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  1. As life goes we obviously all get illness, sickness and bugs. I myself was unfortunatly smitten by a 24hr stomach bug which seems to be doing the rounds at the school and now at home. Previously I had managed to train six days a week and my sugars were a great 5 to 6 in the morning and 6 to 7 after two hours.
    I was bedded for two days and now making it back to normal working looking after the rest of the family as the bug does the rounds.
    I'm happy to say my sugars are below 6 in the morning now and I lost 7lbs !
    Well back to my regime of keeping cardio high and climbing and keeping busy with the kids whilst keeping carbs low and trying my hardest not to snack in the middle of my meals.
    Well keep the hard work up everyone and there's always light at the end of any tunnel.

  2. Well been visting the gym regular since returning from holidays and now lowered sugars from 14 before meals to 7 before meals over a three week period.
    Here's how;
    Low Carb intake only using myfitness pal and sticking to 1800 calories.
    Training at 7pm 1hour any cardio at a very brisk pace-Walking Uphill,Cycling then stretches and little number of heavey weights.
    Only protien drink after training no food.
    Checking now to ensure ketosis isn't happening throughout the night.
    I must admit I'm still struggling to ignore the choclates in the cupboards for the kids but things are getting easier.
    Next week I'll reduce a metformin and start backon the creatine 1000mg before and after training.
    This worked a treat previously and also aided with energy and recouperation after training.

    Chat later Dadio.
  3. I retured from Saudi in July during which time I had previously checked my bloods and exercised daily checking my carb intake ensuring that I stuck to less than 1600 calories.
    After three months my sugars were good and by taking Creatine 1000mg before and after training I managed to reduce my medication to just two metformin.
    My HBa1c had gone from 86 to 53 everything was good.

    Then it was time to go on holiday for three weeks to Disney and all my hard work went out the window. Sweets, High Carb foods, drink etc, I couldn't get enough. Obviously on my return it was time to reign myself in and get back to it.
    My sugars were 12/14 in the morning and god knows during the day, I started to train again cardio 1hr and some weights, but the choclate cravings were taking over so much so I started to sneak bars whilst in the kitchen and hidding the wrappers.
    This morning but I have decided to start this blog to help me try STOP the choclate and lower the carbs.
    I'm 48 5foot 9 and 13 stone 7.
    this morning my bloods were 6.2? Unbelievable.....
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