Wednesday, December 28, 2011
2011 wasn't a bad year per se, but it was not a great year for my health and wellbeing. After a few years of speculation my 9yr old (8 at the time) was diagnosed with Autism (aspergers), which actually, was a good thing to get the services that are needed. My A1c continued to climb, as did my dislike of being diabetic (no one likes diabetes). The number of pills I take each day rose to an all time high of 17!!! (wayyyy to many). My weight came down by only a few pounds. I spent all of 2011 obese.
I do not plan on spending all of 2012 obese, I certainly do not plan on taking 17 pills a day for all of 2012 (Metformin and Lipitor are the first on my hit list), I will bring down my A1C to at least 7, and accept the fact that I am diabetic and my Type 1 diabetes will never go away, but I am a diabetic first and foremost above all else (except a christian :) ). I will continue to advocate for my son and get him involved in the karate he wants to do and will get my 6 yr old in swimming.
These are not new goals by any means, however, what is new is how I am approaching them. My acceptance of my own reality...that is the first move!!
Here is to a great year of improvements!!!