Tag Archive: Diabetes

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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Apr 30

Just Do It

I honestly can’t think of a better slogan than Nike’s “Just Do It.” It eludes to many things, but simplifies the action for one to get up and go – run, sign up for a race, try something new, enjoy an active lifestyle, etc. But what if they replaced the word “It” with exercise? Ahh, …

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Sep 23

Real Food Breakfast Ideas Beyond Eggs

It’s easy to quickly come up with dozens of paleo, real food breakfast ideas, but when asked to list 10 clean breakfast options sans eggs, it can take some thought. Indeed I got creative hence I want to suggest meals that are higher in protein, which is my bottom-line recommendation for anyone to start off …

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Aug 13

Upcoming Event: DiabetesSisters.org Conference in LA – October 2014

I am ecstatic about my next speaking engagement in Los Angeles come October.  I will be presenting on 2 topics, and overall the agenda is stacked with amazing topics and even more spectacular speakers. I can’t wait! Perhaps you will be there? “Eating for Blood Sugar Stability,” Saturday, October 25, 10:15am-11:25am Beyond carb counting, Kelly …

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May 01

Diabetes Workshop – Chicago – 5/31/14

Come May 31, 2014, I will be a proud YLC JDRF committee member and guest speaker at the TypeOne Nation event discussing fitness, nutrition and type one diabetes. This event is a one day educational summit for all those in the type 1 community. The event will be at The Field Museum from 9 a.m. until 2 …

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Apr 14

A BIG Thank You

While plugging away on my latest writing project (have I mentioned I am writing a book?!) an email came through my inbox with the subject line: A Big Thank You. I thought, what could this be? What have I done recently? As I opened the email with joy and anticipation, I read the bolded copy …

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Sep 07

‘Hands Down’ the Paleo Diet is the Best Solution for this Case of Diabetes

Thanks to social media I was able to connect with yet another fellow health advocate, using the paleo diet to control his type one diabetes. The below interview was held with the writer of Intrepid Pioneer, a site about modern homesteading principals. Perhaps, you as the reader, can connect with this interview and maybe find yourself inspired …

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Jul 22

What I’ve Eaten So Far Today – 7/22/13 – 36 wks Pregnant

One thing about logging my food during pregnancy is that I need to plan a bit more on what I am going to eat. Just with the slightest increase in hunger, I find myself more likely to reach and crave foods that I don’t usually snack on, or build in my meals. Indeed, I have …

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Jul 02

What I’ve Eaten So Far Today

It’s been too long since I have captured what I have eaten on my blog, and when asked by a client today, I thought I’d share with all. Thirty-three weeks pregnant, with few to no cravings, yet, anything too flavorful or sweet upsets my stomach. 8AM – Breakfast – (Blood sugar 86 mg/dl) Beet Protein Smoothie …

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Jun 17

Using the Paleo Diet to Manage Type 1 Diabetes & Hypothyroid

Most recently I have conversed with some lovely individuals about how we use diet to stabilize blood sugars. Today, I have captured a Q & A with Alexis to inspire others to focus on diet to gain health. How long have you had diabetes? I was diagnosed in 2012 at the age of 28.  I had …

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