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I've been overweight for 38 years. I have high blood pressure, take medicine; I've had both knees replaced, I was told a year ago that I was diabetic, Dr. put me on medicine. That was my tipping point, I decided to change me. I searched the internet and Sparkpeople came up. I became a member in April 2018. I have not regretted my decision. Today I am diabetic medicine free, I control it through diet and exercise. I have lost weight and getting healthier. My blood pressure is much better, still on medicine but a much lesser mg. My cholesterol is lower. My overall outlook is much healthier. I track my foods daily and exercise. Change is difficult, but staying the same as I was is not an option.

Member Since: 4/27/2018

Fitness Minutes: 53,504

My Goals:
I am currently 50 pounds from the goal I set for myself. I no longer take medication for diabetes. I take a half of a pill for blood pressure. Things are moving in the right direction for a healthy lifestyle. This is a journey for life, I know I have to stay focused and track my food daily. Exercise has helped a great deal. I feel good with my progress. I am going to see this journey through.


My Program:
I follow my own diet, portion control, lower carbs. Weighing and measuring is important.



Personal Information:
I am married, 42 years, 2 grown children, 4 grandchildren. I want/need to continue with the healthier lifestyle. I have made good progress, but not I have stalled out. I lose the same 5-10 pounds. My fitness level is good, my eating is better, snacking not so good at times. I continue to spark along.


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  • v CELTIA51
    Thanks so much for your response. I am doing the same things. Diet and lots of walking have lowered both blood pressure and sugar readings. No diabetes meds, they all make me sick but I seem to have it under control.
    177 days ago
  • v 2BDYNAMIC
    Thanks again for your comment on my blog the other day! 😊 ..🌷 ... And may you have a beautiful day!
    177 days ago
  • v 2BDYNAMIC
    Thank you for your wonderful comment on my blog today! ...😊 And thank you for the lovely comment about being a gifted writer! This last year I made my debut and had my 1st book ever published! Before this year ends my second book will be published as well! Writing is so much fun! ... Also thank you for the well wishes on my team challenge! .. This is exactly what I needed to break through a plateau! ... Best wishes to you as well for complete success in reaching your goals! GO Starfish! ... emoticon
    184 days ago
  • v 2BDYNAMIC
    Happy Friday! Can you believe next week will be October? .. emoticon Until then, enjoy your weekend! (and thanks much for the blog love!) and by the way, I see you also joined the 5% challenge---if you would like to add one another, I just added you--hope that is ok. Good luck too!
    197 days ago
  • v DIANEDOESSMILES
    WOOHOO AWESOME!! Welcome to the 5% Challenge!! So happy you made it
    219 days ago
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