Monthly Archives: October 2013

Access to Clean Food a Major Social Issue

We’ve heard of and have participated in fundraisers for groups like Charity Water that push for clean water in countries across the world. Access to clean water is a major health and economic issue. But you don’t have to go far to see those same types of issue come up when it comes to access to clean food. Continue reading

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My First Duathlon

This past Sunday, October 6, I competed in my first multi-sport event ever, the Camarillo Duathlon. In my previous post I mentioned that I was training for a triathlon after working hard to release weight and to control my diabetes. I expected that it would take me at least 2-3 months to prepare for a triathlon because of my still-developing swimming skills. Continue reading

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Diabetes Controlled in 3 Months with Diet and Exercise

Since my last health/fitness related post I have continued to eat right and go to the gym and am down about 33 pounds since this journey started. By the time I had my 3-month follow-up session with my doctor, he said that my diabetes and cholesterol were controlled. My glucose average went from a 166 to 91 which is in the very normal range. Normal is good. Continue reading

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