My diabetic story began at 13 when I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes and since then I have lost 35 kgs and kept it off through lifestyle changes. I specialize in Diabetic nutrition and lifestyle management and my mission is to help as many people as I can transform their lives and go from just surviving to thrive in this modern, fast-paced world.
I thought seeing as though I have started this blog the best way for you to find out a bit more about me is for me to share with you a bit more about my life and my journey with Type 1 Diabetes.
This really wasn't an easy transition when I got home, particularly at a time in my life where I was becoming very social and interested in the opposite sex, drinking, and in general having fun. Over the next 4 years, I rebelled against my Diabetes and I wasn't interested in changing my lifestyle habits. It wasn't until I had gained 30kg and saw a picture of myself that I realized how unhealthy I really was. I began making small changes like increasing my water intake, less sugar, and more green vegetables. Over time these changes became easier and had more of an impact as my body changed. I was excited by the challenge of becoming healthy and fit!
By the time I was 22 I had lost 30kg (plus some more) I did this by 5 years of consistent hard work and always putting my health first. I lost weight because of the consistency and showing up to every exercise session and maintaining a healthy, clean diet. I cut out the takeaways, lowered my sugar intake, and considered what foods were impacting my gut. This included dairy and to a lesser extent gluten. I realized the cleaner I kept my food the easier it was to keep the weight off. Now 6 years later I have kept the weight off and I continue to adapt my lifestyle to benefit my blood sugars and my diet. I want to inspire those with Diabetes to change their lives for the better and to become the healthiest version of themselves.
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