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Inspirational quotes!
4/19/2014 7:55:05 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Good Morning Sparkly friends- In Canada, everything is closed-tight as a drum,---on Good Friday- It was wonderful! The car didn't move from t...  Read more


Dr. Andreas Eenfeldt interviews a physician who had type 2 diabetes
4/19/2014 1:25:47 AM,  1 COMMENTS

The interview is with Dr. Jay Wortman. This again raises the question whether type 2 diabetes can be cured with a low-carb diet. www.dietdocto...  Read more


Spark and I are very slow tonight.
4/18/2014 11:58:26 PM,  6 COMMENTS

DH and I will be taking our granddaughter back to NY state. I will miss her but she has to get ready to go back to school. I had hoped we would be...  Read more


Weather is the word.
4/18/2014 11:43:23 PM,  2 COMMENTS

334 67 24 27 2 54 Weather affects us all. It has been a strange winter weather wise. Hoping for Spring. BUT today I am UNDER the weather!...  Read more


I think the universe is trying to tell me something...
4/18/2014 9:18:24 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Today started out just as planned. I actually woke up about an hour earlier than normal and got started. I made steel cut oatmeal with peanut butter...  Read more


Fabulous sentiment for the holiday
4/18/2014 7:29:35 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Thank you SHARON10002 for this post!! others can enjoy as well! Geek...  Read more


Good Friday normal weather
4/18/2014 6:54:13 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Anothr early start to get the grandsons for the day. We were at breakfast with them and then home. We went to lunch and returned home with them and...  Read more


Dealing with Stress
4/18/2014 5:57:55 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I have recently realized that I do have issues with stress. I have constant pain and very limited mobility. I often turn down invitations because I...  Read more


To remind myself ....
4/18/2014 4:15:31 PM,  7 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


Sleep Study
4/18/2014 2:30:55 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I lived through the Sleep Study last night if you can call it that. Only got minutes, seriously minutes of sleep before the tech woke me up at 5:30 am...  Read more


The CDC and childhood type 2 diabetes
4/18/2014 1:20:59 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Here is an article that talks about the Center for Disease Control's plans to tackle childhood diabetes: ...  Read more


Stop trying to fight the dragon?
4/18/2014 1:18:55 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Day 41 in the 77 day BLC countdown! It's a working weekend and my "Friday" won't be until Tuesday when the guests check out and the accountant co...  Read more


And So We Continue Our Lifestyle Changes
4/18/2014 12:04:05 PM,  3 COMMENTS

About a year ago, my husband joined the YMCA and in addition to being a labourer by day, playing on 3 hockey teams in the fall and winter, and 1...  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


Wibbly Wobbly
4/18/2014 11:07:54 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Last night I had to break out the prescription anti-inflammatory again and the muscle relaxant. I don't really like the muscle relaxant because it ma...  Read more


4/18/2014 9:48:29 AM,  14 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


Blessings, April 18, 2014
4/18/2014 8:50:30 AM,  3 COMMENTS

My goal is to list at least three blessings every day. Here are today's blessings: 1. A great night's sleep. 2. I had a great workou...  Read more


that Hokey Pokey clinic-AGAIN!
4/18/2014 8:19:12 AM,  11 COMMENTS

This is good Friday---and amazing--we have sun---- It was a bad day yesterday , eating-wise--- I was on that ""Hope Diet""---you know--eat ever...  Read more


Good News!/ Buenas Noticias!
4/18/2014 5:39:52 AM,  29 COMMENTS

My grandson Dylan was diagnosed with pneumonia a week ago. He has been on a ventilator since last Saturday. Today he is once again breathing on his...  Read more


Diabetes in Children - Standard treatment ineffective, but there is hope
4/18/2014 1:31:34 AM,  5 COMMENTS

This story made me sad.
diabetes_06-06/ But I know that there is hope. If we can just get t...  Read more


I think the shopping trip made us all sick.
4/17/2014 11:49:18 PM,  17 COMMENTS

We had a really nice shopping trip but as soon as we got home first the youngest was pale and shivering. I assumed it was because she is more used to...  Read more


