Back to the Future
I remember what brought me to MFP the first time back in 2012. I tried on a bathing suit I had bought the year before because the one I bought a year earlier didn't fit....and the newer one no longer fit! I broke down in tears. It was at that moment that I realized I had to do something. I found MFP and I lost 50 pounds…
Trying again....and need encouragement.
I started on MFP in May of 2012 and successfully lost 50 pounds when I lost my partner to a heart attack. I became depressed and lost my home, my sense of purpose and spent 3 years in limbo. I let myself go and now realize I am undoing all the good I did back then. I need to get serious, lose the weight I gained back and…
Off the Amaryl!
I saw the doctor today....after a fasting reading of 55....and he decided it was time to take me off the Amaryl! I have to wait 5 days (for the drug to get out of my system) then test again and if the reading is below 120mg, I can stay off. I don't think I will have a problem. He told me to stay on the Metformin to help…
I No Longer Have Diabetes!! NOT!!!
It irks me when people post that they no longer have diabetes. If you "no longer have it", you never had it to begin with and if you DID have it, you are controlling it. Like alcoholism, its NOT curable. Rant over....
For any of you who arent aware of this whole thing, the NPR website has a story on it. Since I cant post the URL here, you will have to do a search for it. But its interesting, thats for sure. And I am proud to belong to a social network that is passionate enough to fight for their dignity!!
Age Spots Fading?
I have had age spots on my hands for several years now. I am finding that when I eat healthier, the spots fade....not completely but noticeably. Is this a coincidence or does a change in diet help that sort of thing?