Type 2 Diabetes

I Lost 100 Pounds: But Gained So Much More!

I Lost 100 Pounds: But Gained So Much More

I lost 100 pounds! I lost more than my youngest kid weighs. It’s an amazing feeling, but it hasn’t been easy. I fought for every ounce I lost, scolded myself for every pound I re-gained, and celebrated every single step I took toward achieving my goal. During this process, I dealt with countless obstacles and […]

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The Difference Between Weight Loss Then and Now

The Difference Between Weight Loss Then and Now

July 2015 was when I was first diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. I was prescribed Metformin to help lower my A1C, and it came with an awesome side effect – weight loss! In fact, while taking the Metformin, I lost over 60 pounds in six months. In January 2016, I was taken off the medication […]

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The Hard Truth

The Hard Truth

Facing the truth isn’t easy and it’s certainly not easy when you realize it yourself. Over the past few months, I’ve realized several hard truths of my own that have made me sad, disappointed, even disgusted with myself. It all started back in August, when I lived in a land of ignorance and thought I […]

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How I Beat Diabetes in 6 Months!

Six months ago, today, I learned I had type 2 diabetes. It wasn’t the best news, by a long shot. I realized that I had 2 choices: live with it or change it. On August 1, 2015, after 3 or 4 days of sulking, I decided I had to change it. I’m very fortunate to […]

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What Caused My Holiday Weight Gain?

I was super excited that I lost weight during Thanksgiving because most people experience a little holiday weight gain. But, that excitement was short lived because, once Christmas rolled around, it was on! Looking back, I noticed quite a few things that I didn’t do correctly and I know better. I Didn’t…. Log Daily…Honestly Although […]

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