Diabesity War – Day #1

take-back-your-health-reversing-diabesity-with-community-based-medicineToday I declare Day Number 1 of this new venture I call “The Diabetes War”. It will be a 1 year project to making vital changes in my life that I believe through my many years of study will change the course of my current condition in a positive way. The details of this project are written in my previous post you can find here.

Today is Sunday and typically I would be up working out already, but today we are babysitting our lovely Granddaughter who is still sleeping in her crib in the room just over the garage where the treadmill is located. So today I will be delaying my workout until the afternoon.

In my experience I have learned that body fat pretty much burns at the same rate throughout my body besides that fact that it stores more around my waist. So I understand that to see fat loss at my midsection I must first see it in other parts of my body. I will see a thinner face, more muscle tone in my arms and shoulders, and my wedding band will become looser.

My workouts aren’t extreme will be performed each day only as a catalyst to the last six hours of the daily fast. The question is what will the combination of walking, light weight training, fasting and a healthy diet each day take me in 365 days? Can it be the answer I have been searching for since I was first diagnosed with Type II Diabetes?

We shall see… Now let me get this first started.
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Blood Sugar- 131
Body Weight- 186.8

Treadmill
Distance- 2.61 miles
Time- 40:09 minutes
Calories Burned- 297.6

Bowflex- LEGS and ABS
Squats- 200 lbs – 15
Calf Raises – 200 lbs – 15
Situps- 15×3 (15 left, 15 center, 15 right)

Meals
Breakfast- Fasting until 12:00 Noon
Lunch- Chicken, Rice and Black Beans
Dinner- Crab and Salad

About SimpleLivingOver50

At 53 years old I am starting to realize how life changes both physically and emotionally. I strive for a life of simplicity. I am winning the battle with type II diabetes, created a plan to have all debt paid off in 4 years including the house, taking advantage of every opportunity to live life to it's fullest through adventures in nature, hiking, biking, loving and learning.
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14 Responses to Diabesity War – Day #1

  1. Best of luck…using fasting and intermittent fasting, you will be able to roll your diabetes back. I have managed to do just that in less than 3 months!

  2. dcarmack says:

    You should read the book “Good Calories, Bad Calories”

  3. Marquessa says:

    What is intermittent fasting?

  4. New Journey says:

    Looks great Billy…every since you started talking about fasting…I realize that sometimes I don’t eat in the morning until after 1p…I do have my coffee so I am not sure I am really fasting since I have coffee…I do this quite often…..would you consider this fasting??? kat

  5. Good luck to you on your journey. Each step brings you closer to health and accountability to yourself and others is key. Thanks for stopping by my blog. I look forward to reading more about your success!

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