Dietician visit

Monday was my appointment with a registered dietician. We met for an hour and covered a broad range of subjects. I am apparently not the typical diabetic patient he sees … my what a surprise. We went over my history, what medications I am taking now, what I have taken in the past. He looked…

Welcome 2015

I waited to write this until I had completed my one goal for the year: 30 minutes of dedicated walking or other cardiovascular exercise. Yep, this first day of a new year, and I am successful. I got up, got dressed, drank some water, procrastinated, folded laundry, procrastinated even more, ate some breakfast, chatted on…

Weekend wrap-up

The holiday weekend has been very satisfying. Independence day party turned into quite a hit. Everyone had plenty to eat and to drink, our pool was wonderfully refreshing, and the fireworks display was surprising. Everyone seemed to bring a box of fireworks, so we spent a good 90 minutes out front lighting them off with our neighbors.…

At our Costco, lettuce costs $177.72

M and I are frequent Costco shoppers. Like once a week we are in there for something. Shopping there so frequently we have generally gotten to the point where we can escape with $50 worth of groceries. However, change of season is tricky. As relatively new homeowners (about 2 years, 3 months), we have a…

Healthy, healthy, joy, joy

Since the first of the year I have been pretty relentless and single-minded in my exercise pursuits. Nearly every day I get up and sit down on my rower and have gradually been increasing time and my mileage. I am now rowing an hour most days and steadily getting closer to the 10,000 meter mark.…