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Forum: Exercise! 06-07-2018, 02:33 PM
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Posted By EagleRiverDee
I applaud you walking 3 x per day! Way to go!...

I applaud you walking 3 x per day! Way to go! That's amazingly healthy and you might see grand improvements in your glucose tolerance (walking upregulates your glucose tolerance by making you more...
Forum: Exercise! 06-04-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By EagleRiverDee
Do you hate all forms of movement? Or just...

Do you hate all forms of movement? Or just structured exercise like at the gym? If you just hate the gym scene, then I'd say- stop trying to force yourself to go to the gym. Try instead: walking your...
Forum: Goal! 05-07-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,955
Posted By EagleRiverDee
Thanks everyone! I am still learning. Weight...

Thanks everyone! I am still learning. Weight maintenance has its own set of challenges, I'm learning. I go a little crazy on carbs and *poof* 5 lbs appear on my body. Argh. But at least I know how to...
Forum: Diabetes Support 04-24-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 16,540
Posted By EagleRiverDee
I'm glad to hear things are improving! It's...

I'm glad to hear things are improving!

It's good to have supportive hubbies, for sure!
Forum: General chatter 04-23-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,506
Posted By EagleRiverDee
I've dropped more than one hint about that to him...

I've dropped more than one hint about that to him but he detests conflict of any type. It's unlikely he'll say anything to her.
Forum: General chatter 04-23-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,506
Posted By EagleRiverDee
I really appreciate your points of view. And yes,...

I really appreciate your points of view. And yes, this person will never apologize, I feel quite certain of that. She doesn't ever seem to think she's done anything wrong.

I did offer to do a...
Forum: General chatter 04-20-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,506
Posted By EagleRiverDee
Need to vent- fight with hubby

Ok- I need to vent and I need some honest feedback here. My husband and I got in an argument this morning and I can see his side of things, but I don't feel like he's seeing mine. Let me lay the...
Forum: Diabetes Support 04-17-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 16,540
Posted By EagleRiverDee
PS- thanks to Fatmad and Wannabehealthy for the...

PS- thanks to Fatmad and Wannabehealthy for the info on the blood sugar issue. I just don't like the trend of seeing it go back up, but your explanation makes sense. I will wait it out and see what...
Forum: Diabetes Support 04-17-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 16,540
Posted By EagleRiverDee
I've actually been thinking of getting a weighted...

I've actually been thinking of getting a weighted blanket but was afraid I would get too hot- do you find that even though it's heavy, it's cool enough? I, too, suffer from insomnia and anxiety and...
Forum: Veggie Challenged 04-16-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,112
Posted By EagleRiverDee
I like broccoli, but to me the best ways are...

I like broccoli, but to me the best ways are either slathered in butter (which is fine for me since I choose a more paleo-ish diet) or stir-fried which has a tendency to carmelize it a little bit and...
Forum: 40-Somethings 04-16-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,817
Posted By EagleRiverDee
You nailed it. Dr. Jason Fung points out that the...

You nailed it. Dr. Jason Fung points out that the "eat 6 times per day" thing even sounds stupid. Like, how can eating more make anyone less fat? But they package in such a way that it sounds like it...
Forum: Diabetes Support 04-16-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 16,540
Posted By EagleRiverDee
Congrats on the weight! I'm glad you are...

Congrats on the weight! I'm glad you are recovering from the heart attack!

Does anyone know why my blood sugar would go up after giving blood? I'm not talking immediately after (because that would...
Forum: Diabetes Support 04-13-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 16,540
Posted By EagleRiverDee
Carol, that would scare me to see a blood sugar...

Carol, that would scare me to see a blood sugar number like that on my meter. I hope it doesn't upset you that your neighbor is looking out for you- I think it's nice that they are concerned. But I'm...
Forum: 40-Somethings 04-13-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,817
Posted By EagleRiverDee
You are so lucky to have easy access to organic...

You are so lucky to have easy access to organic dairy! :)

I have achieved my goal weight am done trying to losing weight. I do still wish to lose 10 more pounds of fat, and gain 10 more pounds of...
Forum: 40-Somethings 04-13-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,817
Posted By EagleRiverDee
Is that even possible? Too much cream? Hahaha. I...

Is that even possible? Too much cream? Hahaha. I love cream in my coffee. I consider it my one bad habit I have left, and I'm not giving it up. :D

I'm more Primal style than Paleo, and I think...
Forum: 40-Somethings 04-13-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,817
Posted By EagleRiverDee
I'm glad it helped! If you are the type that can...

I'm glad it helped! If you are the type that can go "all in" right away, then definitely go Keto. If you are not, consider starting with baby steps. Cut all sweets first- anything with sugar or even...
Forum: Ideal Protein Diet 04-11-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 775
Posted By EagleRiverDee
I was pretty active up until a month or so ago....

I was pretty active up until a month or so ago. But I've been a member for years and definitely check in weekly if not daily.
Forum: 300+ Club 04-11-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,086
Posted By EagleRiverDee
I do 16/8 or 18/6 IF most of the time....

I do 16/8 or 18/6 IF most of the time. Technically to remain in a fasted state and to take full advantage of autophagy and apoptosis, you should keep your calories at zero. So, drink your coffee...
Forum: Diabetes Support 04-11-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 16,540
Posted By EagleRiverDee
Fatmad- the fatty liver was just discovered. From...

Fatmad- the fatty liver was just discovered. From my reading, IF is a good way to get rid of fatty liver, because when you IF your body resorts to gluconeogenesis where it makes glucose from fat. The...
Forum: Diabetes Support 04-10-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 16,540
Posted By EagleRiverDee
PattyGirl63- can you tell me what CAD stands for?...

PattyGirl63- can you tell me what CAD stands for? I'm glad you got to see your best friend!
Forum: Diabetes Support 04-10-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 16,540
Posted By EagleRiverDee
Hi everyone- I hope everyone is doing well! I...

Hi everyone- I hope everyone is doing well! I have to share today's NSV that is related to this thread- about 6 months ago I had my HbA1C tested and it was 5.7. I got "the talk" from my doc about how...
Forum: Weight Loss Support 04-02-2018, 02:07 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,763
Posted By EagleRiverDee
My experience began with an illness, I developed...

My experience began with an illness, I developed a gut dysbiosis that made it painful to eat and I began eating once a day as a result. So the intermittent fasting didn't begin as an intentional...
Forum: Diabetes Support 03-23-2018, 12:57 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 16,540
Posted By EagleRiverDee
PattyGirl, thank you for the wise words! I know I...

PattyGirl, thank you for the wise words! I know I will get better at this as I go along and learn which foods affect me and how. :) I am not up to speed on the family, but sure hope things go well...
Forum: Packaged Meals and Clinics - Nutrisystem, Medifast, Jenny Craig, Etc 03-22-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,521
Posted By EagleRiverDee
Milkman, thanks for the detailed information!

Milkman, thanks for the detailed information!
Forum: Diabetes Support 03-22-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 16,540
Posted By EagleRiverDee
Carol, I'm glad you are finding a solution for...

Carol, I'm glad you are finding a solution for your foot pain!

I have been pleasantly surprised with my blood sugar spot checks this week- on two occasions where I ate more carbs (last night, for...
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