Well I managed to survive the week of June without much incident. From Father's Day through the 20th was a tough week and is every year, so much so that the rest of June seems incredibly insignificant. The Solstice came and went without much fuss and to my disappointment. I do this to myself. My … Continue reading The Week of June
Aliens! This group I'm with seems a solid, sound team of survivalist and scientist types. We might just win this fight but for now we need to find a smart place to hunker down, figure out what is going on and formulate a plan. A few miles away is a disguised nuke plant that just … Continue reading Alien Invasion!
I woke up yesterday in a pretty darn good mood. Had a funny conversation with a great friend who always makes me laugh and brightens my day - *cough*Shirley*cough* then was off to start my work day. Walking to work was amazing, the cool crisp Autumn air was uplifting and I smiled all the way … Continue reading Thursday Shenanigans
There is a Pill for That
PILLS PILLS AND MORE PILLS! The doctor thinks my sore feet are actually damaged nerves which is a symptom of diabetes in some cases so, of course he said I have a pill for that. You just take it three times a day and it should take care of the sore and cramping feet. Three … Continue reading There is a Pill for That
What! No Streamers, Baloons or Kazoos? Cake?
How can it be that a full year has passed since I started this blogging thing? It's not that I don't believe WordPress and it's little notification, it just doesn't feel like a year. When I think back, the blogging started when we found out we were moving to Japan and I had to weed … Continue reading What! No Streamers, Baloons or Kazoos? Cake?
Will Power Fail – Sugar Detox Update – Week 3
Ok Ok I will come clean. I cheated this weekend a little bit. We went out for Yakiniku and I simply couldn't resist using Soy Sauce to dip the meat into and today I finally gave in to the crunchy carb craving and finished off what was left of a small bag of Japanese rice … Continue reading Will Power Fail – Sugar Detox Update – Week 3
Week 2 of the Sugar Detox
So far I've noticed a few changes in my body: 1. I have lost 5 pounds and do not feel as bloated. 2. My pee smells different, can't quite explain it but it just does. 3. My sweat has a different smell as well. 4. Moments of slight tummy upset now and then and just … Continue reading Week 2 of the Sugar Detox
Sugar Detox Early Days
On day three of the sugar detox and doing well, other than the malicious knee jerk in the middle of the night. My diet so far: Monday: 2 scrambled eggs for breakfast, small handful of almonds and sunflower seeds around 11:00, lamb rolls and raw carrots/broccoli for lunch, last of the lamb rolls and vegetables … Continue reading Sugar Detox Early Days
July Sugar Detox and Mind/Body Rehab
Starting Monday, July 1st, 2013 and continuing till July 21st I will be doing a sugar detox. What is that you ask? Well basically it is cleansing the body of sugar and carbohydrates and breaking the cycle of cravings and bad go-to snacking habits. With trying to rid myself of type 2 diabetes this detox … Continue reading July Sugar Detox and Mind/Body Rehab
Diabetes = I Kill You!
Newest blood work is back from the lab, I'm not unhappy with the results. A1C - which is the average of the last few months of blood glucose control came in at 6.1 which is really very good. From WebMD: "For people without diabetes, the normal range for the hemoglobin A1c test is between 4% … Continue reading Diabetes = I Kill You!