Write a little introduction about yourself. My name is Christina. I'm married to Kim-Andre and have one black cat named Stoner. Both are mentioned a lot in this blog. I used to have three cats but had to adopt them out due to moving to Norway. I am not very happy about it. What is … Continue reading About This Blog and My Journey
Story of my Struggle I have been working out for 6 years with no results. I did fad diets and joined an expensive-all-the-works gym. I was misdiagnosed as a type 1 diabetic and got re-diagnosed as type 2 while in Norway. After going to Norway I noticed I the scale moved. I had actually begun … Continue reading Losing Weight 2
I have been living for five years believing I was Type 1 in the United States. I got a call about a blood test I did recently while in Norway to measure how much insulin I actually make. I make insulin, but I just can't use it which is the description for Type 2 diabetes. … Continue reading I’ve been living a lie.
I sat there, once again in the chair, ready to be bombarded with weight, exercise and eating questions. This was like my brain, 24/7. Don't they understand? I plan all my meals, my drinks, my exercise and weight myself several times a day hoping the number changes. I don't need to be constantly reminded I … Continue reading Eating Disorders and Diabetes
The Bad News I'll give it to you straight. . . . . . I won't be able to take Norwegian classes until I am "in the system" as my husband puts it or legally able to stay in Norway. Right now, I am here on a Tourist Visa. I actually have to fly to … Continue reading Serving the News
I am angry. I am angry that I was tossed aside in America to have contrainindications. Loosing limbs, kidney failure, blood transfusions. . . . all were to be my future. The more I learn from the Norwegian healthcare system the more upset I feel. I believe healthcare is a right. Why should the rich … Continue reading American Healthcare is Stupid.
I have had tummy problems since my teens. I would eat steak or sausage. Later that night, I'd lay on the bathroom floor in pain until I would finally throw up. I went non-red meat vegetarian, and had as many no meat meals as possible to make the pain stop. It worked for awhile until … Continue reading Oh found it!