Take 5 in Lax Season
Take 5 to Stay in Control During Lax Season
For most people, the holidays are the season of lax. (No, we don't mean lacrosse.) 'Tis the season when good habits go bad and bad habits go nuts. So how do you celebrate and manage your diabetes when you're constantly surrounded by holiday temptations? You take five and stay in control!
Reviewed by Susan Weiner, RD, MS, CDE, CDN (06/12)
Mini Salmon Spread Sandwiches Hearty Turkey Burgers (Gluten Free) Rhubarb and Strawberry Soup Simple Mexican Salad Chicken Mango Salad Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breasts Old Fashioned Dressing Blueberry Whole Wheat Pancakes Reduced-Sugar Chocolate Chip Fudgie Cups Beef Round Steak With Herbs
It's been a roller coaster week for me - both in terms of stress levels and bloodsugars. I have had some real high points - feeling positive and happy and just generally great - and I've had some moments of pure panic, stress and bad decision making. Although I know that stress is likely causing the ups and downs of my sugars as well, it really is kind of a chicken and egg thing, isn't it? For example, on Sunday I spent the day in a really great place in terms of bloodsugar...