When I was first diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes I was in shock!! I thought how did I get here. Well the truth is I lost who I was. Being Mom and wife always came first and I left myself for last. Those words from the Dr. You have Type 2 diabetes did something to my soul. It put prospective into my life and made me realize that I am no good to others if I don’t first take care of myself. Struggling from loss and miscarriage through the years made me realize what depression really was. Many suffer from it. I don’t know that when I had it that I actually knew I had it but looking back I had all the symptoms. As I got that diagnosis and started to exercise life changed. It wasn’t all about what was happening to my body on the outside it was what was happening to my soul and my brain. Endorphin’s released from exercise can help with depression and that is why I was feeling so good. It took years for the weight to all come off but what I felt along the way was why I kept exercising!! I have posted this before but this graphic really helps you realize the benefits of exercise.
So if your not already exercising give it a try!! You will notice a difference!!