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5K, Insulin and Depression

Monday, October 29, 2012

The Good News:
I signed up for a 5k!
I worked out today before work!
My A1C was 7.1!
I'm totally off my old medication full of it's bad side effects!

The Bad News
My new insulin pump has packed on 30 pounds while getting my blood sugar under control.
I'm seriously challenged by depression.
I'm struggling with motivation to exercise but hoping the 5k will help!
I'm struggling with sugar but making progress.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
UNICORN212 10/29/2012 10:39PM

    It sounds like you need to sit down with a nutritionist/dietician. Your food choices can not only influence your insulin, but also your mood. He/She can help you find the foods and the timing that work best for you.

Hang in there - it will get better!

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POSITIVE-FORCE 10/29/2012 4:56PM

    Just keep taking it one day at a time! You are doing great!

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SIMPLELIFE4REAL 10/29/2012 3:19PM

    I've lived with depression all my adult life so I hear you.....

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GEMINISUE 10/29/2012 1:39PM

    Hang in there!
Missed seeing your blogs, Was happy to see this one!
Hugs to You

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CANNIE50 10/29/2012 1:24PM

    You are making progress, you have made a committment to exercise, you are Sparking - you are doing a lot of things right. Here's to one step, one breath, one moment at a time to better health emoticon Take care.

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