August Diet and Exercise

Edie
By Edie Latest Reply 2009-09-18 13:25:21 -0500
Started 2009-07-23 13:27:14 -0500

Well another Month is starting and I am thinking of running away so am getting a jump on this months Discussion. Tomorrow I am heading for Missouri again and then thinking of running away for a couple of weeks. Will let you know if that happens.

Remember this Discussion is to help us get and keep our Blood Glucose under control. If you have any suggestions or Questions feel free to post them here. Some one may have an answer for you or maybe a few people have been wondering about the same thing and didn't know who to ask. I'm going to try to post each day when at home from now on if you don't hear from me don't pantic I will have some one call one or two of my Friends on here to keep everyone posted and Bingo is my Friend Bob I have known him for over 10 years now so I know he will post something on here for all to see and so will Mary Ellen my Second oldest Child who also is on here sometimes. She knows more than anyone what goes on in my life. LOL


162 replies

Edie
Edie 2009-09-18 13:25:21 -0500 Report

Ladies join us on the Sept. One of this discussion so that we all can follow you each month. I love to keep up with all but sometimes I delete the past Months posts and then go on to the following Month. So I may not see every thing if not posted in the Month we are in. I am nosy and like to know what is going on with all of My Friends and that you all are very special Friends to me.
Your Friend Always;
Edie

beadmom
beadmom 2009-09-15 13:26:21 -0500 Report

I am fairly excited…I got on the scale the other day and was at 224.

I started almost 2 years ago at 289 got down to 229 gained 15 lbs back and then sat there for a year… I am hoping all the tromping around europe on foot for the next month will bring me home under 200.

Ginger

papierce
papierce 2009-09-15 15:50:04 -0500 Report

Awesome Job!!!! I just started keeping my grandson four days a week and have been walking him around the block twice a day. I haven't weighed myself but others have commented that I look like I've lost. Go to the doctor next week, we'll see what the numbers are then.

beadmom
beadmom 2009-09-15 18:57:47 -0500 Report

My grandson was born FRIDAY!!!!

He is of course cute and cuddly and and and.. but not old enough to walk.

Ginger

mamaoak
mamaoak 2009-09-15 19:30:10 -0500 Report

congrates ginger. i am doing well did not gain any weight on hoildays and glucose is great nothing over 108.

beadmom
beadmom 2009-09-17 16:26:58 -0500 Report

I quit eating meat except for fish and eggs.
Really that was all. I think that when you do that you also drop a lot of the trashy white bread that is wrapped around meat a lot :)

Ginger

Edie
Edie 2009-09-09 21:31:41 -0500 Report

Under Discussions hit Other then Sept Diet and Exercise 2009 That should get you to the Sept one. When I post the Oct one I will tell at the End of Sept one where to locate it for the next month.

The tred mill is ok to get your walking done with The trainer at the Gym told me to only do no more than 15 mins at a time on it. Start out at 5 and work up to the 15 when that gets real easy then add 5 mins each week after that up to only 30 mins at a time. no more than 3 times a week till it gets real easy for you then daily if you can do that. when that gets easy add one walk extra one day per week and then continue till you can do two walks per day. You can go fast some of the time and walk the rest of the time then you can also walk some and run some that way you get the same results that we would walking long distances as we get more fit.
Good Luck on the walking and the Weight Lose to everyone.
Your Friend Alawys;
Edie

tholz
tholz 2009-09-08 21:38:35 -0500 Report

I am at a stand still. I need to and want to lose
Tammy

Edie
Edie 2009-09-09 09:47:02 -0500 Report

Tammy, do you take walks in the evening after Supper with your hubby. It helps me when I do and also when I take a morning walk even if it is alone.
Gook luke on the weight lose for you and hope to see you on Sun.
Your Friend Always;
Edie

roger
roger 2009-09-08 17:46:46 -0500 Report

hi all just a quick note to let you all know today was dr apt day first i went for my blood test res. then the eye dr took a look see ! ok ok i cant hold it back col was 140 in apr it is 120 today down 20 points and my aic was 8.8 in apr and today itwas ????????????????????????????
6.9 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! my best in a long time goes to show that even a fat man can do things right some times but my gole was 6.5 so imessed but have 90 days to get there so back to the gym and the rabbit food .ps i lost 22 lbs in almost 90 days not bad for my first try in 20 or so years hope all are as well as can be today later
roger

