Diabesity Challenge Day #51 – A1C Results are In… 5.6

Screen-Shot-2015-01-27-at-1.21.35-PMI was surprised yesterday to find a copy of my blood test in the mail from my doctor’s office. I was pleasantly surprised to see that my A1C test showed up with the numbers 5.6. I am still in the range of that of a non diabetic. Woo Hoo!

I feel incredibly confident about the actions that I have been taking and this furthers my cause to keep pushing harder each day. In fact I will continue to push to the very limit as I continue to raise the bar just slightly with each workout. I will continue to question every morsel of food that goes into my body. I will continue these things until I find a happy zone where I feel completely comfortable in my body. Healthy, lean, and strong. I know that I have the ability to get that A1C number down even more with continued hard work.

It is all pretty simple from this point on… Do the things that are working and get rid of the things that aren’t. Expect to see continued progress, but also understand that progress in earned through hard work and comes very slowly. I would love to wake up to see a washboard midsection in my mirror, but just knowing that I am getting a little closer to that each day is enough to keep doing the right things. It’s really all about the journey and not so much the destination. The truth is that the destination is just another stepping stone toward the end and the end really only comes in death. So why not simply enjoy the journey and live each day as if it is the most important day of our lives. Its all about today and today is going to be incredible!tumblr_static_screen_shot_2013-07-15_at_2mm ______________________________________________________________
Blood Sugar- 105, Body Weight- 183.2

Creatine Load Day 3 of 5, 5g x 4

Bowflex- ARMS
Curls- 95/95- 15, 14, 14
Hammer Curls- 75/75- 14, 11, 11
Tricep Pulldown- 85/85- 14, 13, 11
Dips- 165/165- 16, 18, 13

About SimpleLivingOver50

At 53 years old I am starting to realize how life changes both physically and emotionally. I strive for a life of simplicity. I am winning the battle with type II diabetes, created a plan to have all debt paid off in 4 years including the house, taking advantage of every opportunity to live life to it's fullest through adventures in nature, hiking, biking, loving and learning.
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21 Responses to Diabesity Challenge Day #51 – A1C Results are In… 5.6

  1. Congratulations. Nice work!

  2. Piglove says:

    Congratulations my friend. That is totally awesome!! Mom/dad just got theirs as well. No where as good as yours 😦 But they are working on it and hope to see a huge difference in three months. Keep up the great work! XOXO – Bacon

  3. advocarebylori says:

    Good job! Keep up the good work.

  4. Good for you. I would love to be as successful! Hope my next A1C test is as good!

  5. That is wonderful! If I had an A1c that low, I would be out celebrating! Good work…..and it takes work!

  6. Trysh says:

    Great news! I’m glad your hard work is paying off!

  7. cherylfoston says:

    Good for you! I am really liking the new look of your blog as well. πŸ™‚ Thanks, for continuing to read my blog. I truly appreciate it!

  8. New Journey says:

    How wonderful..hard work pays off for sure…..I got mine down to 5.5 I couldn’t be happier….we’ve got this…GRRRRRRRRRR….LOL Kat.

  9. gitfitsite says:

    That’s awesome!

  10. Congratulations! I was just wondering what diet you tend to follow … at the moment.

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