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I have been a type 2 diabetic for 5 years now and because of researching ways to improve my own health within the past year, I have developed a very strong interest in Health & Medicine. Apart from my interests in Health, I am a creative creature and have been for as long as I can remember. I paint, craft and compose music ;)

I will be studying my first year in nursing in 2013. I have just been blessed with the news that I made it into nursing school so Im over the moon. My long ...
I have been a type 2 diabetic for 5 years now and because of researching ways to improve my own health within the past year, I have developed a very strong interest in Health & Medicine. Apart from my interests in Health, I am a creative creature and have been for as long as I can remember. I paint, craft and compose music ;)

I will be studying my first year in nursing in 2013. I have just been blessed with the news that I made it into nursing school so Im over the moon. My long term goal is to become a nurse practitioner specializing in either diabetes or mental health.

I created a Sparkpage to use as a tool to better manage my health, to be around others who are going through similar things & to offer my support.

My low-carb lifestyle begins today which is desperately needed for tight blood sugar control & weight loss before Uni starts. I was able to achieve an HbA1c of 5.4 (36 mmol/mol) after 3 months on low carb, & a 12kg weight loss within 5 weeks of low carbing + P90X, so I am aiming for those HbA1c numbers again and to get within my healthy weight range in 2013. As far as exercise goes, I am aiming for only 1-2 strength training sessions per week as recommended by the low carb community. I will try it for a month & if I see no results, I'll switch it up.

Wish me luck!
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Member Since: 11/10/2012

SparkPoints: 1,864

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My Goals:
* Begin the Low-carb diet 28/11/12
* Focus more on Strength training
* To lose at least 10kgs by 10/Feb/2013, one day before Uni begins.
* Gain tight blood sugar control with diet and exercise. I want to remove or reduce my meds as well. Fasting glucose goal: 5.6 mmol/l or under
* Continue to achieve good HbA1c results. Last blood test was 5.4 (36 mmol/mol)

My Program:
* Low carb diet
* Drink lots of water
* Vigorous strength training twice p/wk
* Weigh in once p/wk (Wednesday) & measurements once p/month.
* Review goals & targets once per month due to weight loss/gain.

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SUN_N_SEA
3/22/2013 7:03:16 AM

Hey girl! Haven't "seen" you around these parts for awhile. Hope all is well!
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12/9/2012 5:42:29 PM

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12/5/2012 6:33:07 PM

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11/27/2012 7:26:18 PM

YAAAAAY!!! Woohooo!!! Yipppeeee!!! Congratulations! You did it, girl!!! And this is just the start... what a great way to ring in the New Year!!! I'm so happy for you! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon



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11/24/2012 3:54:30 PM

Hey friend, just checking in to see how everything is going!
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