Pat Roth
Pat Roth 2009-09-08 19:50:22 -0500 Report

Roger, I am so PROUD of your working out and also losing, with the results showing in myour blood tests too! May we all do as well. Pat R

Edie
Edie 2009-09-09 09:44:39 -0500 Report

Roger if I may ask what was your Starting Weight when you started loseing the weight. My highest weight so far has been 265 I am down to 262.5 as of the 31st. my A1C back in April was 8.8 will find out when I get back where I am now.
Your Friend Always;
Edie

roger
roger 2009-09-09 20:55:14 -0500 Report

278 on june 15 and 256 on sept 8
and if i dont go to the gym i walk with my wife after dinner

Edie
Edie 2009-09-09 21:02:40 -0500 Report

That is great please post this on the Sept one too. So that way we know where you are each month. I start a New One Each Month just look under other or Motivation/emotions It is in one spot or the other.
Thanks for joining us here.
Edie

roger
roger 2009-09-03 18:37:03 -0500 Report

gave my sampel today will know my # tue but i did give in to the scale calling me at the gym and i have lost 22 yes 22 lb in about 45 days did i tell you it was 22 lb if not i lost 22 lb !!!!!!!!!! will up date other # when i know

Edie
Edie 2009-09-09 09:41:21 -0500 Report

Roger that is really great. Keep up the good work and I also have joined a gym and can't wait to get back to it. I have been in Michigan for almost 1 1/2 weeks now and am finally getting the quiet that I was looking for. I have lost atotle of 2 1/2 pounds in the last 3 months according to the Drs. scale. Yeah…

Thankyou for joining us here come on over to the Sept one under the Other section in Discussions list.
Your new Friend Always;
Edie

Edie
Edie 2009-08-30 09:57:53 -0500 Report

Good Morning Everyone;
Pat your numbers show that you have been working really hard to get them down and doing a great job at it. Keep up the Great work.
Bingo I know your steps are higher than the Doc wants but with your Mother-in-law staying with you and Carol leaving all of her care up to you is not helping you.
I am sorry to hear about your Mother-in-law falling again maybe now Carol will admit that it is more work than you can do with your own health as it is. Keep us all posted as to if she goes home or if the Doc makes Carol put her in a Nursing Home. This is the second time it has gotten close to her going home and something happening to stop it. I think she don't want to be alone at home even with her saying she is going home and no one is going to stop her. First she wasn't doing what the staff at the Nursing Home told her to do so she ended up at your home instead and now the cast on her right arm is to be off on Tues. and now today she ends up with one on her left arm, doesn't that say something to the both of you. It does to me!

I had pizza for Supper last night and my numbers were down from last night. I am glad to find I can eat one piece of pizza with my cheezy bread and still keep the numbers down.

My neice Katrina is going on her postponed Honeymoon around the 9th and I am dog sitting for her so I will be online from the 9th and will let you all know when I am heading home.
Your Friend Always;
Edie

tholz
tholz 2009-09-03 08:58:33 -0500 Report

Edie hope to see you soon.
Tammy

Edie
Edie 2009-09-09 09:38:16 -0500 Report

Will see you on Sunday sometime. Katrina said they would be home Sat. night. Heh I'm going to the Sept Discussion now under the Other section. Hope to see you there soon.

