8 08, 2013

Changes in One’s Diet is Not a Cure for Diabetes

By | 2017-07-27T03:37:31+00:00 August 8th, 2013|Dealing with Others About Diabetes, Experimentations, Symptoms of Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes and Food|

I cannot see the E on the eye chart with my natural eyes. I know that the first symbol is an E because I've been taking eye exams since I was 10 years old. Since the 5th grade, I've been wearing eye glasses, in high school I switched to contacts, and from college until I now I enjoy switching between [...]

22 02, 2013

HELP, I’m sick and my glucose is UP

By | 2017-07-27T08:46:10+00:00 February 22nd, 2013|Newly Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, Symptoms of Diabetes|

I have read enough pamphlets that say when diabetics are sick their glucose levels change and it is usually higher. But, until now that has NEVER happened to me. My personal norm:First thing in the morning: 90-1202 hours after eating: 130-150After workout: 80-100Now that I am sick:First thing in the morning: 145-1602 hours after eating: 150-166After workout:130I'm in a panic. [...]

15 01, 2013

I Took a Bath…After 2 Years

By | 2017-07-27T07:02:31+00:00 January 15th, 2013|Newly Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, Symptoms of Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes and Faith|

Last month in a diabetes facebook discussion, I made a confession that I hadn't told ANYONE before that moment, "I haven't taken a bath in a tub since being diagnosed because I'm scared."Now, I want to be clear and say, that I have taken showers everyday. The fear of tub baths occurred the night before I was diagnosed with diabetes [...]

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