Monthly Archives: July 2016

Diabesity Challenge Day #68 – A Day of Rest for the Body Builder

Here we are once again. It is Saturday and the first day of a two day rest period. For many people the weekend is a time to find comfort in simply laying on the couch all weekend watching their favorite … Continue reading

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Diabesity Challenge Day #67 – Love that Dolphin High

I remember the first time I tried explaining that weight lifting releases endorphins throughout our bodies to provide a reward for the hard work we do. The person I was explaining to thought that I said “Dolphins” instead endorphins. His … Continue reading

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Diabesity Challenge Day #66 – Letting the Beast Take Over

Let’s Go! Get up, get out of bed and let’s get this morning started. It’s 3:30 and you have some work to do this morning. OK, you’ve checked your email and your finances and already drank a half cup of … Continue reading

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Diabesity Challenge Day # 65 – Drinking Beer like a Beast

The Beast went out to play last night and drank from the tap of World of Craft Brewery. Dinner didn’t come until 8:30 PM. Yes, lots of fun and high sugar numbers this morning. So the time is right this … Continue reading

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Diabesity Challenge Day #64 – That Final Rep

It’s all about that last difficult rep in each set that builds muscles to the max. It is so natural to push through the first number of reps and when it starts feeling uncomfortable we stop. But this this is … Continue reading

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Diabesity Challenge Day #63 – Feeling the Effects of Lifting

I’m gaining weight but looking thin. After two days of rest this Monday I am feeling much stronger than last. I have my straight bench press up to a comfortable 350 lbs. and I can actually see the progress I … Continue reading

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Still Working the Debt Free Plan

While concentrating so much on my health I have kind of put other things on the side burner. One of those things is journey of becoming 100% debt free. Although I haven’t written much about this subject it appears that … Continue reading

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Diabesity Challenge Day #62 – The Day of Rest and Eating like a Drunken Sailor

I suppose that beer and chips aren’t exactly the best way to keep sugar low. I can usually keep these things in check, but not last night. Despite the fact that I grilled an incredible steak in the back yard … Continue reading

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Diabesity Challenge Day #61 – Cardio and a Cave for the Beast

After purchasing a new set of headphones I am once again excited to start getting my walking on. The most important item of this upgrade was getting an extension cord for the headphones that gives me a little more freedom … Continue reading

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Diabesity Challenge Weekly Progress

It has been a very interesting week in my world of the Diabesity Challenge. I have been working extremely hard each morning with the task of body building and the results are a mixed bag. My blood sugar has been … Continue reading

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