My goal is to become healthier and live a longer life to see my kids grown and maybe even a few grandkids too!

by Anna

I am diabetic and my sugars had been way out of control. I finally decided enough was enough. I heard about a weight loss study related to diabetics taking oral meds only on the radio, so I called the number. I am currently enrolled in this study taking meds to help me lose weight and therefore reducing the diabetic pills as well. I had to also commit to changing the way I eat and to exercise. I didn't quite like the diet the doctor of the study suggested I use, so I went to a bookstore and found a book about low glycemic foods. I thought it made alot of sense. I have since been trying some recipes I found on the net and am trying to walk 30 minutes a day. In 6 weeks I have lost 20 pounds and the doctor has reduced my diabetic medications from 4 to 2. My inspiration for losing weight are my two kids. I would like to be around for them for a long, long time. I am looking forward to retiring from teaching high school in three years and I want to be healthy enough to enjoy my retirement and just be a mom to my then incoming high school freshman. I would like to win the cookbook because I am getting a little bored with just the few recipes I have tried and would like a little inspiration in becoming more creative. Most of my recipes include boneless skinless ckicken breast with every kind of vegetable I can think of to stir fry with a little olive oil and low sodium sauce. I make a huge pan on the week-end and freeze portions for lunch and dinner for the week.

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to GI and Weight Loss.

Bookmark Page

FREE Resources

Free Download: Printable Shopping List of 101 Low Glycemic Index Foods Shopping List of 101 Low Glycemic Index Foods - Free Download
Join our newsletter for the latest low glycemic tips and updates! Glycemic Gourmet Newsletter


low glycemic index cookbook