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Tuesday, July 15, 2014      2 comments

There are currently 23.6 million people in the USA with diabetes (7.8% of the population). The total number of people with diabetes worldwide is projected to increase from 171 million in 2000 to 366 million in 2030.... Read more
Lipid Hypothesis
Monday, July 14, 2014      0 comments

Why anybody still believes the lipid hypothesis is mind boggling. Because of it and the guidelines that stem from it, people are getting sicker and dying. That is all.... Read more
Another win to celebrate
Friday, May 23, 2014      2 comments

Today I had a long overdue(like a year overdue) diabetic eye exam. Exam was negative for anything bad! In a few weeks I will be getting my A1C and other blood work done. I am eager to see how much of an improvement I have made. Also now that... Read more
Today I Claim Victory
Thursday, May 22, 2014      2 comments

Since I started my new eating plan around the first week of March I haven't eaten at a restaurant. If I have had to be away from home for a meal, I have packed the meal at home and taken it with me. I have actually done this several times. To... Read more
Regarding sugar free jello
Wednesday, May 07, 2014      0 comments

I mentioned in my previous blog post that I don't do snacks because it complicates blood sugar control. I do however sometimes have sugar free jello. I wanted to add some additional information about this as there were some questions. I'm a l... Read more
Why I don't use the food tracker
Sunday, May 04, 2014      5 comments

I am on a low carbohydrate diet. This doesn't mean however that I eat an unlimited amount of protein. In fact my protein is quite restricted as well. I do not "control" the amount of fat I eat. I eat enough to make whatever veggies I am eati... Read more
It can be done!
Sunday, April 20, 2014      0 comments

You can get through a birthday, a night at the ball park where all they have is foods you shouldn't eat (but still love) and 2 family Easter dinners. You can even get your kids a few pieces of Easter candy. AND not eat anything you shouldn't! ... Read more
I want to be an inspiration
Wednesday, April 16, 2014      1 comments

There are a lot of unhealthy people in my life. People who I would like to help, but I realize I can talk until I am blue in the face and most if not all won't listen. I want to lead by example. When people see how healthy, happy and fit I am... Read more
This is what having energy feels like!
Monday, April 14, 2014      1 comments

Have you ever said to yourself that you didn't realize how sick you were until you felt better? That's exactly what I have been saying to myself lately. I have for the first time in a VERY long time felt truly energetic. When my daughter want... Read more
A Common Misconception
Friday, April 11, 2014      0 comments

There is a common misconception that if you eat a diet low in carbohydrate that you therefore must be eating a diet high in protein. This may be true for some, but for someone who follows a plan like I do, a limited amount of protein is also co... Read more
Exercising really increases insulin sensitivity
Thursday, April 10, 2014      2 comments

So as the title says it turns out that exercising REALLY increases my insulin sensitivity. From what I understand this is true for everyone whether you inject or produce your own insulin. Why does this matter? Because insulin is a fat buildin... Read more
This is what multiple daily injections look like
Tuesday, April 08, 2014      5 comments

These are the insulin syringes I've used in the past 10 days. Lowering my AIC one day at a time. Getting closer to my goal!... Read more