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Health Scare could become a reality if I don't make changes now!


Tuesday, July 26, 2011

While on vacation visiting my family, I found out I'm prediabetic. It really scared me because my father and my brother both have it. Both of my grandfathers had it. My grandmother has it. It runs heavily in my family.
I know it's better to have found out now when I can turn it around, but now I'm really stressed out about getting all this weight off right now! And I know that isn't a real option. I have to find ways to keep motivated. Ways to keep up with working out 4 - 5 times a week. Even if its only a 30 minute walk. Ways to eat healthier. My biggest issue is I have horrible food allergies. I'm allergic to all nuts and probably 90% of fruit, which makes it really hard to have healthy snacks. But I'm not going to use this as an excuse, but instead use it to motivate myself to find new creative snacks. I know if I had a buddy to workout with, that would make it somewhat easier. It's a lot harder to not go work out when you have someone waiting on you.

So I'm setting mini goals. I just need to figure out what I can realistically do within a reasonable amount of time.
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WILDFIREKRISTIN 7/27/2011 2:40PM

    Goodness, sorry you found out on your vacation, but glad you found out so you can make the changes you need to. I know this is tough, but you have a super attitude and I know you can do this.

I wish you great luck!

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LINDASWARTZ1951 7/26/2011 12:40AM

    I am sorry you had to find out you are pre-diabetic, but it is good how you are handling it. My husband got that diagnosis and really didn't take it the way you are - a forceful message to change the lifestyle. He has finally begun to see some weightloss with getting rid of "sugar" and cutting back on the processed foods. Soda was the big deterrent to weight loss for me and when I cut that out, the weight really came off quickly. Good luck and hope you find an exercise buddy.

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