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Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by Jamrox, May 23, 2015.

  1. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Moderator
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    @KevinPotts , I am ecstatic if I manage 6000. Targets are increasing though.
     
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  2. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    I have been trying to follow the routine advised by cardio vascular department and get a fifteen to twenty minute walk in morning and after noon so have done this mornings and will go for the second walk later today hopefully.
     
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  3. KevinPotts

    KevinPotts Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good on ye @JohnEGreen:)


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  4. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Moderator
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    Did complete the extra 30 min walking, before the rain.
     
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  5. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    Well it was gone 9;30 PM but got the second walk in boy am I pooped. Got a bit wet though as rained on the return lap.:)
     
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  6. Jamrox

    Jamrox Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi folks sorry I've been busy . Changed my job a bit and been to a conference and studying to be an improvement advisor , God knows why lol .
    Anyway have been doing my 30 minutes even if some of it was walking around a conference at lunch time .
     
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  7. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Moderator
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    Confession time. I have been under the weather. So had a few days off. Took myself out for a suburban walk this afternoon. Step target exceeded by 1948 steps. Have to do for today.
     
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  8. KevinPotts

    KevinPotts Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    That's fine. I've strained my Achilles road running in inappropriate shoes on holiday...silly boy:)

    So we'll both have to take it easy:)


    Diagnosed 13/4/16: T2, no meds, HbA1c 53, FBG 12.6, Trigs 3.6, HDL .75, LDL 4.0, BP 169/95, BPM 85, 13st 8lbs, waist 34" (2012 - 17st 7lbs, w 42").

    16/6/16: FBG AV 4.6, Trigs 1.5, HDL 2.0, LDL 3.0, BP 112/68, BPM 6O, 11st 5lbs, waist 30", PWV 7.0. Lifelong migraines and hay fever gone.

    Regime: 25g LCHF, run 1 mile daily, weekly fasting, occasionally longer fasts.
     
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  9. Diamum5972

    Diamum5972 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yesterday was another good day - I walked up to see a friend in the afternoon and in the evening I was working at the theatre. It was a full house so there was nowhere to sit down! My feet were killing me but it was worth it :)
     
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  10. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Moderator
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    Ouch, @KevinPotts . Shoes are the most important attire for road running. I would never skimp on them when I used to run. Even if the rest of the kit was old, shoes first. Good quality, properly fitted running shoes.
    Hope you heal soon.
     
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  11. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Moderator
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    A bit warm for standing in the thetre, @Diamum5972 . Hope you have rested those hot feet, ready to go again.
     
  12. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Moderator
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    A return to the swimming pool after a few weeks off. Water was freezing. Unless I just turned into a wimp.
    Managed 45 minutes aqua exercises and 20 minutes swim.
    Feels great.
     
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  13. KevinPotts

    KevinPotts Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Won't take long, but likely £120 on new trainers might take a bit of healing:)?


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  14. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Moderator
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    @KevinPotts , go on, buy them. You know it makes sense.
    :D
     
  15. Diamum5972

    Diamum5972 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yep! Absolutely :)
     
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    Emilian14 Type 2 · Member

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    You are not boring us and i like your chalenge ,i walk for 30 minutes daily and i admire nature .This help my body and mind also
     
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  17. KevinPotts

    KevinPotts Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I know...my ankle is swollen around the bottom of my Achilles, so no run this morning, so I'm going to town ,credit card quivering in my hand:)


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  18. DeejayR

    DeejayR Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    You've all done very well, as "young" Mr Grace used to say in Are You Being Served?
    I've had to cut down on walking very far and the heavier gardening jobs since one knee started hurting and then the other. So I'm on heat packs (damaged back), ice packs and exercises twice a day. Maybe I should change my avatar to Mr Grace.
     
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  19. Diamum5972

    Diamum5972 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I'm going to my mums again today but I also have some recycling to do for her so that means an extra half hour walk down to the recycling plant. I'll be a skeleton by the time I get home!
     
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  20. Pipp

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    Please say you won't be running until it is completely healed.
     
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