I have chosen this name for this blog because it truly states my story. I am a type II diabetic who most certainly enjoys food. When I was diagnosed with diabetes several years ago, my blood sugar level was over 400. With some oral medications, a lot of research and some trial and error, I have found that unlike my ancestors I truly can continue to enjoy food. I hope this blog will help you to also enjoy food and be healthy. Some recipes are my originals and some I have collected. Everyone reacts different to various foods. Check your blood sugar readings so you will know whether or not a recipe works for you! And feel free to take a recipe and adjust it to suit your needs.

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Personal Note

I am so excited about my latest bloodwork.  I had bloodwork done Friday and saw the doctor today.  My A1C number was 6.1  It has been 6.1 since I have been seeing this doctor last May.  He told me that was very good.  I was especially pleased since this test was done over the months of November and December and all the holiday goodies.  Since I started out my diabetic diagnosis 6 years ago with a B/S reading of 500, I am sharing this information with you to let you know that eating correctly can help you control diabetes.  I am on 2 Janumet tablets a day and I do the rest with my diet.  I do eat sweets but have learned how to work them into my diet.  Birthday-type cakes are my favorite food.  I am pleased to say I have not given them up.  I have a piece of cake at every birthday celebration but I always eat it with a tablespoon of peanut butter.  Works everytime.  I also watch what I eat for the meal before and after the cake.