Tag Archive: Diabetes

Jun 08

Blood Sugar Friendly Fat Bombs

Keto is trending and I am enjoying the ride. I’ve always been low carb, but in the last year I have been increasing my fat and moderating my carbohydrates and protein intake. Why? I want and deserve steady blood sugar control and this way of eating is proving to work for me, and as an added …

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Mar 28

Get Moving for Your Mood

Our happiness is predetermined ~ 50% by genes. This leaves us with a huge opportunity to take action to smile, or want to smile, more often. Overall our brain is like a muscle, the more we influence happiness, the more likely or more easily it can be to attain. You see, happiness is part of …

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Jan 28

Matters of the Heart with Diabetes

“Pain nourishes courage. You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you.” -Mary Tyler Moore I cried last night (when I learned the news of MTM). Numerous times actually. Never before have I been so taken back when an icon and public name had passed. Mary Tyler Moore was and is …

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Dec 12

Recap of Week #1 on the Cleanse

Oh man, do I have an update… Last week I shared how I prepped for my upcoming Standard Process cleanse. This week I have a ton to share. Maybe a book’s worth, but I have tried my best to make this concise! The kick-off went smoothly, crediting batch cooking, organized smoothie recipes/ideas, and grocery shopping. …

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Dec 02

My 21 Day Cleanse

Dear Blog, Or should I say mom and sister (aka sista)? Maybe I have a few more readers than that… 🙂 In this write-up I am sharing how I went about my first 21 Day Standard Process detox. This is a first for me, as I have never bought into the idea of a cleanse …

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Nov 27

My Diabetes + My Kids

My three old is proving to put up the challenge lately with sleep. And the other night, after I tucked him in, I heard him upstairs, mumbling about something “forgot, forgot, forgot.” Mind you this was a Thursday night and all I needed at the moment was a breather, so I let him settle himself …

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Nov 15

Cols, OH Diabetes Wine Social – Thur 11/17

Come WINE with DiabeteSisters of Columbus this Thursday, November 17th at 7:00pm Join the   of Columbus for a Wine Social at Spagio. We look forward to meeting you over a glass or two to discuss successes and challenges of life with Diabetes. We are lucky enough to have this event sponsored by Dexcom. Please add …

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Sep 25

To Yolk or To Eggwhite

From A1c%, to cholesterol, triglyceride labs, to CRP – there are numerous tests we draw to understand how our diet is affecting our overall health. While research shows that 90% of heart disease is caused by modifiable diet and lifestyle factors, there is still a lot of confusion of what foods to eat and which to avoid. …

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Jul 26

Diabetes and Womanhood

Granted I have yet to learn what it feels like to be in menopause and the likes, I surely know how to ride the insulin roller-coaster from past pregnancies, 12 months of nursing and frankly, being a fertile women. It’s not an easy road, and typically, with a normalizing cycle, my first sign I need …

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May 25

Soak Up Health this Summer

This season lends itself to what I believe to be the healthiest few months for eating and lifestyle. More and more farmer’s markets become available, pools open, there are outside activities galore (camping, beach trips, evening walks, local races); I am sure I am preaching to the choir. However, when it comes to food, the …

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