It’s official. I have diabetes 2 along with my high blood pressure. This is all wrong. My lifestyle isn’t that bad. I know I sit at the computer for about 6 hours a day, but that is broken up by dog walks and an exercise video. I know I’m a bit over weight and love my food, but I do try to eat sensibly and get my 5 a day.
However, the blood tests don’t lie, and I have been feeling pretty exhausted lately. The doc sent me to a diabetes clinic this morning where I am to be educated about it. Not much in today’s session was new to me except being told that a) I can still eat SOME chocolate and b) the reason a meal doesn’t always satisfy me is because when you have diabetes it takes longer for your brain to realise the tummy is full. I didn’t know that before.
Anyway that, followed by searching the shops for some new curtains, took up the whole of my morning. Jade wasn’t happy because first I didn’t have time to throw her science diet nuts around for her to retrieve, and then she was driven off and away from me at the hospital, with a sad little face peering at me through the car window. She didn’t eat her nuts until her playtime after lunch.
I did manage to get an article written this afternoon, which was just as well because the deadline for that one is tomorrow. And I have scheduled in another of those horrible landing pages to write this evening. I’m off to make a salad now.