I, um, graduate in 6 months. One more semester. OMG.


Eco greatness!

You guys HAVE to check out this site! It's amazing!

Not to mention that the little icon is absolutely adorable! hehe :) What is it? From their website:

Blue Egg is an online magazine covering “green, for the rest of us.” We write about how to live a little more sustainably—without abandoning style, comfort, or your price consciousness.

So if you need a one-stop spot to learn about all things "eco," this is definitely the place to go! My favorite thing is the Tip of the Day. Very handy little diddy! So enjoy and let me know what you think of the place. ;)


Oh man.

Geeze wuhleeze. Look at this mess!

Diabetes Risk Test Results

0 - 2 Very Low Risk
3 - 9 Low to Medium Risk
10+ High Risk

You have scored 11 points . You are at high risk for having type 2 diabetes. Only your health care provider can determine if you have diabetes. At your next office visit, find out for sure.

You can reduce your risk for diabetes by:
  • Keeping your weight in control (or losing weight if you are overweight)
  • Staying active most days of the week
  • Eating low fat meals high in fruits, vegetables and whole grain foods

For more information, call 1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-2383) Monday through Friday, 9 am – 8 pm (EST).

I guess it was only a matter of time, huh? Lately this is all that has been consuming my thoughts. I am SO overweight. Morbidly so, actually, and my risk of getting type 2 diabetes is progressively skyrocketing. And now, here it is, in black, white, and RED. *sigh* There's no ignoring it now.

Man, seeing it all out in the open is scary! I don't wanna get the sugar diabetes (as a precious priest of a man so calls it in my Friday clinicals). I tested this morning (fasting) and got 117. According to the American Diabetes Association, here are the new numbers as to "normal" for a fasting blood draw:

Yea, so I'm cutting it close. REAL close. A little too close for my comfort. So, since Dave's mom and I have joined weight watchers again I'm REALLY hoping that it will help me get OUT of the pre-diabetic state since it is reversible. I'm also going to start a training program with my nursing gals Kelly and Lindsey. :) I think it will be fun since I won't be doing it by myself. Heh.

So, consider this my PSA for the day. Watch what you eat, exercise daily, and do all you can to keep yourself healthy. Your life depends on it.