Diabetes may be the best thing to happen to me —- strange as it may sound.
I have been overweight, Ate what I wanted when I wanted, loved sweets, white bread, pasta, my moto was, if it wasn't fattening, it wouldn't taste good! I hated exercising - of any kind.
Well then along comes the dreaded diabetes. I was diagnosed two months ago. I was told diet and exercise, or I'd end up on meds.
I have been totally changing my life. I eat so much better, keep track of by levels, I have even gotten this body moving. Maybe not at full swing yet, but working on it.
My levels are improving, though my mornings are still a bit high, but I'm working on it. I have lost over 6 pounds in a month and a half — something I always had trouble with. Funny thing is, that was not really what I was shooting for, it was a by-product of better living!
I don't have the horrible cravings anymore, and when I think of something I'd like, I weigh the sides, that food, with medication on its way, or be med free. Med free wins out.
I know I'm early in the process, and I will probably fall off at some time. But I don't look at it that way. Nothing is forbidden, I just have to weigh if I want it that badly or not. If my levels are low, I will indulge some. But I really don't feel deprived.
I'm eating more veggies and fruits and loving them!
So far, so good, and I'm praying the Lord helps me all the way.
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