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A Winner is Just a Loser Who Tried One More Time
4/19/2014 11:49:38 AM,  17 COMMENTS

That is so true! So many people have told me that they could never do what I have done, but I don't believe it. Why? Because I didn't believe I cou...  Read more


Fuhrman Ratatouille over Spaghetti Squash
4/19/2014 9:40:08 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Ratatouille over Spaghetti Squash Serves: 4 Ingredients: 1 medium spaghetti squash 1 medium onion, chopped ...  Read more


My birthday/ letters from dads rehab
4/19/2014 1:13:33 AM,  5 COMMENTS

It was a nightmare, not the age part just all the other crap that's been going on. My poor hubby had to use the bike and go to the nearby city which i...  Read more


4/19/2014 12:38:05 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Today is the Ozawa Cup starting early. I pray and ask for guidence I am asking not to hurt but dissapointment in others is natural. So please be bl...  Read more


To remind myself ....
4/18/2014 4:15:31 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I liked that checklist of Seven Habits of Successful Dieters. I just put a note on my google calendar to reassess every 6 months using that sam...  Read more


Darn, a shoulder replacement is in my future
4/18/2014 11:27:33 AM,  23 COMMENTS

I had the second 'cortisone" shot over 3 weeks ago. Only a little improvement in pain. I went back and the doctor spent a long time with me. He took 4...  Read more


Today is my 50th birthday what a nightmare
4/18/2014 9:57:08 AM,  12 COMMENTS

today i turn 50, car is broke we have no vehicle, husbands job took double taxes out this week so small check, not sure how hubby is getting to work.....  Read more


4/18/2014 9:48:29 AM,  15 COMMENTS

Seven Habits Of Highly Successful Dieters and my own "grade" for each. To be honest, my average grade seems to be a C+ between 24 and 3...  Read more


4/18/2014 4:27:57 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Well right now I am sad but decisions have to be made so many people are full of crap mostly men Hope I did the right thing ...Lovee prayers and bless...  Read more


I'm terrible at titles :(
4/17/2014 6:20:28 PM,  1 COMMENTS

So. Here I am again. Just finished my workout for the day, feeling fairly good even though I went easy on myself today. I'm a little proud of mys...  Read more


Reading more watching less t.v.
4/17/2014 2:01:14 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Seems every show is sponsored these days by Easter candies. I have decided that Kindle is my best friend. ...  Read more


April PHD
4/17/2014 1:51:48 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Decided since I can not prove the oral history, My sibs did not listen nor my cousins, I'm gonna put it on the quilt This I know from the...  Read more


The River is Receding and it's a beautiful day~
4/17/2014 1:22:40 PM,  2 COMMENTS

It is beautiful here in Michigan and I'm at the library again today. They are going to be closed tomorrow and Saturday so I'll have to go to Tim Hort...  Read more


He pulled through!
4/16/2014 9:33:44 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I thought that Bazill, my basil plant was a goner. (Bazill is his name lol!) While dealing with getting my feet under me after the diabetes diagnos...  Read more


Kellogs Blueberry Mini Wheats
4/16/2014 6:42:20 PM,  11 COMMENTS

180% of daily values for iron? WOW! Today I had a big bowl for breakfast an in the evening I had more! That made my iron for the day be too...  Read more


Different books by Dr. Joel Fuhrman
4/16/2014 6:24:28 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Fuhrman has other books. 149 And they are repetitive. The food plan is about the same but the plan for diabetics is much stricter. - 411 Two ye...  Read more


Today's Flood Pictures
4/16/2014 5:34:04 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I have seen the Pine River flooded worse before. This isn't bad considering. There was one year it rained for 30 days and 30 nights (seriously...  Read more


Creamy Cucumber Soup
4/16/2014 12:18:57 PM,  12 COMMENTS

Prep Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 13 mins Total Time: 33 mins 4 Servings Ingredients 1 tablespoon oil, olive, extra-virgin 2 clo...  Read more


Gained not lost
4/16/2014 12:12:11 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Well, after the first full week of trying to make an actual effort.... I gained 4 lbs. I don't really know how I feel about that. ~I know I did...  Read more


