How do you lose weight with diabetes?

Something I don’t like to talk about much, is that I gained about 30+ lbs in the months following when I was first diagnosed. Some of this was really positive since I had lost so much weight prior to being diagnosed. Unfortunately, a lot of what I had lost was muscle because my body wasContinue reading “How do you lose weight with diabetes?”

What can I have that won’t affect my blood sugar?

In my diabetes groups, it seems like everyone is always asking, “What can I eat/drink that won’t affect my blood sugar?” Almost every time, someone provides my favorite answer… “Water!” Water is essential for life and humans can only live for about three to four days without it. So all sarcasm aside, it is certainlyContinue reading “What can I have that won’t affect my blood sugar?”

What is your target range?

When I was in school, I hated math and most things that involved numbers. I was good enough to get by but I definitely focused my efforts a whole lot more in the areas of art and science. Fast forward to now and numbers have come back into my life, whether I like it orContinue reading “What is your target range?”

Cheese Crusted Taco Egg Cups

Ingredients: 14 Egg Whites 1 Egg 4 TBSP Taco Seasoning 24 tsp Parmesan Cheese 1/2c Jalapeno Peppers 2.5c Kale 12 Cherry Tomatoes (sliced in half) 2 sticks Mozzarella String Cheese (sliced into 6 pieces each) Directions: Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. A non-stick muffin pan is recommended. In a blender, combine egg whites,Continue reading “Cheese Crusted Taco Egg Cups”

8/8/2020-Race Report

Race Report: So I didn’t run and technically, this wasn’t a race but I felt like it was significant to share the dirty details of my husband’s almost 60 mile run to raise money for Type 1 Diabetes. In short… We had a blast!!! In case you missed it, the background info can be foundContinue reading “8/8/2020-Race Report”

8/3/2020- Run + Abs

4:31 am, SG: 96, Start Abs 5 x the following, 30 sec rest after each round 30 sec Boat in & out – Left/center/right 30 sec Crunches 30 sec Incline atomic mountain climbers 30 sec Boat in & out – Up/down 30 sec Decline mountain climbers Plank to fail (after 5th round) 4:48 am, SG:Continue reading “8/3/2020- Run + Abs”