I just looked and it’s time for another new year already and now it’s going to be 2020! How did the years start creeping up? I swear after you turn a certain age it just goes down hill really fast like a roller coaster. Anyway, my weight loss has been more successful in inches lost than pounds that I have been stressing over trying to keep my pants up at work. It would have been really embarrassing for my pants to fall down at work. My shirts are short and I am long in the torso I guess…
I have a doctor appointment on New Year’s Eve! I got a hold of my A1C blood work that I had gotten done at the end of November and my glucose levels went down from 7.2 to 6.6! This is exciting! I need to discuss with the doctor about seeing a chiropractor and a few other things to help me.
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Everything has been super busy and I do have good news. I have dropped 23 pounds according to Real Appeal (when I started that), but if you’ve been following my Training tab on this site you’ll notice it’s more than that. I am now at 286 pounds and I really don’t know where it’s going off to…
I did not have weight loss surgery just to let people know because I am a chicken. I don’t like the thought of me being knocked out while doctors cut me open and do stuff. I do know this though, is that especially while I was sick for a week and a half I had to really put my foot down and say NO to dairy temporarily. I was weaning myself off before, but now that included eggs as well. This was because dairy and eggs and certain other foods make phlegm…’nough said about that. -_-;
Maybe my body has a real aversion to it? I mean I can eat eggs and get the same results, but cutting out milk, cheese, and things puts things into perspective. With the weather cooling down and me steadily losing weight I should be able to hasten the process by going on more hikes and doing more activity rather than sitting on my bum eating potato chips.
My blood sugars are starting to drop too. The last time I went to the doctor (don’t know if I’ve blogged about this part yet) my A1C dropped from 8.0 to 7.4 and that was on August 8th when I got my blood drawn by the vampires. ^w^
I am going to hit the gym today for the first time from being sick and see where that goes. Wish me luck. 🙂
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I saw my doctor after work yesterday and turns out my A1C (not AC1…apparently I am slightly dyslexic when I can’t sleep) actually did drop down! Not by much, but it’s better than the last three blood work appointments. The nurse was wrong and it was not 8.2 anymore, but 8.1! Finally! Like I said I’ll take what I can get right now and now at least all my hard work is finally starting to pay off. I also noticed while I go to the gym whether sporadically or on point like I am suppose to I’ve been getting my protein from eggs which keeps me from having the munchies and being hungry. One of my friends pointed out when one time last year when I started going to the gym again after not going that I couldn’t understand why I was so hungry. She explained I needed more protein and that would curb the hungry/munchies. I can’t always get my hands on chicken let alone fish because fish is more expensive. So eggs is the next best thing to get my hands on for protein. I realize other foods have protein too, but I love eggs better even though it’s not one of my favorite foods. Eggs are just the easiest thing for me to cook in the morning before work.
That’s where we are right now. I’ll keep everyone posted and it turns out this summer I did lose a total of ten pounds. I hope to keep this up and lower my blood sugar further. It’s a start….
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