Tag Archives: exercise and diabetes

From Hell to Habit

I never used to consider myself a hiker. It wasn’t that I didn’t like hiking; I just didn’t do it. And then about five years ago I decided to try a hike (one of several in our local community). It took me … Continue reading

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Get Fit, Don’t Sit

 Tomorrow is the American Diabetes Association’s first National Get Fit Don’t Sit Day. The motivation for this event was a report published in January of this year that said we are sitting too much! I, for one, am guilty as … Continue reading

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Protecting Ourselves from Sitting

When I first read this article I started getting pretty fired up. Actually, it was after I read the title of the article. Really? It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that sitting for long periods of time … Continue reading

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It’s that time of year again…

With snow comes shoveling, and with shoveling comes hypoglycemia, aka low blood glucose. Yesterday I shoveled three times – morning, mid-day, and late afternoon. I think it finally stopped snowing during the night. Then at 1:30 this morning, when I … Continue reading

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Mixed Drink Messages

Living well with diabetes is about forming healthy habits for life. That isn’t easy, and we certainly don’t make healthy choices all the time – who does? But with a goal of eating well and engaging in exercise most of … Continue reading

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Textercise

Do you need someone to hold you accountable in order to exercise? Or do you need a little extra kick in the pants to get out there and do it? If so, findings of a recent study may interest you. … Continue reading

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Exercise words

Admittedly I’m a word freak. I love words – where they come from, what they mean, how they are pronounced. I try to be mindful about the words I use (well, most of the time), but I also obsess about words … Continue reading

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Look Up and Enjoy!

Across the way from our neighborhood there is a groomed cross-country ski/snowshoe trail. I’m not sure how long it is, but I know I can snowshoe for at least an hour over there. I’ve been using it quite a bit … Continue reading

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7 Minute Workout

Have you heard of the 7-minute workout? I guess it was featured by the New York Times, but I was told about it by a friend who is a personal trainer. It was created by exercise professionals at Johnson & … Continue reading

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Diabetes & Travel

Usually when I travel I feel fuzzy and somewhat gross due to lack of exercise, lack of sleep, and generally not eating well. I wrote about traveling with diabetes last fall, and here I am doing it again. What’s fun … Continue reading

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