So, this week was pretty amazing. First, the biggest news of all, yes, I am still talking about my A1C. It is down to 5.7. I am seeing my doctor on Monday. I am hoping that I go off meds. There are some trouble spots in my labs. You can read all about it here… Continue reading 8.29.2020 Check-in
So, Monday morning, I had my blood work done to evaluate my health. I got the results last night. I posted a brief synopsis on FB but decided to write something a little more in-depth. Overall, I am pleased with how my health is improving. And really, these are the number that count, far more… Continue reading The Labs are In!
After over a week of feeling like death from sheer fatigue, I am finally feeling somewhat better. When I say fatigue, I don't mean I am tired. Getting more sleep will not help. Fatigue is a symptom of an auto-immune issue. I did, at one point, get a diagnosis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia.… Continue reading Feeling better…sorta
8.8.2020 261 pounds & Hazel!!!!!! Whoa! What a week! First things first, yesterday, I made my second goal. This goal was 29 pounds. I weigh 261 pounds and down a total of 62 pounds. In keeping with my 10% goals, my next one is 26 pounds. Reaching this goal will bring me to 235 pounds… Continue reading 8.8.2020 Check-in and HAZEL!!!
I had nothing planned for lunch today. I needed something fast and healthy. I looked in my fridge and found the makings for a quick and yummy gazpacho. Makes 6 cups. 43 calories per serving. Seriously, I at 2/3 of it for lunch and had the rest with dinner.3 small Roma Tomato, halved2 bottle (11.5… Continue reading Quick Gazpacho
I am going to start this post with a disclaimer. I am not a medical professional. Do not take medical advice from a blog, especially mine. Right now, I am re-reading a classic book on trauma, "The Body Keeps the Score," by Bessel van der Kolk, MD. I started with this book because the title… Continue reading The Body Keeps the Score