After eating a really wonderful bowl of soup at our local deli, I went online to find inspiration for my own version. A cabbage-based soup is relatively easy to steer into the “great for diabetics” category because of all the wonderful fresh veggies that help make the soup so heavenly. Unlike soups based on potatoes, … Continue reading
And I know that Average Joe and Average Jane probably don’t read as much as I do.
So when Average Joe & Jane turn up with T-2 D, they’re not going to know this stuff. And they’re not going to be told (evidently) by their doctor or their nutritionist. And they’re not going to read it for themselves.
SO WHY THE HELL NOT? Continue reading
So what’s to become of all the creatures currently in the SeaWorld (and similar) parks if the parks close down? I remember when the first of these “parks” opened — and it was such a new thing — a sealife circus (as opposed to an aquarium which is basically a sealife zoo.) And except for … Continue reading
So here’s my latest reformulated comfort food recipe with blood sugar, calories, and cholesterol in mind…..
WIFFA GREEN BEAN STEW Continue reading
There’s a long history of using mandarin orange peels to hold small amounts of tea — often stacked like tiny treasure chests in caves so the tea can ferment in the rinds and take up hints of the orange flavor. I don’t leave mine to ferment for years — but a few days makes a … Continue reading
Best things I’ve learned or learned about in the last 3 1/2 months:
(each and every one makes Type-2 Diabetes easier for me….)
–a good reading topics list and shopping list if you or your significant other is leaning towards T2-D.
With the help of these learnings and products, I lowered my A1-C from 8.6 to 8.0 in the first 90 days after diagnosis, and my average afternoon Blood Sugar has gone from 310 to 145. I’ve lost 35 pounds, purely as a side effect of eating a diabetic friendly diet, and I haven’t been hungry or craved since Day-2. It’s a good life. Continue reading