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  • Major Milestone!

    5/22/2015 8:03:03 AM, by BLCKKTTY

    As of today I have lost 25 pounds since December 28, 2014! I'm so proud of myself. I have come a long way! I can't believe the difference in t... Read more

  • Open water swim

    5/22/2015 12:12:22 AM, by TONYATIME

    Ok, I woke up this morning and freaked it was actually chilly out and I have planned to go for my first open water swim this year... what? lol ... Read more

  • Sometimes plans change

    5/21/2015 7:58:07 AM, by TONYATIME

    I had wanted to get a run in after work yesterday (my second workout of the day), but when I was putting my shoes on my dog was wanting to go for... Read more

  • Wednesday May 20, 2015

    5/21/2015 2:02:17 AM, by TANGELLO200

    Thankful for 1. I am thankful for a change of scenery.. moved all pictures in house and re arranged my whole desk 2. I am thankful for my d... Read more

  • My spectacular lunch

    5/20/2015 4:47:48 PM, by TONYATIME

    As promised, my lunch lol (haha like you really ... Read more

  • Breakfast was a win

    5/20/2015 10:19:08 AM, by TONYATIME

    Today has started off well! I made it to the gym 4:45 am... did 5 minutes walking on treadmill to start warm up, then did 5 miles on recumbent ... Read more

  • Recap on my evening

    5/19/2015 11:54:50 PM, by TONYATIME

    I got off work and made it just in time for my swim practice. It wasn't a vigorous workout or anything, but it was a second workout for the day.... Read more

  • My "new hobby"

    5/19/2015 5:05:39 PM, by GRAYCATBIRD

    This is the fourth day of my streak of writing blog entries. I start out not knowing what I'm going to say, but pretty soon, it seems, something ... Read more

  • My Blood Sugar

    5/19/2015 2:32:54 PM, by TONYATIME

    It has been a long time since I posted about my blood sugar and well I have some catching up to do with anyone who has read my things here. ... Read more

  • Avoiding temptation

    5/19/2015 2:14:52 PM, by TONYATIME

    We had someone bring us Panera bread this morning for breakfast here at work... I am talking about a whole spread of bagels with cream cheese, pa... Read more

  • Already accomplished more

    5/19/2015 9:35:20 AM, by TONYATIME

    This morning I have already accomplished more by 8:30 am than I have in the past two weeks! I got up and went to the gym!!! Me and my neigh... Read more

  • Races 2015

    5/18/2015 10:51:24 PM, by TONYATIME

    As previously mentioned in the beginning of the year, 2015 is the year for great races! So far I have completed: Oak Barrel Half Marathon H... Read more

  • Accountability

    5/18/2015 10:47:55 PM, by TONYATIME

    OMG I need accountability. I know I have a health disorder that REQUIRES me to eat right and exercise I have been doing "OK". I haven't b... Read more

  • Maybe some clarity

    5/18/2015 11:01:21 AM, by GRAYCATBIRD

    I wrote this once and then somehow lost it. Ugh! I think I may be gaining some clarity in the eternal back-and-forth inside me about food, d... Read more

  • Sweets

    5/17/2015 10:19:41 PM, by GRAYCATBIRD

    Looks like I may have to give up sweets again. I stopped eating them when I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, but recently tried to start eatin... Read more

  • Saturday may 16 2015

    5/17/2015 1:27:04 AM, by TANGELLO200

    I am thankful for my mom who lets me talk almost an hour even though she has stuff to do and just getting home…I am feeling very week I am th... Read more

  • Still here & still at it!

    5/17/2015 12:14:46 AM, by JAYELDOUBLEYOU

    So, I'm still at it, going strong. I'm still suffering from the occasional binge, but I've been trying really hard to make sure if I do, it's wit... Read more

  • Starting a streak

    5/16/2015 9:07:25 PM, by GRAYCATBIRD

    I'm going to try to get a streak of writing blog entries going. I think it would help me to write about my efforts to get my blood glucose down a... Read more

  • May 15 - Rain

    5/15/2015 12:23:13 PM, by JUDITH1654

    Have had a lot of it - almost 10", which is the most rain we've had since 2002! It's nice the draught is over but sure makes it hard to mow! LO... Read more

  • It's just a prick!

