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Day 1 of trip
Friday, April 26, 2019      2 comments

Loooong but good day. Our daughter did good at her appointment although she wasn’t thrilled with us. Heart cath on Monday for her and we may be able to head home the same day. Did get to the Galleria tonight and had good burgers for lunch. Lots ... Read more
Getting ready for Dallas
Wednesday, April 24, 2019      2 comments

We leave super early Friday morning to take our daughter to Dallas for heart stuff. She’ll have an echo on Friday and a cath on Monday. We did this 10 years ago with her to repair one defect and now might need to repair the other defect. We plan... Read more
Lab results
Thursday, April 18, 2019      2 comments

Well my A1C is up and my TSH is super low. He wants to repeat my TSH level in 8 weeks but didn’t make any changes to my thyroid meds. I looked up symptoms and it would explain a lot! Gotta get my A1C back down. I’ve enjoyed being in the Star Sp... Read more
Being recognized
Wednesday, April 17, 2019      6 comments

Attended an awards ceremony at the university tonight to be awarded the MSW Field Supervisor of the Year award. Made me feel pretty special. I’m supervising a great student right now who nominated me. She wrote a great nomination letter that mad... Read more
Too much
Tuesday, April 16, 2019      5 comments

I ran errands during my lunch today so I picked up fast food. Big mistake. I overate and it was not good food so now I feel terrible. I tracked it all so I know how bad it was. Big mistake on my part. But I already have my healthy lunch packed f... Read more
This week’s focus
Sunday, April 14, 2019      5 comments

I want to increase my exercise this week. I’ve already gotten out and taken a walk around our new neighborhood this morning. The one thing I’ve enjoyed about this neighborhood is how quiet it is! The wind was picking up of course so it was chil... Read more
Happy Friday Eve!
Thursday, April 11, 2019      3 comments

So glad tomorrow is Friday. I’ve been training a new girl and overall she’s good but there are a few concerns that my supervisor wants us to address in the morning. Got a massage last night and she worked on my lower back/hip/leg/foot pain. Have... Read more
Tuesday, April 09, 2019      1 comments

Got the time off I wanted! My sister and I planned some things to do while she’s here. Had a brownie today but got some extra walking in and my blood sugar is great tonight. Things are going smoothly so far. Now to list 10 things I’m grateful f... Read more
New goal
Monday, April 08, 2019      8 comments

My sister is coming to visit mid June and we’ve decided to challenge each other to see who loses the most weight between now and then! I told her now I’ve got to get super serious! I hope my boss gives me the days off. I’m anxious about that n... Read more
Saturday, April 06, 2019      6 comments

I have learned that life is always going to be filled with one stressor or another. So I have to learn to deal with that and not eat my feelings/emotions/stresses. In the last 6 months we have bought and sold a house, moved in a snow storm, my... Read more
Ending the challenge strong
Friday, June 01, 2018      2 comments

Last day of the Spring 5% Challenge and I’m excited about tomorrow’s weigh in. I’m on day 12of Whole30 and feeling great. Blood sugars are back to normal and my workouts were strong this week. If you’re interested in the next challenge here’s th... Read more
Gym time
Wednesday, May 30, 2018      1 comments

Hit the gym tonight after 2 weeks away. Boy did I miss it! Going to Bodypump tomorrow night. Felt good to be back at it. Eating has stayed spot on. Hoping week 2 of Whole30 will be productive again!... Read more
Great holiday weekend
Monday, May 28, 2018      0 comments

I have enjoyed my 3days off. Relaxing, time with good friends, and my husband’s grilling tonight. Did a lot of reading and knitting. Taught a friend to knit. Enjoyed some rain. I needed this weekend! Got my food prepped for work tomorrow and ha... Read more
5 pounds!
Saturday, May 26, 2018      1 comments

I am down 5 pounds this week! After gaining and losing the same 3 pounds for 6 weeks I started Whole30 on Monday and lost 5 pounds. I feel great! And I didn’t get any exercise in this week due to a hectic week with the last week of school. Can... Read more
Wednesday, June 21, 2017      4 comments

Well I was feeling great and doing great, then of course fell right back off the wagon. Gained 20 pounds. Lot of body aches and pains. No clue what my diabetes is doing since I have quit checking my sugars. In December my A1C was 5.8! Had to... Read more

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