Welcome a New Member of the Family
4/16/2014 1:38:47 AM,  2 COMMENTS

On March 23rd I gave birth to Jeffery Michael Gardner. 224 He is a happy healthy baby boy and was born at home because he was in such a hurry to get...  Read more


birthday card day
4/15/2014 6:04:38 PM,  4 COMMENTS

On the 15th dayt of every month I make two embroidered birthday greeting cards These are my April and one monigraned card by accident A ph...  Read more


How to get to my Amazon review of Fuhrman's book about diabetes:
4/15/2014 5:43:30 PM,  3 COMMENTS books The End to Diabetes reviews ctupton or whatever name I used there....  Read more


A big accomplishment--no , sorry, not a weight loss....
4/15/2014 5:40:47 PM,  14 COMMENTS

Finally I have established mornings as my pool time. People around me have gotten the message, finally! It only took a bunch of years of course....  Read more


My first sugar 'low'
4/15/2014 12:32:56 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I put low in quotes because it wasn't like a trip to the ER or anything. I had a rough day at work yesterday, lots of unexpected walking, lifting, an...  Read more


Rough week with constant migraines and no help from neurologist
4/15/2014 12:06:53 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Called my neurologist in agony on Wednesday, I had been getting 2 migraines a day for weeks (basically one long migraine) with only 3 days without. I...  Read more


This is Michigan Alright~
4/15/2014 10:40:38 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I woke up about 2:30 am for my nightly trip to the bathroom. Lo and Behold, I happened to glance out the window and there was White Rain! UG...  Read more


4/14/2014 11:18:22 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Fitness Blog 14392 was my Fitbit step count for last night. On track for a Ten K Steps a day fitness plan for the Ten K Steps a day group on my S...  Read more


Yeah! I am published at least on! Book review.
4/14/2014 8:32:38 PM,  19 COMMENTS

Yeah! Amazon accepted my review of Dr. Fuhrman's The End of Diabetes book....  Read more


A new week to make progress...
4/14/2014 8:26:35 PM,  2 COMMENTS

SP team challenge: Write a blog that contains a list of two items you are working on this week to ensure weight loss. I am still in a rut and tr...  Read more


Old lady on a cruise
4/14/2014 6:19:09 PM,  18 COMMENTS

An old lady was standing at the railing of the cruise ship... An old lady was standing at the railing of the cruise ship holdingher hat on tight,...  Read more


Old folks jokes
4/14/2014 6:11:10 PM,  12 COMMENTS

Joke of the day for dementia caregivers (Come gotta laugh!) The nice thing about being senile is you can hide your own Easter eggs. ...  Read more


Ticked Off
4/14/2014 4:38:14 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I received a letter over a month ago about my rent credit to the State of Michigan. I have been waiting for this to be deposited into my account. I...  Read more


Sodium Is Hidden In Many Places
4/14/2014 2:06:40 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Yesterday, I was so proud of myself for a good drop in the scale. I wasn't as diligent in watching my sodium as I am normally. Sigh, when I got on t...  Read more


Tracking difficult foods.
4/14/2014 12:37:51 PM,  10 COMMENTS

In the SP message boards is Diet and Nutrition. There is a thread about "Tracking DIFFICULT Foods."
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Life Changing
4/14/2014 2:24:08 AM,  77 COMMENTS

I went to a conference this weekend where they were talking about changing lives by being a "Spa-Girl." Yes, I'm a spa girl, I pamper women as one of...  Read more


New week
4/14/2014 12:50:43 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Well I am off to a good start I am going to try to bump up my workout to rid the stress be blessed sending light love joy and happiness to all my frie...  Read more


Rainy Saturday and Sunday~
4/13/2014 7:01:31 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Last night, I was unaware of a tornado warning. It was hailing a little after 7:00 pm. Misty tried getting under my chair to hide. Apparently she h...  Read more


Ode to Egg Whites
4/13/2014 6:19:31 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Egg whites have been my easy protein lately. Hard boiling is easy. But I needed to switch it up. I tried scrambling, and the results were unattractive...  Read more


A few tidbits about the new nutrition label.
4/13/2014 4:20:29 PM,  12 COMMENTS
ld-know-about-new-nutrition-labels Info about this will be popping up in the news, internet, faceb...  Read more


My thoughts: Eleven Signs it Might be Time for Asssted LIving
4/13/2014 4:11:16 PM,  17 COMMENTS

I went down this list and maybe my family should put me in assisted living. Boy I would love that!!! There is no chance of that happening however! ...  Read more


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