What I Did Today to Beat Type 2 Diabetes

Monday Moanin’ Editon of my daily routine to fight type 2 diabetes.       The Numbers: Fasting Blood Glucose Level:  100 mg/dl Weight:  188 lbs. Exercise:  45 minute bike ride, listening to the Rush CD, Clockwork Angels. I am beginning to obsess on it.  Rush has not released anything this good in a long […]

The Daily, Today’s Diet and Exercise

The Numbers: Fasting Blood Glucose Level:  98 mg/dl Weight:  188 lbs. Exercise:  45 bike ride.  After all of the rain, humid as heck in Houston Mood:  7.0 The Menu: Breakfast:  Morning fruit medley and a slice of pizza from last night Lunch:  Yet another slice of pizza (made with a whole wheat crust) and grapes […]

You Are Always Going to be Fat…But Not Me

That’s a depressing thought, isn’t?  No matter what, you are going to be fat. I am proud of me for losing weight and going from officially obese by diet and exercise.  By diet,  I don’t mean just eating less for a while, but changing the types and amounts of food I choose permanently.  I fixed […]

The Daily, Today’s Diet and Exercise

The Numbers: Fasting Blood Glucose:  99 mg/dl. Weight:  187 lbs. Exercise:  None, again, and I am feeling guilty as heck.  Tomorrow, I promise, back to my 45 minutes/10 mile ride. Mood:  6.5. The Menu: Breakfast:  The usual morning fruit medley, getting in at least three servings of fruit, and oatmeal with craisins.  Low glycemic meets […]

The Daily, Today’s Diet and Exercise

The Numbers: Fasting Blood Glucose Level:  93 mg/dl. Weight:  187 lbs.  Maybe a tad lower, but I am playing it safe or honest or whatever you want to call it. Exercise:  None.  Got to bed late, had an early meeting and just did not have time and I feel miserable. Mood:  6.5.  The Charming Mrs. […]

A Calorie Is Not Just a Calorie for a Type 2 Diabetes Diet

For those trying to control their type 2 diabetes, keep in mind that a calorie is not just a calorie.  While there is no official diabetic diet, some calories are better than others to control type 2 diabetes. The key is eat the foods that don’t cause a big surge in glucose. Keep the surge […]