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Lettuce-tuna salad

This afternoon I was in a mood to munch on something and thought up this. A low carb snack. Ingredients: one half head of a medium iceberg lettuce one can tuna in water just a bit of oil one teaspoon … Continue reading

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Invisible disability and oil change

In these days of coronavirus and stay-at-home orders coupled with social distancing, a simple car oil change can become a project. Most shops will only do a drop off, and a few offer loaners but all this seems to be … Continue reading

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Oh so sweet

We are conditioned or programmed if you will, to think that sweet means good. Looking at some kid and saying, she is such a sweetie is considered normal and even nice. If anything is extremely good, it’s “sweet”. Let alone … Continue reading

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Diabetic neuropathy and cold weather

Not a great combo and you hear this from the horse’s mouth. Remember when I was blogging about my neuropathy gone bad after eating some rice? https://comeinsitdown.wordpress.com/2020/02/11/carbs-rant/ I was thinking, how come it happened so fast after only one time … Continue reading

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Carbs rant

Just found out the hard way that I was overdoing with carbs. I did not check my morning fasting sugar in a while because it’s a chore. But I did feel my neuropathy getting worse so figured it must be carbs. … Continue reading

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When your meter quits

My Accu-Chek Nano did just that. In the morning I pulled it out from its pouch only to discover that it’s, well, dead. The screen was dark and pressing buttons did absolutely nothing. My first impulse was to toss it … Continue reading

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Low Carb Cooking

Pretty sure I didn’t invent much but I thought up the ingredients for having low carbs. I watch my carbs like a hawk and this soup followed the suit. Here goes . Low Carb Barley Vegetable Soup in a Crockpot … Continue reading

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111 is my lucky number today

. This was my morning fasting BG number today. I don’t usually check my morning fasting BG every day. Heck not even every week. But lately when I do check it, it’s always good, no matter what. And how reliable … Continue reading

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Diabetic neuropathy, again!

Lately my feet were acting up.  Killing me.  I thought it was neuropathy and maybe arthritis too. Either way it was bad. Hot shower helped but only briefly, and then the pain was right back. Both numbness and pain at … Continue reading

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Brown fat, cold weather and diabetes

About a week ago my morning fasting BG was a whopping 118; I couldn’t believe it. Thinking that it must have been a bad strip or a glitch of sorts, I rechecked and it was about the same. Ditto for … Continue reading

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