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Chicken salad with bacon and grapes

Chicken salad with bacon and grapes

Chicken salad I’m a fan of vlogger Sarah Rocksdale. She has a positive attitude and an earnest approach to her videos. I’m not sure how I stumbled upon her channel on YouTube – maybe it was her apartment tour? I do watch a lot of those. Anyways, she...
Preventing diabetes through nutrition

Preventing diabetes through nutrition

Let’s talk about nutrition When I was first diagnosed as prediabetic, I started to read about diabetes. Both online and in books. I understood that high blood sugar was bad and that I needed to improve my health. There was a human element missing. As I posted...
Splenda and Thai Cucumber Salad

Splenda and Thai Cucumber Salad

Thai Cucumber Salad with Splenda Adapted from Budget Bytes’ Thai Cucumber Salad. As I try a new recipe, I try to follow it very strictly the first time. And then I will start to experiment with it. That’s the theory. In reality, I substitute ingredients if...
My Saxenda trial

My Saxenda trial

Saxenda and me Note: this is not a sponsored post. It represents my thoughts about Saxenda. My samples were given to me by a medical professional. As always, I am not a medical professional and this website is not medical advice. Also, things get gross. When I first...
Exercising and weighing my future

Exercising and weighing my future

Exercising against diabetes With a couple of days of exercise and more careful eating, I dropped those pounds that I regained. And one more. Yay! I think I will stop weighing myself every day, however. Losing weight is a major factor in my efforts to prevent diabetes....