Management

Posts relating specifically to ways to successfully self manage diabetes.


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This post is an update thru Day 11 of my 21 Day Challenge … it culminates on my 50th Birthday, June 9th. Here are my previous posts, “Intro” and this is my “The Plan“, “Day 7 Update“. To sum them up, I am experimenting and challenging myself to: a) Develop […]

Day 11 Update – Plan of Attack


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On May 19th another experiment as well as another challenge was undertaken. Here is an introduction post about the ‘why’ … “Primal Failures” and this is my “Plan of Attack“. To sum them up, I am experimenting and challenging myself to: a) Develop 6 pack abs in 21 days. b) […]

Day 7 Update – Plan of Attack



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In my previous post I mentioned my unmet goals… click here for that post, “Primal Failures” … granted they are not significant in relation to my overall health and ‘thrivability‘ … however, a GOAL made is a goal that must be PLAYED! 21 Day Goals 1) Six Pack Abs 2) […]

Plan of Attack & Before Pics


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First, let me say YES it is true… I have had two Primal Failures.  I like to brag or show successes…but I do have failures too. It is also TRUE that when looking at the goals that REALLY count … PRIMAL Delivered… BIG TIME! Those main goals are: 1) Improved […]

Primal Failures




This post will be discussing an article I read regarding Fasting and Diabetes Drugs. Research: Not natural ways to reduce blood sugars but in potential drug sales New Class of Diabetes Drugs   I really wanted to do a positive post, I haven’t done many lately.  I am so fortunate […]

Fasting and Diabetes Drugs?



Did you know Asthma and diabetes rates are very similar? Not only do I successfully manage my diabetes, but I also successfully manage my 'episodic asthma' using a low carb paleo diet and lifestyle.

Asthma and Diabetes


Back on April 17, 2011 … I began a Coconut Oil Fast (here are the related posts Summary, Day 2, Wrap Up ) Set the Stage As a  consequence of eating only Coconut Oil my blood sugar dropped steadily and I thought it had stabilized but I was wrong. My Overnight […]

Steve Juices? … no that’s Egg on my face.



I am on the mailing list for the American Diabetes Association … why? For all the great information and helpful articles? …. BA HAHAHAHA! No…  I am on their mailing list BECAUSE of the old adage… Keep your friends close … and your enemies closer. :) By the way… I […]

Diabetes … Medicine Cabinet?


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I have a post maintaining a summary of my Blood Sugar, Exercise and Commentary while attempting a seven day Coconut Oil Fast, you can view it here. “7 Day Fast“. That post is getting kind of long …and I am ONLY ON day 2.   I wanted to do a […]

Pics of Thriving with Diabetes




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In this post I am doing something that I wanted to do for a long time. I am going to post detailed notes on the video debate between Dr. Bernstein and ADA Minion, “High Carb” Hope Worshaw. This is a follow up to my previous post, “Hope Warshaw” I have […]

ADA Minion Interview



  My friend John Hanson posted a video today and I found it very enlightening … so much so that I wanted to share it permanently in a blog post. In this video you can clearly see the affects of sugar on the blood stream.   Thanks to John for […]

[Video] Affects of Carbs on Blood


Here is a TRUE Diabetic Nutrition Chart designed to help those with diabetes control their blood sugar. This food pyramid along with free Diabetic Dietary Guidelineswill help you improve your health. Please continue to read for more information on how to use these Diabetic Dietary Guidelines.   Do you know […]

Diabetic Nutritional Chart



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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 …


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



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


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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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This post is an update on my progress in the 30 Day Challenge including as you can see… FOOD PICS! Don’t know what the 30 Day Challenge is ? Read this link by Clicking Here.   Strategy: I’ve always been a glutton… it’s just that now I eat ‘good primal foods’. […]

30 Day Challenge – Update – Days 1-3


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This article hit the news wires Friday… no real new news… but there was nuggets of information that need to be mentioned. Obesity Epidemic Risks Heart Disease Tsunami “More than half a billion people, or one in 10 adults worldwide, are obese — more than double the number in 1980 […]

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