Don’t Beat Yourself Up

Funny thing happened at my gym today – Auntie Anne’s Pumpkin Pretzel Bites. My gym – actually a physical therapy center that patients can later join to work out – is a relaxed, friendly place. The superb staff, no surprise, are fit. The box of warm pretzels beckoned from the reception desk. The staff membersRead more

All Eyes on Prevention

It sure is easy to cruise along on the Prediabetes Highway, taking frequent detours for food temptations. Because prediabetes is not really diabetes. Right? And my glucose readings are never atrocious… Sound familiar? This week I  received an eye exam from an ophthalmologist. My health insurance “wellness coach” tells me I now need an annual examRead more

Meter Mad at You?

Some mornings start with a surprise – and not a good one. When my One Touch meter shows a fasting glucose greater than “99,” that means my blood sugar is above normal. When that happens, I do one of the following: Feel sorry for myself. (Why, oh why, ME?) Feel frustrated at The Mystery Of ItRead more