I am fairly new to the community. I have been a member I guess since September, but this is the first time I have opted to post about myself. I have decided that now is the time for me to hold myself accountable for my health. At 37 I just don't feel I should be dealing with issues regarding my glucose levels when it's preventable. The knowledge is out here and it's my responsibility to myself to research it and access it. That's my goal. But first I know I need to review my lifestyle and learn to read the signs that my body gives when my glucose levels have been affected by the foods I'm eating. So starting today I am keeping a food journal. I'm going to keep track of everything I eat or drink and I'm going to review this at the end of this week. I want to know how many healthy and nutrient rich foods I'm consuming vs how many processed and other non healthy foods and/or drinks I am consuming.
I've also realized for me to start eating the proper meals, I'm going to have to plan my meals weekly. I have a huge notebook of recipes that are diabetic friendly as well as vegetarian friendly that I can and will begin to prepare for myself and my son.
I look forward to learning from everyone in the community and I hope I will be able to motivate you as you motivate me.
Along with my new healthy lifestyle, I plan to incorporate more exercise into my life. I need to lose approximately 50 lbs and I KNOW I can do this. I would like to share this weightloss experience with you all because I know if I do this, I'll be able to be more accountable to myself.
I am starting this lifestyle change because I want to be the best and healthiest me that I can be.
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