hi all, i'm new to this forum and i have a really serious question even my PCP blew off when i asked him last week. i have type 1, was diagnosed 2010. (i'm 32). i was 111 pounds when diagnosed... ac1 of 15.5.
since then, i've had a child, but three months after he was born i was back to 142 pounds. but in the past year, my weight has skyrocketed from 130ish Dec 2012 to 188 last week. i have cut out most extra fats; i cook at home a lot, low-fat options (i even forced myself to use 1% milk), and plus, i don't eat much at a time anyway. my sugars are good, not too high. they have actually been bottoming out more often, which my dr said was maybe a reason i can't lose weight, but didn't really explain why. i don't have a set exercise routine, but in any givven week i do yoga, walk, sometimes slow jog, stretch, etc. the city in which i live doesn't have a community center, but a nearby town has one and i can begin to use their workout place, which i would love to. but i work nearly 50 hours a week and the exercise part is hard. but, i don't feel like iv'e gained this weight. i still fit into the same clothes i do when i last saw my PCP in October, when I weighed in the 160s.
does anyone have any input?? i'm desperate to lose weight, i'll go to the gym 20 miles away, it's free, i'll keep eating right, i drink tons of water, but .... why am i gaining??View Thread
thanks, i think that might have been what my doc SORT of said, but I do pretty low carbs now--not perfect, mayb a little more than 100 a day, but i'm working my way down from a horrible appetite/eating habits. i'll look up stuff about low-fat, high carb. thanks!View Thread
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