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”