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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 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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  • no profile photo C8TSON
    Sounds like you have a great plan! Glad to see you back on Spark! And congrats on the 57 pound loss! emoticon
    1631 days ago
    Your doing awesome. I'm glad your ankle is healed. I'm so happy for you. Congrats on your weight loss.
    1634 days ago
    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!
    1635 days ago
    congratulations on such a tremendous loss .... keep up the good work and glad to see you around .....roc
    1638 days ago
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