Aug 6, 2009

Almost the weekend!

Just a short post as I want to get an early night tonight.

Today was pretty quiet and uneventful. I stayed OP all day and within my points for the day, which is good as I am 6 in the hole and my week ends today, as my weigh in is tomorrow morning.  It will probably also be uneventful :) As long as I see a downward trend over a rolling 4 week average, I’m happy.

Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to walk tonight as the muscles in my thighs and lower back are just too sore. I am starting to wonder if I did pull or strain the muscles when I ran outside rather than this just being sore from underuse? Anyway, doesn’t matter, I’m sure in a few days I will be back to normal.

I got a “new” (read as in new to me) chair at work today which better supports my back and is a better height for me and by the end of the day I could tell my posture was better and I was more comfortable, so I am hoping that will also help.

Breakfast, lunch and two snacks are made and in my cooler to take to work tomorrow so it should be another easy OP day.

Thank you for your comments and emails today, it really brightened my day and was nice to know that “someone” cared, you know?

My fasting blood sugar this morning was 6.8 which is higher than it has been, but today was the first 24 hours without the Glicozide (the med I stopped as of Tuesday night).  If I can keep my fasting blood sugar under 7.0 then I’ll be doing ok. If it starts to creep up then I have to call my doctor back and decide if I want to start taking it again or look at other options.  The rest of the day my blood sugar was under 7.0 which is “normal” for me and indicates good control. I know if I don’t start exercising in the next day or two though, it will creep back up. 

Have a good night everyone!


  1. Have you considered other forms of exercise?

    Swimming? Aqua Aerobics?

    I know how it feels to panic a bit about not getting exercise.

    I do hope that you are able to stay off the meds. And I am glad that you feel like you are cared for.

    Because you are.

  2. I don't know how true it is, but I read somewhere that building up muscles helps with insulin control. My BS levels are fantastic nowadays due to the exercise and diet, so hopefully yours will settle down soon too.

    Gentle weight training never does any harm anyway, in fact it is helping me keep toned up and to stop any loose skin so far.

    Hope your soreness eases soon - ouch!