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weigh in day/ week 6 diabetes challenge!
Monday, June 17, 2013      1 comments

Today was my weigh in day, I lost track of how much it was since last week. I'm just watching the total- LOL! So I'm 215 now. Today is day 1 of week 6 the diabetes challenge- Yeah! My M.A. (group home gal) is still in the hospital- qui... Read more
Still plugging away
Friday, June 14, 2013      4 comments

So this is week 5 of my 8 week diabetes challenge. It has flown by and I've lost track of time! This is day4 of week 5. Over halfway over. Every time I think of cheating on my LC plan- I just can't. Any time my carbs are high on a certain ... Read more
Monday, June 10, 2013      2 comments

This is Week 5- Day 1 of the diabetes challenge- Yeah!! me!! My MA is still in the hospital. There is infection somewhere in her body other than the pneumonia. They haven't found it. :o( The last 3 days I was almost feeling like I had ... Read more
And so it goes..........
Friday, June 07, 2013      4 comments

My group home gal was intubated Tuesday and Wed. to take mucous out of her lungs. Her family freaked out thinking we signed for life support. oy Stress-stress-stress They keep her sedated now. When they wake and check her she cries "I want t... Read more
Monday, June 03, 2013      4 comments

I lost 1 pound last week. One pound. I know its something but- drink a big glass of water and its gone........oy MA is now being intubated for at least today and tomorrow. She refused to wear her breathing Cpap with medication to help her l... Read more
Sunday, June 02, 2013      5 comments

On Friday morning our group home gal MA who has lived with us 26 years became incredibly ill. Here she is with some of the kids last summer. She is in the ICU. Pneumonia ... Read more
Thursday, May 30, 2013      6 comments

Wow! I forgot what feeling good felt like! I can't even complain about my insomnia, when in general I "feel" so good! emoticon I feel like... Read more
Ever so slowly! (week 3 day 2 of diabetes challenge)
Tuesday, May 28, 2013      2 comments

The past few days ever so slowly I have needed less and less carbs. Amazing! My calories were higher but then I'm not going to worry. I'm finding things that keep me satiated better. I may love KFC grilled chicken but it doesn't fill... Read more
week 2 day 7........success!
Sunday, May 26, 2013      7 comments

I am patting myself on the back! pat-pat-pat! YES!! I did 2 weeks of LC. I did not do the induction because when the carb flu hit I knew I'd quit. I think later I may try Induction. I'm eating induction foods just up to 50 carbs. Most days less ... Read more
Saturday, May 25, 2013      3 comments

I feel like Winnie the Pooh. My mind is somewhere else. I have energy but no direction. Can't seem to sit and concentrate on what I'm doing. Trying to find what foods I like that I can eat on a regular basis without thinking. I've only gotten as... Read more
Why? (or~day 5 week 2 diabetes challenge)
Friday, May 24, 2013      2 comments

Why do I forget how incredibly sick and crappy I felt during my super high blood sugars? It was only 12 days ago! emoticon Remembering that... Read more
week 2 day 3
Wednesday, May 22, 2013      2 comments

Oh my goodness I discovered Grilled KFC chicken.........YUM!! Some days I think I'd like a cupcake or a piece of home made bread and then it passes. Because eating low carb correctly keeps you full! And I'd rather eat tomatoes and grapes i... Read more
week 2 day 2 diabetes challenge
Wednesday, May 22, 2013      3 comments

Today was o.k. I was disapointed when I got an iced coffee from MCD that it had sugar and cream? in it already! I thought it would be plain. The happy ending was I just drank half and saved half for tomorrow. Then I tried making my own with c... Read more
week 2 day 1 diabetes challenge
Tuesday, May 21, 2013      3 comments

Today I felt tired. Menopause started last fall and seriously.........I feel like crap. No hot flashes yet..........but??!! I'm tired, I'm irritable and I feel "off". Where is my hormone replacement?? My precious mamma took HR for 8 years ... Read more
Carb flu free!!
Sunday, May 19, 2013      3 comments

Yes!! It was 6 long days- but today day 7, my headache, tired, yucky feeling (carb flu) was GONE! Yes!! Praise the Lord!! While I had the carb flu I did not "feel" like eating carbs, even though I was hungry. I just felt a totaly different kind ... Read more

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