Monthly Archives: April 2015

Creation of “The T2D Workout”

I am feeling a little more confident today with a blood sugar level this morning at 93. My weight is going up but I have noticed that my pants are feeling even looser and I am actually starting to feel … Continue reading

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Just finished reading Stuffocation and was fascinated

In the book, trend forecaster James Wallman reveals the world’s growing sense of Stuffocation — and how we can move away from it. We have more stuff than we could ever need – clothes we don’t wear, kit we don’t use … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday: Regular Physical Activity, Health Screenings Can Improve Your Well-Being

Originally posted on Mercy Health System:
Andrew R. Whalley / Source / CC BY-NC According to the IDEA Health and Fitness Association, people of all ages can improve the quality of their lives and reduce the risks of developing coronary…

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Breaded Pork chops and Hotdogs are not Paleo

“The caveman walked to the hotdog stand and…. NOT” As you can see my blood sugar has rose above 100 this morning but this time with the experience I have gained I am able to pinpoint the reasons for it … Continue reading

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The Things I do each Day to Tame the Type II Diabetes Monster

Today I am breaking up my routine by skipping the 20 minute cardio workout. This only due to the fact that I woke up a little later this morning and I am just squeezing in a quick workout. I figure … Continue reading

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Monday, Monday.

Monday, Monday. Here we go again with another work week. I am getting this week started on the right track with low blood sugar numbers, a healthy weight and a rested body. So where will a week bring me? What … Continue reading

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Community Gardening and Self Sufficiency

In just about three weeks from now I will plant my first vegetable in my raises bed gardens. This day will not only mark the first day of becoming more self reliant on my own healthy food production, but will … Continue reading

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I Am Raising the Bar

I am raising the bar slightly today with weights. The last several times that I did exercises with my arms I started noticing that with just doing that one set that I was surpassing my goal of 12 reps. Today … Continue reading

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A Big Ass Salad

Something I did yesterday caused my blood sugar to rise this morning. Although it remains under 100 it still jumped from 84 yesterday morning to 99 this morning. I went a little heavier on the resistance exercises and I did … Continue reading

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Eating on a Schedule for Weight Loss

I am finding that working each day offers an additional benefit. Being on a schedule each day allows for only certain times of the day where I have access to food. I eat breakfast and dinner at home so it … Continue reading

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