For The Trainers: Did I Cross A Line?

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Brett Aquila's Comment
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The "whatever I want" was mainly concerning my steamers veggie addiction. Especially the Brussel sprouts!

My biggest thing now, is watching my sodium intake.

That's funny because I eat almost no vegetables whatsoever. I eat quite a few blueberries, and pineapple cottage cheese. I eat almost nothing green whatsoever.

And salt? Load me up! I love nothing more than salty, fatty beef. I cook a lot of pot roasts in the pressure cooker and load em up with salt.

I actually looked into the idea of being a vegetarian not all that long ago. In my research I came to realize that I couldn't make sense out of eating vegetables at all. I have no Earthly idea what makes people think vegetables are good for you. It's quite puzzling. I came across a bunch of information on carnivorous diets and that made perfect sense to me. So that's what I do.......I focus on meats, eggs, and dairy mostly and I'm in by far the best shape of my life.

Nutritionist do an about face every 20 or 30 years. For a while they'll tell you that certain things are so bad for you that you should never eat them. Then they change their mind and decide those same things are really good for you and you'll die without em. That's what gave rise to the Paleo diet. People said the heck with and just decided to eat what humans have been eating for a million years. It only stands to reason that we've evolved to eat that way.


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Marc Lee's Comment
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Marc, ask about Victoza, that stuff worked wonders for me.

Thanks ∆_Danielsahn_∆ but I'll pass! (I don't do 4th-generation diabetes drugs).

They have been successfully treating this disease for decades with effective drugs with known and minimal side-effects.

My Mother was given Rezulin after it had been banned in the UK and other countries. (It was pushed through the FDA over the strenuous objections of the lead examiner who later resigned in protest). They had strong evidence of helping kill about 53 victims / patients in the UK via heart attacks. I have reason to believe it helped kill my Mother. Certainly didn't do her any good that couldn't have been do by proven effective and safe(r) drugs.

As insulin is produced by a healthy pancreas I do not consider it the enemy - not even a crutch. I consider it the solution!

Would eating fewer carbs and taking less insulin be a good thing? Probably! My biggest concern is something I seem to recall reading about a correlation between insulin and Alzheimer's - but I forget what it was!

Seriously though... most of the significant negative effects of having diabetes are the result of high levels of sugar in the blood. This is (in my opinion) the most important item to manage and one which I have mastered!

G-Town's Comment
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Here is the link to just one such article:

Marc Lee's Comment
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Here is the link to just one such article:

Great one G-Town. Thanks!

Big T's Comment
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I appreciate all the input. This turned into an interesting thread.

Ken M. (TailGunner)'s Comment
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Wow I guess I haven't been paying attention. Last I knew if you had to do shots you couldn't have a CDL.


Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.
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