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I am a type 2 insulin dependent diabetic. I recently had a minor stroke due to diabetes complications and serious anemia. After two EKGs, they have also discovered that I have a left bundle branch block to my heart. I hope to gain control of my sugar levels, lower my cholesterol, and regain overall strength and health while getting down to a normal healthy weight range.

Update: July 2017
I've lost right at 35 lbs since the first of the year. The doctors all tell me that I'm within a healthy BMI range. 24.9 I've reduce my insulin from 40 units to 24 units. My cholesterol is down from 380 to 123. My HDL is still low at 32 but it's up from 29 so I'll keep working on that. My blood pressure prescription has been reduced all the way down to 2.mg and the only reason they leave me on it at all is to protect my kidneys (?). And I was able to drop one of the diabetes medications completely along with the iron tablets and everything that went with those. All in all... about 12 less pills to swallow per week. Although at a healthy BMI, I'm not quite done yet. I still have a thick waist with extra fat around the middle that isn't good for the heart so I'm going for another 10 pounds and see where I'm at then.


Member Since: 2/3/2017

Fitness Minutes: 3,389

My Goals:
Fasting Blood Sugar Level less than 140 90% of the time (now usually below 120)
Lower my A1C -(12.9) (now 5.0)
Lower overall Cholesterol (386) (now 123)
Lose 30 lbs. (lost 33 lbs)
Walk 20+ minutes 5 days a week (now walking up to 6 miles a day)


My Program:
Low Carb diet
walking
light strength training
stretching



Personal Information:
Born again Christian
Wife
Mother of 4
Lives in Arkansas
Born in Tennessee
Lived in Missouri 20 years


Other Information:
I raise and show New Zealand rabbits in all colored varieties and broken (not white).
I operate an ARBA registered rabbitry.
Member ARBA and AFNZRB
I have a youtube channel "Grace Hollow Rabbitry" and just started a new channel "Life at Grace Hollow".




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    Lots of health issues, but taking care of them daily, so I feel better now than I have in quite some time.

    Keep the faith.
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