Morning Workouts & the Dawn Phenomenon

The (dreaded) dawn phenomenon, if you haven’t experienced it yourself, is an early-morning rise in blood sugar (usually between 2 am and 8 am) in people with diabetes. This rise is caused by the liver releasing blood sugar in order to prepare the body for the day ahead.  In my experience, this makes the morningContinue reading “Morning Workouts & the Dawn Phenomenon”

I Owe Everything to Him

“Be strong, be fearless, be beautiful. And believe that anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you.” Misty Copeland Most love a good “self-made man” kind of story but I have to tell you, I’m not sure those really exist and mine is a story of accomplishment through family supportContinue reading “I Owe Everything to Him”

My Diagnosis Story

June 9th, 2017 was the day when my life changed forever. Before then, I was full of energy, optimism and was going through life without a care in the world. I was work-a-holic, and working three jobs because I enjoyed pushing myself and the feeling that I was giving something back to the world. IContinue reading “My Diagnosis Story”

1/31/2020-HIIT

4:35am, BS: 141, Pre-Workout 5:00am, BS: 128, 10 min assault treadmill warm up 5:15am, BS: 122, HIIT workout  6x 30 seconds each Ski Urg Push ups Battle Ropes Bicycle Crunches 5:45am, BS: 108, Indoor Cycling (cool down) 6:15am, BS; 104, 30 Minutes Post Workout Today was supposed to be a rest day, however I alreadyContinue reading “1/31/2020-HIIT”

1/30/2020-Strength

4:44am, BS: 173, Bolus 0.4 U, Pre-Workout 5:10am, BS: 144, 12 min assault treadmill warm up 5:20am, BS: 127, Upper Body Strength -45 mins 6:05am, BS: 75, End Workout 6:35am, BS; 83, 30 Minutes Post Workout My original plan was to run today but after a few minutes on the treadmill, my BS started toContinue reading “1/30/2020-Strength”