Edie
Edie 2009-08-28 22:13:58 -0500 Report

OK here are my numbers for the last two days;
Yesterday they were up and down @ 5:17 it was 128 then @ 2:30 it was 209 I ended up with 2 Breakfasts at two different homes not good had a lite lunch at my house and before Supper it was 151 I forgot to write down the time in my book. Sorry didn't check it again last nite.
This Morning @ 4:52 it was 110 and then at 9:49 it had gone upto 274 after eatting French Toast with Syrup and the rest of the egg mixture cooked then @ 5:39 it was 152 before Supper and @ 8:08 it was 179 I had left over mac and cheese with left over cream corn and hot dogs then I ate some brownies for dessert. After Supper and I took my last shot for the day I had some popcorn and cheese snacks not many thou. Will tell all what My number is in the morning when I take my last BS for to nite.
Edie

Pat Roth
Pat Roth 2009-08-29 09:08:21 -0500 Report

Good Morning, Edie! My fasting this morn was 90, I can't believe my good fortune—yow, right, I have worked hard for that low number!!!! It is becoming more common, a fact that I NEVER believed would happen!!! Yet, IT HAS! You know what? NOW I am starting to COUGH—-been feeling lousy for 3 weeks or so, and NOW I start coughing—sounds thick and heavy too—-guess I am just different! But I FEEL better! GO figure—it was burning before—-enough about me, just wanted to touch base with someone who cares! Hugs, Pat r

Edie
Edie 2009-08-30 09:48:12 -0500 Report

Pat three weeks is too long to be putting up with the feelings you are having and the coughing being thick and heavy is not good either. Please get a Doctors appointment and let me know what you find out OK?

I have seen on other messages where you are also running a temp that is a sign that something is wrong and you need a Dr. for it. If you can't get into the Dr. by Wed. go to the ER please.
Your Friend Always;
Edie

Pat Roth
Pat Roth 2009-08-30 10:49:57 -0500 Report

I have an appt Tues for my AIc, so will wait till then, my temp came up to100.2 last night, I FINALLY am coughing up stuff that looks YUCKEY!!! The problem is, I have seen my new Dr twice and he has poo-pooed my symptoms, even when I could hardly set there for the aching in my left side and groin. I have had 2 antibiotics but it felt like it just wasn't quite enough.

Jocely put an article up telling of how Drs can miss infections etc, as they go by the previous Drs. opinions, and look no further! I will try HARDER to get through to him—-since my bone marrow failed about 5 yrs ago, i just don't seem to fight anything—-will have to remind him again and if he poo-poos me, I have finally formed some sayings in my mind to boost me into getting through to himt—this has always been a LARGE problem for me—-too much to tell, but I have always been right (I have worked through that later—-)not to sound conceited or anything like that, but I always seem to have unusual things go wrong—like those stinging nettles, i posted pics of them after having gotten into them for about 2 mos. and they STILL DIDN"T BELIEVE ME! But I now think that I can insist , it is my body and I am so tired of their attitudes——they usually say LATER—Why did you wait so long? Why indeed!!

Enough grumping. have a great Sun. Hugs, Pat R

BINGO
BINGO 2009-08-30 08:47:42 -0500 Report

HERE ARE MY NUMBERS FOR THE MONTH
WEIGHT 252.8 DOWN 4 LBS.
STEPS 235,000 WHOOPS
BP 134/88
PULSE 102
SUGAR 88 AFTER EATING
ALL AND ALL NOT TO BAD. THE DR ISNT HAPPY WITH THE NUMNBER OF STEPS BUT THATS WHAT ITS GOT TO BE. TALK TO U LATER. AM ON MY WAY HOME TO GET SOME REST.

BINGO

Edie
Edie 2009-08-26 10:49:15 -0500 Report

I am so proud of my self today so far my sugar was 116 this morning @ 4:54 a.m. and then @ 10:28 it was 111 after eating. Not tired like I normally am and also helped Bingo change his living room around this morning. Not bad for a good morning.
Well I need to run and set up Sept. Diet and Exercise will be gone and no computer for the first week and a half. On the 9th I have the use of my Neice's home and all while dog sitting so will talk to all while I am up there then.
Edie

beadmom
beadmom 2009-08-26 12:03:26 -0500 Report

WOW. Those are great numbers… (wanna swap?) My morning numbers are always the highest of the day. This morning 141 wake up and 159 two hours after breakfast… The rest of the day I should be able to keep 120 and below.

