First Month, Fourth Week – Exercise

Goal: To establish a regular routine of physical activity within your individual scope of mobility. Continue to monitor your blood glucose daily, drink your optimum amount of water every day, continue eating whole-food non-starchy vegetables instead of processed food, and ADD a daily physical activity. This week we are featuring the second of The 8 … Continue reading First Month, Fourth Week – Exercise

First Month, Third Week – Green Vegetables

Goal: To establish regular consumption of non-starchy green vegetables to replace highly refined processed foods and trans fats. Continue to monitor your blood glucose daily, drink your optimum amount of water every day, and ADD 3-5 servings of non-starchy vegetables every day. If you wonder how you're going to get in that many vegetables every … Continue reading First Month, Third Week – Green Vegetables

First Month, First Week – Blood Glucose Meter

We are all here for one purpose: to manage our diabetes by managing our blood sugar. I posted the words of this image on my Timeline a few days ago, and someone was offended by it and unfriended me. So, for sure, I had to create this as a meme and share it widely! The … Continue reading First Month, First Week – Blood Glucose Meter

Why Should I Test My Blood Glucose?

In our Facebook group, we recently had a discussion about diabetics who don't test their blood sugar at home with their glucose meter. One member suggested some reasons, er, excuses used by diabetics. I know people who don't test often because they're not making any changes based on their test results so they don't see … Continue reading Why Should I Test My Blood Glucose?

Time for a Quick Review

Let's take a few moments to assess what you've accomplished so far this year. (Yes, 2018!) First, you spent some time between Christmas and New Year's to evaluate your personal diabetes status and set some goals, objectives, strategies, and tactics for improvement in the coming year. Setting Goals, Objectives, Strategies, and Tactics [PDF] If you've been … Continue reading Time for a Quick Review

New Year, New Month, New Week, New Day

Happy New Year! If you've been following this blog, you took time last week to think about your priorities in regard to your diabetic health. (If you missed last week's blog post, you can download this PDF copy: Setting Goals, Objectives, Strategies, and Tactics. Now it's time to implement those plans! Goals for January: To … Continue reading New Year, New Month, New Week, New Day