Good News
4/17/2014 11:47:40 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I had good news that my radiation went smoothly. I will have a checkup in 6 months. I may experience changes in my breast over the next 6 months. I...  Read more


Had to make a change on my info page...
4/17/2014 11:03:59 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Had to make a change on my info page....why?....because I am no longer 53yrs old. Just had a birthday on the 12th. Though it feels kind of strange to...  Read more


deciding to try something that is a stretch for me- but i am insecure.
4/17/2014 10:55:45 PM,  1 COMMENTS

i have been a "singer" for my entire life. many of my early memories involve singing. IT IS ONE OF MY GREAT JOYS. i have been singing in...  Read more


Easter weekend begins
4/17/2014 9:41:21 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I was up eary this moning with an ill wife who is now feeling much better. Got exercises done early and made it to my dental appointment on time. Th...  Read more


Alright folks, I'm ready to do this...
4/17/2014 9:26:56 PM,  7 COMMENTS

The dust has settled from my disability review terror and I'm finally accepting the fact the world isn't ending. With this acceptance, I have also go...  Read more


4/17/2014 9:03:27 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Coping with extreme pressure at work for months I've also been having extraordinary pain in my knees (which were replaced in Oct and Dec). E...  Read more


Over the Hill Day
4/17/2014 7:05:10 PM,  3 COMMENTS

If Wednesday is Hump Day, is Thursday Over-the-Hill Day? I woke up this morning with some ribs and possibly my shoulder blade out. All I know is...  Read more


Kidney Specialist Update
4/17/2014 6:42:41 PM,  5 COMMENTS

So add 4 more pills to my daily regimen. My Kidney Specialist is NO JOKE! Found out today that I am retaining fluid again, also my body has way too m...  Read more


The dragon is asleep.. shhhh
4/17/2014 6:11:42 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Day 42 in the 77 day countdown. It has been a good day. DD25 has had 3 seizures in the past 5 days.. .which is good. A baseline to see how the...  Read more


I just made and drank my first green smoothie!
4/17/2014 5:13:57 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I read the SP article about green smoothies and thought, "Okay, that sounds like a great way to get in some extra veggies." I love vegetables and eat...  Read more


JessicaSmithTV - Loving it!
4/17/2014 4:44:34 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I enjoy several different workout DVDs. Mostly the Leslie Sansone DVDs and Dance Off The Inches DVDs. Today I did the 8 minute upper body toning spark...  Read more


Dealing with discouragement
4/17/2014 10:10:18 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I'm very discouraged right now. Although I'm doing things I should, exercising, eating according to my plan, I'm not losing weight. In fact, I'm gaini...  Read more


April 17, 2014
4/17/2014 10:01:10 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Life is super busy right now. We moved into our new home, trying to clean out the old one, 3 birthdays in April, work, school and preparing for a gra...  Read more


4/17/2014 9:28:01 AM,  8 COMMENTS

On 1st January I set myself several goals which are:- lose 11lbs before 19th April for holiday - GOAL MET. Exercise 3 or 4 times every week - GOAL M...  Read more


Slowing down due to injury
4/17/2014 9:22:56 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I was involved in a car accident a week ago today (last Thursday). The accident happened on my birthday. I was sitting on the passenger side of the...  Read more


Blessings, April 17, 2014
4/17/2014 9:06:25 AM,  2 COMMENTS

My goal is to list at least three blessings every day. Here are today's blessings: 1. Time to relax. 2. I can and I enjoy weeding my...  Read more


Life is what happens when you're making other plans!
4/17/2014 9:03:09 AM,  5 COMMENTS

The last 5 months have been crazy. After exercising, eating well, and keeping my blood sugar under control, I caught one of those bugs that were going...  Read more


Need a bit of encouragement - spending the weekend with the Carbwrights!
4/17/2014 7:30:12 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Tomorrow I'll head out of town to spend the weekend with my family which has several pre-diabetics and diabetics. I'm the only Type 1 (that we know of...  Read more


Keep calm!
4/17/2014 6:49:36 AM,  17 COMMENTS

Yesterday I counted calories--ALL day-----I found I wasn't hungry, but bored in the evening sitting in front of the TV--funny how one eats in the e...  Read more


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