Ginger

Pat Roth
Pat Roth 2009-08-26 13:13:17 -0500 Report

My fasting this am was 128, a bit higher than what I had been running for the past 2 weeks, just proves to me that I am NOT ready to do without meds yet, I drank som Crystal Lite last night, left me rather nauseated, ate a few bites of egg when i got home from the lab, got sick—-had to rest my left shoulder and back, colon too, against my heating pad, I just can not get straightened out from the Crud—-have had this reaction a few times before, so will get up my courage, I think that now I can and WILL, when I see the Dr to get my AIc next Tues. The day last week that I was on 2 antibiotics I felt so much better—-of course am now off of both—-?? Takecare ALL< PR

Edie
Edie 2009-08-28 22:07:26 -0500 Report

I have been feeling so much better with 2 TBSP of Vinegar each day and my body is starting to balance out again and my BS numbers are coming down again. I love it when they drop even if only a few points.
Edie

Pat Roth
Pat Roth 2009-08-25 20:15:15 -0500 Report

I just wanted to share that at Tops last night, I had lost more weight, now down to 203 pounds, the first time for many years!! I used to be slimmer, but jumped from 135 on up and up and up, when I started working in the public, 40 years ago—-so think I can safely say, that STRESS and Emotional eating were the culprits for me! But I am learning bettter coping skills, adopting better eating habits and exercise, and am FEELING better every day, and keeping the brakes on my BS! SO it hasn't been TOO bad so far!!! PR

tholz
tholz 2009-08-25 22:28:42 -0500 Report

Well took blook right after breakfest and it was 203 high. I did eat 3 meal today. No junk at all havent took blood yet mis place meter some where. Pat other night when i was on had a pop so next morning it was a little high.
Tammy

Pat Roth
Pat Roth 2009-08-25 22:44:02 -0500 Report

Do you drink straight pop, or diet? I keep hearing so many negatives re- any kind of pop, and I am gradually getting so it makes me nauseated—-even the Crystal Light I drank this eve—-now feel yuckky— Will see what morning brings—-nighty night! Pat R

Pat Roth
Pat Roth 2009-08-26 08:26:16 -0500 Report

I haven't taken my BS yet this morn, am hooked on this site! haha—And also am on my way to the lab to have blood drawn for my AIc——But it will be a week before I see the Dr to know what it is, it SHOULD be a lot LOWER!!! YES,YES__(thinking positive!! hah) Pat Roth

Edie
Edie 2009-08-26 10:45:02 -0500 Report

Ok ladies when I drink reg. pop I follow it up with two glasses of water as that way it flushes me out and BS is lower in the Morning and I don't feel so drained or sick from the sugar.
On the Crystal Light I fix a two liter bottle and pour half of it into another 2Lt. bottle and fill them both up with water is makes it easier to drink and not sicking sweet either.
Edie

Edie
Edie 2009-08-28 22:04:27 -0500 Report

I was told as a teenager to drink 2 x the amount of water to the pop I drink and that way I can have the Reg. pop I drink the Diet now and still follow it with 2x the water keep flushed out that way and so far it has worked for me.
Dr. Quin told us to drink the Crystel Lite but like PR it was to sweet for me so I pour one of those cups into one bottle and fill it half full shake it like crazy and then divide it in half and fill with more cold water store in Frig. and add ice as I want it. I kept 7 of my little pop bottles and pour the lemonade in them so as not to keep pouring from the 2LT all the time. Grab and run I say. LOL

Edie

Pat Roth
Pat Roth 2009-08-27 19:01:58 -0500 Report

Oh, I wondered if it was just me, that Crystal Light was so sweet! Thought my taster was off—will save my 2 liter bottles, just threw one away, and try your method, Edie, will save on money too!! thanks, PR

tholz
tholz 2009-08-25 07:40:25 -0500 Report

I did eat my 3 meals yesterday first time in a long time. Blood was high in the morning cuz I had a pop while being on the computer the nite before.Blood was ok the rest of the day. Havent taken it yet today. Off to who knows where. We stay in a little town crivita wi Tammy

