I HATED being on oral meds. Once I started the insulin, I couldn't imagine going back...
And just so you know, there often is, but there doesn't HAVE to be weight gain with insulin... it lowers your blood sugar by allowing the sugar into cells for use--and sure, it gets rid of any excess by storing it as fat. That's insulin's job--BUT...
...if you control the amount of carbs and total intake of calories, you can to an extent control the level of excess... tricky, but I know people who do it--and I'm working on it! LOL
I've just had my calorie and insulin levels increased--and LOST 4 pounds so far. It is not easy, believe me, but it's not impossible either-- and I can do it! I CAN! I. M . DOING. IT.
too! And who knows, if we all do it well enough, maybe it will take less medication, y'think? A person has to hope, y'know... LOL
And at least the insulin is something that's SUPPOSED to be in your body! LOL
"The real secret of success is enthusiasm..." Walter P. Chrysler said it, I believe it. That's what I want in my life--to give my imagination a chance, to live with energy and enthusiasm!
Ralph Waldo Emerson said 'Life belongs to the energetic.' But you don't have to be frenetic and hyper--some energy is quiet and steady, like a heartbeat... and that works too! LOL
Life comes in specific increments, which we receive as a gift of one moment at a time. That's why it's called t
| Pounds lost: 16.0