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Life with Diabetes

It's World Diabetes Day today. I had the displeasure of being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in 2016. It is what it is though and what choice does one have but to accept it and learn to work around it. I am determined however to get it into remission and I will succeed. For now,… Continue reading Life with Diabetes

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Intermittent fasting: 3 weeks in

It’s almost 3 weeks since I started Intermittent Fasting. It’s been an interesting ride this far and I am still going strong. A change in routine last week and a change in weather this week appear to have brought their challenges though. Last Thursday marked the end of my leave and the beginning of yet… Continue reading Intermittent fasting: 3 weeks in

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Intermittent fasting – Day 7

Day 7 of my new reality. Let me tell you, it's a not a bad reality by any means. While I had no doubt that I was going to make this work when I started on Monday, I didn't expect it to feel so easy and so natural. I really didn't expect to enjoy it… Continue reading Intermittent fasting – Day 7

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And when you want something, all the Universe conspires in helping you to achieve it. Paulo Coelho (The Alchemist)

One more day to my birthday! Whoop whoop! I made it through another year and I am so grateful this past year. Not only did I make it but I grew. No, I did not grow wider physically for once (Yipee!). I grew as a person. I didn't really have much of a choice but… Continue reading And when you want something, all the Universe conspires in helping you to achieve it. Paulo Coelho (The Alchemist)

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Losing weight is harder than giving up smoking

Disagree with me if you must but I promise you I will take up smoking again if it meant losing the weight and then giving it up again. Yip.  This is coming from a person who loooooved smoking.  My cigarettes were my companion.  They gave me something to do with my hands when I was… Continue reading Losing weight is harder than giving up smoking