Pat Roth
Pat Roth 2009-08-25 09:39:51 -0500 Report

Oh, Great! We haven't been on vacation in years, since I was diagnosed, so wondered how you were coping with all of the avialable goodies out there!
As for me, I have been bragging about my morning lows, SO took a chance and ate a bit extra last night, thought that I would be safe—NOT—-Oh, It wasn't too bad, just 128, but for a week it had been 90, 100—-so to me it shows that I still need to follow the "yellow brick road"—-I am from Kansas, you know! Ha— A humorous way to help to convince me to NOT STRAY too far! Knowing that I am not alone, so helps me to Not feel bitter and cranky!! I am in with a good bunch of GOOD, SWEET FOLKS!!! Pat Roth

Edie
Edie 2009-08-26 10:40:48 -0500 Report

I know when I go home it is going to be pure he?? as Sandy when she cooks she also serves you your plate as she don't want pans on her table and noone in her kitchen. I told her yesterday that when I get there I will be fixing my own plate or most of it will hit the trash as I didn't fix it, so I don't have to finish it. LOL
Edie

Anonymous
Anonymous 2009-08-24 16:20:23 -0500 Report

I have to admit, after being a diabetic for 34 years sometimes I slack on exercise and diet. My kids recently got the Wii and the Wii Fit. I have found my new best friend! It is fun, not so incredibly difficult and it actually works! Just thought I would share that.

Edie
Edie 2009-08-26 10:37:42 -0500 Report

Thankyou for the info. I have joined a Gym and not doing so well with it. I don't like being stared at when sweating alot and then I fly out of there to head home and my shower will not undress at the gym. LOL never know who is watching or what might happen.
Edie

Edie
Edie 2009-08-23 20:36:00 -0500 Report

Good Evening All;
I finished the Quilt this morning at 11:00 and then spent the rest of the day with 3 of my Grandchildren and seen another one when I picked up his Dad from Visitation he went to Church with his little guy today.
I leave a week from Tomorrow for Michigan and will be there till the 12th. Yes it is deffenit. Don't know how to spell very well but you get the drift. Don't have check spelling on here so It comes out as it does.
My Sugars today are as follows and yesterdays too.
Sat the 22nd:
@ 3:06 pm 237 I forgot to check when I got up and then ate Taco Salad for Lunch and then at 9:26 pm it was 138 again I ate Taco Salad for Supper but this time I remembered to take my Meds first. LOL

Now to day they were @6:24 am 102 and then at 10:46 am they were 100 I had a bowl of crispy rice with skim milk and splenda for Breakfast then @ 4:06 pm it was 164 and again @ 8:58 it was 137 I fixed bbq beef for Supper with velveta mac and cheese and collard greens. for dessert I had a swiss cake roll pkg. with 2 in it. not bad 2 metaformins and 8 units of Humalog with my 80 units of Lantus at 8 pm. I am doing better and remembering to take my meds as I should. I am posting the pics of the finished Quilt now.
Your Friend Always;
Edie

beadmom
beadmom 2009-08-21 17:59:31 -0500 Report

I AM GOING DANCING TONIGHT… It's Waltz night!

Ginger

Pat Roth
Pat Roth 2009-08-21 21:36:40 -0500 Report

Careful out there! HA,,PR

beadmom
beadmom 2009-08-23 18:59:07 -0500 Report

Yeah. I loved it…my knee did NOT. Swelled up and stiffened. Then I spent this morning wrestling donkeys for the farrier.

I need a pool.

