Moderation is a key to success in the battle with Diabetes. Finding alternatives. Learning to take a taste or two – and appreciating just the taste. Learning that you can have a little of this and that, A Little, and still be successful in managing Diabetes. Read what one person is learning.
This weekend I ran into the perfect storm of trials for my new-found healthy lifestyle. I have always struggled with potlucks, grill outs and Chinese buffets. If a little Chinese food is good, a LOT of Chinese food must be great, right? That was how I thought until I ate my way to Type 2 Diabetes. I LOVE Chinese food, grilled burgers and Church potlucks. And I used to have a hard time walking away from these “foodapaloozas”. Part of it is always present, and that is the social aspect of potlucks and tailgate parties. But a big part of it is just my total lack of self-control. Well, that has changed!
Friday night we had a “carb loading” dinner with the cross-country team. It went pretty well, although I had far too many carbs thanks to some GREAT bread. I ended up over my calorie count for the first time since…
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