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  • My doctor confounds me..he really does. I have just left the Dr's office. During the course of my visit, he opened a tab on his computer screen and muttered..."You've cured your diabetes" I raised a quizzical brow. I was not expecting that. I am used to his tendency to hyperbole, I muttered...
  • Just starting a ‘non-treatment’ week so looking forward to relatively low blood glucose and no extra injections. Food will be a delight this week too; I will be able to enjoy spicy, tasty meals as my mouth no longer tastes like I’m chewing tin foil and the sore areas are healed. The further I am...
  • Sean01
    Posted by Sean01 on Nov 3
    Recently had my medical - all results brilliant! .....HAPPY. Training going amazingly - still getting stronger every single day. First strongman contest on 25th November. Totally at ease with my paleo way of life. No issues or side affects - except that the arms of my shirts are starting to feel...
  • Resurgam
    Posted by Resurgam on Nov 1
    I bought a pack of potatoes a while ago and decided to put them in the fridge rather than in the bowl with the last of the others. Having just opened the bag I found that an unfortunate slug had been packaged along with the potatoes, and it died in the cold depths of the fridge. I am such a...
  • i started out wanting to try IF, but rather it brought me towards the practice of carb counting and ICR, etc etc. started out really well, so i was confident that it wouldn't be so bad going and i'd be able to keep things up. i was aware that i probably won't be able to keep up the IF daily...
  • Sean01
    Posted by Sean01 on Oct 30
    It's been a long time coming. I've properly made the transition to strong man training. It may not seem a big jump from body building to strength training to actual strongman but it is. The change in mind set is huge and the benefits: FUNCTIONAL FITNESS Life is NOT all about reps on a weight...
  • In 1992 James Carville the then strategist for Bill Clinton's successful Presidential campaign, coined the phrase "Its the economy stupid" Meaning the economy is the message to focus on. In this T2DM the lynch pin is the Insulin, It is the thing to focus on if one hopes to make any progress in...
  • Ajax
    Posted by Ajax on Oct 28
    A typical cartoon depiction of a Type 2 patient ✻deserving✻ diabetes because of poor lifestyle choices ..is a mutation of the old ✻mother-in-law✻ jokes of the 1960s ..it has unsympathetic overtones. A typical cartoon depiction of ✻Type 1✻ is quite different ..it's a medicalisation ..the...
  • Sean01
    Posted by Sean01 on Oct 27
    On Wednesday 24th October, I managed 160kg on the yoke at the end of a heavy leg training day. Saturday morning started with a strong black coffee. Breakfast was the usual saturday: 3 fried eggs, half a tub ot tomatoes, some black pudding and more black coffee and a large glass of water. 3 hours...
  • Resurgam
    Posted by Resurgam on Oct 25
    My weight has been stable for some time, and I dropped my intake of carbs to below 40gm per day to try to restart the process of losing weight.I have seen my shape changing, and have felt very well for some time, but this morning I finally saw just a flicker of compliance - in that I am below...
  • I was jumping about my living room last night when I opened my eye examination letter to find that my eyes are now normal. No early stage retinopathy detected. The neuropathy in my left foot has gone as well, the numbness turning to pain and then to normal feeling. It’s taken me a long time,...
  • Sean01
    Posted by Sean01 on Oct 23
    I actually have my first strongman competition on the 25th november. I'm back in the gym after a week rest (normal to train six weeks on and one week off) I'm now training for 5 particular lifts that form the basis of the competition. This is less about general exercise and more about focussed...
  • PatsyB
    Posted by PatsyB on Oct 20
    ok she depresses me something terrible , this morning she never stopped moaning when i went over to clean for her, a) her stair lift stopped working last night when she was going to be, I checked it and it worked fine....her phone was not working she had tried to ring my brothers and said how...
  • Sean01
    Posted by Sean01 on Oct 20
    6 a.m. - a little help for the recently deceased thyroid gland. (Still not sure it's enough - I constantly feel tired) 6:40- pre work out meal - three fried eggs, two wild boar sausages, two slices of bacon, black pudding and baby tomatoes a very strong black coffee. 8 a.m. - litre of water with...
  • Saturday 13th - I decided to just do Farmers Walks - literally walking up and down the road with a weight in each hand. It was exhausting and that is how I ended my six week training. I did nothing but rest on Saturday afternoon and all day Sunday and I haven't trained at all since. - proper...
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