Ginger

Pat Roth
Pat Roth 2009-08-23 19:34:10 -0500 Report

OK, now you have my curisity arroused, what Donkeys for what Farrier? What is all of that?? Yes, a pool would help us all!! I have 2 new knees but before that! Ouch! My world was a world of hurt, but "they weren't bad enough yet!" haha—When they got in there, for the surgery it was, "Why did you wait so long??!!"'' Why indeed!!! I won't say another word, you get the picture!! PR

beadmom
beadmom 2009-08-23 20:28:00 -0500 Report

Donkey, burro, jackass etc (all the same thing) …like Mary rode into Bethlehem on. I got mine at a meat auction. Really now, who eats little gray donkeys? (Psssstttt.. They're FULL of sugar in case you were thinking about it..) Have you EVER walked into someone's house and had them point and say "Look I got me a donkey rug."?

Since donkeys are an equine and mine are in captivity, giving them nowhere to grind off excess hoof on rocks etc…they need to have their feet trimmed every couple of months. The guy who comes and does the trimming and filing (a donkey pedicure) is called a farrier.

This concludes Farming 101 for today…Please see the other thread for French 101.

Ginger

beadmom
beadmom 2009-08-23 20:29:47 -0500 Report

Oh.. there are pictures of my donkeys in "My photos".

They are in with my goats and Aflack the white duck someone dumped in the pen one morning.

Ginger

Pat Roth
Pat Roth 2009-08-23 22:36:33 -0500 Report

I wonder if your ferrier could work on MY NAILS!! Some are thick and curved and I can not find snippers large enough! Or I guess I could go climb our rocky hills and wear them down! ha—YOUR NUTTY BUDDY< PR

beadmom
beadmom 2009-08-24 14:40:42 -0500 Report

Well. that idiot in the "I can cure you" thread called you Methuselah…I still say bagel stoning is in order.

Ginger

beadmom
beadmom 2009-08-24 14:42:02 -0500 Report

I'm just grumpy because I did not plan for lunch.. NOW it's lunchtime and I have a bunch of work to do (as you can see…)and I have to stop and figure out what to eat.

I want to throw something at someone…hence the bagel stoning.

Ginger

Pat Roth
Pat Roth 2009-08-24 15:27:01 -0500 Report

Makes sense to ME!! I still can't believe that I missed the insult, I thought that he was referring to someone else! HAHA——Bagel blasting!! I like!! He still seems to be on the site even tho several have asked that he be dismissed—You can have part of MY lunch—-hahPR

beadmom
beadmom 2009-08-24 17:01:54 -0500 Report

I succumbed to leftover pizza. My daughter mentioned that it was upstairs in the fridge as I had it removed from my sight on Friday before I overdid. I mentioned that it might be gross as last Friday is like a year in pizza age…..but I ate the last 2 pieces and 2 hours later my BS, 127…OK. All is well.

Ginger

Edie
Edie 2009-08-21 15:23:38 -0500 Report

Well since being on Metaformin my sugars have been below below 200 for the most part but today I went back into the store after getting the makings for my taco salad for tomorrow night as we invited Bingo for Supper and his wife said she was not coming and neither was her mom, well their loss not ours all the more Taco Salad for the rest of us any way when I went back in to pick up a Gal. of Pickle Bologna for my snacks as the vinegar helps to keep my sugar down some what I seen where they had Swiss Cake Rolls on sale 2 boxes for $3.00 and I just had to have some so I bought the 2 boxes and ate all but one package in the first box. When it started to taste to sweet for me I stopped no more of that as my sugar number just about
5 mins. ago it was 288 no more of that I will buy them more often so as not to go over board I haven't had any for over a year now and pigging out isn't very good for the numbers. LEARNED MY LESSON WELL THIS TIME!

My numbers today have been 106 @ 4:23 this morning and then the 288 @ 4:16
Well will talk more later when I get the binding done on the Quilt.
Your Friend Always;
Edie

beadmom
beadmom 2009-08-21 15:31:01 -0500 Report

OH MY GOSH EDIE.. it's proof…

You are a human!!!!

LOL. Pick up, learn, start over. and always QUILT QUILT QUILT!

beadmom
beadmom 2009-08-21 15:40:59 -0500 Report

I can say lately I am learning to plan food issues out in long conversations with myself (keeping in mind I am a corp troubleshooter and this is my job.I'm not nuts…well maybe so but I'm lovable..).

