Three months in — and much has changed in my life. I feel remarkably better. A lot of things I’d been attributing to growing older (though I’m in my 50’s) turn out to have been symptoms and side effects of high blood sugar/diabetes. I remember noting in the late spring that I was experiencing some … Continue reading
Warning: If you’re not diabetic, pre-diabetic, or related to somebody diabetic… this post will probably be dull as school-scissors. But it’s full of tools and ideas for living with Type-2 Diabetes! Continue reading
It’s now been about 50 days since I was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. And as good a cook as I (sometimes) am, I have to admit to not cooking very much at all for these first 50 days. I should by stock (ahem) in Progresso Soups, because I am eating at least 1 can … Continue reading
How to explain this? The problem is the point where the stone in my shoe — the “rock” of autism/Asperger’s Syndrome — meets the hard place — the unmalleable-ness and immoveable-ness of diabetes. Continue reading
I have evidence now that says I really can change this by choosing wisely. With some luck, it also means I haven’t done myself irreparable damage.
Very good news indeed. Continue reading
I thought about calling this post “Know Thy Enemy.” But that was a little overly dramatic. And, it presupposes intentional opposition, sabotage, or malice on the part of some person, place or thing. I’m more inclined to believe that malice, sabotage and intention are giving too much credit and power to inanimate objects and completely … Continue reading