Monthly Archives: March 2011


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As you read this post, many of you may be saying, “I could never do that” … Well… I’ll be 50 years old in a couple of months and I would have said the same thing two years ago… YOU WILL NEVER know until you try. Take away message from this […]

30 Day Challenge Summary


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Hey, successfully managing diabetes is a beautiful thing! We are managing our insulin resistance and/or reduced pancreatic function with a low carb paleo approach. It is a beautiful thing! But it's not a cure for diabetes.

Diabetic my BUTT!



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In a previous post, “When is a Diabetic Toe … Just a Toe?” and it’s follow up… “Diabetic Toe… Part II”, I discuss what happened after I receive a cut on my foot from walking around the house barefooted. Today’s post will address the other topic of the original post … […]

Diabetes and Barefoot Exercise


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This post is a follow up to “When is a Diabetic Toe … Just a Toe“. You may want to read it quickly before reading this post if you have not done so. I am diabetic, therefore my toes are ‘diabetic toes’ … however since I successfully treat my diabetes […]

Diabetic Toe … Part II



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It finally happened…. I was told by more than a few that if I continued to run barefooted … I was going to get a cut on my foot or toes. Well it finally happened yesterday. :( This post is a reply to the people who criticized me for posting that […]

When is a Diabetic Toe … just a toe?


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Over 2/3’s of the way home now… entered the HOME STRETCH! This post will include … Foods Pics and Exercise Updates. :) ** If you are new to my blog… keep this in mind. I am a 49.8 year old, formerly obese diabetic. I now have normal blood sugar and […]

Day 22 of 30 Day Challenge



If you read and heed the advice of a leading cardiologist, who also happens to be a diabetic… EVERYONE not ‘just’ diabetics should be doing this!!! What is ‘this’? Periodically Testing your blood sugar…  Yes, even non-diabetics should test their blood sugar monthly, quarterly or yearly. These are Normal “Non-diabetic” […]

Everyone Should Do This!!!


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If you read the posts of many folks on Facebook / Twitter etc… you can’t help but hear … over and over that many are sick with respiratory issues.  Not just once… but routinely.  I can relate… ‘been there done that‘. As I have explained several times, reducing inflammation allows […]

Yes it’s true, I bought drugs today …



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JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER … is following me on TWITTER???? Below is their twitter logo ….   After being blocked from Joslin’s Facebook and Twitter accounts… I’m surprised they would ‘follow me’ on Twitter. Why was I blocked? In Summary… Joslin is an ADA Minion of the worst sort…..and I’ve written […]

Joslin Diabetes Center


Halfway home…  Foods Pics and Exercise Update is enclosed. :) Previous Challenge Posts : Goal Setting,  Days 1-3, Days 4-6, Days 7-9   Food Pics   This is the Bacon Bite Recipe … miniatures of the Bacon Cups recipe.            Here is a Pork Chop… broiled […]

Day 15 of 30 Day Challenge



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Primal Living has given me many benefits, no doubt about it. The meal plan has reduced inflammation which has helped me immensely in successfully treating my diabetes. This post will discuss my experience with exercise and diabetes.   Yesterday 3/14/11, I woke up and my blood sugar test read an […]

Primal Exercise & Diabetes


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… I like to say that I attempt to motivate, educate and entertain.  Part of the ‘entertainment’ is comedy and to be honest… some of my comedy is not funny… to others. :) I do use a fair amount of self deprecating humor… but this post is about a joke […]

Primal Humor



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I post my Overnight Fasting Blood Glucose (OFBG) ‘testing’ pictures ALL THE TIME on facebook and twitter. Well… not ‘all the time’ but every time I test. I only test once a week or two (unless I am experimenting) I KNOW that flies in the face of EVERYTHING anyone tells you […]

[Video] Blood Sugar Test


I said this low carb, paleo bacon bites recipe, is perfect for anyone's diabetic diet and could be a solid foundation to anyone's meal plan. This recipe and it's companion "Bacon Cups" are perfect for our low carb paleo 'way of eating'.

Bacon Bites



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A type 1 diabetic shares her experiences with us …  she’s primal and she’s pregnant. :) It is a very compelling story…   Background: She has been a type 1 Diabetic for virtually her entire life, since the age of 18 months.  Type 1 Diabetics have very limited or no insulin […]

Primal Pregnancy and Diabetes


I hope these 30 Day Challenge posts are not too much of  ‘me’. I am doing this primarily for me, to record what I am doing but I’m also giving people who are not on Facebook & Twitter more of an idea of my daily routines & eats. These 30 Day Challenge […]

30 Day Challenge – Day 9



I know some of you struggle with finding truly diabetic friendly, low carb, primal foods… that’s why I post these recipes. Trust me… it’s really easy to create your own.  Just rule out all the things that you can NOT eat… and have fun, play….. be creative with the rest […]

Bacon, Egg and Tomato Sandwich


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The headline is NOT new news…. anyone who KNOWS anything about Type 2 Diabetes knows this.       THERE is a LINK between high carb meal plans and Type 2 Diabetes! Sure genetics play a role.. but make no mistake… eating a grain loaded,  high carb meal plan is […]

Link between Carbs and Type 2 Diabetes



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This update is through day 6… 1/5 of the way home.  This post contains food pics and exercises done as part of the 30 Day Challenge that Hank Garner (mylowcarbjourney.com) organized. Already it’s obvious… I erred. I made two of my goals too DIFFICULT! … and two too easy. Weighted […]

30 Day Challenge – Day 6


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Here’s a picture to keep you interested… I hope.   If you like this recipe, you may also like “Bacon Bites” or “Meat Muffins“. Ingredients: – Bacon – I used Thick Cut Peppered Bacon and I used 12 pieces for 12 ‘muffin slots’ … not sure what you call them. […]

Bacon Cups