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Can I do it?
Wednesday, December 15, 2010      9 comments

It would be amazing to me if I could go 12 weeks without sugar. None, or maybe a planned bit on Sunday. My very best eating. What would my A1c be if I managed to eat well for the entire 12 months. Can I do that? Can I be that strong? ... Read more
The main thing is...
Sunday, December 12, 2010      9 comments

I realized this morning it is not about whether or not I want to give up sugar. There is good reason to do it. But, that is not ultimately where the focus needs to go. Right now I have just about 100 pounds to go. I am a diabetic. I have si... Read more
Sunday, December 12, 2010      7 comments

Well, I am starting over again, again, again, again... How and why do I keep doing this? I did well on Thursday and avoided the desserts out with friends. But, tonight I ate desserts at a Christmas Party with my kids. I want a reset but... Read more
Day 3
Friday, December 10, 2010      5 comments

I am doing OK with the no sugar. I ate well for lunch yesterday. But my dinner was kind of late and I woke up with a killer head ache this morning. I have had kind of a lazy day. Doing quiet things around the house. I will get through this ... Read more
Facing the second day!
Thursday, December 09, 2010      11 comments

I am not usre how my computer time will happen today. I am going to be away from home until early afternoon and I have my daughter's first concert tonight. I will be eating lunch with some friends. It will be very nice but, I am hoping ... Read more
Day 1- A Creative Solution1
Wednesday, December 08, 2010      11 comments

I was trying to figure out how to stay on task. I keep thinking that I will do 100 days but, then I get a few days and I wander off from the goals. So I went and got a steno pad and some post it notes. I put my list of goals on the post it no... Read more
Being brave and using insanity...
Saturday, December 04, 2010      8 comments

It is said by mnay wise people that doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results is the true definition of insanity. I have been pondering this recently. Five years ago I ate according to the South Beach diet and a... Read more
Facing a sad anniversary-
Tuesday, November 30, 2010      14 comments

Nine years ago this month I was very sick. I don't remember the exact date. I was sick the week of Thanksgiving. Very sick so I don't even remember the Thanksgiving dinner. We were invited to my in-laws. I was too sick to go. A few years l... Read more
Repentance, definition and my plan
Sunday, November 28, 2010      7 comments

Here is a definition of repentance:A change of mind and heart that brings a fresh attitude toward God, oneself, and life in general.* I an struck by the power of this statement. I am working to include God in my weight loss journey. I know t... Read more
Wednesday, November 24, 2010      9 comments

Yesterday's storm was not so bad. I did not drive anywhere. Kids did not want to bake. They just wanted to read and sleep. So it wasn't very fun. My daughter was kind of grumpy. I want that to stop. I don't know what the deal is. I am t... Read more
Snow Day
Tuesday, November 23, 2010      4 comments

Schools are closed. Kids are home. I hope to do some baking for Thanksgiving and some cleaning. Life will be good. I hope the day will be fun. I have been playing on the computer. I guess it is time to make a healthy breakfast instea... Read more
Trying not to return
Monday, November 22, 2010      11 comments

I am at my lowest weight for 3 years. I want to continue on this journey. But, I am at some kind of scary point that seems to be making this harder than it should be. I am trying to think about what I put in my mouth and how I eat. I a... Read more
Succeeding but feeling down.
Saturday, November 20, 2010      7 comments

I got on the scale this morning and I am moving down. The smallest I have been in 4 years. I am officially 8 pounds less than my drivers license. I looked this week. I was more than my drivers license when I got it done but, I did not know i... Read more
What have I done?...What did I want to do?
Friday, November 19, 2010      10 comments

Last night I went to a great concert where my son preformed both as a singer and as a trombone player. The Jazz choir changed its name and can do a variety of music now. So they did some stuff that was awesome but different than anything I had... Read more
Walking in the rain-
Thursday, November 18, 2010      9 comments

Today's Healthy Reflection was about beating the odds. If you haven't read it I would encourage you to do so. It is a good one. There was a great quote: The mighty oak was once a little nut that stood its ground. - Unknown I live in th... Read more

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