So many of us have tried this and that to get our sugars down and still, we come here and say our sugars our up. It has been my finding that usually people focus on what their diet is like.
Diet is not everything. Diet is just a piece of the pie. You need to look at the whole pie, and take it piece by piece.
Everything in your life, affects your sugar levels , your blood pressure, your heart rate, everything. But instead of trying to battle it all at once, break it down.
Eating. try to eat healthy foods. take you time to figure out what it is that you like and dont like. Remember, you are a individual, your tastes will be different than that of others. Experiment with herbs and seasonings. Give yourself time. it takes about 21 days for your taste buds to change and for you to fall into a good habit.
Okay, you have the food thing down pat, and your numbers are still up. Now try to figure out where the stress in your life is coming from. found it? now find ways to deal with it and try to allieviate it. Meditation, going for walks, talking to others.
life style is a big factor and it can be a tough one to change. make sure that you get enough sleep. not enough hours in a day? well, do you really have to stay up to 11 to watch the Late Late Show? try going to sleep earlier. not only will you get more sleep, but you proably wont be eating pass 8 pm either. always on the go? soccer games, ballet? try car pooling with other moms to help give yourself a break from some of the running around.
I myself have had to do this. Look at my life as a whole. I broke it down and my levels came down. My blood pressure came down. My cardiogram even came down. the doctors were amazed. Dont try to do it all at once. it took me 3 months to get the whole thing down pat.
Also, do not hate yourself if you fail at it. Try, try again.
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