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    CANDYCANE2B   29,026
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Getting my health back on track!

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Lots have happened since I broke my ankle. It has totally healed even though the Dr said I wouldn't get all movement back! I love our PT team, they're awesome people!

Last year I was diagnosed with pre-diabetes, meaning my numbers were too high for a non-diabetic and too low to be diagnosed with diabetes. But I bought a meter and began testing myself. Then when I broke my anke in Feb, I put myself on the Atkins Diet. Wow, has that made a difference. I have lost 57 lbs since February 15th, I look a lot better and have more energy plus my blood sugar numbers have dropped some! I want my blood sugar levels to get back to normal, non diabetic numbers. I can do this, I just have to eat very low carb foods. Whenever I eat sweets, pastas, rice, corn, potatoes, dairy (with the exception of low carb yogurt and ricotta cheese) my blood sugar numbers climb to unacceptable levels. So I know I can control my BS levels with my diet and exercise without the use of drugs...so far!!!

This last month I've been having a hard time sticking with my diet so I've doubled my efforts and found some help here on Spark People! I'm claiming back my health and staying on track!!! Yeah!!!! emoticon
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C8TSON 9/3/2014 4:10PM

    Sounds like you have a great plan! Glad to see you back on Spark! And congrats on the 57 pound loss! emoticon

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JUMPINJULIE 9/1/2014 1:33AM

    Your doing awesome. I'm glad your ankle is healed. I'm so happy for you. Congrats on your weight loss.

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STEPBYSTEP1955 8/30/2014 3:29PM

    Ruth-ann I am glad that your ankle is totally healed and no problem. emoticon on the 57 lbs loss. You are doing a great job. keep working at controlling your carb intake and i am sure you will get your blood sugar level down and be able to stop the meds. Keep on keeping on! You can do it!

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DANCINCAJUN1 8/27/2014 5:13PM

    congratulations on such a tremendous loss .... keep up the good work and glad to see you around .....roc
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