I had the biggest pay off last night when I handed the award for being
Miss Teen Idaho International 2nd runner up. I took it as a wonderful compliment!! I had a good laugh. I owe it to all of those years of staying out of the sun and the use of microdermabrasion and my
wonderful sponsor Bella Royale Skin Care. It was a fun night and now I am ready to put my pageant shoes away and
get back to business bringing awareness to type 2… Continue
Added by Jill on August 16, 2010 at 1:30pm —
story of losing 100 pounds is featured in First for Women Magazine.
It's on newsstands now in most stores. I feel so blessed that I made
the cover. My story is on page 26. I really am truly blessed. Pick up
your copy today. Thanks as always for your support! :-)… Continue
Added by Jill on August 3, 2010 at 3:51pm —
This post hit's home to me and was my problem for many years when I struggled with my weight. I think it's important to bring up.
Most of us do compare ourselves to others. It's usually a deep rooted problem with the inability to really love yourself. I remember having this problem. It took me years to except who I was. It started when I
was overweight and stopped when I was overweight. I use to think…
Dr. Oz found my weight loss story on line. I was asked to come to NY and tape a show where I am a mentor to 3 former beauty pageant queens who have had weight loss struggles for years. I am so blessed that he found my story. I love being a mentor to these 3 wonderful women. I will be back on the show a few more times. On the last visit one of the 3 ladies will win the title of the next Miss. Dr. OZ. Click here to see the Clip:… Continue
Added by Jill on March 17, 2010 at 11:16am —
Having my Mrs. Idaho Pageant Platform as type 2 diabetes which I have has sure opened many doors. I have hopped on board as a featured writer. It's been a blessing once again to move my message forward and give others with diabetes hope.
Here's a statistic that bears repeating: an estimated 40 percent of adults with type 2 diabetes don't know they have it. That's 4 in 10 people with the disease who are not getting treatment that could prolong their life and protect them from many serious health problems, such as blindness, kidney failure, amputations, heart disease, and stroke. Wow.
This estimate comes from a new study by researchers with the National… Continue
I wanted to share with my friends that I had a live interview last night with the Glam Gals over at Fabulous after 40.com
I feel so blessed to share my message to as many as I can. Click Below to hear the live interview of my journey of losing 100 pounds!
Out of 16 Beautiful Amazing Woman I got in the Top 6. It was a wonderful weekend and I had so much fun. I also got an award for the most years married. My hubby and I loved getting this award!!
I felt honored to have gotten to know so many wonderful woman and again
get to know even more about myself.
On April 22nd I celebrated reaching a… Continue
What is Type 2 diabetes?
Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes. In type 2 diabetes, either the body does not produce enough insulin or the cells ignore the insulin. Insulin is necessary for the body to be able to use glucose for energy. When you eat food, the body breaks down all of the sugars and starches into glucose, which is the basic fuel for the cells in the body. Insulin takes the sugar from the blood into the cells. When glucose builds up in the blood instead of going… Continue
I had a great night. I made the Top 5 in the pageant. I got the spirit of pageantry award AKA: Mrs. Congeniality and I got the community service award. It's been 20 yrs since I have been on stage. I had a blast. Most of all it's been such a great way to spread my message of hope with living with Type 2 diabetes which I will continue to do!! I already have 3 speaking engagements in April! :-) Jill
You can't deny the evidence that is absolutely overwhelming- Physical activity is the best gift you can give yourself, it is known that through Regular exercise throughout your life can maintain a healthy body. It has big benefits in enhancing your psychological well-being and can really aid in preventing premature death.
YES!! That's right- exercise can prolong life.
It also improves the quality of life as well. I have seen allot as my… Continue
Less then 3 weeks until Mrs. Idaho International.
I am getting so excited.
I have been so busy with appearances and it has been so fun to share my message.
Upcoming biggest loser competition at the Anytime fitness on Caldwell Blvd.
Rebecca Carington (My personal trainer) and her Brother Jeff Camperud who is also a trainer will be heading up this competition. Sounds so fun and that is one of my favorite shows to… Continue
Sharing my story and my message of better health and more exercise,
I was invited to attend a seminar at Joe's sports called
"Five Components of Fitness"
It was a great day. Rebecca Carington (My personal trainer) and her Brother Jeff Camperud who is also a trainer gave a great presentation. I was able to share my story and talk about type 2 diabetes and the importance of… Continue
I had a great day at the 2nd Anniversary of Discount Sport Nutrition. I was able to talk to many people about diabetes and Weight loss and Nutrition. This is a picture of Brandon Grow who was Muscle man for the day on 12th Ave. He had me laughing so hard. :-) People were honking and laughing
This picture was taken with the owner Rick Johns and my fitness trainer Rebecca Carington. Much… Continue