12 10, 2017

Link To My Article to How 5k Races Help Me Manage Diabetes

By | 2017-10-12T09:44:37+00:00 October 12th, 2017|5k Races, Freelance Writing, Type 2 Diabetes and Weight Loss / Exercise|

I was recently asked to describe my experience of participating in 5k races and how it helps me manage diabetes. Here's an excerpt: "When I finished my first 5K, I immediately developed a love for running. But surprisingly, this new interest wasn’t the result of a natural talent for racing. In fact, the only positive result from my first 5K [...]

22 07, 2017

Those Jeans, My Journey: Reflections At The Place Where My Weight Loss Mission Began

By | 2017-10-12T09:43:35+00:00 July 22nd, 2017|Diabetic Recipes, Type 2 Diabetes and Food, Type 2 Diabetes and Travel, Type 2 Diabetes and Weight Loss / Exercise|

I shed 90lbs in 11 years and here's the picture to prove it. I was aiming for 100lbs a few months ago and that still may be coming soon, but for now, I stop to reflect on this amazing fact. And there's more to this story than what I've lost, keep reading to find out some of the beautiful things [...]

6 08, 2016

Support My 100lbs Weight Loss

By | 2017-08-01T03:06:22+00:00 August 6th, 2016|Type 2 Diabetes and Weight Loss / Exercise|

I can't believe I am even writing "Support my 100lbs weight loss" because when I started my journey, I never imagined this could be possible. I am 15lbs away from losing 100lbs in 10 years. In 2006, I went to Paris for the first time. I wanted to buy some jeans that had enough leg room in them for walking. [...]

2 02, 2016

Pregnancy Weight Gain: Secret to Staying Under 20lbs

By | 2017-08-01T03:16:23+00:00 February 2nd, 2016|Pregnancy, Type 2 Diabetes and Motherhood, Type 2 Diabetes and Weight Loss / Exercise|

Recently, I was asked "So, how long did it take you to lose your pregnancy weight?" I didn't think about it until then, but I actually lost my pregnancy weight at birth. I gained only 17lbs and my daughter was 7lbs. If you add the water weight, the extra blood in the body, and the after birth, I shed that [...]

9 11, 2013

My First 5k Run

By | 2017-07-27T03:25:18+00:00 November 9th, 2013|5k Races, Type 2 Diabetes and Weight Loss / Exercise|

A few months ago, with the support of my husband and my friend Amy, who lives in Qatar, I decided to participate in the Dubai Women's Run (5k).  Training for the 5k was a little more challenging for me than for those who can follow the Couch-to-5k app. My training went like this... Step 1: Walk for 30 mins at [...]

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