I LOVE those pink and white frosted circus cookie…LOVE LOVE LOVE.
Sooooo.. the other day there they were right at the door of WalMart. Tempting me. Innocent looking evil things. Lead me not into temptaion..I can find the way myself.

I looked at the bag. 6 cookies =15 carbs. Conversation with self…"Now that's not many cookies." "No it's not but you could bag them up in 6's and snack on them." "You're right..I could..hummm and that would be better than an apple? humm.. and at some point that big old bag of cookies will get stale or worse get GONE… and even at 6 cookies per snacking I will have at some point finished the whole bag"… "Yes you will… you and your dog." "Does my dog need cookies?" "No so much…"

"Bye cookies." "Sorry Polly" (dog, Polly=short for Polar Bear)

Ginger

beadmom
beadmom 2009-08-21 17:37:40 -0500 Report

You will give him COOKIES??? He might be right over. If you see a large white dog on your doorstep that's him… His picture is in my photos…He's a bed hog.

Ginger

Pat Roth
Pat Roth 2009-08-21 17:41:22 -0500 Report

You are kidding, right! A bed hog? Chee— at least that would give me something to sleep with besides my stuffed animals, the bear, especially! ha—PR

Pat Roth
Pat Roth 2009-08-20 18:48:13 -0500 Report

I didn't know whether to mention this or not, but we went to a city this morn, 85 miles away, I took 2 cookies with me for breakfast (I KNOW!!!) but that is just how it turned out. Had my session, then we ate at Applebees at 2:30pm—-I had a salad with strips of chicken, a few walnuts, THEN I saw this DESSERT, called mile high ice cream!! Well, I had been doing so good that I ordered it!!! My, oh, my!!! The waitress brought a LARGE plate with a big slab of chocolate and a lighter col brown ice cream with twirls of whipped topping and a swirl of chocolate over it all and TWO SPOONS! My hubby gave me dirty looks etc. I KNOW< I KNOW—so he did help me to eat it, but still had a chunk—o—it was so delicious!!!! I took my BS a bit ago, about 2 or 3 hours after I had eaten it, and guess what—-_? It was only 108!!! But, I will NOT make that a habit as I do NOT want to get my system out of kilter again—-BUT for one afternoon, it felt so GOOD to be BAD!! hah—-so it is tomatoes for supper. haha-PR

tholz
tholz 2009-08-20 23:04:15 -0500 Report

Oh pat that sounds soooo good. If i had order that my hubby would get half of it. Some times when we got out we share a meal. As americans we eat why to much and portions is way to much. When we when tp germany and pairs. I like the portion sizes there. Lets see how we do on vaction

Pat Roth
Pat Roth 2009-08-20 23:42:51 -0500 Report

What was funny was my hubby had already gotten a box for part of his shrimp, then this delectable plate of gooey ice cream arrives——-he glared at me but ate some—about 1/3—-as I ooed and awed through the rest! ha—guess he was trying to save me from myself! Then he brought up, "You work to lose weight, then you eat like this!" I had re-gained 3 1/2 # last week, but I had been eating sensibly, my weight has always varied easily—-and doesn't upset me too much, as I have lost it, then some the following week!! But HE is OBSESSED with thin women, I think that that is one reason I keep sabotaging my own weight loss efforts!!! You had better love me the way I AM, sunshine, or "go fly a kite!" But he won't so—whatever——I just keep slip-sliding- along!! Hugs, PR

beadmom
beadmom 2009-08-21 11:37:38 -0500 Report

God is good…and took pity on you. I mean really.. why would he make ice cream if we weren't meant to eat it just occasionally if needed?????

I believe coffee is Gods way of showing us he loves us and wants us to be happy!

Ginger

Pat Roth
Pat Roth 2009-08-21 12:54:36 -0500 Report

Oh, Ginger, you are a SPICE of LIFE!! haha—I enjoy your merry way of coping, I THINK I used to be somewhat like that, or maybe it was in my dreams! haha——PAt R