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Forum: New Member Introductions 03-10-2015, 02:37
Replies: 15
Views: 2,856
Posted By horseygramma
Hi Brenda, When I replied to your post I...

Hi Brenda,

When I replied to your post I could see that you have been diabetic for 14 years and as you stated, " Just grew tired of fighting it." I figured you must have done something right...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-09-2015, 04:26
Replies: 15
Views: 2,856
Posted By horseygramma
Hi Brenda and welcome to the board. I am a type...

Hi Brenda and welcome to the board. I am a type 2 diabetic as well. I was on metformin but have now been off for a few months a control my blood sugars with diet alone. I think any med that makes...
Forum: Diabetes Complications 03-08-2015, 07:28
Replies: 4
Views: 4,527
Posted By horseygramma
Thanks for your well wishes. I am hoping my...

Thanks for your well wishes. I am hoping my numbers improve or at least stay stable. This sure caught me by surprise.

Judy
Forum: Diabetes Complications 03-08-2015, 07:14
Replies: 14
Views: 5,341
Posted By horseygramma
Your energy level will increase as your body gets...

Your energy level will increase as your body gets used to the new lower blood sugar levels. Also upping your fat intake will help as well. I felt the same way when my blood sugars were stabalizing....
Forum: Diabetes Complications 03-05-2015, 00:02
Replies: 4
Views: 4,527
Posted By horseygramma
Thanks for your thoughts Nancy! Hope you are...

Thanks for your thoughts Nancy! Hope you are dong well.

Judy
Forum: Diabetes Complications 03-03-2015, 19:57
Replies: 4
Views: 4,527
Posted By horseygramma
follow up to Endo appt

As posted before I was referred to an endo specialist as my kidney function was failing. My function went from 60 to 35 to 22. I have had numerous tests and ultrasound. They feel the problem...
Forum: Diabetes Complications 02-08-2015, 02:42
Replies: 13
Views: 10,883
Posted By horseygramma
Thanks David. Great Idea! And I love cream...

Thanks David. Great Idea! And I love cream cheese!
Forum: Diabetes Complications 02-07-2015, 16:16
Replies: 13
Views: 10,883
Posted By horseygramma
Thanks so much Nancy. I am working at raising...

Thanks so much Nancy. I am working at raising the fats. May have to try some of those fat bomb recipes I haven't read anything bad about peanut butter yet but am not looking too hard on that...
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-07-2015, 03:15
Replies: 5
Views: 1,341
Posted By horseygramma
Congrats on getting those numbers dropping. It...

Congrats on getting those numbers dropping. It will be easier for you this time as you know what you need to do and what works.
Forum: Diabetes Complications 02-06-2015, 22:32
Replies: 13
Views: 10,883
Posted By horseygramma
Thanks everyone for your replies. I am not...

Thanks everyone for your replies. I am not giving up on the lchf way of eating as it has made a great improvement in my health. I just wanted to hear from others that may be dealing with the same...
Forum: Diabetes Complications 02-06-2015, 03:52
Replies: 13
Views: 10,883
Posted By horseygramma
Thanks for your reply VeeJay. I am researching...

Thanks for your reply VeeJay. I am researching now how to add more fats and keep the protein down. I know my fat ratio is not high enough.
Forum: Diabetes Complications 02-06-2015, 01:20
Replies: 13
Views: 10,883
Posted By horseygramma
LCHF diet and Kidney failure

Hi Everyone,

I have been doing the LCHF for over a year and a half with great results. I have lost over 40lbs and my FBS and HA1C have been steady around 5.4. I went into my last bloodwork tests...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 07-17-2014, 02:05
Replies: 2
Views: 1,103
Posted By horseygramma
Sounds like a fantastic trip! It doesn't seem...

Sounds like a fantastic trip! It doesn't seem like you deprived yourself at all and had great tasty meals. I like eating out on trips. I find that I can usually find great options and for someone...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 06-28-2014, 04:33
Replies: 35
Views: 4,372
Posted By horseygramma
Red face Ok, Sorry but I had to chuckle at your vivid...

Ok, Sorry but I had to chuckle at your vivid description of the search in the kitchen for those cookies! I don't usually have a problem with my husband keeping cookies or chips in the house but the...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 05-30-2014, 04:09
Replies: 17
Views: 1,807
Posted By horseygramma
Sending prayers and positive thoughts to your...

Sending prayers and positive thoughts to your Dad. Sounds like he is doing really great considering the circumstances. I am sure he will have a steady road to recovery and do well. I bet you will...
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 05-20-2014, 16:47
Replies: 6
Views: 1,619
Posted By horseygramma
LOL.I am sure your not giving off any toxic...

LOL.I am sure your not giving off any toxic odors. You probably smell as sweet as always. However I wouldn't mind giving it a try if it would keep a couple of people away from my desk!
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 05-18-2014, 07:30
Replies: 80
Views: 7,640
Posted By horseygramma
Good to hear you had a good talk with your Mom. ...

Good to hear you had a good talk with your Mom. I will be cheering you on with this new step in your career! I am sure your Mom is relieved and happy that you will take over the reins for her. ...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 05-16-2014, 02:09
Replies: 80
Views: 7,640
Posted By horseygramma
Boy I can sure understand where your Mom is...

Boy I can sure understand where your Mom is coming from. She was probably sitting in the airport and trying to figure out which way to go. She probably wanted desperately to go back to the hospital...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 05-16-2014, 01:31
Replies: 80
Views: 7,640
Posted By horseygramma
Glad to hear you Grandma is stabilizing and that...

Glad to hear you Grandma is stabilizing and that you get to see your Mom for a few days! Congrats also on the A1C. Hey a 5.9 is great. A lot of people still struggling for those numbers. With all...
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 05-13-2014, 18:44
Replies: 6
Views: 1,619
Posted By horseygramma
Now in 2 weeks I should be bacteria-free, and...

Now in 2 weeks I should be bacteria-free, and allowed to shave my darn armpits and wear anti-perspirant again! Because until I'm clear, I'm not allowed to do either. And this during 100-degree temps...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 05-13-2014, 17:34
Replies: 21
Views: 3,772
Posted By horseygramma
Hi Jan and welcome to the board. I too tried the...

Hi Jan and welcome to the board. I too tried the healthy diet recommended to me by my medical team and could not lower my numbers. Luckily I found this board, followed their advice and started to...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 05-13-2014, 17:15
Replies: 80
Views: 7,640
Posted By horseygramma
It will be good for you to see your Mom. I am...

It will be good for you to see your Mom. I am sure you could both use a big hug. Is your Mom staying at a hotel? Some of the hotels will give a discount if they are aware of the medical situation.
Forum: Diabetes 05-13-2014, 06:15
Replies: 2
Views: 1,195
Posted By horseygramma
Well whatever you are doing it seems to be...

Well whatever you are doing it seems to be working! Keep up the good work.
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 05-13-2014, 06:12
Replies: 80
Views: 7,640
Posted By horseygramma
Lots of prayers and positive thoughts going to...

Lots of prayers and positive thoughts going to your Grandma and the rest of your family. I hope she has a stable night and that they can quickly figure out what is going on with her.
Forum: Diabetes Complications 05-05-2014, 20:37
Replies: 6
Views: 4,105
Posted By horseygramma
Welcome Tristan and congratulations on making the...

Welcome Tristan and congratulations on making the decision to get your diabetes back on track. Let the past go as there is nothing to be gained by dwelling on it. Do everything you can to make a...
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