    5/15/2015 10:45:36 AM, by BLCKKTTY

    It was Mother's Day and we were celebrating. I was sitting at the Golden Corral Buffet with my plate of food and I pulled out my meter to check ... Read more

  • Good and not so good

    5/15/2015 10:37:41 AM, by MAMAJO1958

    Nearly 4 months after my ‘life changing’ MD appointment I returned for a checkup on Wednesday. Going in I was very proud of my 20 pound weig... Read more

  • Time to get serious

    5/14/2015 3:53:01 PM, by DMAN78

    For the past several months (6+ months), exactly a year after my Cardiac episode, I was starting to feel crappy. besides my sloppy sweaty self, ... Read more

  • And the fun continues!

    5/14/2015 12:32:36 PM, by BLCKKTTY

    And yet another appointment for me today Today it was drum roll......the foot doctor! Yep, thanks to Diabetes I now have to have m... Read more

  • Iris Garden

    5/13/2015 11:52:38 AM, by BLCKKTTY

    This is an album of my Iris Garden. It is in full bloom right now. These are not all of the Irises blooms it had, since I cut quite a few of them... Read more

  • My poor son

    5/13/2015 10:06:23 AM, by BLCKKTTY

    For two days now my youngest has dealt with diahrea so, he's been unable to go to school and cranky to boot because he is sick! Thi... Read more

  • Bye Bye Little Buddy

    5/12/2015 9:47:15 AM, by BLCKKTTY

    Well I said bye bye to my little Medtronic continuous glucose meter this morning. I pulled it off like a band aid just like the doctor told me t... Read more

  • Geocaching and Mother's Day

    5/11/2015 6:09:06 PM, by K1TT3N

    1st I hope everyone had a great Mother's Day. DH , DD , her friend and I went geocaching for the first time on Saturday, I loved it , even though... Read more

  • New Milestone!

    5/10/2015 10:57:15 AM, by BLCKKTTY

    I have lost 20 pounds since December! And I still can't believe it! All my hard work and dedication has paid off. I have been checking my bloo... Read more

  • A Touching Story

    5/9/2015 1:26:02 PM, by GERIKRAGH

    A Cup of Tea made with cold water One day my Grandma was out, and my Grandpa was in charge of me. I was maybe 2 1/2 years old. Som... Read more

  • Back from the Dr's and its good news!

    5/8/2015 4:10:44 PM, by WOOLYUKE

    My blood pressure has gone from 160/90 to 140/80! All of my other tests came back negative too which is awesome. Can't wait to see if I can reall... Read more

  • I got my CGM!

    5/8/2015 11:52:40 AM, by BLCKKTTY

    I went to Dr. Brower's office this morning and got fitted with the Medtronic Continuous Glucose Meter. It will be my buddy for the next five days... Read more

  • New Doctor!

    5/7/2015 9:59:46 PM, by BLCKKTTY

    I saw my new primary care doctor today at Bayside Primary Care. I like her a lot, she is proactive vs reactive. She believes in preventive care. ... Read more

  • God Has A Sense of Humor

    5/7/2015 9:09:08 PM, by GERIKRAGH

    There were 3 good arguments that Jesus was Black: 1. He called everyone brother. 2. He liked Gospel. 3. He didn't get a fa... Read more

  • more about changes

    5/7/2015 12:20:44 AM, by WOOLYUKE

    It's kinda weird when you go from being inactive to active. I sleep much better. I feel disoriented sometimes because my life is different.I have... Read more

  • Double Trouble

    5/5/2015 4:55:17 PM, by BLCKKTTY

    Came across an unexpected problem today. I have two glucose meters, a red one I keep at home and a blue one I keep in my purse. Today, I checked ... Read more

  • Diary Day 20 with Diabetes

    5/4/2015 8:59:27 AM, by BLCKKTTY

    Acceptance is the word for today. I finally feel like I have accepted my fate. After days of crying and some days screaming when no one was aro... Read more

  • I'm down. to 212, by June 1st I hope to see 199

    5/2/2015 2:06:13 PM, by LUCKY1964

    I have had a few trying weeks this past month and I hope this next month is t... Read more

  • meditation at night

    5/1/2015 12:47:00 PM, by TANGELLO200

    i have been listening to a meditation app at night and it is really helping a lot of my symptoms in the morning.. and at night ... i miss reading... Read more

  • Diary Day 16 with Diabetes

    5/1/2015 10:29:01 AM, by BLCKKTTY

    I just got back from my doctor's office. I looked over the chart with the nurse and no A1C was ever done on me except for when I asked why it was... Read more

  • Diary Day 15 with Diabetes

    5/1/2015 10:20:46 AM, by BLCKKTTY

    Living with Diabetes is not easy. It has been 15 days now and I have lost 9 pounds and continue to lose weight. I completely overhauled my diet... Read more

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