“7.4 A1C! Are you kidding me?!?”
That was my first thought last Tuesday when my doctor told me my bloodwork results from January 5th.
My second thought was, “Diabetes sucks and can kiss my ass.” Continue reading “Diabetic Story: When Your A1C Jumps”
People look at me and assume that I am fit. While I am the first to admit that I am much healthier than I was eight years ago (before I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes at age 35), I still struggle with fitness.
I am ready for a fitness change.
I am not unlike many other people I know. I sit at my desk all day (I am a copywriter and content marketing strategist), and the activities I enjoy the most are sedentary: reading books, watching hockey on television and cross-stitching. All involve sitting my butt on the comfy chair in the living room.
But 8 years ago when I discovered I was diabetic, I had a choice: to manage this chronic illness with medication or to manage it with diet and exercise. Continue reading “Ready for a Fitness Change”