Keeping Your Eye on the Ball;  Post 4 on My New Diabetic Life

Keeping Your Eye on the Ball; Post 4 on My New Diabetic Life

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

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Figuring Out my Type-2 Diabetes  — Post 2: The Honeymoon Phase

Figuring Out my Type-2 Diabetes — Post 2: The Honeymoon Phase

…now I’m in a steep learning curve trying to learn a new way of calculating, shopping, cooking, record-keeping, and thinking about my metabolism and food.

And so far — that complex of new information is not only a bottomless pit of numbers, facts, and calculations — but also demands that I basically forget everything I know about cooking. Continue reading

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The Dog’s Dinner:  An Upgrade Whose Time Has Come

The Dog’s Dinner: An Upgrade Whose Time Has Come

157 calories, 4g fiber, 10g protein, 59mg of cholesterol, less than 20mg sodium, and just look at all those vitamins and minerals!!!!

AND HE LOVES IT

Of course he does — just look at what’s in it!

And instead of $4-$5 per 15 oz can, mine comes in at about $1 per 15 oz. (actually a little less)

I just bag it up in freezer-ziplocks or small freezer containers or butter tubs — and he gets fresh and good-for-him dinner that we can afford. Continue reading

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