I do not like to exercise. It is no secret that I’m a lazy slacker.
But diabetes plays so much nicer when I exercise. My numbers stay more stable. My A1Cs are better. My basal rates are lower and I use less insulin. So, although I still haven’t really found an exercise routine I can stick with long term, I do keep trying.
Yesterday Pete and I ran our third 5K since August - also our third 5K since ever. It was a Turkey Trot here in town. We honestly thought about skipping it even though we paid the registration fee months ago. Why skip it? Well, you see, we hadn’t run, not even a training jog, since October 8th. BUT
Diabetes has blessed me with a reason to keep trying to exercise, even when I really really really really really really don’t want to!!