Several years ago, the King was
told he had diabetes. What the common
person calls border line diabetes. But
diabetes is like being pregnant. You can't
be just a little bit pregnant. You, either are
But his has been controlled by diet and
exercise. And a half pill. And he has done
well for all these years. But retirement has
brought the ugly head of the disease back
up to full surface.
During the summer he was doing well.
Even with his knee knocking him out of
service of things, he kept active enough
to keep it at bay. And in the summer,
he is busy enough, that food was not high
priority. When it is hot, the two of us eat
Come winter, retirement, and holiday
food, and he was back in trouble again.
So it is back to what he knows has to
be done. No carbs, no pasta, potatoes,
rice and all the things he likes.
It is back to the salads, and watching
calories as well carbs. AND exercise,
which was his biggest downfall. As in
the winter he likes to watch TV and thinks
that walking behind the snowblower is
So it is back to walking ....walking
with diabetes. And hopefully getting
the numbers back to the normal range.
And try to get 100 pounds off.
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