Category Archives: Dietary Concerns

Possible Clue

So, I read an article in FIRST about the effects of vitamin C on weight loss. Seems vitamin C is a fat buster. It got me thinking, and I looked back at the periods in my life when I actually … Continue reading

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Doing Something Right

Doctor’s appointment today. Just my every-three-month check on my blood pressure and diabetes. I was curious how well the weight loss is going. I lost 30 pounds in the last three months! For the first time in over twenty years, … Continue reading

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New Product Review

So, Thomas’ has a new item on the shelves: Pick Me Ups/ soft baked oatmeal squares. Since my favorite store had them on sale, ant they had coupons to boot, Mom and I grabbed them this morning. So far, I’ve … Continue reading

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Learning to live with Diabetes

So it is official. I am diabetic. Between my weight and the family history, I shouldn’t be surprised. Doc just put me on Metformin HCL 500mg twice a day (to be taken with food…. that is important.) It may even … Continue reading

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Sometimes, You Need To Go With Your Gut

Nick wants to try goat’s milk, to see if it’s easier on his stomach than cow’s milk. He found one place in the area that sells it, so he made arrangements to go today and pick some up.  We got … Continue reading

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Attempting To Make Changes

I know there are things I need to do. A bucket list of improvements, if you will. I need to lose weight, quit smoking, increase my income, increase my energy levels, banish the migraines, get this house in some semblance of neat … Continue reading

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Oh Boy. Changes!

So I was without my computer for nearly two months…. then I lost all my links and passwords and stuff…And now I finally get back here, and NOTHING looks the same. I guess I will have to learn the new … Continue reading

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Old Age or Just Out of Shape?

I’ve mentioned before, I have been having health issues for about a year now. High Blood Pressure, anemia, dizzy spells, bladder issues. Are they because I have hit 50 and am over-weight? Is it just the weight issue? I don’t … Continue reading

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One Hell of a LOUSY Day

If I wasn’t in danger of suspension or losing my job, I’d have called out of work this morning, and stayed hidden. (Excessive absence? I’ve missed 6 days in 9 months) That’s the type of day it already was when … Continue reading

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My Health, My Job

I know my own body. I’ve found out the hard way in the past 40 odd years what it will and will not tolerate. So why is it there are doctors who haven’t known me that long out there who … Continue reading

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