why. I loved checking in with everyone, seeing what was new, exploring your tips and...  Read more

TONBEN

What DOES NOT Work.
2/21/2014 12:31:50 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I subscribe to quite a few workout/training/therapy/rehab blogs, and today's email from Mike Whitfield (who has lost 100# lbs and still works out so h...  Read more

QUIDDITCHGRRL

How Fortunate am I?
2/20/2014 1:57:12 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Maybe in the past I was sabotaged, but not in this phase of my life! My goal is to be mindful of anything that might be sabotaging to me and nip it...  Read more

PFERG66

Can you spell POSITIVE?
2/18/2014 4:02:56 PM,  0 COMMENTS

People are receptive and supportive. I can be that way, too. Only another person on this journey to better health truly understands what we are goi...  Read more

PFERG66

So THAT's what this is all about!
2/17/2014 3:01:42 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I fell in love with Big Bend National Park and the surrounding area back in the early 1980's. Over the next 15 years I made an annual trip to hike the...  Read more

PFERG66

A New YEAH!
2/16/2014 5:07:04 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Hi my friends! I have been very busy with life and decided to write one blog. It is posted on my art site and if your interested, here is the link....  Read more

CHUBRUB3

Managing Type 1 Diabetes Self-Management and Peer Support
2/14/2014 7:07:20 PM,  2 COMMENTS

In addition to Spark People 252 and our Diabetes related Spark Groups, I am very active with peer support. My special interest is Type 1 Diabete...  Read more

JLCONROD

Quick Update 13 Feb 2014
2/13/2014 4:38:31 AM,  2 COMMENTS

195 Happy President's Day holiday this weekend. 26 214 129 Happy Valentine's Day tomorrow (Friday) 652 548 196 Celebrating the 20...  Read more

JLCONROD

Spent today with mother & went to her first appointment-
2/13/2014 12:56:03 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Things are looking great with the cancer considering we caught it early..... At hostpital all day with her & she is doing great. These prayer request...  Read more

SAMMI-SAM

You're Gonna Love This One
2/6/2014 10:12:04 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I forgot to exercise. Really? That's what I told myself as I got ready for ending my day. Of course what happened was the urge was there but some...  Read more

PFERG66

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