Monthly Archives: November 2014

11-29-14 – Saturday – Emotional ties to food

It is time to get busy once again with working with the treadmill and concentrating on the diet. I ate a small piece of cheesecake yesterday afternoon and two handfuls of potato chips last night and I skipped walking yesterday … Continue reading

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11-28-14 – Friday – Black Friday and the Holiday Season

I made it through Thanksgiving and woke this morning to a good glucose reading. I did eat things that I haven’t eaten in months like apple pie and ice cream. But most of the food I ate was farm fresh … Continue reading

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11-27-14 – Thursday – Personal Security

Lets talk about security today. We have been taught through the help of the banking system that saving money is good. These institutions have created all kinds of products that make it easy for someone like myself to put away … Continue reading

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11-26-14 – Wednesday – Thanksgiving Dinner – An act of love and also and act of frugality

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving day and we will be preparing a wonderful turkey dinner for our guests. I am not one too cheap out on food as I believe in purchasing high quality, non-processed foods. Our turkey was purchased at Trader … Continue reading

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11-25-14 – Tuesday – A glance at Simple Living Over 50

I know that I write way too much about my own personal practices and techniques I use to beat type II diabetes and not enough about other things that make my life simple and stress free. Being over the age … Continue reading

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11-24-14 – Monday – A day of healing

Today I have reached a day where I feel my body calling for rest. I have pushing it pretty hard for the last 7 days or so and it is time once again to take it down. All my energies … Continue reading

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11-23-14 – Sunday – Learning the process

It’s good to see that things are back to normal today with my blood sugar at 81. My weight is up slightly, but I did do resistance exercises for two days in a row. Ripping and tearing muscles does cause … Continue reading

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11-22-14 – Saturday – NO BURRITOS

I am a little upset with myself for what I decided to eat for dinner last night. Getting home late was cause for trying to figure out what to eat for dinner. I took a ride to the local supermarket … Continue reading

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Sugar and Disease – Coincidence or Reality? By Ruth Buttigieg

Originally posted on Diabetes Diet:
Over the past few year, sugar has been a main focus of media outlets. There have been TV programmes dedicated to debating the positives and negatives of sugar. However, rather than shedding some light on…

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11-21-14 – Friday – Another piece in the puzzle

Today I am taking yet another leap towards financial independence. We are scheduled to close today on the refinance with our local credit union. We are taking what is left of 29 years of monthly payments and reducing it down … Continue reading

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