I just took a free copy of the "Diabetes magazine" from my local drug store. It had American Idol judge Randy Jackson 's story in it. It was so inspiring and insightful (NOT)! After being diagnosed with type 2 he underwent gastric bypass to lose some of his 350 lbs (which he still struggles with). To start eating right he got a personal chef and to stay healthy & active he got a personal trainer. He also loves tennis so he plays for at least 45 min a day.
WHAT???? Changing to wheat bread and buying fruits and vegetables cost me an arm & a leg! Eating healthy is expensive; thats why you see so many overweight people who live on a meager income! A trainer? I run outside because it only costs me a set of sneakers. AND…its all I can do find an extra 15-30 minutes for myself let alone go find a tennis court & someone to play with (I'll bet he has a personal pro for that too). The only 15-30 minutes I get is on the train ride out of the city after working 8 hours a day.
I hate those stories. I'm not inspired… I feel like puncing the editor in the face.
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